Blueline Manufacturing Company Inc., we specialize in designing and building equipment for the orchard and vineyard industry. We also build custom and specialty items unique to your operation that are not currently in production. We manufacture custom equipment that greatly improves the quality, pace, production and safety on normal tasks found on your orchard or vineyard. Our products are designed to deliver significant cost-savings in labor, fuel, and expensive chemicals. We are also Blueline Equipment Company LLC, an agricultural equipment dealership that represents over ten lines of agricultural equipment in seven locations throughout central and eastern Washington.
In the early 1990's Blueline Mfg. entered into manufacturing agreements with Rankin Equipment Company of Yakima, Washington and Gearmore Distributing of Pomona, California to custom manufacture and private label their products. These two companies increased the distribution of Blueline's products through dealers throughout the western United States.
In 1995 Gregg Marrs of Grandview, Washington secured a minority interest and by 1997 had completed the purchase of Blueline Mfg. taking over direction of the company. Ted and Bob continued in the design and manufacture of the company's growing product line of unique orchard and vineyard machinery. Gregg Marrs began his career in the farm equipment business in 1976 at the age of 18 years with the Ford tractor dealership in Sunnyside, Washington. He went to work in the parts department and after 8 years moved into sales. Thirteen years later he assumed the store management role for Anderson Equipment Company in Grandview, Washington. At Anderson Equipment Co., Gregg was able to concentrate on new product development for the expanding orchard and vineyard markets in the Yakima and Columbia River Valleys. Gregg's direction for Blueline Mfg. has been to set up a dealer network throughout the western states reaching back to Michigan and Texas. The company's focus has been and remains the development and manufacture of specialty orchard and vineyard equipment. The last two years has seen Blueline Mfg. concentrating on the development of new sprayer technology understanding that with increasing environmental pressures and the use of newer 'softer' chemicals, 'on-target' application is more important than ever before. The people of Blueline Mfg. have embraced the mission to be the leader in design and development of farm machinery that adds efficiency and additional profit to our growers operation.