United Producers and The Parks Companies expand partnership at UPI-Stryker, Ohio facility

United Producers, Inc. (UPI) and The Parks Companies today announced an expansion of their partnership at the UPI-Stryker, Ohio, facility to conduct additional cull swine and hog marketing through UPI/Parks, LLC.

The UPI-Stryker facility, located at 398 West Mulberry Street, will continue to operate its livestock marketing services for hogs, cattle, sheep and goats, as it has since opening the facility in 2002. Additionally, UPI/Parks, LLC, will utilize the facility as a cull swine assembly location, marketing sows and light hogs.

Current facility manager Kendall Murphy will continue in his role, managing operations of both UPI-Stryker and UPI/Parks, LLC, at the facility.

UPI/Parks, LLC, formed in 2001, provides marketing solutions throughout the Midwest for the swine industry through a unique partnership of two of the industry’s leading livestock marketing organizations.

United Producers, Inc. is one of the largest farmer-owned livestock marketing cooperatives in the United States. In addition to livestock marketing, United Producers provides credit and risk management solutions, and serves more than 35,000 livestock producers throughout the Midwest. United Producers was formed in 1934 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. For more information about becoming a UPI member or its services, visit www.uproducers.com. The UPI-Stryker facility can be reached at (419) 682-7336.

The Parks Companies provide innovative and forward thinking solutions for today’s swine industry, including cull swine and feeder/weaned pig marketing. The Parks Companies operates 15 marketing facilities in the United States and Canada.  Please visit the Parks website at www.parkslivestock.com for more information.