INDUSTRY NEWS & EVENTS

Ferris Mowers To Sponsor USA TODAY Men’s Basketball Coaches Poll

For over 25 years, USA TODAY Sports has partnered with the National Assn. of Basketball Coaches (NABC) to produce a weekly ranking of the top 25 NCAA Division I men’s basketball teams: The…

Briggs To Invest In Alabama Plant

In Briggs & Stratton LLC’s first significant capital project under the company’s new ownership, the manufacturer will invest $9.4 million in new equipment and add 34 employees at its…

GIE+EXPO ToGo Extended

Show organizers have launched GIE+EXPO ToGo, a free online portal that will connect industry…

Rotary Announces New Manager For Upper Midwest

Rotary Corp. has appointed Roy AlderseBaes territory manager for North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, according to an announcement by Mark Smith, Chief Sales Officer….

Aided By Social Media, Dealer Recovers Loader

Aided By Social Media, Dealer Recovers Loader

Call it a Facebook assist: After the owners of Messick’s Farm Equipment in Elizabethtown, Pa. posted clear video of thieves stealing a compact track loader from the dealership’s Bendersville, Pa. branch in…

Kawasaki Names New OEM Department Manager

Kawasaki Names New OEM Department Manager

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Engines Division has announced the promotion of Todd Sytsma to manager, OEM department. Sytsma, a Grand Rapids native, has worked as an OEM sales manager at…

John Deere Plans Free Concert

John Deere Plans Free Concert

Deere & Co. has announced further commitment to Farm Rescue, a nonprofit partner, by hosting a virtual country music benefit on Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. EST. Since its inception in 2005, Farm…

Licensing Brings Renault Brand Back to the U.S.

Licensing Brings Renault Brand Back to the U.S.

Leading global brand owner and licensor, JMM Lee Properties, LLC (JMM Lee), has announced that its Renault brand is available for U.S. license on a selection of home and garden power tools and…

New Briggs President Speaks On Company’s Future

New Briggs President Speaks On Company’s Future

After emerging from Chapter 11 restructuring as a new company with a new owner and a new CEO in Steve Andrews, Briggs & Stratton, LLC, a company with a 113-year legacy, also has a new beginning…

Texas Outdoor Power Equipment to Distribute Echo

Texas Outdoor Power Equipment to Distribute Echo

Echo has announced the immediate appointment of Texas Outdoor Power Equipment (TOP Equipment) to serve the dealer network previously handled by Rental Distributing Co. After proudly serving…

INDUSTRY EVENTS

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2020 Far West Equipment Dealers Association Experience

NOVEMBER 4-6, 2020 – Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa, Henderson, Nevada. Call 707-678-8859; visit fweda.com

Equipment & Engine Training Council annual meeting

APRIL 1-4, 2021 – Lodge Kohler, Green Bay, Wisconsin. Call 888-406-1810; visit eetc.org/event/eetcconference2020

National Hardware Trade Show

MAY 11-13, 2021 – Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. Call 203-840-5622; visit nationalhardwareshow.com

GIE+EXPO

OCTOBER 20-22, 2021 – Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Kentucky. Call 800-558-8767; visit gie-expo.com

North American Dealer Conference

NOVEMBER 16-18, 2021 – TBD, Dallas, Texas. Call 203-840-5622; visit nadealerconference.com

Midwest Ag Expo

JANUARY 26-27, 2022 – Gordyville USA Arena, North Gifford, Illinois. Visit mseda.com/about/midwest-ag-expo

Combined annual meeting of Midwest-Southeastern Equipment Dealers Association, MSEDA, United Equipment Dealers Association and Deep Southern Equipment Dealers Association

FEBRUARY 27-28, 2022 – Marriott Riverfront, Savannah, Georgia. Visit dseda.org