Steel Green Manufacturing, a startup company, will begin manufacturing equipment for the professional lawn care industry, including stand-on, zero-turn sprayer and spreader machines.
The operation was founded by Scot Jones, Matt Smith, Michael Floyd, Craig Conyer and Brent Mills and will start manufacturing in Lebanon, Ind.
“With over 100 years of combined experience in the landscape equipment industry, our team understands the needs of landscape contractors and grounds professionals, and we’re proud to build equipment with them in mind,” said Scot Jones, senior parts manager of Steel Green Manufacturing.
With more than three decades in the agriculture, turf and equipment fabrication industries, Scot Jones was a parts manager for the last fifteen years.
Matt Smith brings more than a decade of experience in sales and retail management to his new role as sales manager for the company.
Michael Floyd, inventory control manager, previously worked eight years in various departments including parts and service, shipping and receiving, purchasing, inventory control and warranty.
Craig Conyer brings more than 20 years of experience in the spraying equipment industry, along with certifications from Panasonic Robotic Welding and Autodesk Inventor CAD, to his new role as production manager.
Brent Mills has worked in the sprayer equipment industry since 1987, working in the assembly and parts departments for five years before spending the last 10 years performing tech support on zero-turn sprayer spreader machines.
“We are excited to create a product line that embodies innovation, quality and customer service,” Mills said.