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TAG: hurricane

The Billy Goat Hurricane doubles down on productivity

November 1, 2020By

[SPONSORED CONTENT] Take leaf cleanup productivity to a whole new level with Billy Goat’s Hurricane zero turn radius Z3000 or X3000 stand-on blower. A patented Quad Control Handle System™ offers seamless forward / reverse direction, automatic return to neutral, integrated operator presence control and a self-activating parking brake. And for quick and easy control of air flow from left, right... read more

Recovering a property after Hurricane Harvey

December 18, 2019By
After Hurricane Harvey, the office building closed due to flooding and other issues, which affected the retention of tenants. The client's intent was to renovate the landscaping as quickly as possible. Photo: Bryan Malloch

Location Sugar Land, Texas Company Lawn Management Co. In 2017, when Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, the Sugar Creek on the Lake office complex received severe rain. “We had a year’s worth of rain in three days,” says Adam Purnell, branch manager at Lawn Management Co. (LMC). The property was underwater for six days, he says. Due to flooding, the building... read more

National news roundup

August 26, 2019By and
The Vermeer campus after the July 2018 tornado. (Photo: Vermeer)

We take a quick look at the industry news happening around the nation over the past month that landscape contractors should be aware of. read more

Briggs & Stratton acquires blower maker Hurricane

August 1, 2018By

Milwaukee-based Briggs & Stratton Corp. acquired certain assets of Hurricane, based in Muskegon Heights, Mich. Hurricane designs and manufactures stand-on leaf and debris blowers. Terms of the transaction, which accelerates the company’s diversification into commercial products, were not disclosed. “Hurricane brings high-quality products with differentiated capabilities around air flow and handling which make the lawn and turf care professional more... read more

FMC Corp. donates $75,000 to Red Cross’ Hurricane Sandy Relief efforts

November 7, 2012By
Logo: FMC

PHILADELPHIA—On Nov. 2, FMC Corp. announced a disaster relief donation of $75,000 to the American Red Cross to support ongoing efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.  FMC has operations in the heavily impacted Mid-Atlantic region, including the company’s corporate headquarters in Philadelphia, global research center in Ewing, N.J., an FMC BioPolymer plant in Newark, Del., and an FMC BioPolymer... read more