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GIE+EXPO 2014 Biggest Ever, Show Looks to Expand Footprint Next Year

GIE+EXPO 2014 Biggest Ever, Show Looks to Expand Footprint Next Year

Kris Kiser, OPEI president and CEO, talks about the nice pop in this year's attendance, the strong prognosis for 2015, and the lingering ethanol (E15) challenge.

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Kubota Showcases Z700X Series Mower at GIE+EXPO 2014

Kubota Showcases Z700X Series Mower at GIE+EXPO 2014

October 23, 2014

Kubota showcased its Z700 X-Series Mower and introduced a purchasing incentive that highlights its Echo alliance at GIE+EXPO.

Toro Debuts Steering-Wheel Z Mower, Stand-On Sprayer at GIE+EXPO 2014

Toro Debuts Steering-Wheel Z Mower, Stand-On Sprayer at GIE+EXPO 2014

October 23, 2014

Toro's TimeCutter zero-turn mower now offered with steering wheel; stand-on sprayer/spreader designed for easy one-handed steering.

Husqvarna Displays Revamped Handheld Products at GIE+EXPO 2014

Husqvarna Displays Revamped Handheld Products at GIE+EXPO 2014

October 23, 2014

Husqvarna is adding to its premium handheld product line by adding two new brushcutters, two new trimmers, and a new extended hedgetrimmer to its family of 25cc 500 series equipment.

Takeuchi TB230 Excavator Features Tier 4 Final Engine, Improved Visibility

Takeuchi TB230 Excavator Features Tier 4 Final Engine, Improved Visibility

From Takeuchi Mfg.

Computer-controlled Yanmar engine, improved cab design and sleek exterior are hallmarks of the new Takeuchi TB230 excavator.

Stihl Discusses New Products and Accolades at GIE+EXPO 2014

Stihl Discusses New Products and Accolades at GIE+EXPO 2014

October 22, 2014

Several lithium ion products and a concept chainsaw were introduced in the Stihl booth at GIE+EXPO 2014.

Kohler Unveils Most Powerful EFI Engine to Date at GIE+EXPO 2014

Kohler Unveils Most Powerful EFI Engine to Date at GIE+EXPO 2014

October 22, 2014

The Kohler Command PRO 824 EFI engine can power mowers with up to 72-inch decks; demand for EFI engines could nearly double in next 3-5 years.

Exclusive Michelin X Tweel Turf Tire on John Deere ZTrak Models at GIE+EXPO 2014

Exclusive Michelin X Tweel Turf Tire on John Deere ZTrak Models at GIE+EXPO 2014

October 22, 2014

The Michelin X Tweel Turf is said to be maintenance-free and eliminate downtime.

Gravely Introduces the Atlas JSV Utility Vehicle at GIE+EXPO 2014

Gravely Introduces the Atlas JSV Utility Vehicle at GIE+EXPO 2014

From Gravely

With a 1,900-pound payload and 2,000-pound towing capacity, the Atlas utility vehicle is designed for heavy jobsite work.

Briggs Recalls Snapper Rear-Engine Riding Mowers

October 20, 2014

Weld on drive axle can fail, resulting in loss of brake control, posing an injury hazard.

Kubota Sees Big Opportunities in Turf, Skid Steers and 'Big Ag'

Kubota Sees Big Opportunities in Turf, Skid Steers and 'Big Ag'

Two skid steers, three Kawasaki-powered zero-turns and three mid-range tractors among the 92 new product model introductions at Kubota's 2014 National Dealer Meeting in Nashville, TN.

Ideal to Unveil Mobile App's New Service and Parts Features at GIE+EXPO 2014

October 17, 2014

The Ideal app serves to help dealers check-in a unit for service, collect customer signatures, email work orders, conduct inventory counts, and take pictures that can be attached to a work order.

Kubota Tractor to Sponsor 2015 Alan Jackson Tour

Kubota Tractor to Sponsor 2015 Alan Jackson Tour

October 17, 2014

Kubota Tractor Corporation has signed on as a sponsor of Alan Jackson’s upcoming 25th Anniversary Tour.

Finish the Year Strong by Qualifying Customers

Sell out of end-of-year inventory by properly qualifying customers and spending your sales time wisely.

Being Fortunate without the Fortune

Being Fortunate without the Fortune

Texas landscape contractor Jon Zertuche focuses on his health and happiness while building a fun and prosperous landscape business he can leave to future generations.

When Is Repower Considered an Option for a Piece of Equipment?

When Is Repower Considered an Option for a Piece of Equipment?

Evaluate these five things when considering an equipment repower.

60 Years and Few Fears

60 Years and Few Fears

The father-son duo at MAE Power Equipment in Mission, TX, bows down to no one. Over the last 60 years, the business has adapted to many changes and continued to find strength and stability in their hard work and dedication.

HS720 series of premium residential snowblowers

HS720 series of premium residential snowblowers

From Honda Power Equipment

Honda Unveiling HS720 Series of Premium Residential Snowblowers at GIE+EXPO 2014.

Contractor Success Guide - Volume 16

Contractor Success Guide - Volume 16

Time to Start Making More Money! Tips on getting a loan to fund growth, estimating advice, strategies to improve sales management, hiring and training best practices, and more!

Dealer Success Guide - Volume 29

Dealer Success Guide - Volume 29

Build a Powerhouse Staff: Leadership development, understanding the changing workforce, and more!

Stihl Inc. Celebrates 40 Years of U.S. Manufacturing

Stihl Inc. Celebrates 40 Years of U.S. Manufacturing

October 13, 2014

Members of the Stihl family from Germany, Stihl employees, product distributors, and many others gathered to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Stihl manufacturing in the U.S.

Truck Loader Replacement Hose

Truck Loader Replacement Hose

From ProParts Direct

If your leaf loader hose has seen better days, consider picking up a new, medium-weight replacement hose.

Rutgers Researching Environmentally Friendly Grass

October 10, 2014

Researchers at the Center for Turfgrass Science at the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station have been looking to create grass breeds that are more environmentally friendly and resilient.

Social Media for Your Snow-Removal Business

Social Media for Your Snow-Removal Business

Using social media helps you provide instant customer service while gaining exposure for your snow-removal business.

Mobile Tools for Snow-Removal Businesses

Mobile Tools for Snow-Removal Businesses

Turn your phone or tablet into a powerful business tool with these mobile app solutions. Take the office with you and stay organized when servicing snow-removal contracts.

14 Things to Know Before Buying Deicing Equipment

14 Things to Know Before Buying Deicing Equipment

There are several things to consider when buying deicing equipment. Use this guide to make an informed decision that is best for your business.