Central Turf & Irrigation Supply

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LARRY GIROUX JOINS CENTRAL TURF & IRRIGATION SUPPLY

April 17, 2017 - Elmsford, NY - Central Turf & Irrigation Supply, a leading North American wholesale distributor of irrigation, landscape, lighting and equipment supplies, has appointed Larry Giroux as VP of Business Development, Midwest.

Giroux comes to Central from Site One Landscape Supply where he was the National Marketing Programs Manager. He brings nearly 25 years of industry experience to this new position, including key leadership roles at John Deere Landscapes, Century Rain Aid and Willkie Turf.

Giroux will take on responsibilities for development of sales, marketing and customer support initiatives to support Central's expansion.

"Central continues to win new customers in the landscape, irrigation and lawn care markets. We are excited to have Larry Giroux on our team to help us develop the next generation of programs that will continue to define Central as the best choice for professionals," said Bernardo Luciano, President of Central Turf & Irrigation Supply, Inc.

Larry will be based in Michigan.

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CENTRAL TURF & IRRIGATION SUPPLY INTRODUCES EXCLUSIVE ORGANIC INSECT CONTROL

May 24, 2016 - Elmsford, NY - Central Turf & Irrigation Supply, Inc., a leading North American wholesale distributor of landscape supplies, has launched a new Organic Insect Control for summertime pests.

"With the risks of mosquito-borne pathogens on the rise, it's time for landscape contractors to treat their client's properties to create a protective zone against mosquitoes, ticks and other insects" said Anthony Luciano, Director of Sales & Marketing at Central. "Contractors who act now can earn extra income by offering this in-demand service as part of their regular site visits."

The product has an all-organic formula which will not harm beneficial insects like bees, butterflies, and earthworms, but will eliminate ticks, mosquitoes and other insects.

The product can be applied with a traditional sprayer or can be used with a fogger device. Central offers a fogger that operates from a propane tank for use in patio and deck areas.

The organic insect control is sold in a 32oz bottle that treats up to 250,000 square feet.

To locate a stocking Central location visit centraltis.com

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CENTRAL TURF & IRRIGATION SUPPLY APPOINTS DOUG ARMOUR AS COMMERCIAL IRRIGATION TECHNICAL MANAGER

April 1, 2016 - Elmsford, NY - Central Turf & Irrigation Supply, Inc., a leading North American wholesale distributor of irrigation, landscape, lighting and equipment supplies, and a service provider of technical solutions for contractor projects, has appointed Doug Armour as Commercial Irrigation Technical Manager.

Armour will lead the company's sales and support efforts for advanced irrigation control systems for commercial, university, park and government agency applications. He will work closely with commercial contractors, landscape architects and irrigation specifiers in the design, selection and implementation of custom irrigation controls including traditional centralized control, 2-wire decoder systems and weather stations.

"Irrigation professionals are wisely recommending more use of sophisticated irrigation controls to manage and monitor large irrigation systems. We are excited to have Doug Armour as our dedicated team leader to collaborate with our customers in successful installations," said Bernardo Luciano, President of Central Turf & Irrigation Supply, Inc.

Armour is certified as a Hunter Product Specialist for the ACC and ACC99D decoder systems, is Tucor factory trained, has achieved Rain Bird Commercial Advanced Authorized Service Center certification, and is an Irrigation Association Certified Landscape Irrigation Water Manager.

He will be based from Central's main office in Elmsford, NY.

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CENTRAL TURF & IRRIGATION SUPPLY APPOINTS BRUCE ROUTZAHN AS DIRECTOR OF REGIONAL SALES

February 28, 2016 - Elmsford, NY -Central Turf & Irrigation Supply, Inc., a leading North American wholesale distributor of irrigation, landscape, lighting and equipment supplies, and a service provider of technical solutions for contractor projects, has appointed Bruce Routzahn as Director of Regional Sales. Routzahn worked with Central during the past 5 years developing promotions, executing sales strategies and launching new products while in his previous vendor role as Regional Sales Manager for Rain Bird Corporation.

