TAG: Stihl

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

Stihl introduces BR 700 X backpack blower

September 19, 2017By

Stihl released the BR 700 X backpack blower, a fuel-efficient blower designed for heavy debris cleanup and large property maintenance, the company said. The backpack blower includes two lightweight fixed-length tubes, a flexible pleated connecting hose, a semi-automatic choke, a one-touch stop switch and an adjustable control handle. “Users can swivel the tube quickly, leading to a fast walking speed, helping cover... 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