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ASLA Survey Shows Business Conditions for Landscape Architects Holding Steady

November 20, 2014

More than 3/4 of landscape architects say both billable hours and inquiries for new work are either stable or growing significantly.

Connecticut Company Unveils Prototype of New Small Engine Technology - The X Mini

Connecticut Company Unveils Prototype of New Small Engine Technology - The X Mini

From LiquidPiston

The LiquidPiston X Mini is reportedly 30% smaller and lighter, with fewer moving parts and less vibration.

2015 Parts Catalog

2015 Parts Catalog

From Rotary Corporation

Rotary's new 2015 master catalog features over 9,000 different outdoor power equipment parts, tools and accessories.

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BOB-CAT Recalls Nearly 5,000 Mowers Due to Crash Hazard

BOB-CAT Recalls Nearly 5,000 Mowers Due to Crash Hazard

November 20, 2014

The steering control arm component on the CRZ and XRZ mowers can break under normal use, causing driver to lose control and crash.

B25p Propane-Powered Riding Mower

B25p Propane-Powered Riding Mower

From Walker Manufacturing Company

The B25p from Walker uses Kohler’s new Delphi EFI propane engine.

EBZ8500RH Backpack Blower

EBZ8500RH Backpack Blower

From RedMax

he EBZ8500RH backpack blower from RedMax features the Strato-Charged 2-stroke engine with ultra-low emissions and high power.

Ground Tracking Technology (GTT) Helps Plows Follow Road Contours

Ground Tracking Technology (GTT) Helps Plows Follow Road Contours

From Meyer Products Inc.

Meyer Products' Ground Tracking Technology (GTT) allows the snowplow to pivot up to 12° in either direction, allowing it to automatically follow the contour of the road.

BCZ3060TS Trimmer

BCZ3060TS Trimmer

RedMax says its BCZ3060TS is one of the company’s most powerful commercial trimmers with added torque for demanding conditions.

EFI Engines

EFI Engines

From Subaru Industrial Power Products

Subaru's line of EFI engines includes two models, the EH72 V-Twin and EH72 UTV.

DS 3500 T Trimmer

DS 3500 T Trimmer

From efco

Efco says its DS 3500 T is designed using the latest technology and materials with the aim of reducing overall dimensions and weight.

SA 2062 Backpack Blower

SA 2062 Backpack Blower

From efco

Efco says the SA 2062 is a professional backpack blower designed for fast, powerful and efficient cleaning of larger jobs.

SRM-280T  Trimmer

SRM-280T Trimmer

From Echo Incorporated

The straight-shaft Echo trimmer features an extra heavy-duty engine vibration reduction mount and rubber over-mold handles for operator comfort.

PB-770T Backpack Blower

PB-770T Backpack Blower

From Echo Incorporated

Echo says the PB-755SH backpack blower is its most powerful blower featuring tube-mounted throttle control.

Husqvarna Named Exclusive Chainsaw Provider for Asplundh

Husqvarna Named Exclusive Chainsaw Provider for Asplundh

November 20, 2014

The three-year deal provides professional chainsaws, accessories for the tree service leader’s operations in the U.S., Canada, New Zealand and Australia with more than 22,000 employees.

560BTS Backpack Blower

560BTS Backpack Blower

From Husqvarna

Husqvarna says its 560BTS is a powerful commercial backpack blower designed for demanding tasks.

T450 Compact Track Loader

T450 Compact Track Loader

From Bobcat Company

Bobcat says powerful hydraulics and a compact frame make its T450 Compact Track Loader an impressive performer for its size.

329E Compact Track Loader

329E Compact Track Loader

From John Deere Construction

John Deere's large-frame compact track loader features a flat floor design with 33% more foot room than previous models.

New SnowEx Brine Pro Allows Snow and Ice Management Professionals to Make Brine

New SnowEx Brine Pro Allows Snow and Ice Management Professionals to Make Brine

Produce up to 1,050 gallons of brine in one hour with the SnowEx Brine Pro 2000.

Most Popular Lawn Care Products of 2014

The 14 most popular “contractor-grade” products in the Green Industry Pros Product Guide in 2014.

Dixie Chopper Continues Rebuilding Process

November 18, 2014

Nine months after being acquired by Jacobsen Textron, Dixie Chopper focuses on rounding out both its product line and customer care staff.

Wacker Starts U.S. Skid Steer Production

Wacker Starts U.S. Skid Steer Production

November 18, 2014

Wacker's Menomonee Falls, WI, plant will begin producing four models of skid steers in the first quarter of 2015.

Toro Rolls Out Aqua-Traxx FC (Flow Control) Drip Tape

From The Toro Company

According to Toro, Aqua-Traxx FC provides improved uniformity and superior ability to control overall system flow rate.

The Year the World Was Right Again

The Year the World Was Right Again

The landscaping industry is back to its pre-Great Recession level, and bigger companies are the ones most benefitting from the recent growth. Now what about the next few years?

2015 Sprinter Van

2015 Sprinter Van

From Freightliner Trucks - Daimler Trucks North America

The 2015 Sprinter Van features a refined interior and exterior, and numerous safety packages.

ZT3 Series

ZT3 Series

From Land Pride

The Land Pride ZT3 Series of Commercial Zero-Turn Riding Mowers features two models, both ideal for hillier terrain.

Tank S/SZ Series

Tank S/SZ Series

From Cub Cadet Commercial

The Cub Cadet Tank S/SZ Series of Commercial Zero-Turn Riding Mowers features efficient steering-wheel control and four-wheel steering.