TAG: Ariens Co.

Ariens to invest $9 million in facility expansion

August 11, 2015By

Ariens Co. will invest more than $9 million to upgrade and expand its product development facility at its Brillion, Wis.-based headquarters. According to Ariens, the new, 45,000-sq.-ft. facility will be constructed in three phases over the next three years. The project is expected to be complete by fall 2018. The Ariens Company Design and Development Center will include a new... read more

Dan Ariens recognized for commitment to STEM

March 27, 2015By

Dan Ariens, CEO and chairman of Ariens Co., received the 2015 National STEM Education Partner of the Year Award from the Wisconsin Technology & Engineering Education Association (WTEA) and the International Technology & Engineering Education Association (ITEEA). The award was presented during the ITEEA annual convention held in Milwaukee. “I’m especially proud of this award because it is about partnership,” Ariens... read more

Michael Ariens dies at 83

March 3, 2015By

Ariens Co. Chairman Emeritus Michael Ariens died at home Feb. 28. He was 83 years old. The grandson of the Ariens Co. founder, Henry Ariens, Mike Ariens served as Ariens Co. president from 1969 to 1992 and as chairman of the board from 1992 to 2014. He celebrated his 55th anniversary with the company in November of 2014 among family... read more

OPEI dubs 2014-2015 officers, board of directors

July 21, 2014By

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) named its 2014-2015 officers and board of directors during the OPEI annual meeting, held in Palm Beach, Fla., June 17-19. Officers for the 2014-2015 year include: Chairman Paul Mullet, president, Excel Industries; Vice Chair Lee Sowell, president, Techtronic Industries Co. Outdoor Products; and Secretary/Treasurer Tim Merrett, VP of A&T global platform and turf and utility,... read more

Ariens, Polaris form partnership

December 19, 2013By

Minneapolis-based Polaris Industries has formed a strategic partnership with Ariens Co., a Brillion, Wis.-based manufacturer of outdoor power equipment. Both companies expect to benefit from this arrangement, growing through exposure to adjacent markets, fostering innovation through shared technology and R&D investments and creating new sales opportunities for select dealerships in both networks. The partnership includes Polaris supplying Ariens with a... read more

24 products debuting at GIE+EXPO

October 21, 2013By

As part of the LM Reports department of Landscape Management’s October issue, we spotlighted 24 products to be featured at GIE+EXPO/Hardscape North America. Peruse the slideshow here for descriptions of the products and reference the list below for their companies and booth numbers. Turfgrass Water Conservation Alliance—Booth #486 Dow AgroSciences—Booth #1104 John Deere—Booth #1110 Kichler Landscape Lighting—Booth #1188 Wright Manufacturing—Booth... read more