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September 9, 2012

Scotts Miracle-Gro, the nation’s largest supplier of lawn and garden products, has been sentenced to pay a $4 million fine for 11 criminal violations relating to the use of toxic insecticides in its wild bird feed products. The Marysville, Ohio-based company also agreed to  more than $6 million in penalties and $2 million for environmental projects under a settlement that resolves additional civil pesticide violations filed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 

September 7, 2012

Cleveland, Tenn.-based Cleveland Tubing, the makers of the FLEX-Drain system, will become part of the Amerimax portfolio of products.

Norcross, Ga.-based Amerimax is a division of Euramax International.

In a letter to customers from A. Kent Owens, Euramax senior VP of residential products, the acquisition was described as boost to the company’s comprehensive portfolio of products. “Cleveland Tubing’s award-wining FLEX-Drain underground product line fits seamlessly and complements Amerimax’s roof drainage product offering,” he wrote.

August 10, 2012

Scotts Miracle-Gro, the industry’s largest supplier of lawn and garden products, reported sales of $1.06 billion for its third fiscal quarter, showing little change from sales of $1.05 billion in the same quarter of 2011.

Adjusted income from continuing operations was $99.4 million in the third quarter,  a 21.5% drop from adjusted income of $126.7 million for the same period a year ago.

November 8, 2011

Scotts Miracle-Gro, the nation’s largest supplier of lawn and garden products, reported net sales of $417.2 million for its fourth fiscal quarter, a decrease of 1% from sales in the same quarter last year. Sales in the global consumer segment declined 8% to $308 million.

Scotts LawnService reported sales of $83.4 million, an increase of 5% from the comparable quarter in 2010.

July 6, 2011

Scotts Miracle-Gro, the industry’s largest supplier of lawn and garden products, has entered into a new $1.7 billion secured revolving credit facility, scheduled to mature in 2016. This replaces its existing $2.2 billion facility, which was set to expire in February 2012.

January 31, 2011

From Saddle Brook, N.J., to Garden Grove, Calif., factories in the United States are turning out products to be used in or around the home. On the following pages, Home Channel News editors profile a diverse collection of domestic home channel manufacturers. 

November 13, 2008

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September 17, 2008

In a regulatory filing, the company said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had issued “Stop...