T&R Company


T&R Company Expands Service into the Northwest with
Signing of Nursery Supplies, Inc. Distributor Agreement

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. Feb. 9, 2006 – T&R Company, a well-known manufacturer of landscape tree boxes, stakes and trellises for the nursery industry, has announced the expansion of its sales channel with the signing of a distributor agreement with Nursery Supplies, Inc. (NSI), a leader in plastic nursery pots. Under the agreement, T&R will distribute NSI products in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Hawaii as well as in British Columbia. To support the agreement, T&R has appointed Erin Stratton as Northwestern Sales Representative.

Based in Portland, Erin will represent a complete line of plastic nursery containers and redwood tree boxes specifically for wholesale nursery growers. She will also represent products from T&R’s Kelmar Creations Division, which includes a full line of high quality wood products such as decorative trellises, planters and novelty garden accents for interior and landscape use designed specifically for the consumer home and garden retail market.

Erin has been in the nursery industry for more than 25 years, spending most of that time in sales for leading hard goods suppliers. Other experience in inventory control management and farm operations management rounds out her background, enabling her to quickly understand every aspect of the the grower’s needs. Raised in the Portland area, Erin starting working in the industry soon after high school and has developed an excellent reputation throughout the industry. She has also been an active member of the Oregon Association of Nurseries.

“Erin’s attention to customer needs and dedication to service make her a perfect match with T&R’s customer service philosophy,” said Phil Guardia, President of T&R. “We are very committed to customer service and support, and credit our growth and success to consistent attention to customer needs. Erin’s expertise will undoubtedly be an invaluable asset to T&R in the Northwest.”

T&R Company Expands Service into the Northwest with Signing of Nursery Supplies, Inc. Distributor Agreement.

To further support the region, T&R plans to open a stocking warehouse in the first half of 2006 to ensure the fastest possible delivery to customers in the Northwest.

About T&R Company:
Founded in Southern California in 1964, T&R Company specializes in containers for nurseries from plug trays to tree boxes over 20-feet and all sizes in between. T&Rs headquarters in Rancho Cucamonga, California encompass nearly seven acres with over 30,000 square feet of production. Under its Kelmar Creations Division (established in 2003), it also manufactures a complete line of decorative specialty wood consumer products marketed through retail garden centers. For further information, contact T&R Company, 12940 Whittram Ave., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739; Tel:888-899-3400, Fax: (909) 899-4975, E-mail: sales@trlcompany.com, Web:www.trlcompany.com

T&R Company