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Target Specialty Products and SOLitude Lake Management Team Up to Offer Turf & Lake Services to Golf Industry

Companies Cooperate to Provide Comprehensive Turf Care and Aquatics for Golf Industry Customers

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (May 2, 2018)Target Specialty Products, a leading provider of turf and ornamental landscaping solutions in the U.S. and Canada, and SOLitude Lake Management, one of the leading providers of comprehensive freshwater aquatic services in the nation, are working together to offer a complete line of professional turf, lawn care and aquatic solutions for the professional golf market, beginning this summer.

Target Specialty Products provides value-added solutions for turf and ornamental landscaping and pest management, along with application equipment, supplies, and education and training programs. SOLitude Lake Management offers sustainable lake and pond management strategies, fountains and aeration systems, integrated fisheries management, lake mapping and bathymetric studies, water quality testing and monitoring and a wide range of additional aquatic services designed to restore and preserve ecological balance in managed resources.

“In many instances, we service the same customers, providing the opportunity to combine services as a one-stop shop for them,” said David Helt, interim president of Target Specialty Products. “This allows us to engage our customers with a complete line of the products and services they need.”

“Working closely with Target Specialty Products allows us to offer customers our lake and pond management services in addition to Target Specialty Products’ comprehensive line of professional turf and lawn care solutions,” said Kevin Tucker, CEO of SOLitude Lake Management. “The synergy between our services makes this a natural fit for us and for our customers.”

Target Specialty Products continues to experience exceptional growth this year and will continue its expansion throughout North America, expanding its footprint and customer service efforts across the West, Midwest, and East Coast regions.

For additional information on Target Specialty Products, please visit www.target-specialty.com or follow them on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIN. For Additional information on SOLitude Lake Management, please visit www.solitudelakemanagement.com.

About Target Specialty Products

With over 80 years of industry experience, Target Specialty Products is proud to be a leading value-added solutions and service provider of turf and ornamental solutions, pest management, application equipment, supplies and education and training programs.

Target Specialty Products serves the Turf and Ornamental and Pest Management markets from 43 locations across the United States and Canada. For additional information, visit us at www.target-specialty.com.

About SOLitude Lake Management

SOLitude Lake Management is an environmental firm committed to providing full service solutions that improve water quality, enhance beauty, preserve natural resources, and reduce our environmental footprint. Services include lake, pond, wetland and fisheries management programs, algae and aquatic weed control, nutrient remediation, mechanical harvesting, hydro-raking, installation and maintenance of fountains and aeration systems, water quality testing and restoration, bathymetry, lake vegetation studies, biological assessments, habitat assessments, invasive species management and nuisance wildlife management. Services, consulting and aquatic services are available to clients nationwide. Learn more about SOLitude Lake Management at www.solitudelakemanagement.com.

 

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Target Specialty Products Launches Complete Fertilizer Lines Powered by Scotts® PRO Technology

Turf Fuel G™ and TS Pro™ Professional Turf Product Lines will Leverage the Latest Scotts’ Advancements in Turfgrass Management

Santa Fe Springs, CA (Feb. 6, 2018) – Target Specialty Products, a leading provider of turf and ornamental landscaping solutions in the U.S. and Canada, has launched a complete line of professional turf fertilizers under the brand names Turf Fuel G™ and TS Pro™, both of which will leverage Scotts® PRO technologies and exclusive co-branding.

Turf Fuel G™ has been designed to address the most technically demanding needs of turf professionals, and the TS Pro™ line of products has been designed to deliver premium performance and consistent quality for a broad spectrum of turf demands.

“Our new Turf Fuel G™ and TS Pro™ product lines will offer customers the best solutions tailored for professional turf applications,” said Todd Ferguson, Target Specialty Products’ president. “Our partnership with Scotts – one of the most trusted names in lawn care – allows us to truly leverage and engage customers with their latest advancements in turfgrass management.”

