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Sprinkler Supply Distributors

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Wells, Sep 5, 2005.

  1. Wells

    Wells LawnSite Member
    from SLC UT
    Posts: 0

    Does anybody know the names of some of the larger sprinkler supply shops around the County, and even better if you happen to know the names of any large sprinkler supply distributors.

    I'm in the process of getting a new sprinkler tool developed and out to market and would like to find a distributor to get the product into sprinkler supply shops.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  2. Dreams To Designs

    Dreams To Designs LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,406

  3. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 47,635

    Research patent protection first, before you give out details on your invention.
  4. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,799

    Patenting cost upwards of $10k. I have a excellent idea that I can't do anything with because I can't afford the patent.
  5. West coast distubutors:
    John Deere Landscapes(took over United Green Mark)
    Horizon Irrigation
    Ewing Irrigation
  6. drmiller100

    drmiller100 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 562

    patenting is the cheapest part of bringing a product to market.
    The absolute worst way is to use the patent marketing companies. they are all a bunch of scam artists.

    Going ot the supply houses, IMO, is a good way to go about it. Put them under NDA, then ask them if they are interested, and ask them for a referral to a manufacturer that fits wiht your product.
    Then, put the manufacturer under NDA, and allow them to license it. Put a performance clause on the license.
    THis is a good site for info, although IMO it is hard to find things.
  7. surfisher211

    surfisher211 LawnSite Member
    from Jersey
    Posts: 141

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