HOUSTON — The JD Martin Co. recently announced a strategic partnership with The Schell

Co., joining forces in the Louisiana and Mississippi region.

Operations commenced on June 1 under the Schell Martin Co. LLC of Louisiana name.

Craig Schell will continue to be the president of operations in the Louisiana and Mississippi region.

Both JD Martin Co. and the Schell Co. have much in common, including continuing agency operations for more than 60 years.

“All of us at JD Martin are really excited to begin our operations in Louisiana with Craig and his team,” said Greg Baker, president, JD Martin. “We will be hiring all of the Schell Company employees, and we will be adding employees there to support the growing business in the region.”

“I am pleased and honored to be joining the JD Martin team lead by Jim Carr and Greg Baker,” said Craig Schell, president, the Schell Co. “JD Martin has demonstrated a long-time commitment to their employees, manufacturers, and customers. Working together, I think we can bring more value to all of our stakeholders and continue to grow for many years to come.”

There will be no changes to The JD Martin and it will continue its current agency operations in Texas and Oklahoma.

For more information, visit https://www.jdmartin.com.

Publication date: 06/04/18