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MTD acquires Core, Precise Path

January 28, 2015By

MTD Products—the parent company of Cub Cadet, Troy-Bilt Products, Columbia, Yard Machines, Remington, Arnold and other brands—purchased two companies: Core Outdoor Power and Precise Path Robotics. Acquiring Core gives MTD a greater stake in the electronic power equipment industry. Core’s niche is powering outdoor landscape equipment with gasless motor technology. Precise Path, on the other hand, designed a commercial autonomous... read more

OPEI dubs 2014-2015 officers, board of directors

July 21, 2014By

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) named its 2014-2015 officers and board of directors during the OPEI annual meeting, held in Palm Beach, Fla., June 17-19. Officers for the 2014-2015 year include: Chairman Paul Mullet, president, Excel Industries; Vice Chair Lee Sowell, president, Techtronic Industries Co. Outdoor Products; and Secretary/Treasurer Tim Merrett, VP of A&T global platform and turf and utility,... read more