TAG: Georgia

The Big One: Peace of mind

May 10, 2019By
Photo: The Fockele Garden Co.

The Northeast Georgia Health System regional medical centers include gardens that provide places of hope and healing for visitors and patients. read more

SiteOne acquires Atlanta-area distributor

February 7, 2017By

The acquisitions continue for SiteOne Landscape Supply. The ever-expanding distributor acquired Stone Forest Materials in Kennesaw, Ga., which has one location and distributes hardscape products. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Stone Forest is a terrific fit with SiteOne as they are the clear market leader in the Atlanta, Ga., market for hardscape products,” said Doug Black, CEO of SiteOne... read more

SiteOne opens first distribution center, announces plans for two more

February 6, 2017By

SiteOne Landscape Supply opened its first regional distribution center Feb. 2 in Fairburn, Ga. The 193,000-square-foot facility is the first of three planned distribution centers. “The addition of our first distribution center is a big step forward in delivering on our company vision,” said Doug Black, CEO of SiteOne. The centers will provide logistical support to the company’s 469 locations nationwide and... read more

Kubota to expand, build in Georgia

May 26, 2015By

Kubota Tractor Corp. (KTC) and Kubota Manufacturing of America Corp. (KMA) will increase production capacity for Kubota equipment in the U.S. by building a new manufacturing plant and expanding existing operations in Gainesville, Ga. This announcement is another move by the company in an effort to get closer to its major markets and customers. The new Georgia plant will be... read more

Georgia company designs sensory garden for speech center

May 19, 2015By

The Fockele Garden Co., based in Gainesville, Ga., designed and built a sensory garden at the Northeast Georgia Speech Center in Gainesville. The garden stimulates each of the five senses: sound, smell, site, touch and taste. The sensory garden is designed to give the Speech Center another way of assisting students with speech and hearing developmental issues. “Sensory gardens engage... read more

Massey acquires Baco, expands Georgia footprint

October 1, 2014By

Massey Services purchased Baco Exterminating Services. Baco, located in Norcross, Ga., provides residential pest control, termite protection and lawn services to 30,000 customers in the greater Atlanta area. Established in 1995, the company has more than 60 team members operating out of offices in Norcross, Winder and Dallas, Ga. “We are pleased to welcome the Baco team members and customers to... read more