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  • Mobark introduces new mulcher, updates crawler truck

    September 16, 2019By

    Morbark introduces the new midsize Rayco C275 Forestry Mulcher and updates its RCT150 Crawler Truck. C275 Forestry Mulcher  The midsize mulcher can clear small trees, underbrush and a variety of unwanted vegetation across a wide range of environments. The C275 delivers 275 horsepower in a compact, low-ground pressure package. The C275’s 109-gpm cutter system provides hydraulic power to the Predator... read more

    John Deere recalls Gator due to crash hazard

    September 13, 2019By

    John Deere has announced a voluntary recall of its XUV835 Gator utility vehicles. The company says that due to improper routing, the plastic sheathing on the throttle cable can melt, causing the throttle to stick. This could result in the operator not being able to stop the vehicle, posing a crash hazard. About 19,730 units were sold in the U.S.... read more

    Aspire Software Co. claims spot on Inc. 5000 list

    September 11, 2019By

    Aspire Software Co. came in at No. 1134 on Inc. magazine’s 5000 list, an annual ranking of the fastest-growing private American companies. Aspire was the 129th fastest-growing software company on the list. “This is quite an honor,” said Aspire Software CEO Mark Tipton. “It reflects how landscaping and snow and ice contractors are adopting technology to transform how they manage... read more

    Wright to unveil 32-inch and 36-inch Stander B mower models at GIE+EXPO

    August 28, 2019By

    Wright Manufacturing will show off new 32- and 36-inch Stander B mower models at GIE+EXPO. The new additions to Wright’s “entry commercial” line of stand-on mowers are designed for entry-level and part-time landscapers who mow small city lawns. The 32- and 36-inch sizes are easy to maneuver in tight spaces and fit through most gates, according to the company. The... read more

    John Deere unveils augmented reality experience

    August 26, 2019By

    John Deere unveiled an augmented reality experience that allows Apple iPhone or iPad users to interact with a virtual John Deere Z994R Diesel ZTrak zero-turn mower and explore its physical features. With the new feature, customers can use their iPhone to drop the mower into their surroundings, whether it be their yard or in their work cubicle, according to the... read more

    The Big One: Drama in the desert

    August 23, 2019By
    Planned development (Photo: Yellowstone Landscape)

    Location: Albuquerque, N.M. Company: Yellowstone Landscape Mesa del Sol is a mixed-use, master-planned development located outside of Albuquerque, N.M. Yellowstone Landscape has been maintaining the property for just over two and a half years. As the name suggests, Mesa del Sol is located on top of a mesa. It receives little rainfall and can experience 40-degree temperature swings in a... read more