TAG: Trugreen

Focus on Florida: Bayer hosts inaugural media event

July 17, 2019By
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What’s so special about Florida? Well, when it comes to turfgrass, a lot. That was the main message behind Bayer‘s Focus on Florida media summit, held July 10-11 in Naples, Fla. “Florida is the perfect storm for grass growing, product development and learning about new turf diseases,” said Sheryl Wells, field development representative from Bayer’s crop science division. Grass in... read more

Norman Goldenberg receives green industry communicator’s award

May 6, 2019By

Norman Goldenberg received the 2019 Environmental Communicator of the Year Award from the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association. read more

TruGreen partners with Churchill Downs

May 1, 2019By

For the third year in a row, Churchill Downs is partnering with TruGreen to ensure the grass track is in top shape in time for the Kentucky Derby. read more

ScottsMiracle-Gro sells stake in TruGreen; proceeds to help reduce debt

March 27, 2019By

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, a leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden and hydroponic growing products, has sold its approximate 30 percent stake in TruGreen to the majority owner in a transaction in which Scotts Miracle-Gro received approximately $234 million. In 2016, the company contributed its wholly owned subsidiary, Scotts LawnService, into a joint venture with TruGreen, creating the... read more

TruGreen to give customer ETAs via mobile app

September 5, 2018By

TruGreen struck a partnership with two technology providers to deliver location and estimated time of arrival information to customers through the TruGreen mobile app. Real-time location technology provider Glympse┬áhas integrated its technology with the Verizon Connect field service software platform TruGreen uses to plan, deliver and execute its customer routes. “Many of our customers want to know when their specialist... read more

People on the Move: John Cowles to become next TruGreen president and CEO; Bill Walters promoted at ArtisTree; and more from Unique Lighting and NALP

August 29, 2018By

TruGreen appointed John Cowles its new president and CEO. The change will be effective Sept. 17. Prior to joining TruGreen, Cowles was President and CEO at FXI, a foam producer for the home, health care, electronics, industrial, personal care and transportation markets. Cowles is a 30-year business veteran who has held senior leadership positions at Touchstone Wireless, Kraft Foods, Campbell... read more