TAG: Stihl

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

People on the Move: Sara Bendrick teams up with Stihl; Takeuchi appoints 2; Toro employee inducted into Green Industry Hall of Fame; and more from PBI-Gordon, Gachina and Solesbee’s

June 12, 2019By

Stihl has teamed up with landscape contractor and television host, Sara Bendrick, to deliver expert landscaping advice and tips to homeowners. With more than 10 years of experience, Bendrick specializes in residential design where she combines environmental awareness and artistic expression. Bendrick is best known as the host of the DIY Network show, “I Hate My Yard” and is the... read more

Companies in the News: Husqvarna receives environmental awards; Stihl celebrates 60th anniversary of Contra chainsaw; SiteOne partners with Bassmaster Elite Series

May 22, 2019By

The Husqvarna Group received the 2019 Arkansas Environmental Technology Award for its manufacturing plant in Nashville, Ark. In 2015, the manufacturer launched “Sustainovate,” an innovation-based initiative to make sustainability a real competitive advantage and to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by one-third before the end of 2035. As a result, in 2017, Husqvarna installed a 1.4-megawatt solar array at the Nashville... read more

Stihl bestows awards at National Collegiate Landscape Competition

May 6, 2019By

At the 43rd annual National Collegiate Landscaping Competition in, Stihl awarded $5,000 to the event’s overall champion team from Brigham Young University. read more