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GIE+EXPO Prize Winner Takes Delivery of New Toro® Stand-On Aerator

Apr 24, 2018  |   Professional Contractor

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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Jose Arroyo of Jose’s Lawn Service and Landscaping in Lyman, South Carolina, winner of Toro's 2017 GIE+EXPO Giveaway, has taken delivery of his new 24-inch stand-on aerator just in time for spring.

“We’re excited to put this new aerator to work,” said Arroyo. “The fact that the Toro 24-inch stand-on aerator can get in and out of gates easily and reach areas other aerators can’t will be extremely useful in my business.”

Arroyo’s new 24-inch stand-on aerator fits through a standard 36-inch gate, making quick work of any small- to large-size aeration project. Reaching ground speeds of up to 6.5 mph, the aerator also optimizes power and hydraulics to ensure consistent core depths regardless of terrain. Additional features include a hydraulic valve to adjust operator weight, as well as electronic depth control to maximize power to aerate. When aerating, operators will notice consistent plug depths of up to five inches in length.

“We’re pleased to get Mr. Arroyo’s new 24-inch stand-on aerator into his hands,” said Chris Vogtman, marketing manager at Toro. “This new model fills an important gap in the marketplace by providing the efficiency of a stand-on aerator in a highly maneuverable and compact package. It was built with the landscape contractor in mind, and it’s a perfect example of our strategy to ensure both our products and our customers are powered by productivity.”

Arroyo picked up his 24-inch stand-on aerator from his local Toro dealer, Nodine Small Engine, located at 13540 Asheville Hwy in Inman, South Carolina. Nodine Small Engine is a family-owned and operated business that opened its doors in 1986.

For more information about the new Toro 24-inch stand-on aerator, visit the Toro website or visit your local Toro dealer.


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Pictured left to right: Frankie Nodine, Nodine Small Engine; Jose Arroyo, Jose’s Lawn Service and Landscaping


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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 maintenance, snow and ice management, landscape, rental and specialty construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. With sales of $2.5 billion in fiscal 2017, Toro’s global presence extends to more than 125 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, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties and agricultural operations. For more information, visit www.toro.com