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PBI-Gordon Hires Brett Rieck
PBI-Gordon announced the hiring of Brett Rieck as Eastern Regional Manager for the sales team. Rieck will be responsible for supervising the company’s eight territory sales representatives serving clients and vendors east of the Mississippi River. 

Air2HP Portable Aerifier Tool

Air2HP Portable Aerifier Tool

Pinpoint Fungicide Receives Registration for Dollar Spot Control
Valent U.S.A. Corporation and Nufarm announced that Pinpoint Fungicide has been registered as a new tool for controlling dollar spot in turfgrass. The active ingredient in Pinpoint is mandestrobin, a new strobilurin (Qol) fungicide that controls dollar spot.

GT AirInject Unveils Air2HP Portable Aerifier Tool
GT AirInject, Inc. unveils its newest product — the Air2HP portable aerifier tool — at the Green Industry and Equipment Expo (GIE EXPO) this week. The Air2HP may be used to increase drainage, aerify and ease compaction on lawns, in flowerbeds, around tree roots, and in sand bunkers. The Air2HP may also be used on golf courses and sports fields. The Air2HP is a handheld device that uses a single probe to inject air beneath the surface of the turf. It fractures compacted soil as far as 40-inches beneath the surface, allows root systems access to air and improves drainage.

Aquatrols Hires Two Team Members
Aquatrols Corporation of America has announced the hiring of Ryan LeBon as Chief Financial Officer and Stacy Peters as North American Sales Manager. LeBon will help to lead Aquatrols from a financial perspective and work with the operations team to drive the continued expansion of the company and Peters will lead the North American sales team and work closely with key internal and external partners to expand the Aquatrols product portfolio.