Harrell’s continues Growing a Better WorldTM through expansion relocation to Charlotte, NC
Lakeland, FL –Harrell’s, LLC a leading producer of quality custom blended fertilizers and a distributor of chemicals and grass seed for the golf course, sports turf, landscape management, and horticulture industries announced today that it will be relocating warehouse and distribution facilities from Norway, South Carolina to Charlotte, North Carolina. The move will take place over the summer and is expected to be complete around July 1, 2011.
“We are all very excited about the opportunities to better serve our customers through this expansion,” said Jack Harrell, Jr. Chairman and CEO. “Charlotte is the center of several distribution channels and provides access to an array of resources.”
The new warehouse will be expanded to a full service facility with a complete line of fertilizer, seed and pesticides. Harrell’s continues their commitment to the Turf and Ornamental Industry in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, as well as parts of Georgia and looks forward to serving these markets more efficiently.
Bill Chichwak, current site manager of the Harrell’s Whitestown, IN location, will be relocating to Charlotte to head up the new warehouse. Bill brings over 15 years of management experience and has been in the green industry for four years. Initially, Harrell’s plans to hire 10-15 people to manage customer needs out of this facility.
Established in Lakeland, Florida in 1941, Harrell’s production of fertilizer exceeds 75,000 tons annually. Products are shipped all around the eastern United States, across the Caribbean, Central and South America, the Middle East and along the Pacific Rim. Harrell’s is the exclusive eastern formulator and a leading world distributor of POLYON® Technology, the industry’s superior controlled-release fertilizer technology.
Harrell’s is a privately owned corporation headquartered in Lakeland, Florida with production facilities in Alabama and Florida. Harrell’s, LLC currently has distribution centers in Norway, SC, Danbury, CT, York, PA, Butler, PA, Chicago, IL, New Hudson, MI, Whitestown, IN, Homestead, FL and Auburn, MA.