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Sylvite, Turf Care form new company


May 13, 2011
By Mike Jiggens

Sylvite and Turf Care Products Canada Limited have formed a new company titled Sylvite Turf General Partnership Inc.

The new company, “Sylvite Turf,” will supply fertilizer, seed and plant protection products to the sport turf, golf and lawn care industries throughout Eastern Canada. Doug Hubble will be the director of sales for Sylvite Turf, and the company will operate out of Turf Care’s offices in Newmarket, Ont.

In addition to this new venture, Sylvite Turf has been selected as the preferred fertilizer supplier to National Golf Course Owners Association Canada – Golfmax Program (Eastern Canada). Golfmax is the purchasing program of the NGCOA Canada.

“On behalf of our president, and our entire NGCOA Canada staff team, I’m thrilled to welcome Sylvite Turf to the Golfmax Purchasing Program family," said Cedar Nisbet, director, Golfmax & Business Development, NGCOA Canada. "I believe that we have forged a long lasting partnership that will benefit our members in Eastern Canada for years to come. Sylvite Turf is well positioned to provide exceptional product at extremely competitive pricing to our members, coupled with superior customer service.”

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Sylvite was founded in 1977 and has grown to become a diversified company with operations in Canada and across the United States. Sylvite has international access to a variety of products, primarily related to nitrogen, potash and phosphate. With more than three decades of experience in supplying agricultural inputs, Sylvite is recognized as one of the most trusted suppliers to food producers, formulator, industrial customers and horticulture related companies in North America.

Turf Care Products Canada was founded in 1975 to provide sales and service of outdoor products to customers in Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic Canada. Since then they have expanded the product line to include water management, lighting and more. Turf Care is recognized as a leading supplier to golf courses, municipalities, landscape contractors. Turf Care Products Canada is located in Nemarket, Ont. with offices in London, Milton, Scarborough, Ottawa and Montreal.

To learn more about Sylvite Turf, contact Doug Hubble at 519-716-5401.