TAG: K-Rain

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

K-Rain becomes IA platinum member

October 1, 2015By

K-Rain Manufacturing Corp., based in Riviera Beach, Fla., has upgraded its Irrigation Association (IA) membership to platinum, to the highest level of IA membership. “Platinum membership will allow us to get more involved and better connected within the green industry,” said K-Rain President Chip Kah. “That was the driving force behind our decision. The Irrigation Association has a wealth of resources which will... read more