PerforMix Nutrition Systems purchases Provender Nutrition Resources

Nampa, Idaho August 16, 2010 - PerforMix Nutrition Systems, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Provender Nutrition Resources, LLC. PerforMix, an Agri Beef company, is a manufacturer of high-quality liquid feed supplements for livestock and has been a provider of nutritional products and services to the beef and dairy industries for over 25 years with locations in Nampa, Idaho and Moses Lake, Washington. Provender is a manufacturer of high-quality dry supplements for livestock located in Fruitland, Idaho. Business will continue under both business names using existing staff.

“This merger expands our ability to provide our customers with options for both liquid and dry supplement product solutions by adding a complimentary product line of dry supplements. Both companies will maintain the highest quality standards that customers of both companies have come to expect,” said Tim Bodine, President of PerforMix.

Marty Short, founder of Provender, added “Becoming part of a highly customer focused company like PerforMix is a natural fit for Provender. It will provide greater depth in our manufacturing and technical expertise and a solid financial foundation that will enable us to serve our customers better than ever”.

The joining of the two companies will increase the geographic sales area, expand livestock species offerings, and add distribution channels for existing and new product offerings. Further synergies will also include the combination of sales, service, field and consulting staffs; as well as consolidated purchasing, maintenance, logistics, and business operations.