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Toro (NYSE: TTC) designs, manufactures and markets professional turf maintenance equipment and service, turf and micro irrigation system, landscaping equipment, and residential yard products.

Company Description

The Toro Company is in the business of designing, manufacturing, and marketing professional turf maintenance equipment and services, turf and agricultural micro-irrigation systems, landscaping equipment, and residential yard and irrigation products worldwide. They sell their products through a network of distributors, dealers, hardware retailers, home centers, mass retailers, and over the Internet. Their businesses are organized into three reportable business segments: professional, residential, and distribution. A company-owned distributorship, which consists of the distribution segment, has been combined with their corporate activities and financing functions. Their emphasis is to provide innovative, well-built, and dependable products supported by an extensive service network.

Source: The Toro Company March 6th, 2009 10-Q

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