Powered by Scotts® PRO technologies, Turf Fuel G™ and TS Pro™ lines each offer a steady, consistent release of nutrients designed and tested for turf to produce a quick color response that lasts over the specified longevity of the product. There are four families of technologies, each with different release longevities and release characteristics to meet the varied needs of the professional turf industry.

And because predictability is critical to effective and efficient turfgrass management, Turf Fuel G™ and TS Pro™ are manufactured utilizing quality control standards with multiple testing points throughout production including particle size and nutrient release. Every bag is designed to perform consistently, every time.

“With exceptional customer service and distribution, Target Specialty Products is well-positioned within the professional market to leverage the power of Scotts® PRO technologies in its new line of turf fertilizer products,” said Trevor Whitson, general manager of Scotts® PRO.

Target Specialty Products will showcase the new Turf Fuel G™ and TS Pro™ product lines, powered by Scotts PRO technology, at the upcoming Golf Industry Show (GIS), in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 7-8th, 2018, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, at Target Specialty Products booth # 19062.

Headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California, and with 43 locations in major markets across the United States and Canada, Target Specialty Products is a value-added service provider of pest management, turf and ornamental landscaping solutions, application equipment and education and training programs. The company continues to experience exceptional growth this year and will continue its expansion throughout North America, expanding its footprint and customer service efforts across the West, Midwest, and East Coast regions.

For additional information on Target Specialty Products, please visit www.target-specialty.com or follow them on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIN.

About Target Specialty Products

With over 80 years of industry experience, Target Specialty Products is proud to be a leading value-added solutions and service provider of turf and ornamental solutions, pest management, application equipment, supplies and education and training programs.

Target Specialty Products serves the Turf and Ornamental and Pest Management markets from 43 locations across the United States and Canada. For additional information, visit us at www.target-specialty.com.

About ScottsMiracle-Gro

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer products for lawn and garden care. The Company's brands are among the most recognized in the industry. The Company's Scotts®, Miracle-Gro® and Ortho® brands are market-leading in their categories, as is the consumer Roundup® brand, which is marketed in the U.S. and certain other countries by Scotts and owned by Monsanto. We maintain a minority interest in TruGreen®, the largest residential lawn care service business, and in Bonnie Plants®, the largest marketer of edible gardening plants in retail channels.  The Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, The Hawthorne Gardening Company, is a leading provider of nutrients, lighting and other materials used in the hydroponic growing segment. For additional information, visit us at www.scottsmiraclegro.com.

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Target Specialty Products Continues Its Expansion by Opening Its Newest Branch in Denver

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2018)Target Specialty Products, a leading provider of pest management and turf and ornamental landscaping solutions, has opened its 43rd branch in Denver, continuing several years of rapid growth. The new location opens to meet high demand in the Denver market and will further Target Specialty Products’ continued industry leadership by supporting accounts with stocking and on time delivery programs.

“We’ve seen tremendous growth in the Denver market, creating an opportunity for us to expand with new products and services for our customers in the area, including our new showroom,” said Todd Ferguson, president of Target Specialty Products. “As we continue to provide unparalleled customer service and an array of leading pest control and turf and ornamental products, we look forward to growing our customer base in Denver.”

Headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California, Target Specialty Products is a value-added service provider of pest management, turf and ornamental landscaping solutions, application equipment and education and training programs. The company continues its growth throughout North America, expanding its footprint and customer service efforts across the West, Midwest and East Coast regions.

Target Specialty Product’s new Denver location will be located on 555 W 48th Ave., Suite C, Denver, CO 80216, Tel: 303-256-3024. For additional information on Target Specialty Products, please visit www.target-specialty.com or follow them on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIN.

About Target Specialty Products

With over 80 years of industry experience, Target Specialty Products is proud to be a leading value-added service provider of pest control and pest management solutions, turf and ornamental solutions, application equipment, supplies and education and training programs.

Target Specialty Products serves the Pest Management and Turf & Ornamental markets from 43 locations across the United States and Canada.

