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Toro acquires Lawn Solutions Commercial Products

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The acquisition adds key product categories to support Toro's position in turf renovation.

| June 27, 2011

The Toro Co. has acquired Louisville, Kent.–based Lawn Solutions Commercial Products, Inc., a manufacturer of turf renovation equipment for the landscape, rental, municipal and golf markets. The acquisition, which includes a lineup of aerators, seeders, power rakes and brush cutters, adds key product categories to Toro's portfolio to support growth across its core global businesses. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

"Turf renovation is a natural category for Toro having built our company around turf maintenance for almost 100 years," said Michael Drazan, vice president of the company's Contractor Business. "These products complement our brands and markets extremely well, while extending our offering to customers worldwide. With our expanded distribution and market strength, we believe we can deliver significant share growth in these categories."

As part of the purchase, David Cook, owner of Lawn Solutions, will continue to consult with Toro after the acquisition and provide important product development and category expertise.

 

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