Toro marks 100 years with mower giveaway

January 6, 2015By

In celebration of its 100th anniversary, The Toro Co. bestowed a Toro Z Master Professional 6000 Series zero-turn mower to Mark Pfeifer as part of a giveaway at 2014 GIE+EXPO, held Oct. 22-24 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. “When the folks at Toro contacted me to let me know that I had been selected as the recipient... read more

Wright Stander ZK mower receives Dealer’s Choice Award

November 5, 2014By

Wright Manufacturing received a Dealer’s Choice Award for the best, new, wheeled equipment product at GIE+EXPO for its Stander ZK mower. “Our engineers and manufacturing people spared no effort to make an already great mower the best in the industry,” Wright President Shawn Wolf said after receiving the award. “It is especially gratifying when the trade recognizes this accomplishment with... read more

Walker awards mower to North Carolina contractor

November 5, 2014By

Walker Manufacturing awarded Joel Owen of Landsmen Forest, Lawn & Garden in Banner Elk, N.C., a mower as part of a giveaway at 2014 GIE+EXPO. The contest entailed participants to use the Walker productivity calculator to be entered for the mower giveaway. Owen was selected from a pool of over 300 entrants. “While we feel like we have always provided... read more

2014 GIE+EXPO: By the numbers, the biggest ever

November 5, 2014By

GIE+EXPO saw its largest turnout ever in 2014, welcoming more than 19,000 people, plus 181 new exhibitors, to the trade show. The attendance numbers represent an 11 percent increase in registration over last year—when it ranked as the 15th largest trade show in U.S., according to Trade Show News Network. “We’re busting at the seams,” said Kris Kiser, president and... read more

PLANET GIC offers workshops for success

October 23, 2014By

Trying to make your company reach the top? The Professional Landscare Network (PLANET) held its Green Industry Conference (GIC) again this year, in hand with GIE+EXPO. Workshops featured a number of landscape and business professionals, each imparting knowledge on how their companies exceeded expectations, drove profits and made a mark on the green industry.   A Case Study in Business Transformation... read more

NHLA to put on 9 seminars at GIE+EXPO

October 7, 2014By

2014 GIE+EXPO goers will have the opportunity to attend seminars in Spanish and English presented by the National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA). This year’s GIE+EXPO is scheduled for Oct. 22-24 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in in Louisville, Ky. With a large and growing number of Hispanics that work in the landscape industry, the NHLA is putting on its seminars to provide Hispanics an opportunity... read more