Tournesol acquires Fairweather assets from Leader Manufacturing, giving Tournesol a total of four manufacturing plants.
Stonewear’s assets acquired, all concrete casting moved to El Paso, TX, facility. Within 24 months employment at the two facilities has increased over 300%.
Vespro’s Root Solutions product line was acquired and added to the drainage solutions category – extrusion production is moved to Hayward.
Introduction of Boulevard thermally-modified wood, one of the first alternatives to South American hardwoods to the commercial furnishings market.
Tournesol partners with Street & Garden Furniture of Brisbane to produce Australian-designed site furnishings in the U.S.
Company is reorganized and takes the name Tournesol Siteworks – the decorative line has quickly outpaced the self-watering irrigation product. Partnership with Elmich of Singapore begins greenwall product line.
Stonewear moves from Nevada to El Paso, TX, and establishes a sister plant over the border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Stonewear is one of the smallest companies in the area to create its own maquiladora plant.
Planter Technology begins selling lightweight fiberglass pots and planters under the Tournesol Siteworks brand.
Planter Technology moves from Silicon Valley to the more manufacturing-friendly East Bay city of Hayward, CA.
Vespro, Inc. started in San Rafael, CA, to manufacture root barrier and drainage products for the commercial landscape marketplace.
First self-watering container irrigation insert is created, moves company towards exterior landscape market.
Planter Technology sold to new ownership group led by Christopher Lyon. Products consisted of "Natural Spring" plastic self-watering planters and liners, mostly for interior applications.
Magnalite moves to Carson City, NV, and changes name to Stonewear. Product line consists of lightweight concrete pots, trash receptacles, column covers and turnkey fountains.
Fairweather is acquired by Leader Manufacturing, and moves to Port Orchard, WA. The product line has grown to encompass a wide range of public-oriented site furnishings, including decorative steel bollards.
Fairweather founded in Tacoma, WA, started creating trash receptacles and benches in powder-coated steel and wood.
Planter Technology founded in Mountain View, CA, as a manufacturer of unique self-watering planters - first sales made to companies maintaining interior plants in commercial applications.
Stonewear founded as Magnalite in Belmont, CA, as a manufacturer of lightweight concrete site furnishings.