SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA, U.S. — Tri-States Grain Conditioning, Inc. (TSGC), announced on Jan. 23 that Daniel and Luisa Winkowitsch have purchased the company.

The company was founded in 1982 by Rich and Barb Cook.  In 2007, Darwin and Jo Winkowitsch bought Tri-States Grain Conditioning from the Cooks.

Daniel Winkowitsch has been the general manager at TSGC, Inc. for the past three years and will continue those duties as well. He is an Iowa native who lived and worked in South America for many years where he met his wife, Luisa.  While living in Ecuador, he worked with Avant Ministries and later with the Coca Cola Company. Luisa Winkowitsch is from Colombia where she worked in finance and banking for more than 10 years before joining Tri-States in 2009.

The couple have three children, Natasha, Juan and Sophia.

TSGC, Inc. is a supplier of grain temperature monitoring equipment and has an extensive network of dealers and contractors representing their products and services.  TSGC ships products to more than 46 countries around the world and the United States.