PRESS RELEASECONTACT: Mary Martinez, Director of Marketing
DATE: November 16, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TURF & GARDEN JOINS HORIZON DISTRIBUTORS
Turf & Garden Acquisition Expands Horizon’s Footprint in the East
PHOENIX, AZ -- Horizon Distributors Inc. (“Horizon”), a full-service distributor of irrigation and landscape products, announced today the acquisition of Turf & Garden, Inc. Turf & Garden is a wholesale supplier of landscape products, irrigation, lighting and power equipment with four stores in Southeastern Virginia and the Outer Banks, North Carolina.
David Cook, President of Horizon, commented, “Turf & Garden has been a strong presence in the Virginia irrigation and landscape industry for over 100 years. This acquisition offers us a tremendous opportunity to expand our footprint in the East. The Turf & Garden business model is a seamless complement to Horizon and we are excited about the growth opportunity we can offer to their team.”
Turf & Garden offers an expansive line of products and services to green industry professionals, including power equipment parts and service. They have developed a strong following for their Southern Belle line of grass seed and fertilizers designed specifically for the needs of the Virginia climate and soil.
Horizon is a professional distributor of turf irrigation products, outdoor power equipment, fertilizers and allied products serving the professional turf, landscape and golf markets, including brand names of Hunter, Rain Bird, Toro, Irritrol, eXmark, Echo, Club Car, PBI Gordon, Vista, Unique and FX Professional Lighting. They currently operate 69 sales centers in 10 states including Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Colorado, Texas, Florida, and Maryland. For more information about Horizon, please visit www.horizononline.com
Horizon is a wholly owned subsidiary of POOLCORP (NASDAQ/GSM:POOL). POOLCORP is the world's leading wholesale distributor of swimming pool equipment, parts and supplies, and related outdoor living products. The company operates over 350 locations worldwide with more than 4,000 employees through three primary distribution networks: SCP Distributors LLC, Superior Pool Products LLC, and Horizon Distributors Inc. For more information about POOLCORP, please visit www.poolcorp.com.