About Us

Creating Certainty In An Uncertain World

For 60 years, JBS United has remained committed to focusing on you and creating value for your operation.  That’s accomplished by advancing new ideas to keep you ahead of the curve and boost your performance and profitability.  We have invested heavily in the future, speculating on government changes and changes in consumer preferences.  Our approach to innovation gives you a competitive advantage and ensures you are always prepared for the road ahead.

Founded in 1956

Founded in 1956 in a small one-room office, John B. Swisher has grown his vision into the American dream.  The vision is simple, provide value to the producer and both companies will be successful.  JBS United remains more committed than ever to providing proven, research-based nutrition and health solutions that create value for livestock producers.  Originally known as United Feeds, JBS United sets itself apart by intimately knowing your business and understanding what you need to be more successful. That guiding principle is still the foundation of JBS United – focus on the customer and their success.

Today, JBS United offers diverse livestock nutrition and innovative health products globally through the JBS United or affiliate brands.  JBS United also merchandises grain and operates seven strategically located grain elevators.  Headquartered in Sheridan, Indiana, our team members our positioned around the nation to assist customers with their business needs.  JBS United has the capabilities of a massive organization while maintaining the agility of a small company.  The JBS United organization now extends to 23 countries, including South Korea, the Philippines, and locations in South America and Europe.

Why Sheridan?

With headquarters in Sheridan, Indiana, JBS United has a unique situation where truck drivers, mill hands, and executives are all in same place.  Maintaining a great relationship with all employees is important to the success of any company.  By headquartering in a location adjacent to a mill, we all rub elbows every day.