Anderson Clayton Corp. (www.andersonclayton.com) is headquartered in Fresno, California, and, through its offices and gins in California and Arizona, provides farmers with all services related to the processing of cotton. Qualified farmers are financed for crop inputs through its subsidiary ACCO Finance Co. Thirteen gins (Upland and Long-Staple) provide ginning services to farmers. Anderson Clayton warehouses in California and Arizona store cotton for farmers and merchants. QC (US) Marketing, Inc., Anderson Clayton's affiliate, offers cotton marketing services to farmers. Anderson Clayton is also a major supplier of wholecotton seed to the feed and dairy markets in the Western United States. In 1997, Anderson Clayton Corp. was acquired by Queensland Cotton Holdings Limited, an Australian publicly-listed company that is one of the top 10 cotton companies in the world.