 

Contacts:

Danny Beardsworth

dbeardsworth@konnectagency.com

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Target Specialty Products Expands in Louisiana By Acquiring Distributor Precision Chemical & Equipment, LLC

 

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (Nov. 28, 2017)Target Specialty Products, a leading national wholesale distributor of pest management and turf and ornamental products, expanded its footprint to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, by acquiring the assets of Precision Chemical and Equipment, LLC., opening the distributor’s 42nd U.S. service center.

Target Specialty Products continues to experience exceptional growth in recent years.  The company’s new Baton Rouge location comes on the heels of high demand in the Louisiana area and will further Target Specialty Products’ continued industry leadership by supporting customer accounts with stocking and on-time delivery programs.

“The growth in customer demand in Greater New Orleans and the surrounding area has allowed for Target Specialty Products to expand our business by adding another service center,” said Todd Ferguson, Head of Target Specialty Products. “Acquiring a terrific company with superior service values allows us to hit the ground running, as we continue to provide unparalleled customer service and an array of leading pest management and turf and ornamental products. We look forward to growing our customer base in this region while catering to and servicing our growing customer base in all 50 states and Canada.”

Shawn and Shae Robinson, former owners of Precision Chemical, will join Target Specialty Products and assist in the smooth transition of the company.

“As we were looking for a great partner to transition our business, we began to talk to Target Specialty Products, and the more we spoke with them and got to know their management team, the more interested we became,” said Shawn Robinson. “Combining the reach and expertise of Target Specialty Products is a great compliment to the local business we have created in Louisiana. This will help drive value for our clients while improving customer service.”

Headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California, Target Specialty Products continues its expansion throughout North America, growing its footprint and customer service efforts across the West, Midwest and East Coast regions. For additional information, please visit http://www.target-specialty.comor follow them on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIN.

About Target Specialty Products

With over 80 years of industry experience, Target Specialty Products is proud to be a leading national wholesale distributor of pest control and turf and ornamental (T&O) products, application equipment, supplies, services, education and training programs.

Serving the entire United States and Canada from conveniently located branch locations, they provide products, services and equipment to the following industries, in both the private and public sectors: Aquatic, Forestry, and Vector Control, Golf Course and Turfgrass Maintenance, Landscape Maintenance, Nursery, Structural Pest Control, Fumigation and Vegetation Management.                   

                                                                                       

Contacts:

Daniel Beardsworth

dbeardsworth@konnectagency.com

www.konnectagency.com

 


Target Specialty Products™ and Scotts® Sign Marketing Agreement for Professional Turf Products

The Agreement Will Support Target Specialty Products’ Launch of New Products Powered by Scotts® PRO Technology and Developed Specifically for the Professional Turf Industry

November 16, 2017 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Target Specialty Products™, a leading national wholesale distributor of turf & ornamental and pest control products, is partnering with Scotts® to develop a complete line of new professional turf products backed by Scotts® PRO technology and the latest advancements in turfgrass management.

“Our position as a leading national distributor, combined with the strength of the Scotts® PRO branding, will allow us to launch new products supported by one of the most trusted names in lawn care, with the first of our new products coming soon.”

The marketing agreement will allow Target Specialty Products the exclusive ability to co-brand with the Scotts® PRO logo and related marks and will further strengthen Target Specialty Products’ position in the marketplace and its product offerings to customers.

“Scotts is a leader in the lawn and turf care industries, and we’re thrilled about the opportunity to partner with them,” said Todd Ferguson, president of Target Specialty Products. “Our position as a leading national distributor, combined with the strength of the Scotts® PRO branding, will allow us to launch new products supported by one of the most trusted names in lawn care, with the first of our new products coming soon.”

“With exceptional customer service and distribution, Target Specialty Products™ is well-positioned within the professional market to leverage the power of Scotts® PRO technologies, which are backed by decades of turfgrass research,” said Trevor Whitson, general manager of Scotts® PRO.

Headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California, and with 43 locations in major markets across the United States and Canada, Target Specialty Products™ continues to experience exceptional growth this year and will continue its expansion throughout North America, growing its footprint and customer service efforts across the West, Midwest and East Coast regions.

