TAG: The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute

EPA announces year-round sales of E15 gasoline, OPEI responds

June 5, 2019By
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the sale of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (E15) will expand to year-round. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing small engine, utility vehicle and outdoor power equipment manufacturers and suppliers, issued the following statement in response to the EPA’s announcement. “We will continue to advise consumers and professional users of... read more

Companies in the News: Toro receives top award from EDA; OPEI to move; and more from Agri-Turf and Massey Services

August 24, 2017By

The Toro Co. received the Gold Level Award from the Equipment Dealers Association (EDA), which is based on responses from the 2017 Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey. The annual survey focuses on 12 key categories of dealer operations and support, and compiles responses to provide a rating for participating equipment manufacturers. This is the third consecutive year in which Toro has received... read more

People on the Move: Giraldo named EY Entrepreneur of the Year, AmericanHort honors Raimondi; new hires, promotions for Aspire, OPEI, DHG, Bayer

June 15, 2017By

Clean Scapes CEO Ivan Giraldo received the 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the service category in Central Texas. Presented by Ernst and Young, the award recognizes entrepreneurs who have built a market-leading business that has contributed to the industry, job market and community. As a winner in Central Texas, Giraldo is now eligible for consideration for the 2017... read more

OPEI names officers, board of directors

August 1, 2016By

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) announced its 2016-2017 officers and board of directors. The officers and new board members were elected during the OPEI Annual Meeting, which was held June 21-23 in Asheville, N.C. Officers for 2016-2017 are: OPEI Chair—Tim Merrett, vice president, Global Platform Turf & Utility, Deere & Co.; OPEI Vice Chair—Daniel Ariens, chairman & CEO, Ariens... read more