TAG: Hunter Industries

Companies in the News: Briggs & Stratton wins a manufacturer of the year award; Hunter recognized with energy leadership award; and more from CenterSquare Advisory, Kubota Tractor Corp. and Stepstone

May 8, 2019By

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp named Briggs & Stratton Corp. the winner of the 2019 Manufacturer of the Year award in the category of medium manufacturer with 151 to 500 employees. Briggs & Stratton earned the honor based on a range of criteria, including its economic impact, community involvement and corporate responsibility and commitment to workforce development and excellence. The company has... read more

Hunter Industries: HDL

May 3, 2019By

Ultra-durable Hunter Dripline (HDL) is the perfect choice for a range of drip system needs. Install HDL at grade or subsurface to effectively irrigate shrubs, gardens, turf, and trees. Kink- and UV-resistant HDL features a large internal diameter that allows fittings to be easily installed. Color-coded striping allows users to quickly identify the flow in the field, saving time during... read more

New learning center offers top-tier training

April 23, 2019By
Photo: Frank Niccoli

Foothill College launches new learning center for students and industry professionals alike to improve their hands-on skills and experience. read more

Experts’ Tips: Proper placement of sprayheads

April 17, 2019By
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The challenge: How should irrigation professionals properly place sprayheads? Hunter Kelsey Jacquard Product manager — MP Rotators & Sprays Proper sprinkler placement depends on the types of plants being irrigated, expected plant growth over time and size of the hydrozone area. DO keep in mind that shrubs and flowers will likely require a different design than turf to prevent future... read more

People on the Move: Davey names new district manager; Hunter’s industry relations manager announces retirement; Ruppert promotes 3

April 10, 2019By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. promoted Eric Countryman to district manager of the east Pittsburgh residential/commercial (R/C) office. “Eric has a strong resume and a history with many great operations and managers that will serve him well in his new role,” said Jeff Crites, operations manager, Great Lakes east R/C region. “I’m confident that he will continue to serve Davey... read more

Experts’ Tips: Determine irrigation pumps proper balance

March 22, 2019By
Sprayhead (Photo: iStock.com/MariuszBlach)

How to determine the proper balance between a pump’s flow rate and pressure read more