The Toro Company Acquires Assets of Southern Green
Oct 15, 2008
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The Toro Company has acquired certain assets from Southern Green, Inc., a manufacturer of deep-tine aeration equipment based in Zachary, LA, U.S. The acquisition of Southern Green's line of Soil Reliever aerators helps grow the company's offering of cultivation equipment and provides entry into a new product category.

"Enhanced cultivation practices are becoming increasingly critical to the success of our customers," said Michael Happe, general manager of Toro's commercial business. "Southern Green brings a well-respected line of deep-tine aerators known for their precision, performance and unique functionality. During the past several years, we have worked intentionally to deliver innovative products to enhance our lineup of cultivation equipment. Along with the recent market success of our ProCore aerators and ProCore Processor, the addition of the Soil Reliever technology helps complement and extend our offering to customers around the world."

Established in 1993, Southern Green is a manufacturer of deep-tine aeration equipment for golf course and sports field applications. Its Soil Reliever product line is considered to be the only purpose-built, deep-tine aerator manufactured in the United States.

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