Category: News

Exmark Salutes Military, First Responders

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

In recognition of the hard work, dedication and service of our military personnel and first responders, Exmark has launched a new Honors Program. Through the Honors Program, current and former military members and first responders are entitled to a discount of up to $1,500 on a new Exmark mower. “We salute these heroes and recognize…


Constellation Software Acquires Charter

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Charter Software Inc., the maker of the Aspen Dealer Management System, announced last week Constellation Software, based in Toronto, Canada, has acquired the company. The new company will be called Charter Software Solutions Inc. and will operate under the Perseus division of Constellation. Charter Software’s offices will remain headquartered in Littleton, Colo.  As the leading…


Kawasaki Donates Over 103,000 Meals To Feeding America

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Attendees visiting the Kawasaki Engines display at this year’s GIE+EXPO helped the company bolster its contribution to Feeding America to 15% above that achieved during the company’s initial effort at the trade gathering in 2018. Funds to provide more than 103,000 meals were generated at this year’s event. The donation marked the company’s new membership…


Mean Green Granted Patent For Debris Blower

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

After a lengthy process, requiring proof of invention, documentation and studies on commercial viability, Mean Green Mowers has been granted a patent for the Orv-Blast vehicle-mounted battery-powered debris blower. Mean Green’s Orv-Blast commercial battery-powered debris blower solves serious problems, while ensuring you get the job done right. The vehicle-mounted debris blower features patented technology and…


OSHA Increases Inspections, Safety Training Sessions in 2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) fiscal year 2019 final statistics show a significant increase in the number of inspections and a record amount of compliance assistance to further the mission of ensuring that employers provide workplaces free of hazards. OSHA’s enforcement activities reflect the department’s continued focus on worker…


Kioti Donates Custom K9 UTV

Monday, December 2, 2019

It was a crystal-clear morning on Oct. 9, 2010 as U.S. 101st Airborne Infantry Division Recon Scout Squad Leader J.D. Williams was on a recon mission in the mountains of Afghanistan. As Williams maneuvered up a trail, he suddenly came upon six Taliban fighters—he was ambushed. Before he could raise his rifle to engage, an…


Maruyama Announces Award Winners

Monday, November 25, 2019

During the 2019 GIE+EXPO Maruyama gathered distributors, dealers and customers for a dinner to present awards to those that have shown excellence.  Maruyama’s President, Masaharu Uchiyama, presented the 2018-2019 Executive Choice award to distributor, Steven Purdy, President of Oscar Wilson Parts & Equipment—honoring Oscar Wilson for many, many years of dedicated distribution, sales and support…


Husqvarna Announces Virtual Boundary Technology

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Husqvarna, which has pioneered and shaped the robotic mowing segment with reliable, high performing, silent and direct emission-free robotic mowers designed to help landscapers maintain healthy lawns and increase productivity, celebrates its 25th year in the mowing industry in 2020. In 2019, Husqvarna introduced its first All Wheel Drive (AWD) robotic mowers, allowing residential and…


GIE+EXPO Dealer Workshops

Monday, November 18, 2019

Power Equipment Trade made a splash with daily recap videos highlighting the discoveries of the day at GIE+EXPO. From new technology to puppy dog tails, PET saw it all. During the 3-day event PET live streamed 11 Dealer Workshops, which are available to watch on PET’s YouTube channel. The new live stream layout prominently features…


Archer Hosts Second Conference

Monday, November 18, 2019

PMD International, a parts and accessories supplier, hosted 45 international distributors representing 20 countries of the supplier’s Archer brand of products at its new saw chain manufacturing facility in Jinhua, China in October. This is the second time PMD has hosted their Archer distributors for a conference. During the four-day conference, attendees started in Shanghai…