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ONCAP to Partner with Ingersoll Tillage Group

Toronto, June 2, 2015 – Ingersoll Tillage Group (“ITG”) and its majority owned subsidiary, Corporacion Patricio Echeverria, are pleased to announce the sale of a substantial portion of ITG’s shares to ONCAP.



New Corona Hydroponic Tools for Precision Cutting

Corona, CA (Sept. 24, 2014) – Corona® introduces a new line of tools for hydroponics, an increasingly popular, highly controlled production method that reaches across many different markets. The new Corona® line of Hydroponic Micro Snips and Scissors deliver the precision cutting and versatility needed in hydroponic production, season after season.



Corona® Cares Awards Tool Grants for ACTrees’ National NeighborWoods® Month

Corona, CA (September 17, 2014) – Corona® Tools and Alliance for Community Trees (ACTrees) are pleased to announce winners of Corona Cares™ Tool Grants to support National NeighborWoods® Month this October.



Corona Launches Media Hub for Green Industry Leaders' Twitter Chats

(Corona, CA, USA, May 22, 2014) – Corona® announced a new online Media Hub for Green Industry Twitter chats. Green Industry Leadership Network (GILN) is the central online location for green industry-based chats, providing access to content, transcripts, schedules, promotion and interaction on a 24/7 availability basis. Topics covered include horticulture, tree care and landscaping.



Corona Tools and Brand Introduced in Europe

(Corona, CA, April 30, 2014) – Corona announces the expansion of its brand into Europe through its partnership with Bellota Herramientas. For more than a century, Bellota has established itself as a leading manufacturer of hand tools used in agriculture, gardening, construction, and landscape markets. Garden centers and tool merchandisers may now offer a select line of Corona branded tools and accessories targeted at casual gardeners and the Do-it-Yourself (DIY) market for distribution throughout Europe and other select foreign countries.



Introducing Corona’s New Line of Files and Rasps

(Corona, CA, April 21, 2014) – America’s favorite tool company is pleased to announce a new line of files and rasps. Corona’s comprehensive range of sharpening tools is backed by the accumulated knowledge of the company, with more than 72 years of experience and proven utility. As the leading provider of premium quality tools, Corona files and rasps are forged for strength, maximum sharpness for superior cutting performance and long lasting durability.


Ingersoll Tillage Group Closes the Acquisition of Corporacion Patricio Echeverria

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (March 26, 2014) – The Shareholders of North American Tillage Tools Company doing business as Ingersoll Tillage Group (ITG) has announced the closing of the acquisition of the majority share capital of Corporacion Patricio Echeverria (CPE), completing the purchase agreement signed in December 2013. The closing is effective March 20, 2014. CPE’s products are marketed under the “Bellota” and “Corona” brand names.



Corona® Introduces 6 New ComfortGEL® Garden Hand Tools
In the Season of Comfort Sweepstakes

(Corona, CA, Feb. 7, 2014) -- Introducing Corona's new line of ComfortGEL garden hand tools! Six new tools join the popular line of ComfortGEL pruning tools, all with specially designed soft, ergonomically-shaped grips to maximize fit, comfort and control. ComfortGEL hand tools feature heavy-duty stainless steel heads that provide lasting performance, season after season. ComfortGEL hand tools debuted this month with the launch of Corona’s Season of Comfort Sweepstakes. With weekly awards and grand prize packages, Corona is putting comfort into the hands of gardeners across the country.


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