Category: News

Medart Inc. Selected To Distribute Kohler In Texas

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Kohler is pleased to introduce Medart Inc. as the central distributor for Kohler gasoline engines along with gasoline and diesel service parts in Texas. This announcement follows the successful acquisition by Medart Inc. of the small engines business of Waukesha-Pearce LLC (WPI). Medart is a longtime distributor of Kohler gasoline engines, portable generators, and pumps…


NEDA Hiring Veterans Survey

Monday, May 14, 2018

Officials with the Northeast Equipment Dealers Assn. (NEDA) recently conducted a survey of dealers and their efforts to recruit ex-military members as employees. The results show that 33% of dealers are currently making an effort to recruit veterans. And while two-thirds of dealers say they have direct experience as a veteran or a family member…


OPEI Opens New HQ Building

Monday, May 14, 2018

Grappling with a good problem to have—“We outgrew our space,” said Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) President and CEO Kris Kiser—the OPEI recently opened a new headquarters facility in Alexandria, Va. “This is an exciting moment in the history of OPEI. As this year’s chairman, I’m proud to officially open our new headquarters for business,”…


GIE+EXPO Registration Open

Monday, May 14, 2018

Registration is now open for GIE+EXPO 2018, and with the combination of expanded Wednesday hours, dynamic education and many new exhibitors, it’s shaping up to be even bigger than the last three record-setting years. The annual trade show is set for October 17-19 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville and online registration is available…


Briggs Celebrates Anniversary By Giving Back

Monday, May 14, 2018

Inspired by Rodney Smith Jr., founder of Raising Men Lawn Care Service (RMLCS), employees at Briggs & Stratton Corp. are looking to mow 110 lawns within the Milwaukee area for those who are not easily able to do so on their own. One community member also will receive free lawn care service provided by Briggs…


Aspen Supports Multiple Currencies

Friday, May 4, 2018

Officials with Charter Software recently announced the addition of a new ASPEN Multi-Currency Exchange Rate plug-in to the ASPEN Business Management System. The product was developed in response to the needs of Charter’s Canadian customers who also do business in the United States. The new feature allows dealers and distributors to manage parts receipts, unit…


Stihl Extends Air Race Sponsorship

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Officials with the Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) recently announced Stihl Inc. has extended its sponsorship as Title Sponsor for the 2018 and 2019 National Championship Air Races, plus airing of the NBC Sports episodes of the races in 2019 and 2020. The 55th annual Stihl National Championship Air Races are scheduled Sept. 12-16, 2018…


Husqvarna Automower Session At EETC

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

One of this year’s sessions at the EETC Annual Conference in Auburn, Ala. in mid April was an update on the latest technology developments with the Husqvarna Automower. According to Husqvarna’s Robert Ayers, many of the company’s first generation robotic mowers, which were introduced in 1995, are still in use today. “We still get customers…


Gravely, Yamaha Partner On Test Ride And Win Contest

Friday, April 6, 2018

From now until May 31, 2018, Gravely will give customers the chance to win a Pro-Turn 460 through the Test Ride and Win Contest, sponsored by Yamaha. Customers will be able to enter the contest by visiting local Gravely dealers and test-driving the mowers during the dedicated period. Once the participant finishes the demo, they…


Case Names Marchand North American VP

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Case Construction Equipment has named Michel Marchand as vice president for North America, replacing Scott Harris who has taken a similar role at Case IH. Marchand, who previously served as the regional sales director for Canada, will now oversee all Case Construction operations in North America. “The Case Construction brand is strong throughout North America,…