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Toro Awarded National Contract by The National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA)

Sep 20, 2017  |   Golf  |   Sports Fields & Grounds

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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The Toro Company has officially been awarded a national cooperative contract by The National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) for commercial turf maintenance equipment, commercial and residential irrigation solutions, residential and landscape contractor products, and BOSS® snow and ice management products. The multi-award contract was approved on August 18, 2017. 

The new contract is valid for use in both the United States and Canada, which marks the first cooperative contract option applicable in Canada for the popular turf care and landscape equipment manufacturer. The contract is valid in all areas where local laws and statutes allow cooperative purchasing.

“We’re excited about the opportunities that this new partnership with NJPA will produce,” explains Richard M. Olson, president and CEO of The Toro Company. “Offering top-quality Toro equipment to the 40,000+ members of NJPA means that municipalities, educational entities and non-profit organizations across the continent will now have increased access to a diverse lineup of Toro and BOSS products.”

NJPA serves the governmental, educational and non-profit sectors, and prospective suppliers go through a rigorous application and selection process to ensure that NJPA continues to connect their members with premium providers. 

“The Toro contract represents and demonstrates the exceptional quality and performance that our members have come to expect from NJPA contracts,” said Tony Glenz, contract manager at NJPA. “We’re committed to continuing to offer the best solutions to our members, and this new partnership with Toro will help do just that.” 

The Toro award is classified under contract number #062117-TTC with NJPA. For more information on Toro products, please visit www.toro.com. For more information on BOSS products, please visit www.bossplow.com.

Paula Sliefert  |  Sports Fields & Grounds (Equipment)  |  952-887-7107  |  paula.sliefert@toro.com
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About The Toro Company
The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of innovative solutions for the outdoor environment including turf, snow and ground engaging equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. With sales of $2.4 billion in fiscal 2016, Toro's global presence extends to more than 90 countries. Through constant innovation and caring relationships built on trust and integrity, Toro and its family of brands have built a legacy of excellence by helping customers care for golf courses, landscapes, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties and agricultural fields. For more information, visit www.toro.com

About NJPA
The National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) serves as a municipal contracting agency for over 50,000 member agencies throughout the nation with competitively awarded cooperative contract solutions through industry-leading vendors. NJPA membership is available to government, education and non-profit agencies located in all 50 states at no cost, liability or obligation to the member agency. As a public, government agency itself, NJPA responds to its members’ purchasing needs by facilitating and awarding national competitively bid contracts. NJPA cooperative contract solutions result in valuable product and service solutions that range from office supplies to heavy equipment. For more information about NJPA, visit its website at www.njpacoop.org