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.
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.