October 19 2009
The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) today announced it has acquired certain assets from TY-CROP Manufacturing Ltd., a leading manufacturer of topdressing and material handling equipment for golf course and sports field applications

September 19 2008
Signature Control Systems Inc., a leading manufacturer of intelligent irrigation equipment, today announced that it has closed the
acquisition of L.R. Nelson Corporation’s Turf Division based in Peoria, Illinois.

July 7 2008
Netafim - the world's largest provider of smart irrigation solutions for agriculture and landscaping - announced the acquisition of Eden (, one of France's leading distributors of irrigation systems, mainly for landscaping.

June 5 2008
Deere & Company said today that it has completed the acquisition of Plastro Irrigation Systems, Ltd., headquartered in Israel, to add significant momentum to the growth of John Deere Water Technologies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Deere will combine Plastro with its current John Deere Water Technologies operations and T-Systems International, which Deere announced it had acquired in late May. The joint operations establish John Deere as the third largest agricultural irrigation company in the world.

May 20 2008
Deere & Company announced today it has completed the acquisition of T-Systems International, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, California, to expand the company’s growing John Deere Water Technologies operation, formed in 2006

May 4 2008
Jain Irrigation has acquired 69.75 per cent in Thomas Machines through a subsidiary, thus gaining management and operational control. The company also has an agreement to call for the remaining 30.25 per cent stake over the next three years. Thomas Machines manufactures specialist machines that include drip irrigation lines and automation products. Jain Irrigation hope to build its capabilities in new generation drip lines such as ‘precision irrigation’ products

Aug 17 2007
The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) today announced it has acquired Rain Master Irrigation Systems, a manufacturer of irrigation controllers based in Simi Valley, Calif. The purchase of Rain Master will help strengthen the company's position in the central controller market, enhance its established distribution network, and reinforce a long-term strategy to broaden its offering of precision irrigation technologies.

July 11 2007
Irrigation and water technologies manufacturer Netafim Ltd. has signed an memorandum of understanding (MOU) to acquire the controlling interest in Dutch irrigation and greenhouse horticulture company Revaho. Netafim said the move was part of its growth strategy. Revaho, one of Europe's leading companies in its field, has been Netafim's exclusive representative in the Netherlands and UK for many years.

April 20, 2007
Hunter Industries Acquires MP Rotator® Turf Sprinkler Business from Nelson Irrigation Corporation. Hunter Industries Incorporated has entered into a definitive agreement with Nelson Irrigation Corporation for the acquisition of the MP Rotator turf sprinkler business from Walla Walla Sprinkler Company, a subsidiary of Nelson Irrigation

April 2 2007
Ewing Irrigation, Golf & Industrial acquired Sacramento area-based A&T Sprinklers. The merger enables Ewing to offer landscape and irrigation professionals two new locations—Rancho Cordova and Roseville—for a combined total of 6 Ewing branches serving the greater Sacramento area, and 170 nationwide. The transaction closed April 2nd.

November 2006
Jain Irrigation Systems Limited, the agriculture major announced today that it has agreed to acquire 100% control in Aquarius Brands Inc. California, USA from Habasit Holding USA Inc for USD 21.5 million in all cash deal. Aquarius is a debt free company. With this acquisition, Jain Irrigation will become second largest drip irrigation company in the world.

September 4 2006
SCP Pool Corp. announced the acquisition of Wickham Supply Inc., which also owns Water Zone, LP. Both are landscape and irrigation distributors, with 13 locations in Texas and one in Georgia.

March 2006
Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. has announced the acquisition of Chapin Watermatics, Inc, New York, USA through its second generation wholly owned subsidiary, Jain (Americas) Inc, Ohio, USA. Jain Irrigation has acquired 100% shareholding control of Chapin Watermatics at approx. $ 6 million in cash and debt with deferred payment terms for part consideration. Company will use FCCB funds for the acquisition.

February 8 2006
IRVINE, CA - Signature Control Systems Inc. today announced that the company has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Bear Irrigation from Grizzle & Hunter lastic, LLC.

October 6 2005
SCP Pool Corporation announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Automatic Rain Company (d/b/a "Horizon"), a leading regional wholesale distributor of irrigation and landscape products serving professional contractors in the landscape construction and maintenance markets. Horizon operates 40 distribution locations in eight western and southwestern states.

July 1 2005
Deere & Company announced today it has completed the acquisition of that its John Deere Landscapes division has acquired United Green Mark Inc.

September 8 2003
Orbit Irrigation Products Inc. Expands Operations in China; Acquisition of Equity Interest in Di Tai Plastics Extends Orbit's Manufacturing Capabilities in United States and Asia.