Turf Magazine - September, 2013

GIE+EXPO

GIE+EXPO New Products

GIE+EXPO New Products

Here's a sneak peek at what our advertisers will be introducing during the show!

Go iLawn, Booth #9055

Go iLawn is the green industry's go-to resource for online property measurement. A measurement grouping feature was recently added to the Go iLawn toolset to help users turn their property measurements into a proposal faster than ever before. Users can group property measurements by surface type (turf, asphalt, mulch, sidewalks), equipment type, dates of service and more to help expedite the proposal process. To try the grouping feature, visit http://www.GoiLawn.com/promo and use code TG10.

http://www.GoiLawn.com

Billy Goat, Booth #10168 (Inside), #7400D (Outside)

Billy Goat's new 26-inch fixed-deck brushcutter provides added stability in deep vegetation and offers increased productivity, clearing brush at 2/3 of an acre per hour. The newly enhanced hydrostatic overseeder features convenient foot-actuated depth adjust and new low thatch blade, both contributing to longer blade life. Check out these products and our 2014 unveil at our indoor and outdoor booths at GIE+EXPO.

http://www.billygoat.com

Turf Teq, Booth #11036 (Inside), #6456D (Outside)

The new Turf Teq Edger Attachment for Walker Mowers will edge landscaping beds up to 250 feet per minute, and is ideal for re-defining a sharp edge around trees, along flowerbeds or creating a new bed. The grooming blade cuts a clean crisp edge up to 4.5 inches deep.

http://www.turfteq.com

Mosquito Joe, Booth #257

A Mosquito Joe franchise provides an outstanding opportunity on a stand-alone basis, but also one that complements an existing seasonal business - and with public demand for eliminating harmful mosquitoes, ticks and other outdoor pests on the rise, the time to consider Mosquito Joe is now. Backed by a corporate team with over 80 years of franchise experience, we're a business opportunity with a great promise: making outside fun again for communities throughout the United States.

http://www.mosquitojoefranchise.com

The Grounds Guys, Booth #256

Just two years after being introduced to the U.S., The Grounds Guys has blossomed over 100 franchise locations in 34 states and is a top franchise opportunity for green industry professionals. Our franchise owners are achieving their dreams, beautifying their communities and building a Culture of Care all across the nation. No matter what stage you're at in your journey, The Grounds Guys landscape management franchise can help you take your business to the next level.

http://www.groundsguysfranchise.com

Chapin, Booth #11136

Chapin's line of professional spreaders provides landscape professionals with the features and functionality necessary to perform their jobs efficiently and effectively all year. Professional models come standard with edge controls, large pneumatic tires, grates and rain covers. Two models also feature durable stainless steel frames. Whether spreading seed and fertilizer in the spring or loading the large capacity hoppers with ice melt in the winter, Chapin's heavy-duty, all-season spreaders can get the job done.

http://www.chapinmfg.com

Spyker Spreaders, Booth #3126

For turf renovation, Spyker's new Power Seeder is the ideal commercial-grade machine. Propelled by a 270cc Honda engine paired with a hydrostatic transmission, power isn't an issue. Upgraded belts and the clutch brake system minimize belt wear and slippage. All 10 six-pointed blades can be removed at once, significantly decreasing downtime. Combined with the high capacity of the 45-pound hopper, the result is a commercial-grade seeder that is able to run longer without stopping, which means higher profitability.

http://www.spyker.com

Parker, Booth #10132 (Inside), #6700D (Outside)

The next generation of Parker's Integrated Hydrostatic Transmission for commercial mowing machines is now available in three models

The HT Series transmission combines the Parker Torqmotor with the Parker closed-loop piston pump.

