The History of Simpson Norton Corporation:
The Toro Company has had a Distributor in Arizona since 1952 starting with Arizona Toro, which was owned by Alva
Shaw. In 1957, Bill Norton became the owner and renamed the company to The Norton Corporation. The company continued
its growth through the 60's in Phoenix as the metro area doubled in size. In 1974 Roy Simpson purchased The Norton
Corporation. Mr. Simpson renamed the company to the Simpson Norton Corporation. In 1975 Simpson Norton expanded
its territory into Las Vegas, Nevada. In 1996, Simpson Norton expanded into New Mexico by purchasing SWT Distributing.
In 2000 Roy Simpson retired and Simpson Norton then became a subsidiary of The Toro Company. After Roy's retirement
and Toro's accquisiton, Simpson Norton continued to grow and prosper.
Since the early 1950's, Simpson Norton Corporation
has been providing the Turf Care Industry with consistent Leadership and Solutions throughout Arizona, Southern Nevada, New
Mexico, parts of West Texas & Southern Colorado. We are committed to you, our customers, today, tomorrow and for
many years to come.