Snow+Ice Management

Winter Equipment engineers long-lasting cutting system

December 16, 2019By

Winter Equipment built its Patriot steel snowplow cutting edge system to last, which means users experience less downtime changing out blades and more time plowing to keep streets and parking lots safe, according to the company. “Our customers report that not only does the Patriot system perform well in adverse conditions, the system will last multiple seasons before a a... read more

Winter Equipment offers BlockBuster carbide insert snowplow system

November 26, 2019By

Winter Equipment offers its BlockBuster carbide insert snowplow cutting edge system. Its longer blade life and high cutting performance mean that users experience less downtime changing out blades and more plowing time, according to the company. Rated for department of transportation systems, the BlockBuster system includes three interlocking cutting edge sections that have built-in, hard-faced moldboard shoes with a winter carbide... read more

Toro adds power to snow blower line

November 1, 2019By

The Toro Co. updated its line of Power Clear single-stage snow blowers. These models can throw snow up to 40 feet with 252-cc 4-cycle OHV engines. The units come with Toro’s Power Propel self-propel system and curved rotor and inverted funnel housing to efficiently remove snow while reducing clogging. The Power Clear single-stage snow blower lineup includes the following models:... read more

SnowEx introduces Helixx poly hoppers

October 23, 2019By

The new Helixx poly hoppers from SnowEx feature an advanced material delivery system. It offers the capability to spread, pre-wet and spray with one machine. The corkscrew — or “helix” — design of the patent-pending Helixx material delivery system is optimized for efficient and cost-effective use of salt and is engineered to operate in the target range for salt spreading... read more

Buyers Products adds to SaltDogg Pro Series spreader lineup

October 8, 2019By

Buyers Products introduced a 6-foot, 1.5-cubic-yard spreader to the SaltDogg Pro Series electric spreader lineup. “The new 1.5-cubic-yard option opens up these powerful spreaders to a whole new market,” said Bryan Burckart, Buyers Products director of snow and ice sales. “Contractors with short-bed trucks can now add a heavy-duty electric hopper spreader to their arsenal of snow and ice management... read more

No business like snow business

August 15, 2019By
MAAC Property Services staff (Photo: MAAC Property Services)

Adam Schlutt of MAAC Property Services discusses his reluctance to join the family business, his company’s challenges and his approach to the labor issue. read more