PrimeraTurf Inc. announced Heritage Landscape Supply Group and Tessman Company as new owner-distributors of Primera effective December 1, 2019. These strategic additions increase Primera’s membership to 61 separate distribution companies while broadening the group’s geographic reach.
The Tessman Company is a family business that has been operating in the Minnesota Twin Cities area since 1950. It has grown to be a well-known provider of fertilizers, chemicals, grass seed, golf course supplies, greenhouse soils and plastics, landscape supplies and ice melt. The company now serves Lawn Care Companies, Snow Removal Professionals, Landscapers, Golf Courses, Athletic Field Managers, Greenhouses and Nurseries from warehouses in St. Paul, MN, Sioux Falls, SD and Fargo, ND. “Our company is still owned locally by the Timberg and Reiten families, and helps support over 30 families in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota”, said President Terry Reiten.
Heritage Landscape Supply Group was formed in October 2018 as a leading family of independent distributors in the Agronomics, Irrigation, and Landscape Supply business. The company already represents over 68 individual distribution locations across the nine states through the following brands: FIS Outdoor, Normac, CPS Distributors, Automatic Supply, and MCS Landscape Supply. Company President, Matt McDermott said, “Heritage is proud to join the Primera family. Over the last 12 months, we have added significant expertise in agronomics to our platform and we look forward to continuing to attract the industry’s best talent to our team and collaborating with our new Primera member-partners.”
“We are pleased to add Tessman Company and Heritage Landscape Supply Group to the Primera family. With the addition of these outstanding companies, Primera will expand our geographic reach and professional sales capabilities. We see this as a strategic growth opportunity to add two companies that are uniquely dedicated to excellent customer care and sales expansion. I am confident that they will aid Primera in building on our successful track record of growth. We look forward to these partnerships!” said Primera Chief Executive Officer Todd Ferguson.
Primera has over 60 member companies throughout the United States. For more information, contact Primera at (949) 337-0680 or go to www.primera.coop.
Primera is a business cooperative committed to providing leading technologies and advantaged opportunities to distributors, users and manufacturers in the professional turf and ornamental, specialty vegetation management, pest control, and aquatic markets. PrimeraTurf was founded in 1999 and is based in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.