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  • BrightView chosen to care for one of America’s most historic landmarks

    November 30, 2017By

    BrightView has been selected to care for landscapes in Virginia’s Colonial Williamsburg. “We are honored to bring our expertise to this great attraction,” said Andrew Masterman, president and CEO of BrightView Cos. “When an organization makes the decision to source a service like landscaping to an outside company, they must have every confidence that work will be done to the... read more

    Makita launches gas-, battery-powered tools

    November 21, 2017By

    Makita launched three new cordless battery-powered solutions, four new tools powered by its MM4 four-stroke engine lineup and a new two-stroke chainsaw. 18-V X2 LXT cordless battery-powered solutions Makita launched three new tools powered by its 18-V X2 (36-V) LXT battery: LXT Brushless Multi-Function Power Head (XUX01Z): The brushless motor has a quick-release couple-shaft attachment that can be used with... read more

    CSP delivers high-density weed barrier made of 95 percent recycled materials

    November 20, 2017By

    CSP, a customs plastics extruder of polyolefin materials, debuted PolyWeed Shield, a high-density polyethylene weed barrier. “The journey in developing the PolyWeed shield has been very organic,” said Steve Fleming, vice president of CSP. “We’ve been producing our HDPE StaCon for years, and we started to see demand for our product in the growing industry, being utilized as a weed... read more

    Stihl rounds out lineup with pressure washers

    November 20, 2017By

    Stihl rolled out the RB 600 and RB 800 gasoline-powered pressure washers for commercial and industrial cleaning jobs. “These commercial-grade, high-powered pressure washers are equipped with the durability and technology our customers have come to count on from Stihl,” said Brian Manke, product manager at Stihl. “They both also feature an easy start pump system which lets the user start the... read more

    Kohler updates Command PRO EFI 999cc, extends warranties

    November 13, 2017By

    Kohler made several updates for landscape contractors, which it announced last month at GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky. Kohler integrated an Electronic Throttle Body into its Command PRO EFI 999cc engine. The new technology electronically controls intake airflow to optimize power and load response. The Electronic Throttle Body is combined with Kohler’s Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) system and engine cooling technology... read more

    Honda showcases engines, generators and pressure washers

    November 13, 2017By

    Honda Engines exhibited the GX Series V-Twin engines at the 2017 GIE+EXPO. The engines are designed to offer more power and adaptability with greater fuel efficiency in a more compact package, according to Honda. Six V-Twin models (GX630, GXV630, GX660, GXV660, GX690 and GXV660) are available in both horizontal and vertical shaft configurations. The engines are designed for commercial turf equipment... read more