TAG: The Toro Co.

Companies in the News: John Deere reveals winner of “Small Machines. Big Impact.” contest; Ambius snags several Plantscape Awards; and more from Toro, LandscapeHub

July 25, 2018By

Neil Behnke, a volunteer with the nonprofit organization Black Forest Together, was chosen by the public as the grand prize winner of the second annual John Deere “Small Machines. Big Impact.” contest at the 2018 John Deere Classic Chairman’s Dinner. As the winner, Behnke will take home his choice of a new model from the full portfolio of John Deere... read more

SMRT Logic by Toro now compatible with Google Home and Amazon Alexa

June 5, 2018By

The Toro Co. announced the compatibility of its SMRT Logic product with Google Home and Amazon Alexa devices. “More and more, outdoor spaces are seen as an extension of our home’s living space,” said Phil Burkart, vice president for Toro’s irrigation and lighting businesses. “It seems only natural that customers would expect to have the same technology available for their... read more

EPA recognizes Toro with WaterSense award

October 10, 2017By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized The Toro Co. with the 2017 WaterSense Excellence Award. Toro was presented the award at the WaterSmart Innovations Conference in Las Vegas on Oct. 5. “Toro is committed to developing innovative irrigation solutions and outreach efforts to help our customers efficiently use water,” said Phil Burkart, vice president of Toro’s irrigation and lighting businesses.... read more

Toro releases new water management system

September 27, 2017By

The Toro Co. released its new Sentinel Central Control system. The new system allows users to schedule and manage daily operations from a PC or iPhone and iPad using NSN Connect. Program data is stored both at the field controller and within the central computer, so if a computer or master controller goes offline, there is no loss of irrigation. Field... read more

Companies in the News: Toro receives top award from EDA; OPEI to move; and more from Agri-Turf and Massey Services

August 24, 2017By

The Toro Co. received the Gold Level Award from the Equipment Dealers Association (EDA), which is based on responses from the 2017 Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey. The annual survey focuses on 12 key categories of dealer operations and support, and compiles responses to provide a rating for participating equipment manufacturers. This is the third consecutive year in which Toro has received... read more

Companies in the News: Heads Up landscapes children’s cancer center; Teacher wins Deere contest; U.S. Lawns, Weed Man, Mosquito Joe named top low-cost franchises; Toro partners with MLS team

July 12, 2017By

Heads Up Landscape Contractors donated more than $10,000 of materials and labor to complete the landscape for Erin’s Place. The facility, a project of the Children’s Cancer Fund of New Mexico, is designed to be a “home away from home for children to receive pediatric hospice care when it is not available in their hometowns.” John Deere awarded Eric Moores, a high... read more