TAG: Douglas Dynamics

Douglas Dynamics unveils dates for salt brine training tour

August 8, 2017By

Douglas Dynamics unveiled the dates for this year’s “The Power of Salt Brine” training tour. The tour, scheduled from Aug. 8 through Sept. 28, is a national educational effort designed to give contractors a face-to-face opportunity to learn best practices for using liquids as part of their snow and ice management plan. Training sessions will be led by Daniel Gilliland,... read more

People on the Move: Former Stihl president dies; Primera appoints interim CEO; Kawasaki Engines names vp; and more from Fockele, Ruppert, Douglas, K-Rain, Bayer CropScience

July 18, 2017By

Fred Whyte, former president of Stihl, died July 7 in Virginia Beach, Va., after a battle with cancer. He was 70. Whyte began his Stihl career in 1971, working as a regional manager for Stihl American, following in the footsteps of his father, who also worked for the company. Whyte moved up the ranks and eventually took over Stihl’s expansion and operations in... read more

Companies in the News: Gachina honored as top woman-owned business; Douglas Dynamics makes Forbes list; more from Case, Akehurst, Wright

October 5, 2016By

Gachina Landscape Management, owned by H. Jaclyn Ishimaru-Gachina, ranked No. 19 on the list of top 100 Bay Area Women-Owned Business and No. 7 on the list of the Bay Area’s top 25 minority-owned companies by the San Francisco Business Times. The 370-employee company, based in Menlo Park, Calif., earned a reported $29.5 million in 2015 revenue performing landscape maintenance, enhancements and water conservation. Douglas Dynamics—manufacturer of... read more

Companies in the News: LegacyScapes, Douglas Dynamics and DeMelo Bros. Landscaping

May 11, 2016By

Cherry Lake Tree Farm and LegacyScapes took part in Florida’s Agriculture Literature Day, an initiative helping to make agriculture accessible and exciting to young minds across the state. More than 250 kindergarteners gathered as employees of the two companies read them books, taught them lessons and donated azaleas, which would help the students practice agriculture at home. The Milwaukee Business Journal named Douglas Dynamics the... read more

Court rules with Douglas Dynamics in infringement case

February 29, 2016By

An appellate court affirmed a federal trial court judgment from 2014 stating that Buyer’s Products infringed upon Douglas Dynamics patents, according to Douglas Dynamics. “Our company has always maintained an exceptional commitment to engineering, and we consider our intellectual property a valuable asset which we will diligently defend,” said Chairman, President and CEO Jim Janik. “We are pleased the decision... read more

Western striker hopper spreader

January 20, 2016By

The new Western Striker stainless steel hopper spreader is designed to reduce waste and maximize control. Available in six sizes from 7′ 1.5 cu. yd. to 10′ 6 cu. yd., the hopper spreader features an innovative chute design that directs de-icing material away from the truck. A circular shutter deflector allows one-sided spreading operations. Two 12-volt electric motors provide independent control... read more