Category: News/PR

Echo Partners With Minor League Baseball

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Minor League Baseball (MiLB) has struck a partnership with Echo, making it the “Official Outdoor Power Tool of MiLB” and the “Official Outdoor Power Tool of Copa de la Diversión.” In select ballparks beginning in 2019, MiLB and its teams will present “Power Hour” sponsored by Echo. The events will highlight the uses and functions…


Textron Ceases Production of Dixie Chopper, Jacobsen Zero-Turns

Monday, December 17, 2018

Dealers have been notified that Textron Specialized Vehicles, the company that acquired Dixie Chopper just four years ago, has ceased production of Dixie Chopper and Jacobsen zero-turn mowers and Jacobsen Truckster L/M series utility vehicles. Textron officials have told dealers the decision was difficult, but pressure from the market and economic circumstances has made it…


New President & CEO For Kubota Tractor Corp., Kubota North America

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Announced today, and effective January 1, 2019, Haruyuki (Harry) Yoshida will serve as the new President & CEO of Kubota Tractor Corp. and Kubota North America, based in Grapevine, Tex. Yoshida is a 37-year Kubota veteran who most recently held the position of managing executive officer GM of farm and industrial machinery domain, at the…


NC Groups Partner With “Home For The Holidays” To Help First Responders, Vets Affected By Hurricane Florence

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

When Hurricane Florence slammed into North Carolina on September 14, 2018, as a category 1 rainmaker, it was clear that damage to the already rain-soaked state would be immense. As the state continues the recovery process, two groups – the Carolina Loggers Association’s Logs for the Cause and NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski’s Checkered Flag Foundation’s…


Diamond Mowers, LLC Acquires ArborWolf

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Diamond Mowers, LLC has announced the purchase of ArborWolf brand skid-steer and tractor-mounted stump grinding product assets from the Minnesota-based manufacturer, WolfDesign. Diamond Mowers will leverage its dealer network, comprised of more than 350 locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Brazil and Australia, to distribute the stump grinding products. Diamond Mowers will rebrand the ArborWolf stump…


EDA, AEM To Present Free Webinar On “Right To Repair”

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) has scheduled a free webinar for members to discuss the implications of the “right to repair” movement and how this type of legislation, if enacted, would impact equipment dealers across the U.S. and, specifically, in the Northeast region. Stephanie See, State Government Relations Director with Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)…


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…