RCI Announces Acquisition of Ag-Bag

RCI Announces Acquisition of Ag-Bag

RCI has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Ag-Bag product line from CNH Industrial America. Ag-Bag, based in St. Nazianz, Wisconsin, is the global leader in ag-bagging of forages and other agricultural commodities.

“We are excited about continuing the tradition of quality, durability and best-in-class performance of the Ag-Bag product line at RCI.  We are committed to supporting the dealer network, growing the product line to serve future forage needs, and providing premier product support for all Ag-Bag products,” says Randy Clark, Founder of RCI.

Effective November 25, 2019, RCI will handle all dealings of the business going forward.  The products will be marketed under the Ag-Bag by RCI brand name.

Founded in 1978 by a group of 5 investors in the agricultural market, Ag-Bag began selling Silo Press products made in Germany.  Over time, they adapted the products to meet the conditions of US markets.  In 1989, Ag-Bag purchased the Silo Press business and patents.

Growing for many years, Ag-Bag was purchased by Miller St. Nazianz in 2004.  In 2014, CNH Industrial America acquired Miller and the Ag-Bag Product Line.

RCI was founded in 2005 with a focus on hay and forage equipment for commercial operations.  In 2007, RCI expanded into forage plot research equipment for Fortune 500 seed and chemical companies, many land grant universities, and the United States Department of Agriculture.  RCI also offers engineering and manufacturing services to OEMs of agricultural equipment.

RCI has a history of working closely with Ag-Bag products since 2011 by performing engineering and prototype manufacturing services for the product line.

With this acquisition, RCI will grow the tradition of building industry-leading bagging machinery and will bring all Ag-Bag dedicated employees from CNH to RCI. All operations for the product line will be relocated to RCI’s facilities in Mayville, Wisconsin.

RCI looks forward to growing the product line and global footprint of Ag-Bag in the years to come.

Visit ag-bag.com or RCIengineering.com for more information about Ag-Bag and RCI.

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RCI Introduces a Recutter Screen Bundle for John Deere 8000-Series Self-Propelled Forage Harvesters

RCI introduces a Recutter Screen Bundle for all 8000-Series Self-Propelled Forage Harvesters!

The RCI Recutter Screen is designed to allow for material resizing of earlage/snaplage and other forages, specifically for the 8000-Series SPFH. This product is the only approved recutter screen bundle for the 8000-Series SPFH and does not impact the warranty of the base machine.

Click here for more information.

 

RCI 2018 Hay and Forage Equipment Early Order Program

RCI is offering an Early-Order Program Discount for select RCI hay and forage products.

This program varies by product and ends on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 4:00pm CST.

Product: NEW! R1 Merger Attachment for W200-Series Windrowers
Program: Order an R1 Merger Attachment and receive a 50% discount on any spare parts for the attachment, including belts. Spare parts will ship with the Merger Attachment in early 2018.

Product: 186M Windrow Merger
Program: Order a 186M Windrow Merger and take delivery by January 5, 2018 for $750 discount.

Product: 812A Combine Header Adapter for 8000-Series SPFH
Program: Order an 812A AND 8A Bumper Attachment    OR    812A AND Recutter Screen Bundle and receive a $250 discount.

Product: Tandems For PTFH
Program: $1,000 discount on any tandem bundles while inventory remains.

This Early Order Program Discount is valid on current 2017 prices.  See your local John Deere Dealer for more information, or contact RCI with any questions.

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