San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2011
Galcon, a leading manufacturer of computerized irrigation controllers and systems for use in home gardens, agriculture, and landscaping, today announced the nationwide roll-out of its celebrated irrigation controllers under its own brand in the U.S.
Galcon’s controllers, including the bestselling hose end controllers (9000 series), the battery operated controllers with inline valve (7000 series), and the family of professional battery operated 6000 series, have been sold in the United States for over than 20 years through the DIG brand. The introduction of Galcon’s products, under its own brand in the U.S., supports a larger expansion plan, set to position Galcon’s irrigation products head-to-head with the leading manufacturers in the American market.
As part of this change, Galcon has established Galcon USA, a wholly owned and operated subsidiary, and has appointed Mr. Roy Levinson as the Managing Director of the new entity. Prior to joining Galcon, Mr. Levinson held a senior position at Rain Bird Services Corporation, bringing years of management and business development experience in the irrigation industry. Galcon USA will be based on the West Coast, and will have distribution channels throughout the U.S for the DIY, professional landscaping and agriculture markets.
“For over 30 years, Galcon has successfully marketed its brand name products in over 40 countries worldwide. We look forward to introducing the Galcon brand to the US market and to offer our international marketing experience together with Galcon’s superior products to U.S. customers,” said Sagi Rubin, CEO of Galcon. “I am very excited that Roy Levinson is joining us for this ride. Under his management we will be able to introduce the Galcon innovative line of products to a wider customer base and achieve greater market share.”
Galcon is a recognized world leader in the manufacturing of Computerized Irrigation Controllers and Systems for use in home gardens, professional landscape, municipal and agriculture. Galcon has achieved worldwide recognition for product reliability and durability in the harshest weather conditions, and is widely recognized as the top provider of battery operated controllers - continuously leading the pack in development and innovation in the field.
Established in 1983, Galcon is headquartered in Kfar Blum, Israel. It is owned by Kibbutz Kfar Blum and by the Whitewater Group, a private global company investing in cutting-edge Israeli water technologies in the fields of water management, quality and security.
Galcon currently sells its products in over 40 countries around the world. For more information, please visit http://www.galconc.com
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