Since the start, our goal has been to help farmers grow the safest and most sustainable food in the world.

Our Values

Integrity

Operate with the highest integrity at all times.

Community

Support and protect our people and our communities.

Innovation

Always strive to improve through innovation.

Our History

Buttonwillow Warehouse Company is rooted in family. Founding leader Donald Houchin instilled a people-first approach to serving California farmers that remains central to who we are today as an independent, family business. Our values drive how we do business and are at the core of our growth strategy.

1963

Incorporated as a grain elevator and warehouse facility in Buttonwillow

1970

Diversified to provide fertilizers and crop protection products

1972

Buena Vista location opened

1991

Buttonwillow Warehouse Company joins Integrated Agribusiness Professionals (IAP)

2000

Corcoran location opened

2001

Paso Robles location opened

2003

Delano location opened

2006

Buttonwillow Warehouse Company acquires Valley Warehouse in Goshen, CA

2009

Nipomo location opened

2009

Firebaugh location opened

2010

Salinas location opened

2011

Buttonwillow starts Mar Vista Resources with Two Rivers Terminal and Grow West

2015

Chowchilla location opened

2015

One of the founding members of Aligned Ag Distributors

2017

Buttonwillow relocated its headquarters to Bakersfield

2017

BWC Agro de Mexico opened

2019

Woodlake location opened

2020

Kerman location opened

Our Culture

Fostering a healthy and safe work environment, offering and encouraging a diversified culture, challenging our people to look for continuous improvement and striving to maintain the values that founded this company are constantly top of mind as we pursue like-minded goals with our customers.

Our People

We hold ourselves accountable to consistently bring value to each of our grower customers in each interaction we have with them. We’re committed to providing our teams with the training, resources and support needed to deliver on that promise.
Donald Houchin

Donald Houchin

Founder/President

Clay Houchin

Clay Houchin

Chief Executive Officer

Scott Stanley

Scott Stanley

Chief Financial Officer

John Alindajao

John Alindajao

Purchasing Manager

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