TAG: Toro

Toro to acquire The Charles Machine Works, parent company of Ditch Witch

February 15, 2019By

The Toro Co. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Charles Machine Works — an Oklahoma corporation and the parent company of Ditch Witch and several other leading brands in the underground construction market — for $700 million in cash subject to certain adjustments set forth in the definitive agreement. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and... read more

Toro: 570Z Series Spray Heads

December 13, 2018By

Toro® 570ZPR Series and 570ZPRX Series spray heads offer a constant nozzle pressure of 30 psi, which helps to ensure the entire zone is performing consistently across each and every head. Certified to EPA WaterSense® requirements, these products have been proven to eliminate the water waste caused by nozzle misting and overspray that can result from high pressure situations. And... read more

Products taking center stage at the 2018 Irrigation Show

November 28, 2018By

Get a sneak peek at a few products to be featured at the Irrigation Show, Dec. 3-7, in Long Beach, Calif. Pro-LC controller | K-Rain Manufacturing K-Rain’s Pro-LC controller includes a full-program display that highlights watering days, number of start days, number of stations and any special programming; permanent memory, which saves program settings during power outages; a valve locate feature... read more

Toro awarded 2018 WaterSense Excellence Award

October 9, 2018By

The U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) awarded The Toro Co. with a 2018 WaterSense Excellence Award for its education and outreach efforts. This marks the third consecutive year Toro has received this award. Toro received one of the 21 WaterSense awards at the WaterSmart Innovations Conference in Las Vegas. “The responsible use of water is an important focus of our business,”... read more

Toro kicks off new initiative to promote water efficiency

July 17, 2018By

The Toro Co. is launching its Land. Water. Thrive. initiative, a new campaign designed to help improve water use efficiency, enhance outdoor environments and green spaces and educate on sustainable agricultural practices. Over a two-year period, The Toro Foundation will contribute up to $1 million in grants to nonprofits in the global communities with the Greenspace Enhancement Grant program. The... read more

Spray smarts: A look at sprayhead trends

June 25, 2018By
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Thirty-one billion gallons of water could be saved each year by replacing water-inefficient sprayheads with efficient ones, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates. It’s no wonder the irrigation industry has started to see more water-saving sprayheads entering the market. After all, experts say water savings and cost savings go hand in hand. “Ultimately, the customer is going to have a... read more