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DECEMBER 23, 2021
Albaugh to acquire Rotam
Albaugh has recently entered into an agreement under which Albaugh will acquire all outstanding shares in Rotam through a merger.
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Insights on BrightView's growth, response to wage inflation
Greg Herring of The Herring Group evaluates the growth of BrightView's maintenance business and explains how the company will offset wage inflation.
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Curtis Industries intros air-conditioned cab for Kubota zero-turns
The company added an air-conditioned cab for Kubota ZD1211 60-inch or 72-inch deck mowers to its line of tractor and utility vehicle cabs.
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Court upholds Evans Landscaping convictions
The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the convictions of Doug Evans and Evans Landscaping for wire fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud.
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Ruppert Landscape shares update following explosion
CEO Craig Ruppert and President Phil Key share an update on the explosion at Ruppert Landscape's office and an update on the employee injured in the blast.
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Kubota adds 2 models to zero-turn mower line
Kubota’s Z412 and Z422 join the commercial line with updates to operator comfort, including 6.5-inch-wide smooth pneumatic front caster tires, an adjustable suspension seat and more.
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Toro doubling down on commercial electric mowers
Toro plans to launch electric zero-turn and ride-on commercial lawn mowers early next year with debuts of both scheduled for GIE+EXPO.
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Oregon OSHA fines landscaping company following worker death
Oregon OSHA fined one company more than $14,000 for improper training and not ensuring workers wore protective and safety equipment.
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Stanley Black & Decker to buy rest of MTD Holdings for $1.6B
Stanley Black & Decker will plan to pay $1.6 billion for the 80 percent of MTD Holdings that it doesn't already own.
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Landscaping company owes $36K in back wages, $40K in H-2B penalties
The U.S. Department of Labor said Alvarado Landscaping of Lorain, Ohio, forced guest workers to pay their own expenses while traveling to the company.
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Echo launches 3 new chainsaws
Echo has added three new chainsaws to its lineup: the CS-2511P, a lightweight chainsaw; the CS-7310P, a powerful chainsaw option; and the CS-4910, a light 50-cc chainsaw.
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From the entire staff of Landscape Management, we’d like to wish you a peaceful and joyous holiday season. Thank you for your support, and we look forward to helping you make the coming year a prosperous one.
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Better decisions with better data
Marty Grunder explains how Grunder Landscaping Co. has been able to make better decisions by making use of the data it collects.
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State of the Industry Report: Won’t back down in 2022
Looking back and looking forward, landscape pros agree that now is the time to show customers there is nothing to fear in our 2021 State of the Industry Report.
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Seth’s Cut: Looking at 2022 and beyond
Seth Jones shares the inspiration behind LM 's 2021 State of the Industry report and his predictions for the future of the green industry.
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