Greenhouse Canada

Manderley Turf Products takes top honour

February 22, 2012  By Greenhouse Canada

Feb. 22, 2012, Toronto – Manderley Turf Products has been named one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for 2011.

With over 80 million square feet of sod sold annually, Manderley has been instrumental in the  development of the sod industry in Canada, leading advances in production, distribution and product development including drought tolerant turfgrass that significantly reduces water consumption.

"Manderley is proud to accept this celebrated business award while representing the farming and agricultural community, especially turfgrass sod producers from around the world," says Greg Skotnicki, president of Manderley Turf Products and a director of the Nursery Sod Growers Association of Ontario (NSGA). "With 51 years experience, Manderley has grown to be Canada's largest sod supplier and an industry pioneer; helping to champion the NSGA Green Certification program for sod farms as well as water-saving, drought tolerant sod."


Established in 1993, the Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies is a national awards program, recognizing Canadian companies that have implemented world-class business practices and created value in innovative ways. The 2011 awards were sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, and Queen's School of Business.

"Being named among Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies recognizes that Manderley has a world-class staff committed to creating world-class value for clients," says Skotnicki. "We believe we can always improve the way we do things and are continuously seeking innovative new ways to improve both our internal processes as well as the way that we serve our professional and homeowner clients. It means a lot, having independent business experts analyze, compare and vet what we do."

Winners of the Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies award, will be honoured at the annual Best Managed gala in Toronto on March 27.

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