Tag: Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI)

STIHL President Fred J. Whyte Receives Frank Armstrong III Service Award

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Virginia Industry Forum recently awarded Fred J. Whyte, president of STIHL, with the Frank Armstrong III Service Award. The...

TurfMutt to Appear on Lucky Dog TV Show

D.C. area rescue dog and adopter offer options for healthy living landscapes for pets, family.
Outdoor Power Equipment Institute

How to Handle Today’s Top Industry Challenges

Attacks on the managed landscape aren't going away. OPEI's Kris Kiser talks about how landscapers can best prepare to fight them.
The new KOHLER plant in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

KOHLER Engines Expanding Capacity at Hattiesburg Production Facility

Multi-million dollar investment coincides with demand for company’s twin-cylinder engines.
Outdoor Power Equipment Institute

OPEI Announces Additional Board Members

Additional Members Will Help Lead OPEI’s Vision, Mission and Goals in 2015-2016.

Blower Technology Keeps Advancing

For landscapers looking to replace or upgrade their leaf blowers for the first time in several years, the first thing they'll notice is that...
Engine Performance Matters

Engine Performance Matters

Here are 6 common operator mistakes that lead to equipment downtime.

OPEI Announces 2015-2016 Officers and Directors

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute has announced its 2015-2016 Officers and Board of Directors. The officers and new board members were...

OPEI and NALP Announce Joint Press Conference at GIE+EXPO

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute and the National Association of Landscape Professionals will hold a joint press conference at GIE+EXPO on...
Hispanic-Americans Grow As Leaders & Managers

Hispanic-Americans Grow as Leaders And Managers

It has only been within the past decade that the industry began to recognize the growing impact that individuals with Spanish-speaking heritages are having...

Elementary School Students Win “Be a Backyard Superhero” Contest

  ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI)’s Research and Education Foundation and Scholastic announced the winners of TurfMutt’s national “Be a Backyard...
Slope Solutions

Slope Solutions & Safety

Mowing on slopes is never an easy task. All too often, landscape contractors find themselves stuck with downed equipment when first mowing slopes in...
Contractors' Corner, Rick Cuddihe

NHLA Promotes the Growth of Hispanic Managers

For years the industry has had the mindset that Hispanic employees are not interested in becoming managers and are more comfortable being crew laborers....

Using Your Lawn Mower on a Slope? Get Safety Tips from OPEI

Operating any lawn mower on a slope requires caution, vigilance Yards, sports fields and other mowing areas are not always flat, and consumers should exercise...

OPEI Announces Expanded TurfMutt Program with Scholastic

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – TurfMutt, an environmental stewardship and education program funded and managed by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute’s (OPEI) Research and Education Foundation,...

TurfMutt Announces School Eco-Contest Winners

The OPEI Education and Research Foundation and Discovery Education has announced that Deborah Icard's fourth-grade class at Cloverleaf Elementary School in Statesville, North Carolina,...
Low Input, High Impact Landscapes

Low Input, High Impact Landscapes

Lawn alternatives for water management, eco-benefit, and beauty.

Bartlett Finds Successful Treatments For Beech Leaf Disease

Bartlett researchers have found two successful treatments for Beech Leaf Disease, or BLD. They include a foliar application program for small trees and a root flare injection for large trees.

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A Preview Of Hardscape North America 2024

New speakers, a new Hardscape Construction Roundtable, an expanded estimating session, and more are planned at Hardscape North America 2024.
John Deere P-Tier

John Deere Debuts Five New P-Tier Models & Three New Attachments

John Deere introduces the 330 and 334 P-Tier Skid Steer Loaders, the 331, 333 and 335 P-Tier Compact Track Loaders to market.
Hilltip SnowStriker

Hilltip Brings Line Of SnowStriker ™ Snowplows To North America

Hilltip's SnowStriker™ snowplows compatible with half-ton pickups, SUVs, UTVs, tractors, and loaders, have come to North America.
Autonomous Snow Plow

Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

Teleo and Storm Equipment have introduced America’s only remote-operated and autonomous industrial snow plow.