Tractor Supply is westward bound

Tractor Supply Company plans to open a store in Wyoming — its first-ever location in the state as it continues to expand into the Western region of the country.

"Wyoming marks the 48th state of operation for Tractor Supply, and we are very pleased to be entering the market with our new store in Rawlins, Wyo.," said Greg Sandfort, president and CEO. "Tractor Supply seeks to be the most dependable supplier of basic maintenance products necessary to care for home, land, pets and animals. We are proud to be part of the Rawlins community, both in creating jobs and supporting the product needs of our rural customers. This represents the first of many Tractor Supply stores in the Wyoming market as we continue our expansion in the West."

The Rawlins store, located at 2201 Plaza St., will hold its grand opening event Saturday, Oct. 26.

"We believe that Tractor Supply will be a great one-stop shop for farm, ranch and rural customers in the Rawlins and surrounding communities," said Lee Downing, SVP, operations. "Our Rawlins store team members are ready and able to provide Tractor Supply customers with seasoned advice regarding both products and projects."

As of Sept. 28, Tractor Supply Company operates 1,245 stores in 47 states. The company's stores are focused on supplying the lifestyle needs of recreational farmers and ranchers. The company also serves the maintenance needs of those who enjoy the rural lifestyle, as well as tradesmen and small businesses. Stores are located in towns outlying major metropolitan markets and in rural communities.

The company offers the following comprehensive selection of merchandise: equine, pet and small animal products, including items necessary for their health, care, growth and containment; hardware, truck, towing and tool products; seasonal products, including lawn and garden items, power equipment, gifts and toys; maintenance products for agricultural and rural use; and work/recreational clothing and footwear.