TAG: Kansas

4 dead after shooting at mower manufacturer

February 26, 2016By

An employee killed three people and injured 14 others today when he opened fire at the Excel Industries plant, which manufactures the Hustler and Big Dog mowing brands, in Hesston, Kan., the Associated Press reports. After receiving fire, a law enforcement officer shot and killed 38-year-old Cedric Ford, an employee at the plant, Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton said in a press conference. “We’re really saddened... read more

Complete Landscaping Systems buyer drops out

September 26, 2013By

Rick Hodge, a Wichita, Kan.-based bankruptcy attorney, renounced his plans to purchase majority assets of Complete Landscaping Systems, also based in Wichita, because the company failed to produce a title free of lien or levy from creditors. At the beginning of September—and on the heels of several lawsuits against Complete—Hodge reportedly was planning to buy 90 percent of the assets... read more

Underhill pairs up with KALO

September 19, 2013By

Underhill International entered a partnership agreement with KALO, an Overland, Kan.-based supplier of turf and ornamental products, including Tournament-Ready, Hyrdro-Wet, H2O Maximizer and Medalist. Through the co-branding agreement, KALO products will be sold and marketed exclusively by Underhill. “Underhill has an enviable reputation for excellence in irrigation management technologies,” said Chuck Champion, president of KALO. “The company’s state-of-the-art irrigation products,... read more