Harold and Margaret Anderson found The Andersons Truck Terminal in Maumee, Ohio.
ATT is established as an operating partnership with Harold and Margaret and their six children.
Grain terminal with nine truck bays is built for rapid turnaround and better service to farmers.
Rail transfer to ship loading is established on the Maumee River.
Additional grain storage is added, known nationally as “The Big Pour.”
The Andersons Warehouse Market is opened as the first retail store.
Fertilizer blending begins, initially utilizing a cement mixer.
Ear corn and cob milling facilities are added.
St. Lawrence Seaway is opened.
The first deep-water grain loading facility on the U.S. side of the Great Lakes is opened by The Andersons.
Champaign, Illinois opens as the first elevator in the U.S. capable of loading 100-car unit trains destined for the East Coast, the Gulf, and the fast-growing export market.
The largest steel tank grain storage installation in North America is conducted by The Andersons in Maumee, Ohio.
Lawn Products business begins.
John Anderson becomes Managing Partner.
Grain receipts almost triple and the river elevator is expanded.
Unit train fertilizer shipments arrive from western U.S. and Canada.
Unit train grain shipments head to Gulf ports.
Grain elevator and cob mill built in Delphi, Indiana.
Liquid fertilizer facilities open on the Maumee River.
Toledo and Columbus retail stores open.
Dick Anderson becomes Managing Partner.
The Andersons Management Corporation forms.
Two "outside" directors are added to the Board of Directors.
Grain elevators and fertilizer facilities open in Indiana and Michigan.
The Andersons is incorporated and is first listed on the NASDAQ on February 20, 1996.
Railcar repair shop is built in Maumee and the Company enters the rail leasing business.
Mike Anderson becomes CEO.
Grain and liquid storage facilities are acquired in Clymers, Walton, Logansport, Seymour, North Manchester and Waterloo, Indiana.
Sales reach $1 billion.
The majority of the board is comprised of independent directors.
The Andersons enters the ethanol business, overseeing the construction and operation of three ethanol plants.
Railcar fleet is significantly expanded and additional railcar repair shops are added.
Professional turf products are expanded.
Additional shares are issued in the form of a 2-for-1 stock split and follow-on offering.
The Andersons invests in Lansing Trade Group, an independently owned ag-merchandising company that trades wheat, corn, feed ingredients and other grains/oilseeds.
The Andersons Denison LLC acquires an ethanol plant in Denison, Iowa.
Opened newly constructed state-of-the-art 27,000 square foot railcar paint facility in Maumee, Ohio.
The Andersons and Lansing Trade Group, LLC acquire Thompsons Limited, a grain and food-grade bean handler with eleven facilities in southern Ontario and one facility in Minnesota.
Additional shares are issued in the form of a 3-for-2 stock split.
Six grain and four agronomy facilities located throughout north central Michigan are purchased.
The Andersons acquires Nutra-Flo Company, the leading U.S. manufacturer of premium liquid starter fertilizers and micronutrient enriched plant nutrients. This was the largest acquisition in the company’s history.
Pat Bowe becomes President and CEO.
Four Groups. One Company.
The Andersons grows enduring relationships through extraordinary service, a deep knowledge of the market and a knack for finding new ways to add value as we have done for 70 years.