Category: News

Project EverGreen Launches Heroes Helping Heroes

Friday, November 16, 2018

An arm of Project EverGreen’s popular GreenCare and SnowCare for Troops, Heores Helping Heroes includes veterans, active-duty military members or first responders who have registered to provide complimentary lawn care, basic landscape or snow plowing services to families of deployed military personnel. For a group of these volunteers, paying it forward takes on a special…


Briggs, Sta-Bil Collaborate For Improved Education, Engine Health

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Briggs & Stratton and Sta-Bil are joining forces to help homeowners protect their small engines and keep them running smoother and longer. Moving forward, Sta-Bil fuel stabilizers will be recommended by Briggs & Stratton for use in all Briggs & Stratton engines. In addition, the two companies will work together on a consumer education campaign…


PERC Awards City Of Louisville National Sustainability Prize

Friday, November 2, 2018

The Louisville, Ky. metro government was recognized as the 2018 Green Leadership City, a distinction awarded by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), a Washington, D.C.-based national non-profit organization. The award recognizes the city for its adoption of clean, propane-powered mowers, among other environmentally-friendly programs that support the city’s highly-regarded sustainability plan. Mayor Greg…


Walker Mfg. Opens Walker Distributing

Friday, October 26, 2018

Walker Manufacturing Co. of Fort Collins, Colo. has announced the formation of a new distribution entity for its brand. Effective October 1, 2018, Walker Distributing Co. began formal operation as the territory distributor for the majority of Texas, Kansas, Tennessee, all of Kentucky and the Oklahoma panhandle. The new company will be the first stage…


Stihl Distributor Bryan Equipment Building New Facility

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Bryan Equipment Sales, Inc., a Stihl distributor in Loveland, Oh., is planning to relocate to a new facility in 2019. The new, larger facility in Goshen, Oh. will contain state of the art warehouse technologies and enhanced training capabilities preparing Bryan Equipment Sales and their customers for continued growth and success. “We are absolutely looking…


GIE+EXPO’s 2018 Dealer Day

Monday, October 15, 2018

The Dealer Resource Center, adjacent to the show floor, will be the hub for dealer education during the day. Dealership guru Bob Clements will host the “People, Process, Profit, Dealer Boot Camp” on Dealer Day, as well as other sessions on Thursday and Friday. In addition, dealers looking to take their business to the next…


Contest Gives Dealers Shot At $25,000 Prize Package

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Independent We Stand invites both the public and business owners to help promote the importance and strong economic benefits of “buying local” through the eighth annual Indie Award. The contest provides a chance for the winning independent business to reinvest in themselves through a branding, advertising and public relations makeover valued at $25,000. Getting involved…


Husqvarna Supports Men Against Breast Cancer

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Husqvarna is once again partnering with Men Against Breast Cancer this fall for Breast Cancer Awareness Month to drive awareness for the non-profit and its mission as a supporting organization for men whose families are affected by breast cancer. Husqvarna plans to donate $10,000 to their cause. Says Michelle Sordi, Senior Marketing Director North America…


Industry Veteran Brandon Martin Joins OPEI

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) has added Brandon Martin to its staff as Director of Battery and Electric Products & Industry Relations. “We’re excited to have Brandon join the staff here at OPEI,” says Kris Kiser, OPEI President and CEO. “His experience in product development, channel support and marketing will make him a key…


Husqvarna Launches “Just Ask Alexa!”

Monday, September 17, 2018

Husqvarna has announced that Automower robotic mowers are now compatible with the cloud-based voice service Alexa. The integration enables homeowners with Husqvarna Automower to start, stop, park and ask about status from their mower simply by asking Alexa. The first version is available in English for the many thousands of connected Husqvarna robotic mowers in…