This position was created to fulfill the need for strategic sales planning, process implementation, and sales force development to support continued expansion and growth.

"I am pleased to have Bruce join our team. Bruce will complement the management team by helping us implement best-in-class sales processes that will enable us to deliver superior customer service and results," said Bernardo Luciano, President of Central Turf & Irrigation Supply, Inc.

Routzahn holds a BS in Business Administration from Towson University. In addition to his irrigation sales management experience with Rain Bird he spent 12 years at Black and Decker Corporation progressing through multiple sales and marketing positons including US National Sales Manager for independent wholesale distribution.

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CENTRAL TURF & IRRIGATION SUPPLY OPENS NEW STORE IN ALABAMA

New store location will serve professionals in the central Alabama market

February 28, 2016 - Elmsford, NY - Central Turf & Irrigation Supply, Inc., a leading North American wholesale distributor of irrigation, landscape, lighting and equipment supplies, has opened a new store in Alabama. The new store is in Opelika, Alabama. It will serve professional landscape, lawn care and irrigation contractors.

The new store is located at 404 Clanton Street, Opelika, AL 36801. Mr. Tim Kasel is the store manager. The store features a spacious contractor service counter and offers convenient delivery service throughout the local market. The store team can be reached at 334-737-5454. They will be open during the landscaping season Monday-Friday 7am to 5pm and Saturdays 7am to Noon.

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CENTRAL TURF & IRRIGATION SUPPLY OPENS NEW STORE IN CONCORD, ONTARIO, CANADA

New store location will serve professionals in the Ontario, Canada market

February 1, 2016 - Elmsford, NY - Central Turf & Irrigation Supply, Inc., a leading North American wholesale distributor of irrigation, landscape, lighting and equipment supplies, has opened a new store in Canada. The new store is in Concord, Ontario, Canada. It will serve professional landscape, lawn care and irrigation contractors. The new store is located at 272 Bradwick Drive, Concord, ON L4K-1K. Mr. Eric Pagva is the store manager. The store features a spacious contractor service counter and offers convenient delivery service throughout the local market. The store team can be reached at 905-532-0977. They will be open during the landscaping season Monday-Friday 7am to 5pm and Saturdays 7am to Noon.

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CENTRAL TURF & IRRIGATION SUPPLY OPENS NEW STORE ON LONG ISLAND

New store location will serve professionals in the Central Long Island market

February 1, 2016 - Elmsford, NY - Central Turf & Irrigation Supply, Inc., a leading North American wholesale distributor of irrigation, landscape, lighting and equipment supplies, has opened a new store on Long Island. The new store is in Copiague, New York. It will serve professional landscape, lawn care and irrigation contractors.

The new store is located at 20 Marconi Boulevard, Copiague, NY 11726. Mr. Sean McQuillen is the store manager. The store features a spacious contractor service counter and offers convenient delivery service throughout the local market. The store team can be reached at 631-249-4694. They will be open during the landscaping season Monday-Friday 7am to 5pm and Saturdays 9am to Noon.

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CENTRAL TURF & IRRIGATION SUPPLY PROMOTES SHANE WIMAN TO GREEN PRODUCTS MANAGER

Longtime company veteran tapped to guide rapid growth of Turf division.

January 28, 2016 - Elmsford, NY - Central Turf & Irrigation Supply, Inc., a leading North American wholesale distributor of irrigation, landscape, lighting and equipment supplies, has appointed Shane Wiman as Green Products Manager.

Shane brings years of experience to his new role, having worked as a salesman for Central in the turf division. He has developed a well-deserved reputation as a customer-focused leader in the landscape market.

"Shane understands the needs of the landscape professional, both in the field and in their business operations." said Anthony Luciano, Director of Sales and Marketing at Central. "He knows that professional contractors build their reputations by choosing the right products to create the right results. He is very serious about guiding our customers to the right choices in our wide range of product solutions."

Shane will guide all turf sales efforts and will train Central's local representatives on the latest products and technologies.

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