For additional information on Target Specialty Products in North America, please visit www.target-specialty.com or follow them on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIN.

About Target Specialty Products

With over 80 years of industry experience, Target Specialty Products™ is proud to be a leading national wholesale distributor of specialty agricultural and pest control products, application equipment, supplies, services, education and training programs. Serving the entire United States and Canada from 43 conveniently located branch locations, they provide products, services and equipment to the following industries, in both the private and public sectors: Golf Course and Turfgrass Maintenance, Landscape Maintenance, Nursery, Structural Pest Control, Fumigation and Vegetation Management, Aquatic, Forestry and Vector Control. For additional information, visit us at www.Target-Specialty.com.

About Scotts Miracle-Gro

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer products for lawn and garden care. The Company's brands are the most recognized in the industry. In the U.S., the Company's Scotts®, Miracle-Gro® and Ortho® brands are market-leading in their categories, as is the consumer Roundup® brand, which is marketed near worldwide by Scotts and owned by Monsanto. We maintain a minority interest in TruGreen®, the largest residential lawn care service business, and in Bonnie Plants®, the largest marketer of edible gardening plants in retail channels. The Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, The Hawthorne Gardening Company, is a leading provider of nutrients, lighting and other materials used in the hydroponic growing industry. For additional information, visit us at www.scottsmiraclegro.com.

 

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TARGET SPECIALTY PRODUCTS GENERATES AWARENESS WITH INAUGURAL PRESENCE AT PESTWORLD 2017

New Exhibit and Award Sponsorship Enhances Brand at Global Pest Trade Show

SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA (November 14, 2017) – Target Specialty Products had a powerful presence at their debut at National Pest Management Association's (NPMA's) PestWorld 2017 Conference and Trade Show. Held in Baltimore, Md. this year, Target Specialty Products was, for the first time, part of the exhibition showcase held during the conference.

Attendees of the global show had the opportunity to meet with the Target Specialty Products sales team and management in the newly designed booth, which showcased the refreshed brand. Technical expertise was also shared through Target Specialty Product’s live “Ask the Experts” panel, where attendees were invited to ask questions.

In addition, for the fourth year in a row, Target Specialty Products sponsored the Woman of Excellence Award, where Todd Ferguson, President of Target Specialty Products, presented the award to this year’s recipient Kim Kelley-Tunis, Rollins, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.). The NPMA's Women of Excellence Award honor is open to women across the pest management industry, including pest management professionals, manufacturers, and research organizations who demonstrate outstanding leadership and have made notable contributions to the development and growth of the profession, their business, and other women in the industry.

“We were honored to be a part of the Woman of Excellence Award presentation and to debut the Target Specialty Products refreshed brand at PestWorld last month,” said President of Target Specialty Products, Todd Ferguson. “It was a phenomenal experience to be a part of the exhibition showcase for the first time and to engage with attendees through our live ‘Ask the Experts’ panel. The conference brought great insights and opportunity to connect with those within the industry and we look forward to being a part of the conference again next year.”

PestWorld 2017 was held October 24-27 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Highlights of this year’s tradeshow activities were posted by Target Specialty Products on the brand’s Twitter (@TargetSpecProd) and Facebook (@TargetSpecialty) channels. For additional information on PestWord, please visit www.npmapestworld.org and for more information on Target Specialty Products in the United States, please visit www.target-specialty.com.

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About Target Specialty Products:

With over 80 years of industry experience, Target Specialty Products is proud to be a leading national wholesale distributor of pest control and turf and ornamental (T&O) products, application equipment, supplies, services, education and training programs.

Serving the entire United States and Canada from over 40 conveniently located facilities, Target Specialty Products provides solutions to the following industries, in both the private and public sectors: Aquatic, Forestry, and Vector Control, Golf Course and Turfgrass Maintenance, Landscape Maintenance, Nursery, Structural Pest Control, Fumigation and Vegetation Management.