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  • HNA releases contractor briefing lineup

    June 27, 2017By

    Hardscape North America (HNA) released its schedule of free contractor briefing sessions during this year’s show, which will be co-located with the 2017 GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky. Topics will include OSHA and silica, as well as a wide range of profit-boosting tips from industry experts. “The briefings are designed to be quick, drop-in sessions where contractors can learn about trending... read more

    Kichler unveils portable LED lanterns with Bluetooth speaker

    June 27, 2017By

    Kichler released its new Portable LED Lantern with Bluetooth speaker. Weighing 6.5 pounds, the Portable LED Lantern is damp rated for indoor or outdoor use. The dimmable LED light omits 3000 kelvin of pure white light, runs for up to eight hours and can charge from zero to 100 percent in five hours. The Bluetooth speaker delivers 3 watts of... read more

    John Deere rolls out new backhoe, loader

    June 20, 2017By

    John Deere is expanding its line of compact utility tractor implements with two additions, the 260B backhoe and 120R loader. “When designing our latest backhoe and loader models, we listened to customer feedback, making key changes to improve operator ease and productivity,” said DeMark Cole, product specialist for compact utility tractors. “The 260B and 120R retain the features that customers... read more

    FX Luminaire releases G4 replacement lamp

    June 14, 2017By

    FX Luminaire unveiled its G4 replacement lamp, offering retrofit capabilities for lighting fixtures with a G4 lamp base. “The G4 is a great choice for converting T3 incandescent fixtures to LED systems and leads to significant energy savings,” said James Cervantes, product manager for FX Luminaire’s lighting controls. Available in two intensities, the lamp has a warm, 2,700-kelvin color temperature and... read more

    John Deere adds pallet forks to attachment lineup

    June 7, 2017By

    John Deere introduced its severe-duty pallet forks, the latest additions to the lineup of Worksite Pro attachments. Two new pallet forks—PF45 and PF60—are optimized to work with John Deere G-Series skid-steers, G- and E-Series compact track loaders (CTLs) and another pallet fork that was specifically designed for use on K-Series compact wheel loaders with the skid-steer-style Quik-Tatch coupler. The new pallet forks are... read more

    Kichler, Vera partner to offer remote lighting control capabilities

    June 7, 2017By

    Kichler is partnering with Vera, a provider of smart home control solutions, to bring wireless control capabilities to its product line. Through the partnership, consumers can pair Kichler Design Pro LED Controllers with the Vera gateway and app to manage and customize lighting schedules, programs and zones from any mobile device. Two options are available, the Kichler 16082BK—Vera Edge and the... read more