TAG: Stihl

Stihl debuts fuel-injection chainsaw, other products at GIE+EXPO

October 24, 2019By

During the GIE+EXPO, Stihl debuted a fuel-injection chainsaw, MS 500i. The chainsaw is available with a 25-inch bar and chain and as an optional wrap-handle version, the MS 500i R, also with a 25-inch bar and chain. Both versions of the chainsaw have 6.7 phb engine power. The MS500i weighs 13.9 lbs. and the MS 500i R weighs 14.8 lbs.... read more

Companies in the News: Updates from Gachina, PERC, Case, Stihl and Takeuchi

October 23, 2019By

On Oct. 6, Gachina Landscape Management partnered with Family Connections and the Young Men’s Service League (YMSL) to clean up its new neighbor, Open Mind School in Menlo Park, Calif. Five Gachina volunteers, including associate Peninsula Branch Manager Sam Anderson and Production Supervisor Rafael Avila, joined 100-plus passionate citizens to give the school a much-needed face lift, Gachina said. Gachina’s... read more

Saluda Hill Landscapes: Efficient and proficient

October 13, 2019By
Saluda Hill’s equipment is ready to go every morning so crews can get started quickly. (Photo: Sean Rayford)

Whether it’s at the shop, in the office, on the road or at the job site, Saluda Hill Landscapes in Lexington, S.C., leaves nothing to chance, especially when it comes to streamlining operations. “Efficiency is the difference between making a profit and not making a profit,” says Wendell Furtick, president and CEO of Saluda Hill Landscapes, which provides 60 percent... read more

Companies in the News: Pacific Landscape Management raises $13K for cancer research, Stihl collaborates with housing nonprofit, ManageMowed signs new contracts

August 28, 2019By

Pacific Landscape Management in Hillsboro, Ore., raised $13,060 for The Providence Cancer Institute by participating in the Hood to Coast Relay event. An overnight, long-distance relay race, Hood to Coast is held annually in Oregon, typically in late August. The company’s team “Lawn Gone and Hauling Grass” completed a 200-mile relay race in 27 hours and 20 minutes, placing 120th... read more

Train for chainsaw safety

August 15, 2019By
Chainsaw operator at work (Photo: Aspen Tree Expert Co.)

For crews at Aspen Tree Expert Co. in Jackson, N.J., chainsaw training begins on day one. In fact, employees will have a solid four hours of training and education under their belts before they even put their hands on a chainsaw. “There are so many things to learn,” says Mark Chisholm, the company’s director of operations. “We train everyone across... read more

AGZA and Stihl partner on battery electric equipment advocacy campaign

June 19, 2019By

American Green Zone Alliance (AGZA) is proud to announce a unique collaboration with Stihl to support our independent nationwide campaign promoting the benefits of battery-electric equipment in professional applications. The new effort pairs commercial-grade Stihl battery tools with AGZA’s groundbreaking AGZA Green Zone education and certification programs for sustainable grounds maintenance. For a decade as the global leader in zero-emission... read more