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TAG: equipment

5 Questions: Mike Horak discusses current green industry equipment trends

September 22, 2021By

Mike Horak of Wells Fargo Distribution Finance discusses what products are hot in the industry, the equipment market and which areas are trending upwards. read more

Path to 12% profit — equipment

October 12, 2020By
Landscape equipment (Photo: Vectorpower / iStock/ Getty Images Plus)

LM columnist Kevin Kehoe describes how landscape professionals can reach 12 percent profit via the equipment key performance indicator. read more

Buying vs. renting equipment

February 20, 2020By
Heavy-duty piece of Case equipment (Photo: Groff Tractor & Equipment)

Equipment is one of the biggest expenses for landscape contractors, so it pays to do homework before adding a new machine. Whether that’s renting, leasing or buying, dealers can offer insight and information to help make the best decision. Tax credits Greg Black, owner of Black Landscape out of Mechanicsburg, Pa., turned to his dealer, Groff Tractor & Equipment, when... read more

Lease or buy?

June 11, 2015By

Pros + Cons Leasing and buying are the primary ways landscape contractors add to their fleets, but don’t forget about renting. Here are some pros and cons for each option. Buying +Pro: Residual or resale value. You can trade it in down the road to offset the cost of the next equipment you buy. +Pro: Asset depreciation reduces your tax... read more

Ground Logic Pathfinder Spreader-Sprayer

April 22, 2015By

Ground Logic commercial grade equipment includes the Rover and Rover XR spreaders plus the Pathfinder and Pathfinder XC spreader-sprayers. The hopper capacity is 120 lbs. on the Rover and Pathfinder and 220 lbs. on the XR and XC models. The spray tank capacity is 12 gallons on the Pathfinder and 16 gallons on the Pathfinder XC. Our machines are an... read more

ClearSpan Fabric Structures

February 24, 2015By

ClearSpan Fabric Structures, for sand and salt storage, provide design/build and energy-efficient solutions for material, equipment and other storage needs. When the Stephenson County (Illinois) highway department needed to replace their material storage building that was lost in a storm, County Engineer Chris Isbell turned to ClearSpan Fabric Structures. “I determined that fabric buildings cost less and could be constructed quicker... read more