The Toro Company Celebrates 100 Years of Growth and Success(City of Bloomington)
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Toro Welcomes Seven New Dealers to Extensive Network
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (January 4, 2013) -The Toro Company is pleased to welcome seven equipment dealers to its comprehensive equipment distribution network. The equipment dealerships that will now be carrying the full line of Toro® underground equipment, including directional drills, compact utility loaders, trenchers, vibratory plows, and stump grinders are:
- Trenchless Utility Equipment, Inc. in Burlington, Ontario, Canada
- Trenchers Plus, Inc. in Burnsville, Minnesota
- Midwest Underground Supply, LLC. in Bondurant, Iowa
- Hawthorne Cat in San Diego, California
- Price Bros Equipment Co in Wichita, Kansas
- LF George, Inc. in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
- Quality Equipment Company, L.P. in San Antonio, Texas
“We are pleased to have these seven top-notch dealerships now carrying the full Toro underground product line,” explains Butch Greeninger, senior national sales manager for The Toro Company. “Our dealers are the stewards of the Toro brand, and by bringing on only the best, we can ensure that Toro continues to be a name that folks associate with not only power, performance, and reliability, but also aftermarket support and outstanding service,” he adds.
The new dealers are also pleased with the newfound partnership. Charles Folkman, Jr., president of LF George Inc. comments on what carrying the Toro line means to his company. “The partnership with Toro means that we will have a great product backed by a brand that everyone trusts when it comes to service and support.”
Jeff Lyons, president of Trenchless Utility Equipment Inc. echoes the sentiments of other dealers, and looks forward to growing with the Toro underground line. “We were impressed with a lot of aspects of Toro, but two things in particular come to mind: their commitment to the engineering of these products, and the commitment to dealers,” says Lyons. “When a manufacturer supports the dealers well, the dealers can then offer better support to the end users.”
For more information on Toro's full line of directional drills, trenchers, vibratory plows, compact utility loaders and stump grinders, visit www.toro.com. To learn more about the seven newest dealers, or Toro's distribution network in general, visit www.toro.com/locator.
About The Toro Company
The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of innovative turf, landscape, rental and construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. With sales of more than $1.9 billion in fiscal 2012, Toro's global presence extends to more than 90 countries through strong relationships built on integrity and trust, constant innovation, and a commitment to helping customers enrich the beauty, productivity and sustainability of the land. Since 1914, the company has built a tradition of excellence around a number of strong brands to help customers care for golf courses, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties, and agricultural fields. More information is available at www.toro.com.