TAG: 2017 GIE+EXPO

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

HNA 2017 shatters records

November 9, 2017By

The Hardscape North America (HNA) trade show on Oct. 18-20, at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., was the largest hardscape trade show ever. Fifty-seven new exhibitors and more than 2,400 attendees—hardscape contractors, dealers and retailers—led to a 16 percent increase on the exhibit floor. The co-location with GIE+EXPO added up to a total of 1,005 outdoor and indoor exhibits,... read more

New updates from online training resource, Greenius

November 8, 2017By

At GIE+EXPO 2017, Greenius President Arden Urbano talks about the latest services available through the company, which offers online training for green industry companies, onboarding and performance excellence in the landscaping industry. read more

Husqvarna enters stand-on mower market, offers cloud-based solution for fleet management

November 8, 2017By

While at the 2017 GIE+EXPO, LM caught up with Husqvarna’s George Reister and Steve Uljua to learn more about the latest updates from the company, including its entry into the stand-on market with a new zero-turn model and its cloud-based system, Fleet Services. read more

How GreenCare for Troops is making a difference

November 8, 2017By

Considering volunteering with Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops? In this video from GIE+EXPO 2017, Project EverGreen’s Ki Matsko shares a story about just what kind of effect this program has on veterans in need. read more

2017 GIE+EXPO breaks records

November 6, 2017By

The 2017 GIE+EXPO on Oct. 18-20, at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky., was another record-breaking event. “GIE+EXPO continues to grow in size as well as in its reputation as the industry’s gathering place,” said Kris Kiser, president and CEO of OPEI. The annual industry event draws all segments of the outdoor power equipment and lawn & garden industry.... read more