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  • Buffalo Turbine products now backed by 10-year warranty

    September 21, 2018By

    As of Sept. 1, Buffalo Turbine products are backed by a 10-year warranty. This warranty is retroactive to all existing machines sold after Sept. 1, 2008. Buffalo Turbine manufactures a complete line of debris blowers, dust and odor control and vector control products. All products are manufactured in the U.S. and have been since 1945. Buffalo Turbine uses high-precision machined... read more

    Landscape Development Inc. acquires Chateau Landscape Inc.

    September 17, 2018By

    Enhanced Landscape Management, the maintenance division of Landscape Development Inc. (LDI) with headquarters located in Valencia, Calif., has concluded the asset purchase of Chateau Landscape Inc. (CLI) in Santa Clarita, Calif. The acquisition is LDI’s second in as many months. The company acquired Quality Landscape Care in August. LDI is No. 18 on the LM150 list. With this purchase, the... read more

    Web Extra: How The Greenery sweetens the deal with employee incentives

    September 12, 2018By

    How South Carolina-based landscape company The Greenery is diversifying its recruitment efforts to attract labor. Hilton Head Island is known as a picturesque community located on the South Carolina coast. It takes a serious labor force to maintain the residences and resorts on the island and in the surrounding area. The Greenery employs 806 full-time workers and does not use... read more

    Husqvarna’s Automower now compatible with Amazon Alexa

    September 10, 2018By

    Husqvarna’s Automower, the company’s robotic mower, is now compatible with Amazon Alexa. The first version is available in English. “Our customers rightly expect Husqvarna products to be in the forefront and work with the mobile infrastructure and technical possibilities of today, giving them multiple and evermore convenient ways of interacting with our products,” said Sascha Menges, president of Husqvarna division.... read more

    Web Extra: Holiday lighting tips

    September 10, 2018By
    Warm white holiday lighting (Photo: Christmas Decor)

    You now know the do’s and don’ts of holiday lighting, but we went a little deeper and talked to the pros—Josh Scearcy, vice president of business development for Brite Ideas; Brandon Stephens, president of the Décor Group, the umbrella company of the Christmas Décor brand; and Arnie Arsenault, president of A. Arsenault & Sons, the Spencer, Mass.-based franchisee of Christmas... read more

    Brighten your biz

    September 10, 2018By
    Holiday lighting installation (Photo: Brite Ideas)

    Holiday lighting installations aren’t just festive and fun—they also can be a end-of-season revenue booster, as well as a way to keep some employees busy. “If you’re looking to fill a certain amount of days for your company to help retain employees, holiday lighting is a great avenue, but there are a lot of factors to take into consideration,” says... read more