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Aquatrols hires Schaber as manager


(Paulsboro, NJ)Aquatrols – the world’s largest manufacturer of cutting-edge soil surfactants and related technologies – has named Lee Schaber as Agronomic Services Manager. 

The hire reinforces Aquatrols’ continued commitment to pioneering new methods which advance conservation and health for turf, agriculture, and horticulture. With products applied in more than 40 countries, including 40 of Golf Digest’s “Best in Class” courses, Aquatrols has solidified itself as a leading provider of sustainable solutions for the green industry. 

“Aquatrols’ reputation is unsurpassed,” says Schaber. “There’s never been a more important time to champion Earth’s most precious natural resources, and Aquatrols’ commitment to that action is undeniable.” 

Schaber brings over 30 years in the industry, most recently serving as Senior Director of Global Controls Sourcing at Scotts Miracle-Gro, where he collaborated enterprise-wide with research and development, and regulatory compliance. His leadership experience, most notably as a member of CropLife America’s Board of Directors, will also be an invaluable asset.

“Lee’s profound resume speaks to his capabilities and passion for this market,” says Stacy Peters, Aquatrols Director of Sales. “He will play an important role in expanding technical field support for our customers, as well as linking our ongoing product development with our customers’ real-world needs.”

Aquatrols combines state of the art research and advancement techniques, a technically knowledgeable sales force, and a long history of industry expertise to serve the needs of their customers.

Aquatrols industry leading products include Revolution, Dispatch, Aqueduct and a suite of complementary surfactants essential to golf course superintendents, sports turf managers, landscapers, farmers and other growers. Each solution helps optimize soil-water-plant interactions in various agronomic conditions.

About Aquatrols

More than 60 years ago, Aquatrols introduced the world’s first commercially available soil wetting agent.  Since creating an entirely new product category to address water management challenges and opportunities, the company has remained a top innovator and producer of high-performance soil surfactants and related technologies.  Its advanced product suite optimizes soil-water-plant interactions in agricultural, professional turfgrass and horticultural industries in more than 40 countries across six continents. Headquartered in southern New Jersey, Aquatrols also has offices in the United Kingdom.

More information:, 800.257.7797


Tomas Silvani