New Lines: September Industry News

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August and September were filled with new product line launches and new apps for landscapers. Read on for more.

Honda Presents New Snow Blowershonda-new-lines

Honda released a new line of 10 HSS Stage Snow Blowers. All HSS models feature:

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  • Honda engines
  • Fingertip steering control for easy maneuverability
  • Hydrostatic transmission with single-lever variable speed control
  • Reversible skid shoes
  • An auger whose height can be adjusted by lever
  • Directional treads
  • Impeller shield
  • Joystick Chute Control
  • 3-year commercial warranty

Optional features (depending on the model) can include an hour meter, auger protection system, electric start, and more.

For full specs on the HSS series snow blowers, click here

John Deere Unveils Several New Linesjohn-deere-new-lines

John Deere introduced several new lines and added to some old ones.

john-deere-new-lines4-Track 9RX Series Tractors: John Deere introduced its first-ever line of 4-track tractors. The tractors range from 470 to 620 engine horsepower. It has a positive-drive undercarriage system and wide footprint that allows you to maintain traction and less berming while turning. It’s engineered to handle large implements in the field. For more information on the 9RX Series click here.

Multi-Purpose 6E Series Tractors: These new tractors are an addition to the already-existing 6E Line. They are solid cost-efficient midsize utility tractors that are engineered to be simple to operate. They can power many attachments that can be mounted in 5-10 minutes. Abilities include mowing, cutting, baling, grinding feed, and more. For more information on the 6E Series Tractors, click here.

new-lines-windrowersW155 Self-Propelled Windrower: The E155 Windrower is a replacement for the previous W150 windrower that was released 3 years ago. The new windrower features fast cutting speads and easy-to-maneuver controls. For more information about the new windrower, click here

8000 Series Self-Propelled Forage Harvesters: John Deere is adding to their already-existing lineup with 3 new forage harvester models. The new models offer more productivity, increased uptime, and decreased cost of operation. For more information on the new harvesters, click here.

459E Round Balers: John Deere created a new line of baler attachments. The equipment can make 4ft x 5ft bales that can be wraped in either net or twine for higher quality hay. For more information on the Round Balers, click here.

Triple-Mounted Mower-Conditioners: John Deere added 5 new models to their lineup of Triple-Mounted Mower-Conditioners. The new attachments can be mounted to the front or rear and offer wider cutting widths than older models. For more information on the new attachments, click here.

GIE+EXPO Launch New App

GIE+EXPO is running from October 21-23. In addition to workshops, demos, and educational opportunities, they also launched a mobile app called GO EXPO (sponsored by Gravely). The app is designed to help attendies with an exhibitor list, interactive floor map & session schedule. The app also includes networking tools to help attendees build connections there. All who download the app and create an account will be entered to win $5,000.

The app is available for download on iOS, Android and ChirpE. For more information about GO EXPO, click here

Landscape Management Network Announces JobsiteWatch App

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Landscape Management Network is planning to launch the JobsiteWatch App for property managers in the service industry. The app offers live time-tracking and instant reporting features, as well as weather information and status updates. The app is available for free for those who have signed with Landscape Management Network’s Startup, Systems, or Professional Packages.

For more information about the JobsiteWatch App, click here.