TAG: Toro

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
sprayhead. Photo: SiteOne

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

Toro to donate equipment for NALP’s Renewal & Remembrance

June 21, 2018By

The Toro Co., along with its longtime distributor partner, Turf Equipment and Supply Company, based in Jessup, Md., will provide a fleet of Toro stand-on aerators and volunteers to help beautify the cemetery grounds during the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) event, Renewal and Remembrance. The annual event—which will celebrate its 22nd year on July 16—brings together volunteers for... read more

Companies in the News: Toro mower giveaway winner receives aerator; Davey snags spot on Forbes list; Greenworks enters into new partnership; Monster Tree expands

May 9, 2018By

Jose Arroyo of Jose’s Lawn Service and Landscaping in Lyman, S.C., winner of Toro’s 2017 GIE+EXPO Giveaway, has taken delivery of his new 24-inch stand-on aerator just in time for spring. “We’re excited to put this new aerator to work,” said Arroyo. “The fact that the Toro 24-inch stand-on aerator can get in and out of gates easily and reach... read more

Toro receives EPA’s WaterSense award

April 26, 2018By

The Toro Co. was awarded WaterSense certification by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its range of 570Z Series sprayheads with built-in pressure regulation. “As responsible stewards of water, we are excited for our 570Z Series products to have been proven to help our customers save water,” said Orion Goe, Toro’s marketing manager for residential and commercial irrigation. “This WaterSense... read more

Toro acquires L.T. Rich

March 20, 2018By

The Toro Co. acquired L.T. Rich Products, a manufacturer of commercial zero-turn spreader/sprayers, aerators and snow and ice management equipment. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. L.T. Rich Products, based in Lebanon, Ind., is known for its Z-Spray line of zero-turn, stand-on spreader/sprayers for landscape contractors and grounds professionals. Other products include the Z-Plug stand-on aerator that is designed... read more