Advanced Turf Solutions, an independent and employee-owned green industry distributor, is pleased to announce that Marc Petrus, President of the Virginia-based distributor, Innovative Turf Services, Inc., is joining its team starting September 1.  With Petrus and Innovative Turf Services’ sales team on board, Advanced Turf Solutions plans to expand its business into the Commonwealth of Virginia this fall.  In anticipation of this expansion, the company will be purchasing most of Innovative Turf Services’ operational assets.

“It’s a natural fit,” said Victor Garcia, CEO of Advanced Turf Solutions. “Innovative Turf Services has a talented team of support and sales staff, and we share many of the same premium product lines.”

This expansion into Virginia will increase Advanced Turf’s service area to 15 states. Innovative Turf Services has one location in Ashland, Virginia, which will remain open and start operating under the Advanced Turf Solutions brand on September 1st. “The entire Innovative Turf Services team is excited about becoming part of the Advanced Turf family,” said Marc Petrus, President of Innovative Turf Services. “Joining Advanced Turf Solutions will allow us to expand into new markets and also provide our current customers many new opportunities, which we are excited about.”

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