TAG: PBI-Gordon

PBI-Gordon: SpeedZone Southern Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf

December 22, 2017By

SpeedZone® Southern Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf from PBI-Gordon delivers fast and dependable control of more than 90 tough broadleaf weeds, including clover, plantain, ground ivy and spurge. And because it’s formulated specifically for sensitive southern turfgrasses, SpeedZone Southern is highly selective in established cool-season and warm-season turfgrasses. Ideal for use on golf courses, residential and commercial areas, SpeedZone Southern is... read more

EPA approves PBI-Gordon’s fungicide for spring dead spot

October 27, 2017By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted federal registration for PBI-Gordon’s Kabuto SC Fungicide for use in the treatment of spring dead spot (SDS) in warm-season turfgrass. “Spring dead spot is, without a doubt, the most severe disease for warm-season turfgrasses, such as bermudagrass,” said Jim Goodrich, fungicide product manager for PBI-Gordon. “Extensive university and end-user testing has repeatedly shown that... read more

Companies in the News: PBI-Gordon celebrates anniversary; Husqvarna teams up with Men Against Breast Cancer; Deere sends aid to those affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria

October 12, 2017By

PBI-Gordon is celebrating its 70th anniversary this month. Initially named Private Brands Inc. (PBI) on Oct. 8, 1947, the company was founded by John Mueller and his son Robert Mueller, John Mathias and Roy Boxmeyer. Then in 1956, PBI acquired customer and fellow Kansas City company Gordon Chemical. The combined entity changed its name to PBI-Gordon Corp. in 1970. Throughout... read more

People on the Move: Davey vp, TPI communications manager retire; more from PBI, Hartney Greymount, Cool Planet, Ruppert

April 26, 2017By

Steve Marshall, executive vice president and assistant to the president, retired after 40 years of service to The Davey Tree Expert Co. Marshall, who retired April 1, started his career with Davey in the Akron office in 1977 as a lawn care technician. Rising through the ranks, he eventually joined the corporate office and became a key member of the executive... read more

People on the Move: Swingle CEO recognized by TCIA; Ruppert honors 23 employees at annual awards banquet; new hires, promotions from Engage Agro USA, PBI-Gordon, Davey, Ruppert, SipcamRotam

March 8, 2017By

Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care CEO Tom Tolkacz was given the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) Award of Merit, which was presented during the TCIA Winter Management Conference in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, in February. The award recognizes those who have devoted considerable time and energy to influencing and benefiting the tree care industry. A 30-year industry veteran, Tolkacz spent a... read more

PBI-Gordon, Kumiai and Ihara partner on new active ingredient

February 1, 2017By

PBI-Gordon Corp. has entered into an exclusive partnership with Kumiai Chemical Industry Co. and Ihara Chemical Industry Co. of Tokyo, Japan, to develop herbicides containing the new, proprietary active ingredient pyrimisulfan. To be marketed under the Vexis brand name, the herbicide active ingredient will be formulated for use in established cool- and warm-season turfgrass species on residential and commercial sites,... read more