The Toro Company designs, manufactures, and markets professional turf maintenance equipment and services worldwide. The company’s Professional segment offers zero-turn radius riding mowers, heavy-duty walk behind mowers, mid-size walk behind mowers, stand-on mowers, turf cultivation equipment, compact utility loaders, walk-behind trenchers, and stump grinders to the landscape contractor market; riding rotary mowers and attachments, aerators, debris vacuums, blowers, sweepers, and multipurpose vehicles for the sports fields and grounds market; and reel and rotary riding products, riding and walking mowers, turf sprayer equipment, utility vehicles, aeration equipment, and bunker maintenance equipment for the golf course market. It also provides rotors, sprinkler bodies and nozzles, plastic and brass valves, drip tubing and subsurface irrigation, and electric and hydraulic control devices, as well as wired and wireless rain, freeze, and climate sensors for the residential/commercial irrigation market; and products that regulate the flow of water for drip irrigation to the micro-irrigation market. This segment sells its products through distributors and dealers, as well as directly to government customers, rental companies, and retailers. The company’s Residential segment offers walk power mowers; riding mowers; home solution products, including grass trimmers, electric blower-vacuums, electric blowers, and electric snow throwers; underground and hose-end retail irrigation products; and various gas-powered single-stage and two-stage snow throwers. This segment markets its products to homeowners through outdoor power equipment dealers, hardware retailers, home centers, and mass retailers, as well as through the Internet. The Toro Company sells its products primarily under the Toro, Exmark, Irritrol, Hayter, Pope, Lawn-Boy, and Lawn Genie names. The company was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota.