Sector: Producer Manufacturing
Industry: Trucks/Construction/Farm Machinery
CEO: Richard M. Olson
Description: The Toro Co. engages in designing, manufacturing and marketing professional turf maintenance equipment and services, turf irrigation systems, landscaping equipment and lighting products, snow and ice management products, agricultural irrigation systems, rental and specialty construction equipment, and residential yard and snow thrower products. It operates through the following two segments: Professional and Residential. The Professional segment designs and markets professional turf, landscape and lighting, rental and specialty construction, snow and ice management, and agricultural products. The Residential segment markets products to homeowners through a variety of distribution channels, including outdoor power equipment distributors and dealers, mass retailers, hardware retailers, home centre's, as well as online. The company was founded by John Samuel Clapper and Henry Clay McCartney on July 10, 1914 and is headquartered in Bloomington, MN.