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  • Weed Man USA hits $100M in revenue

    October 3, 2017By

    National lawn care provider Weed Man USA has officially hit $100 million in revenue. Weed Man USA is represented in 520-plus territories throughout the U.S., including 21 new territories since January of this year. It has grown nearly 12 percent in 2017 and is projected to continue growing at the same rate in 2018, the company said. “Weed Man USA is... read more

    Amvac releases new herbicide and fungicide, Oreon fungicide to be renamed Premion

    September 29, 2017By

    Amvac Chemical Corp., based in Newport Beach, Calif., launched Scepter T&O 70WDG Herbicide and FF III turf fungicide. Scepter, which contains the active ingredient imazaquin, is a selective postemergent herbicide that provides control of hard-to-control weeds in turf and landscape ornamentals, according to the company. FF III is a turf disease product in a dry granular formulation that includes three active ingredients: PCNB,... read more

    TruGreen acquires Turf Masters in Northeast

    September 28, 2017By

    In addition to recently rolling up Nashua, N.H.-based Lawn Dawg, lawn care giant TruGreen acquired Turf Masters, based in South Windsor, Conn. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “The Turf Masters acquisition allows us to expand our presence and build the TruGreen brand in one of our most important and strategic regions of the country,” said TruGreen spokeswoman Amy... read more

    Campanella: TruGreen buying Lawn Dawg is ‘bittersweet’

    September 27, 2017By

    TruGreen acquired Nashua, N.H.-based Lawn Dawg last week. Terms were not disclosed for the transaction that Lawn Dawg President Jim Campanella called “bittersweet.” Lawn Dawg adds about 26,000 customers and $15 million in annual revenue to Memphis, Tenn.-based TruGreen, which did more than $1.3 billion in 2016 revenue and ranks No. 2 on the 2017 LM150 list of largest landscape... read more

    Anuvia partners with Ferti in Canada

    September 26, 2017By

    Anuvia Plant Nutrients partnered with Ferti Technologies, based in Quebec, Canada, to market Anuvia’s GreenTRX to Ferti’s golf and turf customers in eastern Canada. GreenTRX is a multinutrient, slow-release fertilizer that delivers fast deep greening of turf and lawns while also protecting the environment, Anuvia said. “We are excited to have Ferti Technologies representing GreenTRX,” said Hugh MacGillivray, executive vice... read more

    Amvac acquires OHP

    September 25, 2017By

    American Vanguard Corp.’s wholly owned subsidiary Amvac Chemical Corp. will acquire OHP, a supplier of pesticides for the greenhouse and nursery markets. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close Oct. 2., were not disclosed. “We are extremely excited to have OHP become a significant part of Amvac’s noncrop business,” Amvac COO Bob Trogele said. “The leading position that OHP... read more