TAG: Stihl

Stihl releases the KMA 130 R KombiMotor

April 8, 2019By

Stihl released the KMA 130 R KombiMotor, a tool from the company’s AP Series of battery products. It gives professionals the ability to trim, prune, edge, clean, cultivate and more without gas or exhaust emissions. The external battery source shifts the battery weight to the user’s back or hips, instant starts allow quick movement from one task to another and... read more

Fuel for thought

March 22, 2019By
Handheld tool (Photo: Honda Engines)

Gasoline has served as the go-to fuel option for many years when it comes to handheld equipment. However, the recent rise of battery-powered equipment — and subsequent use of propane-powered generators to recharge that equipment — has stoked the number of choices landscape contractors have at their fingertips. Gas ’em up While gasoline-powered equipment no longer represents a monopoly, it’s... read more

STIHL: Lithium-Ion Battery Products

January 28, 2019By

Portable, quiet and powerful, the full line of STIHL battery products are powered by advanced lithium-ion battery technology for environmentally responsible landscaping with professional results. Packed with power, precision and convenience, these tools cut job times as fast as they cut fuel costs. What the Pros are Saying Ralph Meyer • Sebert Landscaping • Chicago, Ill. “With as many crews... read more

Companies in the News: Stihl breaks ground in Virginia; Doosan Bobcat center receives LEED certification; LandCare holds annual leadership conference; and PBI-Gordon prepares to move

April 4, 2018By

Stihl held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on its new administration building and other campus improvements at Stihl headquarters for the U.S. in Virginia Beach, Va. The $25 million administration building project is part of the company’s investment in growing U.S. operations. In addition, there will be significant improvements to an outdoor demonstration area for hands-on training,... read more

Stihl rounds out lineup with pressure washers

November 20, 2017By

Stihl rolled out the RB 600 and RB 800 gasoline-powered pressure washers for commercial and industrial cleaning jobs. “These commercial-grade, high-powered pressure washers are equipped with the durability and technology our customers have come to count on from Stihl,” said Brian Manke, product manager at Stihl. “They both also feature an easy start pump system which lets the user start the... read more

Stihl debuts garden shears, Cutquik and iMow

November 10, 2017By

HSA 25 garden shears Stihl introduced the HSA 25 garden shears as part of its Lightning Battery System line. “The HSA 25 is the first Stihl power tool designed for detail-oriented trimming tasks,” said Brian Manke, product manager at Stihl. “Its compact design and easy-to-change blade attachments allow users to swiftly switch between trimming projects.” The product weighs less than... read more