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Raven has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of AgSync, Inc., an ag logistics software company headquartered in Wakarusa, Ind. The cash transaction is expected to close on January 1, 2019. The acquisition will align under the company’s Applied Technology division, a leading technology provider in the precision agriculture industry, and greatly enhance its Slingshot® platform by delivering a seamless logistics solution for ag retailers, custom applicators and enterprise farms.

Congratulations to Rich Schmit, Engineering Technician, for being named December's Team Member Spotlight winner! Rich played a key role in starting up automation capabilities for Raven Aerostar’s newest production line in Madison, building the Individual Equipment Carrier (IEC) Bag. He continues to seek feedback to improve the machines, removing a lot of human error in complex manufacturing processes.

Raven announced the release of AutoBoom® XRT, the latest advancement in boom control. AutoBoom XRT’s industry-leading radar sensor technology uses simultaneous ground and canopy detection to maintain optimal spray height for maximum product efficacy. Pressure-based control allows for smooth movement and quicker reaction time, while center rack stability technology with optional dampers gives the operator complete control, maximizing boom life.