Fine Americas Hires New Sales Manager for Northeastern US/Eastern Canada Region

Walnut Creek, Calif., – Fine Americas, Inc. (Fine), a leading manufacturer and marketer of plant growth regulators, is pleased to announce the hiring of Jim Kruger as sales manager for its Northeastern US/Eastern Canada region.

Based in Holt, Mich., Kruger will work closely with Fine’s distributors to strengthen the company’s position in the greenhouse/nursery ornamentals and agricultural markets. He will also assist with the promotion of Fine’s current product line while supporting the introduction and development of new products.

“We are very excited to have Jim join our sales team at this point in our company’s growth,” noted Greg Johnson, Fine’s President. “His wealth of agricultural and floriculture sales experience, together with his in-depth industry knowledge, will be invaluable to our sales and marketing operations. Jim will also enhance the level of service provided to our key customers in the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada.”

Prior to Fine, Kruger held sales management and technical service positions with Arysta LifeScience, Cleary Chemical Corporation/Nufarm and Harrell’s Fertilizer. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in plant science from Clemson University.


About Fine Americas, Inc.
Fine Americas, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fine Holdings Ltd., Worcester, UK. Founded in 1983, Fine focuses on the development and marketing of plant growth regulators for fruit and ornamental crops. The company is ISO 9001 accredited and continually strives to improve plant growth regulator technology to meet the exacting demands of today’s quality-conscious growers. For more information about Fine Americas, please visit

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For more information, contact:

Gregory Johnson
Fine Americas, Inc.
1850 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Suite 405 Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 932-8817

Steve Engle
President/Chief Creative Officer
Engle Creative Solutions, LLC
4807 Walnut Ridge Court
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 823-4723

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