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WAUKEGAN, ILL. (June 7, 2018)– Precision Laboratories announces the appointment of Elijah Alaniz to the role of Account Manager, Agriculture Sales in California.

In this position, Alaniz will lead the company’s initiatives with our innovative irrigation injection surfactants and adjuvant technology in the diverse agricultural market of California. He will work with Precision’s customers and internal marketing staff to establish a sustainable growth strategy in this market.

WAUKEGAN, ILL. (May 21, 2018)– Precision Laboratories announces the hiring of Krista Wiebenga to the role of Marketing and Communications Specialist.

In this position, Wiebenga will execute Precision’s marketing strategies and tactics for the agriculture, turf and seed applied technologies business units. She will also be responsible for the company’s website and social media presence.

“Krista’s passion for the agriculture and turf & ornamental industries, along with her experience in technical writing and website development will serve our company and customers well,” says Sean Lynch, VP of Sales & Marketing for Precision.

Wiebenga, a Fulton, Ill. native, earned her B.S. degree in Agricultural Communications from the University of Illinois. Previously, Wiebenga was the SEO Specialist at Scranton-Gillette Communications in Arlington Heights, Ill. She also interned in Enterprise Marketing Communications for CHS, Inc. in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Wiebenga will be located at the company headquarters in Waukegan, Ill.

About Precision Laboratories
Precision Laboratories is a leading provider of specialized chemistries applied to plants, seeds, soil and water to maximize resource and biological performance potential while stewarding the environment. For more information on the company’s products and its value-added dealers, call 800-323-6280 or visit 
www.precisionlab.com.

WAUKEGAN, ILL. (April 20, 2017)– Precision Laboratories announces two changes to its management team.

Don Spier, formerly the vice president of turf sales, is named to a newly-created position of business manager, southern and western agricultural markets. A 14-year veteran with the company, Spier brings an extensive working knowledge of chemistries used to manage irrigation water to this position.    In this new role, he will oversee accounts and sales team members in those regions of the United States with a product emphasis of water management technologies.  Spier will remain located at Precision Laboratories’ headquarters in Waukegan, Illinois

Erick Koskinen, formerly a turf district sales manager, has been promoted to fill Spier’s former position as business manager, turf markets. A former golf course superintendent with six years at Precision, Koskinen will lead the company’s sales efforts within the professional turfgrass markets nationwide.  He has extensive experience within the industry and is instrumental in expanding into sports turf and lawn care industries.

“We are fortunate to have these two individuals on the Precision team to focus on customer needs in our agriculture and professional turfgrass markets,” said Terry Culp, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Precision. “We all look forward to their contributions in the these new roles.”

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About Precision Laboratories
Precision Laboratories is a leading provider of specialized chemistries applied to plants, seeds, soil and water to maximize resource and biological performance potential while stewarding the environment. For more information on the company’s products and its value-added dealers, call 800-323-6280 or visit 
www.precisionlab.com.

Precision has sold all rights to the AGmaster Coatings brand to Standard Polymers of Burlington IA.  Standard Polymers has a 25-year history in industrial coatings and is well positioned to carry on the established reputation of the AGmaster brand. 

“We are very happy that our customers of AGmaster products will be able to continue accessing these materials from Standard Polymers” said Terry Culp, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Precision. “This divestment concludes Precision’s offering of products for equipment maintenance and sharpens our focus on specialty chemicals applied to plants, seeds, soil and water,” Culp added. 

Customers may contact Standard Polymers for all AGmaster brand products on their customer service line at 319-237-1900 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

WAUKEGAN, IL (November 27, 2015) - Precision Laboratories ensures product compliance with all governing agencies and has completed modification of all specimen labels and safety data sheets to comply with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard 1910.1200 (HazCom 2012) Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). 

For all product labels that are not GHS compliant, OSHA allows distributors to ship if it was packaged and labeled prior to June 30, 2015 without relabeling each container - provided a GHS-compliant label for each individual container accompanies the product shipment.

For example, a case of 2x2.5 gallons of product requires 2 GHS-compliant specimen labels, a case of 12x1 pint of product requires 12 GHS-compliant specimen labels to be shipped with the product.

This provision will be allowed until December 1, 2017 when all products will be required to have a GHS-compliant label attached to individual containers.

We have supplied all required GHS-compliant labels on each product’s webpage at www.precisionlab.com. By including these labels in appropriate quantities with shipments, distributors will be in full compliance with the GHS 2012 mandate.

 

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WAUKEGAN, Ill. (January 26, 2015) - To exceed customer expectations and continue to deliver high service levels, Precision Laboratories expanded the fill line capacity in its Waukegan facility. This new addition creates faster order turn around to meet rising product demand.

“We obsess about our customers and have a high expectation of ourselves to consistently maximize the customer's experience with us,” said Rick Wohlner, president. “This expanded capacity is a demonstration of our commitment to the industry and enables orders to be filled in up to one-third less time.”

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