DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, was recently honored by the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) in their annual report competition, the 2013 Vision Awards. LACP is an organization dedicated to supporting, recognizing and advancing the excellence in the practice of professional communications.
“The competition drew an unprecedented number of submissions representing a broad range of industries and organizational sizes,” said Tyson Heyn, Principal of LACP. “Reports represented nearly 1,000 unique organizations from upwards of two-dozen countries, so competition was exceptionally tough. Winners demonstrated an outstanding focus on their shareholders, their interests and their need to understand the strategic and tactical decisions their companies are making.”
“I am extremely pleased with the efforts put into the development of our Annual Report,” said Gary Collar, Senior Vice President at AGCO. “Our shareholders are top-of-mind when developing this publication and we hope they find it very useful and informative.”
The honors that AGCO’s 2013 Annual Report, “Cultivating a Greater Future,” received included a Gold award in the agribusiness category, a placement in the top 30 Annual Reports in the America’s Region and a bronze award for most engaging overall. Visit the report at: http://www.agcocorp.com/2013report.
AGCO (NYSE: AGCO) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, grain storage and protein production systems, tillage implements and replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core machinery brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through approximately 3,100 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Founded in 1990, AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, GA, USA. In 2013, AGCO had net sales of $10.8 billion. www.AGCOcorp.com