PLA is based in Argentina, with manufacturing facilities in Las Rosas, Argentina, and Canoas, Brazil.
John May, president, agricultural solutions and chief information officer at Deere, says: “The PLA acquisition enhances John Deere’s commitment to customers as we continue to provide innovative, cost-effective equipment, technology, and services to improve their productivity.”
Founded in 1975, PLA was the first company to manufacture self-propelled sprayers in Latin America and has brought innovative solutions to its customers ever since.
The company has approximately 450 employees and currently markets products on four continents.
Deere & Company is one of the world’s leading producers of machinery for agriculture and forestry sectors.