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  • Morbark debuts brush chippers, Rayco mulcher and aerial trimmer

    November 9, 2018By

    Morbark debuted its line of Eeger Beever brush chippers, as well as the Rayco C120R Forestry Mulcher and AT75 Aerial Trimmer. “At Morbark, we are focused on the customers’ needs and feedback and working that feedback into continuous improvement of our equipment,” said Casey Gross, Morbark’s director of tree care products. “Therefore, we’re always looking at ease of operation, increasing... read more

    Package deal

    November 8, 2018By
    Husqvarna ride-on mower (Photo: Husqvarna)

    There are loyalty programs for everything from hotels to restaurants that reward customers for making purchases. It only makes sense for customers to take advantage of these perks for things they are already going to buy. But what about mower fleet loyalty programs? Should landscapers consider a rewards program or purchasing their entire fleet from one mower manufacturer? Beyond the... read more

    John Deere adds new diesel zero-turn mower

    November 6, 2018By

    John Deere introduced the new diesel Z994R Commercial ZTrak zero-turn mower. “Our customers wanted more options when it came to diesel ZTRs, so we expanded our line-up of diesel mowers to better meet their needs,” said Natalie Haller, product manager, John Deere. “The Z994R Diesel ZTrak mower offers a powerful diesel engine and maximizes comfort, allowing operators to be more... read more

    LDI acquires NewTex in Las Vegas

    November 2, 2018By

    Enhanced Landscape Management (ELM), the maintenance division of Landscape Development Inc. (LDI), based in Valencia, Calif., acquired NewTex Landscape in Las Vegas. LDI ranked No. 18 on the 2018 LM150 list with $79.5 million in 2017 revenue. Current annual revenue is now more than $110 million, according to the company. LDI/ELM acquired Chateau Landscape and Quality Landscape Care earlier this year.... read more

    John Deere unveils new line of walk-behind mowers

    October 31, 2018By

    John Deere unveiled its new line of M and R Series Commercial Walk-Behind Mowers. With six models—including W36M, W48M, W36R, W48R, W52R and W61R—the new walk-behind mowers address customer needs of productivity, operator comfort, weight distribution and ground clearance, according to the company. “When speaking with customers, we specifically set out to understand the daily challenges they face with productivity... read more

    EGO introduces weatherproof, battery-powered commercial series

    October 31, 2018By

    EGO unveiled a new line of commercial battery-powered equipment. The line includes a 15-inch string trimmer, 600 CFM blower and 25.5-inch hedge trimmer, all powered by a 56-volt backpack battery. “Landscapers work in tough conditions. Their tools are exposed to the elements daily, especially rain, dirt and dust,” said Sarah Hohman, brand manager for EGO. “Research confirmed durability factors heavily in... read more