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Thursday, October 19, 2017

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ECHO to Feature Full Line of 58V Cordless Products at GIE+EXPO
ECHO’s full line of 58V Lithium-Ion cordless products will be featured at the 2017 GIE+EXPO in Louisville, KY in preparation for the line’s upcoming debut at independent dealers....
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STIHL Inc. to expand its Virginia Beach headquarters
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that STIHL Inc. will be expanding its U.S. headquarters in Virginia Beach. A press release received Tuesday morning said the expansion will bring an investment in excess of $25 million to the city....
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Southern Oregon Megafire May Help Suppress Devastating Tree Disease
Sudden oak death has had ecological as well as economic consequences for the timber and plant nursery industries. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has quarantined part of Oregon’s south coast to keep the disease contained....
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Sponsored News/Product Release

Are you Extreme enough to Survive the ECHO Chamber
Visitors to this year’s GIE/EXPO Show in Louisville, KY October 18- 20 will be given the opportunity to see if they are up to the challenge of experiencing the most advanced human testing facility in outdoor power equipment history – the ECHO Chamber....
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Briggs & Stratton Continues to Bring Innovation to Outdoor Power Equipment
Continuing on the path of giving homeowners more power options, Briggs & Stratton offers the Nexcel™ Series lithium-ion battery powerhead. At 82 volt max9, it offers reliable, long-lasting performance with up to 45 minutes of run time....
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A new concept in mowing incorporating ride-on capability with remote control
Dvorak, the Czech Republic-based manufacturer of the Spider range of remote controlled slope mowers, gave a world preview of its advanced prototype Spider 3RIDER at GIE+EXPO....
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MAKITA Brings More Landscaping Solutions to GIE+EXPO 2017
Makita returns this week to the GIE+EXPO in Louisville, KY, with more solutions for today’s landscaper and hardscape contractor....
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Oregon® Announces 120V Professional Series Cordless Equipment That Delivers the Muscle of Gas with all the Benefits of Battery Power
Until now, battery technology has not been robust enough to serve the commercial landscaping market. That changes today with the announcement of the new Oregon® 120V Professional Series outdoor power equipment line. ...
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Sponsored News/Product Release

Dig Faster with Bobcat
Digging cycle time can mean the difference between hitting and missing a deadline. That’s why Bobcat® compact (mini) excavators are designed with advanced hydraulics for faster digging. They’re also designed to dig while under load...
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Court sides with John Deere in barring farm-equipment rival’s use of green and yellow
It took 107 pages for a Kentucky court to explain a ruling that bans any farm-machinery maker except Deere & Co. from using green in combination with yellow for their equipment....
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Caterpillar to Enter Utility Vehicle Market
Caterpillar announces plans to enter the utility vehicle market. The company has entered into a manufacturing and supply agreement with Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. and will offer UTV models sold through participating Cat® dealerships starting...
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Frontier Wood Chippers Recalled by John Deere Due to Injury Hazard
This recall involves Frontier Wood Chippers with model numbers WC1103, WC1105, and WC1205.The green and black landscaping machines have knives (blades) that grind up tree branches turning them into wood chips or mulch. The model number and “Frontier”...
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Dow 23K: Caterpillar 1 of the 5 biggest contributors to record run
As the Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 23,000 for the first time ever on Tuesday, just 53 days after the blue-chip index exceeded the 22,000 milestone, the index received a big boost from a few prominent stocks....
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Sponsored News/Product Release

Toro side by side off-road utility vehicles
Go farther, haul more, and redefine the way you work with the new Toro side by side off-road utility vehicle. Meet the demands of any job with the 500 EFI or the 700 EFI and choose from over 40 accessories to match your year-round project needs, increase your productivity and get valuable time back....
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