Mowers powered by Parker HT Series hydrostatic transmissions get more done in

less time, with less fuel and less maintenance.

http://www.parkerht.com

Maruyama, Booth #7114

Maruyama's BL85 backpack blower features 64.7cc's of power. The 900 Tornado tip attachment increases the air flow from 740 CFM to 900 CFM just by sliding it on the end of the tube. The ergonomic design of the frame provides better weight distribution and comfort to the user, and the spring-loaded, shock-absorbing frame reduces vibration.

http://www.maruyama-us.com

Ditch Witch, Booth #1096 (Inside), #7634D (Outside)

The Ditch Witch SK750 and SK755 mini skid steers feature a 24.8 hp diesel engine and 32.8 hp diesel engine respectively, up to 800 pounds of lift capacity, 81-inch lift height, and compatibility with 70 attachments. An innovative high-drive track system with bolt-on sprockets, wide track rollers and replaceable spindles makes it easy to convert from a narrow to a wide track stance, improving maneuverability and allowing operators to rotate the tracks for up to 40 percent more track life.

http://www.ditchwitch.com

Bri-Mar, Booth #10168 (Inside), #6248D (Outside)

Bri-Mar's EH20-10LE-HDLS is a low-profile equipment hauler with a 10,000-pound GVW. It weighs 2,875 pounds, has a deck of 22 inches and is 80 feet wide by 20 feet long. Standard features include a 5-inch channel tongue, 5-inch channel main frame, 3-inch channel crossmembers 2-inch pressure-treated wood decking, diamond plate fenders, eight stake pockets, 12-inch-high 2-by-2-inch railing, 5-foot heavy-duty landscape gates and more.

http://www.bri-mar.com

Husqvarna, Booth #9094

This year Husqvarna is excited to announce the addition of several new hand-held products, starting with the professional-grade 36-volt cordless equipment. Husqvarna will also roll out a new 25.4cc professional trimmer, and a new professional chain saw, 543XP, the lightest XP saw in the lineup. This saw was designed primarily as a bucket truck saw, but has the power for ground work and light weight for climbing. Husqvarna will also introduce the 129 trimmer, a high-end consumer trimmer with plenty of power.

http://www.husqvarna.com

PBI-Gordon, Booth #7030

New TZone SE Broadleaf Herbicide for Tough Weeds uses the same four active ingredients as original TZone in an advanced, reduced-solvent formula to deliver dependable control of more than 60 of the toughest broadleaf weeds, including wild violet, ground ivy, black medic, oxalis, clover, spurge, speedwell and lespedeza. And TZone SE is low-odor and provides visible activity in hours, helping to eliminate callbacks. Not yet registered in all states.

http://www.pbigordon.com

First Products, Booth #10195

The UA-60T self-contained tow-behind Universal AERA-vator doesn't require a tractor for operation. Designed for schools, municipalities or sports complexes, it comes equipped with DOT-approved transport wheels for easy hook-up and transport between facilities without loading and unloading on a trailer.

The unit is powered by a 27 hp Honda engine and operated by a remote lanyard to raise and lower for operation without leaving the tow vehicle. The UA-60T is capable of operating all five universal shafts options and optional grooming brush.

http://www.1stproducts.com

Grasshopper, Booth #9136

Grasshopper's MidMount 327K EFI and FrontMount 727KT EFI are powered by enhanced second-generation, fuel-efficient 747cc Kohler Command Pro closed-loop EFI engines.

Closed-loop EFI engines offer a range of benefits to operators and dealers, including decreased fuel use, reliable hot and cold starts, reduced engine exhaust emissions and fewer fuel-induced service issues. The Delphi automotive-based system features plug-in diagnostics with engine feedback and performance information for easier diagnosis of service issues and faster service intervals.

http://www.grasshopper.com

PermaGreen, Booth #1030

The 2014 PermaGreen Triumph Spreader Sprayer has exclusive patented features, including improved power steering technology for better control on difficult properties, and a dropdown handlebar system and articulating joints to help you ride or walk difficult rough terrain. Treats up to 1 acre per fill, resulting in less trips to the truck. And, two set ground speeds and fixed spray widths offer instant recalibration and greater precision when broadcasting or trimming. You'll love your PermaGreen or we'll buy it back!

http://www.permagreen.com

Cub Cadet, Booth #5116

The 3X three-stage power snow thrower from Cub Cadet clears snowfall up to 50 percent faster than the traditional 2X two-stage snow thrower and moves at a comfortable pace. Built to easily and quickly remove 18 inches of snow, including the wall that the snowplow leaves behind.

http://www.cubcadet.com