TAG: PBI/Gordon

People on the Move: Control Solutions names new director of product development; and more from PBI/Gordon, LandCare, Ruppert, Engage Agro

October 12, 2016By

Control Solutions, parent company of Quali-Pro, named Marie Knox director of product development. She’s been with the company for four years, previously serving as technical director for the pest control sales division, where she helped lead the research and development of Nimitz Pro G for Quali-Pro in turf. She has 17 years of experience in product development, sales and marketing, previously working for BASF,... read more

PBI/Gordon launches early order program

September 1, 2016By

PBI/Gordon will run an early order program from October to January on select herbicides and fungicides. To qualify, turf professionals must purchase a minimum of $1,500 of qualifying products from a PBI/Gordon distributor between Oct. 1 and Jan. 15. Additional rebates are available for orders placed prior to Oct. 31. Fifteen products qualify for the early order program, including Segway Fungicide SC, Kabuto Fungicide SC, SpeedZone... read more

Avenue South herbicide registered for California use

August 29, 2016By

California contractors can now integrate the Avenue South Broadleaf Herbicide into their operations. The herbicide manufactured by PBI/Gordon was registered for use in California by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. The product is ready to ship, according to the company. “Improved turfgrass varieties are becoming as popular in California as they have in the South,” said Dave Loecke, herbicide product manager... read more

People on the move: McKay starts consulting, Horn named vp of Lambert, PBI/Gordon promotes Loecke and more from Arborjet, AmericanHort, Ruppert

June 1, 2016By

Jerry McKay, founder of McKay Landscape Lighting and the Lighting Summit, is now offering one-on-one business consulting services for landscape lighting professionals. His areas of expertise include streamline operations, service department organization, key marketing strategies, connecting with strategic partners and more. Clients can visit the McKay Landscape Lighting facilities in Omaha, Neb., or McKay will visit his clients’ facilities to provide an on-site... read more

People on the Move: Signature names partners, Stihl hires vp of operations, PBI/Gordon names vp, and more

May 4, 2016By

Signature Landscapes in Reno, Nev., named Tim Laskowski, Tim Scott and Sal Perez as partners of the company. Laskowski is the installation division manager and senior estimator. He’s held several leadership positions in the industry and helped to create the training certificate program for Landscape Industry Certified professionals administered by the Nevada Landscape Association. He joined Signature in 2007. Scott is the residential maintenance division manager and... read more

PBI/Gordon to introduce new herbicide at GIE+EXPO

October 20, 2015By

PBI/Gordon will introduce its new Avenue South broadleaf herbicide for turfgrass at the 2015 GIE+EXPO. According to the company, the herbicide combines four proven active ingredients to deliver rapid control of more than 90 listed broadleaf weeds in the South’s warm weather and southern grasses, including the Floratam and Bitterblue grasses in St. Augustine, Fla. “There are more beautiful lawns... read more