Our History

Parallel goals in the early 90s led the way for creating a better system of manufacturing plant protection products and registration of those products in the U.S market. The company grew in agribusiness and B2B services supporting business growth across industries today.

30 years


Kelly Products is established with the launch of two businesses – Contract Packaging, Inc. and Kelly Registration Systems

Complementary goals: To produce a more efficient formulation and distribution system for plant protection products; and, to create a software system that would streamline the registration process for plant protection products.


KRS launches KPRS Gold, the first multi-state product registration software, and an innovative concept at the dawn of the internet.


Kelly was awarded the exclusive U.S. manufacturing rights to all Sevin® and Over ‘n Out® products sold for home and garden use.


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CPI awarded exclusive U.S. manufacturing rights for all Daconil® and Rootone® products.


18 states using KRS for line pesticide product renewals


Truett McConnell University Nursing Scholarship Program launches


Knowify launched, EPA pesticide database SaaS tool, powering business intelligence for chemical manufacturers


Great Estates Landscaping was established and today operates across middle Georgia serving commercial and residential customers.


AJC Precision provides machine tool & die, and custom fabrication services for mid-size and large manufacturers.


Garden at Broughton – Company garden started to provide fresh produce to Kelly employees. Garden at Broughton gains organic certification. Produces 100,000 lbs of produce annually.


Kelly employees sponsor 5 surgeries for children in the developing world through CureKids


Great Estates Landscaping acquires Holder Landscape. Great Estates serves more than 550 regional businesses and residents.


Great Estates Landscaping acquires Christmas Décor franchise, providing commercial and residential holiday lighting services.


Kelly Regulatory Consulting launches, providing manufacturers with comprehensive regulatory oversight to drive their business and minimize risk – from labeling and formula assessments to international regulations and guidelines, Hazard communications, FDA, EPA and more.


Kelly Brand Management launches; provides full-service sales consultancy with omni-channel strategies for sales and business development in all major distributors, brick and mortar retailers, dealers and buy groups, and major eCommerce retailers; plus marketing, strategy, and other supply chain services.


Kelly Consulting started in 2020 and offers strategic consulting for operations planning, ROI modeling and product development, executive coaching and talent/recruiting solutions.


Kelly Brand Management launches Dealer Pro app and industry-first product showroom.


Kelly launches corporate wellness initiative through an in-house dietician nutritionist.


Kelly repairs wells in Africa through DOXA Wells and YouTurn ministries providing clean drinking water for 5 villages and 12,250 people in Malawi.


KRS works with more than 37 state departments of agriculture, providing data services, licensing and registration, and inspections software.


Kelly Products works with Jacob’s Ladder School to create software to provide teacher training globally.


Kelly launches Microbiome lab in partnership with the University of Georgia College of Agriculture & Environmental Science. Project aims to both increase feed efficiency in cattle and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


Kelly companies employ more than 230.