Allturf Ltd., a portfolio company of Massey Capital, acquires Dol Turf Restoration Ltd.
BOND HEAD, ON June 13, 2019 – Allturf Ltd., a portfolio company of MC Massey Capital Holdings Inc., announces the acquisition of Dol Turf Restoration Ltd. (“Dol Turf”), the leading turf management and maintenance contractor in the province. They specialize in out-sourced maintenance and repairs of athletic fields, commercial properties and golf course cultural services.
John Alpaugh, President of Allturf said “The key to this acquisition was the impeccable quality of work done by Dol Turf, and their unparalleled reputation within the industry. Gord Dol and Andrea Wallis have built a great business, we are pleased they will stay on for a transitional period and help us continue to maintain the relationships they have built through the trust and respect they have earned from their customers over the last 25 years.”
Gord Dol will continue his work as a sports field consultant through his company Sports Turf International. He and Andrea hope the transaction will give them more time to spend with their growing family. Gord commented on the transaction: “It is a difficult decision to sell something so close to your heart. Selling to Allturf is a good fit. We are pleased with the way Allturf handled the transaction. I look forward to working with them. I am happy for our employees, who will all stay on, and I feel good that our customers will continue to receive the same high quality service they have come to expect from Dol Turf Restoration.”
Ken Pavely will head up Dol Turf as the new General Manager. Ken was in a management position with Dol several years ago and is familiar with the staff, customers and suppliers. Ken had this to say about the Allturf acquisition: “Allturf is building a strong package of solutions to the turf industry. With their sister company Rittenhouse, the purchase of Wray Mason’s company and now the addition of Dol Turf; they have excellent solutions to offer turf customers in golf, professional lawncare and sports fields. I have huge shoes to fill in following Gord Dol! But with Allturf’s extensive support I look forward to growing our business and even improving our offerings to existing customers. I am really looking forward to it.”
Allturf Ltd. specializes in the distribution of turf maintenance products (fungicides, herbicides, seed, nutrition, fertilizers, etc.) and related accessories primarily to the golf turf industry. Allturf predominantly services golf courses across Ontario, including the majority of the most renowned courses in the province.