TAG: Ariens

Yamaha enters landscape market with Gravely partnership

October 5, 2016By

Yamaha Motor Corp. is entering the landscape market in a new partnership with Gravely, an Ariens Co. brand. Announced at the Ariens Dealer Summit in Amelia Island, Fla., this week, Yamaha’s two new V-Twin EFI engines—the MX775 V-Twin EFI 29-hp engine and the MX825 V-Twin EFI 33-hp engine—are now available for order in Gravely’s Pro-Turn 200 and 400 lines of zero-turn... read more

People on the Move: Miller, Horn, Pope, more

November 19, 2015By

Caretaker Landscape & Tree Management hired Kent Miller as its next president. Miller is a former executive with the The Groundskeeper, based in Tucson. With a new market in Colorado, Caretaker “sees incredible value in Kent’s past experience.” Ariens Co. made three personnel changes for the Ariens and Gravely brands. Joe Horn, vp of global sales, will shift his primary focus... read more

People on the Move: King, Evagues, Mancuso, Walsh

November 12, 2015By

Ariens Co. named Ginger King president of Ariens Specialty Brands, a distributor of specialty equipment, supplies and gear through the brands Gempler’s, Ben Meadows, AW Direct, Stens, J Thomas and Bynorm. King previously served as vice president of human resources for the company. Prior to joining Ariens, she held several human resources positions at Kohler and Serigraph. She has an master’s degree in... read more

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

Gravely debuts Atlas JSV

October 22, 2014By

Gravely is carving a new space into the utility vehicle market, rolling out its Atlas JSV—job site vehicle. Ariens, the parent company of Gravely, debuted the newest addition to its commercial product lineup during a press event preceding GIE+EXPO at Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Ky., Oct. 21. The Atlas JSV is available in four models, with the JSV6000 accommodating six adults across two... read more

Brickman/ValleyCrest: Culture clash?

May 29, 2014By

 A look at their cultures, what defines a national company mentality and TruGreen LandCare comparisons. As the two largest landscape companies work toward merging into one, the rest of the Green Industry is a split crowd sitting on the sidelines. Some spectators are biting their nails out of nervousness, while others have pulled up a seat, waiting to pick up... read more