TAG: United Turf Alliance

United Turf Alliance launches three new products

July 10, 2018By

United Turf Alliance added three new product additions to its ArmorTech portfolio: ArmorTech Tetra, ArmorTech Gold Standard 45 and ArmorTech ZOXY-PG. “Introducing one new product is a task these days,” said George Furrer, CEO of United Turf Alliance. “The launch of three products simultaneously confirms our owners’ ongoing commitment to be the supplier of choice to professional turfgrass managers.” ArmorTech Tetra... read more

People on the Move: Davey CEO to retire; more from TOCA, Project EverGreen, TPI, NJLCA, United Turf Alliance, SipcamRotam

May 10, 2017By

Karl Warnke, chairman and CEO of The Davey Tree Expert Co., plans to retire as CEO on July 21 after 37 years of service with the company. Patrick Covey, current president and COO, will assume the CEO role upon Warnke’s retirement. Warnke will continue serving the company as chairman. Under Warnke’s leadership, the company’s annual revenue grew from $308 million in 1999 to a forecasted... read more

People on the Move: New hires and promotions from Gothic Landscape, Kawasaki, Heaviland, UTA, Willowood, Ruppert

January 11, 2017By

Tim Zech resigned as president of United Turf Alliance (UTA), a company that markets turf protection products under ArmorTech and Optimizer brand. Zech, who was with the company for seven years, will assume the position of turf and ornamental national sales manager with Willowood USA, a manufacturer of turf and ornamental chemicals and UTA supplier. Prior to UTA, Zech held roles with Sostram Corp. and Sipcam Agro... read more

United Turf Alliance debuts 2 new herbicides

April 22, 2016By

United Turf Alliance (UTA) added two herbicides to its ArmorTech line of professional turf management products. ArmorTech Sulf 396 is a herbicide designed to provide quick control of sedges and many other weeds, the organization said. The active ingredient sulfentrazone launches a two-pronged attack against troublesome sedges with above-ground foliar control and tuber interaction below the soil. ArmorTech Sulf 396 can... read more

Planet Turf joins United Turf Alliance

March 23, 2016By

Planet Turf, a distributor of professional turfgrass and ornamental maintenance products, joined the United Turf Alliance (UTA) in an ownership position. “Planet Turf strengthens the alliance and our position in the northwestern U.S,” said UTA President Tim Zech. “Jim’s success with our ArmorTech and Optimizer product lines is a platform from which Planet Turf can continue to develop additional business... read more

UTA, NovaSource launch ATL 70 informational sites

June 15, 2015By

In the wake of the voluntary stop-sale notice for ArmorTech ALT 70, United Turf Alliance (UTA) and TKI NovaSource set up an informational website, Twitter and Facebook account. The purpose of the website and social media accounts is to share information and recent incidents surrounding the ATL 70 fungicide. The website’s pages include a news and updates section, a breakdown... read more