The Andersons, Inc. is a diversified company with interests in the agriculture, ethanol, railcar leasing, plant nutrient and retailing sectors. Founded in 1947, the company is headquartered in Maumee, Ohio. The company's grain business is one of the largest in North America, with more than 90 grain facilities in the United States. The company also operates a large ethanol business, with four ethanol plants in the Midwest. The company's railcar leasing business is one of the largest in North America, with more than 23,000 railcars. The company's retail business operates more than 30 stores in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana.