TAG: Scotts

Target Specialty Products teams up with Scotts

November 21, 2017By

Scotts partnered with Target Specialty Products, a national wholesale distributor of turf & ornamental and pest control products, to develop a complete line of professional turf products backed by Scotts Pro technology. “Scotts is a leader in the lawn and turf care industries, and we’re thrilled about the opportunity to partner with them,” said Todd Ferguson, president of Target Specialty... read more

Scotts slows pest control acquisitions

February 5, 2015By

Scotts LawnService (SLS), a business unit of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., is rethinking its strategy to acquire pest control companies, Columbus Business First reported. The Marysville, Ohio-based company completed the acquisition of Action Pest Control earlier this year in a deal expected to add $15 million in annual revenue to SLS, which had $323.9 million in 2013 revenue. Last year, then-COO... read more

Scotts reports good 2014, 4Q

November 5, 2014By

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., based in Marysville, Ohio, reported 2014 income for 2014 as $166.2 million, compared with $161.1 million a year ago. Its fiscal year ended Sept. 30. Company-wide net sales increased 2 percent in 2014 to $2.84 billion, compared to $2.77 billion a year ago.  Scotts LawnService (SLS) sales increased 2 percent to $263 million for the year,... read more

Scotts LawnService makes pest play with Action aquisition

October 21, 2014By

Scotts LawnService, a business unit of the Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., agreed to acquire Action Pest Control, a residential pest control company based in Louisville, Ky., with operations in Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois. Terms were not disclosed. The transaction, which is expected to close by January, marks the company’s first acquisition of a residential pest control business. Scotts LawnService, with anticipated sales... read more

LM150: 2014 rankings

June 5, 2014By
logo: LM 150

Landscape Management’s listing of the industry’s top 150 revenue-generating firms includes individual company figures. Check out an analysis of this data, the top 25 leaders in client mix and service segment, and the 75 LM150 companies that grew 10 percent or more, up from 58 on last year’s list. Legend NR = Not reported * Indicates projected revenue reported in 2012... read more

Scotts may sell genetically modified bluegrass by 2015

February 10, 2014By

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., based in Marysville, Ohio, will test a genetically modified grass seed in the family lawns of a small number of employees this growing season, The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch reports. The employees will test Kentucky bluegrass that has been modified to protect it from being killed by Roundup, the herbicide produced by Monsanto and sold by Scotts.... read more