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Takeuchi names Salesman of the Year, Top Volume dealer

Takeuchi names Salesman of the Year, Top Volume dealer

Jimi Martin of Perimeter Takeuchi in Buford, Georgia, has been named Takeuchi’s Salesman of the Year. Ranking number one in retail sales, 2014 marks the second consecutive year Martin has ...

How-to: DIY quick-connect jumper cables

How-to: DIY quick-connect jumper cables

Easy do-it yourself setup saves money, adds convenience Having the ability to quickly grab a set of jumper cables from the tool box and hook them up to another vehicle, a ...

Robots to drive Polaris Ranger at DARPA robotics challenge

Robots to drive Polaris Ranger at DARPA robotics challenge

Polaris Industries’ Limited Edition DARPA Polaris Ranger XP 900 EPS and GEM electric vehicles will be used as part of the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) finals. The competition is scheduled ...

NALP: June is the time to reinforce emphasis on safety

NALP: June is the time to reinforce emphasis on safety

The landscaping industry is made up of nearly 400,000 businesses and has one of the highest OSHA-identified hazard rates in the United States. Clearly, the industry needs to focus on improving ...

Line-X partners with Keystone Automotive Operations

Line-X partners with Keystone Automotive Operations

All North American Line-X franchises will have dedicated customer support, following a mutually exclusive partnership with Keystone Automotive Operations. As the exclusive accessories distributor of Line-X, Keystone will supply the company’s ...

JCB’s 2014 sales, earnings retreat as BRIC markets slow

JCB’s 2014 sales, earnings retreat as BRIC markets slow

    JCB reports 2014 earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) totaled $474 million before a one-time restructuring charge of $17 million, down from $489 million in 2013. Sales last ...

Keen Utility offers men’s and women’s sizes in its hot weather work shoe

Keen Utility offers men’s and women’s sizes in its hot weather work shoe

Keen Utility has tweaked its Atlanta Cool work shoe just in time for warm weather. Now available in both men’s and women’s sizes, the shoe provides breathable comfort in an ...

Nortrax names two military vets as GMs

Nortrax names two military vets as GMs

Nortrax, a John Deere dealer with construction and forestry locations throughout the United States and Canada, has named two new general managers. ___________________________________________________________________________________ Michael "Mike" Sullivan, the new general manager at Nortrax’s ...

AmericanHort to represent United States in international trade group

AmericanHort to represent United States in international trade group

AmericanHort has been recognized as the official U.S. representative to the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH). The AIPH focuses on stimulating plant sales, protecting plant breeders’ rights, promoting the ...

Briggs and Stratton buys Billy Goat Industries for $26 million

Briggs and Stratton buys Billy Goat Industries for $26 million

Briggs & Stratton has acquired Billy Goat Industries, a Missouri-based manufacturer of specialty turf equipment, for $26 million. Located outside Kansas City, Billy Goat makes aerators, sod cutters, overseeders, power rakes, ...

Gasoline prices heading into Memorial Day weekend lowest since 2009

Gasoline prices heading into Memorial Day weekend lowest since 2009

On May 18, the U.S. average retail price of gasoline was $2.74 per gallon, or 92 cents a gallon lower than at the same time last year. This is the ...

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