Nicholas Strain joins the Quali-Pro team as Mid-West Area Sales Manager

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CSI announces that Nicholas Strain has joined its turf group, Quali-Pro, as Mid-West Area Sales Manager effective February 4, 2013.

Nick Strain

CSI announced that Nicholas Strain has joined its turf group, Quali-Pro, as Mid-West Sales Manager effective February 4, 2013. Strain, who will be based in McFarland, WI, graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Business. He has worked for John Deere Golf (in chemical sales), Allied Seeds, and most recently Barenbrug USA managing their Midwest Territory. With 5 years of turf sales and 9 years of golf course knowledge, Nick will be a great addition to the CSI team. "Quali-Pro is launching several first-time proprietary products this year and we are happy to have Nick on board to work with and support our customers in the Mid-West region" said Rick Grant, Quali-Pro Business Director.

Control Solutions - Mission Statement

As a part of the Makhteshim Agan Group, the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of branded post patent crop and non-crop products, Control Solutions is dedicated to ...

  • Providing our customers with high quality, environmentally sound, and cost-competitive pesticides in the U.S. professional pest management market.
  • To build market share and long-term partnerships with our customers by providing a competitive advantage through our registration, formulation and marketing capabilities.
  • To maintaining a corporate culture of integrity, accountability and respect.

About Control Solutions, Inc.

Control Solutions, Inc. has an extremely broad portfolio of active ingredients for all your pest control and plant protection needs, and we’re developing new products to bring you more value every day. CSI has launched 15 new products since 2010, including a microencapsulated portfolio and the first post-patent Fipronil Termiticide/Insecticide. Quali-Pro is an entity of Control Solutions, Inc. serving the turf, nursery and ornamental markets.

The story of Control Solutions begins in 1958, when the Boyd family purchased a small Pasadena, Texas, pest control company. By 1976, Ford’s Pest Control had grown to become Ford’s Chemical and Service. In 1985, Control Solutions, Inc. (CSI) was created to distribute Ford’s products to the professional and consumer markets. Ford’s success and growth in formulating professional pest, animal health and consumer products drew the attention of Roussel, which acquired Ford’s in 1989. After the Ford’s sale, Control Solutions continued as a family owned business. Today, our partnership with Makhteshim Agan Industries ( multiplies Control Solutions’ agility in continuously adding new products to meet the needs of pest management professionals.

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