Tennessee awards grounds maintenance equipment contract
The state of Tennessee has awarded Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation a state contract for Toro commercial and residential landscape contractor equipment, as well as ECHO power equipment. The contract is for two years with two 1-year renewal options.
The contract enables the Pate firm to provide municipalities and state entities within Tennessee with Toro and ECHO products. The products are designed to meet agencies’ everyday landscaping needs. Tennessee counties can also participate in the contract, depending how their bylaws are structured. The photo below on the left shows an Echo PB-500T BackPack leaf blower.
The Jerry Pate Company was founded in 1985 by PGA Tour golf professional and U.S. Open Golf Champion, Jerry Pate. The company offers landscape and golf course design, equipment, parts and service to commercial, governmental, recreational and residential customers.
The firm represents the Toro, Echo, Shindaiwa, Club Car and Subaru equipment brands. It offers both new and pre-owned products. The company is headquartered in Pensacola, Fla., and serves the Southeast region from locations in Birmingham, Alabama; Atlanta, Georgia and Memphis, Tennessee.
The Toro Co. provides a variety of outdoor environment, including turf, snow and ground engaging equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. The firm helps customers care for golf courses, landscapes, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties and agricultural fields.
For more than 40 years, ECHO Inc. has developed and manufactured professional-grade, hand-held outdoor power equipment for both the commercial and homeowner markets. Today the company sells its products in North America through ten distributors managing 6,600 independent dealers.