Category: News

Ariens, Packers Announce Ariens Hill In Titletown

Ariens has entered into a partnership with the Green Bay Packers to sponsor the new hill in Titletown, adjacent to Lambeau Field. Ariens Hill in the winter will be a tubing hill and in the summer months act as a green space for activities and programs. Aside from the obvious local visibility, viewers of nationally […]


Menominee Expansion Helps Boost Sales Growth

Just three years ago Menominee Industrial Supply (MIS) completed construction of a new 31,000 sq. ft. facility in Menominee, Mich. that more than doubled the size of its old location. And since then, the company has more than doubled its space again with a 14,000 sq. ft. addition completed in early 2017—and the recent acquisition […]


Husqvarna Expands In Arkansas

Husqvarna Group held a groundbreaking ceremony November 8 in Nashville, Ark., marking the beginning of a new 350,300 sq. ft. distribution center and materials warehouse facility. The new facility is projected to be fully operational by the end of 2018. Serving primarily as warehouse, staging, and storage, the new facility is located adjacent the current […]


Texas Governor Accepts Hurricane Relief Donation From Kubota

Governor Greg Abbott joined officials from Kubota Tractor Corp., Commissioner John Sharp and local elected leaders in Fulton, Tex. to announce a $1 million donation of funds and equipment from Kubota to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort. This donation will help provide the people of Aransas County and surrounding areas with the equipment and tools […]


PERC Donates $5,000 To Miami-Dade Parks Foundation

The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation, & Open Spaces Department became the first recipient of the Green Leadership City Award, given by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC.) The award aims to highlight public agencies demonstrating a commitment to environmentally conscious and sustainable practices. For nearly 10 years, the Miami-Dade parks department has maintained the […]


New Mahindra Off-Road Product

Indian tractor maker Mahindra has opened a new headquarters and assembly facility in Michigan, Mahindra Automotive North America has announced. During a press conference the week of Thanksgiving, executives announced plans teasing the new Mahindra off-road utility vehicle and possible on-road vehicles, like a post-office vehicle it has developed. Known mainly in the U.S. for […]


Case Extends Full-Machine Warranties

Case Construction Equipment has extended its standard, full-machine warranty on all skid steers and compact track loaders to two years, 2,000 hours, effectively doubling the warranty (up from one year, 1,000 hours). The new full-machine warranty applies to all models in both product lines, with skid steers ranging in operating capacity from 1,300 lbs. up […]


Ariens Awarded NJPA Contract

Ariens Co. was recently awarded a national cooperative contract by the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA), a first for the company, and will run until 2021, giving buyers in both the U.S. and Canada the ability to purchase landscape and grounds maintenance equipment through the contract, valid in all areas where cooperative purchasing is allowed. […]


PET Livestreams Dealer Workshops

During the 2017 GIE+EXPO, Power Equipment Trade livestreamed all 10 Dealer Workshop seminars. Here, these valuable bites of education are archived for use all year along. As an added bonus, some of the slide presentations are also archived for additional insight. “So, Your Kids Want To Join Your Business” by Sarah Hey Click here to view the presentation […]


Husqvarna Manager Chosen As Standards Committee Vice Chair

Cary Shepherd, Tree Care Commercial Sales Manager for Husqvarna has been appointed Vice Chair of the 2018 Accredited Standards Committee ASC Z133. The committee develops and maintains the ANSI Z133.1: Standard, Pruning, Trimming, Repairing, Maintaining, and Removing Trees, and Cutting Brush-Safety Requirements. It is the industry standard for safe work practices and has been has been […]