TAG: K-Rain

People on the Move: Promotions and appointments from Takeuchi, Anuvia, Winter Equipment and more

August 21, 2019By

Takeuchi Manufacturing Founder and President Akio Takeuchi has stepped down, and his son, Toshiya Takeuchi, will now serve as president of Takeuchi. He is the second president in the history of Takeuchi Manufacturing. Additional appointments include Clay Eubanks, president of Takeuchi U.S. to the board of directors. Eubanks has been with Takeuchi U.S. for more than three decades and most... read more

People on the Move: Promotions, appointments and recognitions from K-Rain, Diamond Mowers, Sipcam Agro USA and more

July 24, 2019By

Carl Kah Jr., founder and CEO of K-Rain Manufacturing, is being recognized by the Irrigation Association for his lifelong contributions to the advancement of the irrigation industry. With more than 100 patents to his name, Kah began his innovation in irrigation technologies in his garage in West Palm Beach, Fla., in the 1940s. Since then, he has built K-Rain to... read more

People on the Move: K-Rain names new director of operations; Gothic Landscape promotes 2; Advanced Turf Solutions selects new CEO

January 30, 2019By

Adrian Toribio assumed the position of director of operations and quality for K-Rain. “Adrian’s ability to take our engineering technology and implement policies and procedures that benefit our supply chain is amazing,” said Chip Kah, president of K-Rain. “In his expanded role, he’ll be able to now provide his leadership to our growing operations across the globe.” Formerly, Toribio held... read more

K-Rain unveils new irrigation controller

September 10, 2018By

K-Rain Manufacturing released the Pro-LC irrigation controller, the newest addition to its line of controllers. “Designed for residential and light commercial applications, the Pro-LC is an affordable, conventional controller with the features and benefits of more costly irrigation controllers,” said Chip Kah, president of K-Rain. Features of the controller include: Full-program display that highlights watering days, number of start days,... read more

People on the Move: Former Stihl president dies; Primera appoints interim CEO; Kawasaki Engines names vp; and more from Fockele, Ruppert, Douglas, K-Rain, Bayer CropScience

July 18, 2017By

Fred Whyte, former president of Stihl, died July 7 in Virginia Beach, Va., after a battle with cancer. He was 70. Whyte began his Stihl career in 1971, working as a regional manager for Stihl American, following in the footsteps of his father, who also worked for the company. Whyte moved up the ranks and eventually took over Stihl’s expansion and operations in... read more

People on the Move: Akehurst employees celebrate 25 years; new hires, promotions for Aspire, Davey, K-Rain, Ruppert

March 22, 2017By

Akehurst Landscape Service, a full-service landscape company headquartered in Joppa, Md.,  is recognizing two employees celebrating their 25th anniversaries with the firm. David Guzman started working in the firm as a laborer and is currently serving as field supervisor overseeing six crews. Jose Herrera joined the company in 1992 as a laborer. He now holds the position of Team Leader, overseeing a grounds maintenance crew.... read more