TAG: handheld equipment

Fuel for thought

March 22, 2019By
Handheld tool (Photo: Honda Engines)

Gasoline has served as the go-to fuel option for many years when it comes to handheld equipment. However, the recent rise of battery-powered equipment — and subsequent use of propane-powered generators to recharge that equipment — has stoked the number of choices landscape contractors have at their fingertips. Gas ’em up While gasoline-powered equipment no longer represents a monopoly, it’s... read more

Cutting through the options of hardscape saws

February 20, 2019By
Photo: Echo

Experts share what’s new in the cut-off saw market. read more

Husqvarna event considers future of landscape maintenance

March 1, 2017By
Husqvarna Automower

Imagine you’re maintaining a property and you run out of trimmer line. You’ll have to hop in the truck and drive back to the shop to get more or have a co-worker drive some out to you—both of which are entirely inefficient. But what if there was another way? In a video screened at a Husqvarna press event called Silent City... read more

Stihl honored for manufacturing excellence

January 24, 2014By

The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) honored Stihl, based in Virginia Beach, Va., with a 2013 Manufacturing Excellence Award. “Recognizing organizations that are implementing lean manufacturing and management processes is one of the highlights of our conference,” said Paul Kuchuris, AME president. “It allows us to highlight businesses that improve their bottom lines and customer experiences with the best practices... read more

Equipment Care: Long live handhelds

February 1, 2005By

Proper maintenance and transportation of handheld equipment will ensure long life. read more