Since Est. 1986
Michael Uzquiano is the founder of NPK Plus, and he is responsible for the company’s overall vision and strategy as well as day-to-day operations. Since 1986, Michael has focused on providing farmers & nursery owners with the supplies they need to operate on a daily basis. As a result, NPK Plus has become a retail supply company that provides its customers with a variety of tools & equipment they need to function. Although NPK is a small family owned company, it has become one of the largest suppliers of bamboo in South Florida.
Prior to being the horticultural supply company that NPK Plus is today, Michael began by selling liquid fertilizer to farmers in the area. Soon after, he eventually realized that more and more farmers began using dry fertilizer so he quickly adapted to the changes. Since then it has been Michael’s vision to provide commercial or individual growers with the tools they need to run a smooth operation.
Michael has been involved in the agricultural industry for the past 50 years. It wasn’t till 1986 that he decided he wanted to open his own business. This is when Michael decided to start NPK. His vision for NPK was to provide the agricultural community with the materials they need to operate on a daily basis. Michael has faced lots of adversity over the years. Which is why he understands why having a good supplier of agriculture equipment is important to running a smooth operation.
Michael was born in Camaguey, Cuba, with eleven brothers and sister. He comes from a very large family and understands the difficulties of leaving your home and moving to a foreign country. Michael looks back into his past and is humbled. He enjoys fishing and reading. Michael’s drive for success is what fuels this company to this day
Anna Uzquiano has been working for NPK Plus now for four years. Being the oldest of Miguel’s Children, she figured out early on that she wanted to join her father’s business to one day take over the company. When Anna first started, Pilar taught her all the ins and outs of the business. Now she manages and controls the marketing and sales of the company. Anna has always concentrated on getting to know the customers and having a good relationship with them, as well as keeping all social media accounts and branding of the company up to date. She has learned a lot under Pilar’s teachings and will be glad to take over NPK Plus alongside her brother Kevin in the near future.
Pilar Morales drive for excellence makes her a perfect fit for NPK Plus. She thrives to make sure that customers receive the absolute best service they can receive. Pilar began working as an assistant for Michael Uzquiano in 2001. Working as an assistant she gained a great deal of experience and knowledge about the trade and how it works. Since then she has gained the respect and attention of many leaders in the industry. Pilar now handles the purchasing and bookkeeping for NPK plus. She also assists with the sales department for NPK.
Pilar has always been family oriented. Born and raised in Michoacán, Mexico, she has four children. She enjoys gardening and cooking on her free time. Most of all she enjoys spending time with her children. Pilar has always been the hardest worker in the room. Her passion to be the best she can be sets a great example for her kids.
Ligia M. Ariza has always been focused on helping our customers by assisting them on a daily basis. She has been working the front desk of NPK for the past 16 years where she tends to the customers who have any questions about our products. While doing this, she has obtained a lot of knowledge about our products and the industry we serve.
Ligia is also focused on caring for her family. Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, Ligia has one daughter. Whom she enjoys spending time with. Ligia and her daughter enjoy cooking on their free time. Ligia has a passion for helping others, and feeds her passion through assisting costumers with any questions they may have.