About GSI Group

The GSI Group, LLC is a world class manufacturer of grain storage, material handling, conditioning and drying equipment, as well as a full line supplier of swine and poultry production equipment. GSI Group LLC headquarters are in Assumption, IL, USA. Additional manufacturing facilities are located in Taylorville-IL, Newton-IL, Paris-IL, Flora-IL, Vandalia-IL, Bremen-AL, St. Hubert-Canada, Penang-Malaysia, Johannesburg-South Africa, Queretaro-Mexico, Marau-Brazil, Shanghai-China. GSI opened a new manufacturing plant in 2014, located in Biatorbagy – Hungary supplying the region with material handling equipment.

Our products are marketed worldwide through a network of independent dealers, grain/protein producers, and large commercial businesses. If you would like a more specific, personalized approach to your system needs, please visit the dealer locator to find your nearest GSI Group dealer.

GSI and AGCO Agreement

In December 2011, AGCO, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announced that it has agreed to acquire GSI Holdings Corp. (GSI).

Both companies are committed to global growth and delivering a robust offering of agricultural equipment and systems to customers, so this is good news for GSI customers, dealers, suppliers and associates. AGCO is a $10 billion agricultural company with strong international distribution and well-known brands. Similar to GSI, AGCO is a technology leader and has a deep commitment to lean manufacturing practices. GSI’s rich tradition continues as part of the AGCO family.

“GSI is an excellent fit with AGCO and will allow us to extend our reach in the agricultural industry and provide our customers with an even wider range of products and services,” stated Martin Richenhagen, AGCO’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “With its high quality products and services, recognized brands and global capabilities, GSI gives us strong positions in the grain storage and protein production segments and is well-positioned to benefit from increases in global grain and food demand.”


Deeply Rooted

The GSI Group, LLC has roots dating back to the 1930’s. As thehistory1 Great Depression loomed over the country, agriculture played an important role in the recovery. The Sloan family, realizing a need for reliable and affordable farming equipment, began providing farmers throughout the Midwest with the latest grain production equipment and innovations. Over the years, second and third geerations of the Sloan family expanded on the family business to encompass a variety of agriculture related products and services to meet the ever growing need for quality production equipment.


history2In 1972, Grain Systems (GSI) was founded by Craig Sloan in a 5000 sq. ft. facility located in Assumption, IL. One of the smallest of the nation’s 26 bin manufacturers at that time, GSI quickly rose to be the world’s largest grain storage bin manufacturer by 1988. Today, GSI’s manufacturing facilities are located around the world with main headquarters located in Assumption, IL., with nearly 1 million square feet of manufacturing space.


The Legacy Continues

Today, several state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and trusted brands make up The GSI Group, LLC including: Grain Systems (GSI), Farm Fans (FFI), David Manufacturing Company (DMC), Zimmerman, Automated Production Systems (AP), Cumberland, Agromarau and Hired Hand. As a “Total Value, Total Systems” manufacturer of grain storage, drying and handling equipment, as well as a full line supplier of swine and poultry production equipment, The GSI Group, LLC markets its products worldwide to over 75 different countries.


history4The same ethical business practices and commitment to quality products and service that made the Sloan family so successful over the years continues to be the blueprint by which The GSI Group, LLC operates today. The GSI Group, LLC
strives to be the very best in the industry in quality manufactured products, innovations, reliability, and world class service that truly bring a total value solution to the needs of farmers and producers worldwide.

GSI’s Acquisitions

GSI Strategic Vision

Become a global enterprise that is the leader in market share, products, innovation, and respect in:

  • Grain Storage, Conditioning, and Material Handling Systems
  • Protein Production Systems, both Swine and Poultry

Be a place where employees love to work, and have the opportunity to develop personally and fulfill their personal and career goals.

We achieve this through:

  • The Highest Quality Products in the industry.
  • Lowest Cost of Ownership for our customers.
  • The GSI Business System.
  • Best Team in the Industry.
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