Entries by Tony Hawkins

AL-KO Gardentech Acquire Rochford

AL-KO Gardentech Acquire Rochford: German manufacturer AL-KO Gardentech have acquired Rochford Garden Machinery. The deal was announced after completion on Wednesday (1st Aug) this week. Rochford say that 100% of the company has been acquired, with all divisions, staff and product lines remaining unchanged. Both parties have agreed to confidentiality regarding the financial terms of the arrangement. Rochford, based in Wincanton, […]

The Power Of Deep Aeration

The Power Of Deep Aeration: The concept of one metre deep aeration, to relieve compaction and improve drainage, really needs to be seen in action to appreciate the long-term benefits. A long and very hot summer with little amounts of rain will, without doubt, lead to compaction and drainage problems on the sports pitch, the golf […]

Polaris’ ‘Ultimate RANGER Experience Winners

Polaris’ ‘Ultimate RANGER Experience Winners: The winners of the ‘Ultimate RANGER® Experience’ competition were announced on Monday 16th July on the Polaris website at www.ranger20thanniversary.com. Polaris launched a competition in May to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their best-selling utility vehicle, the RANGER®. Entrants were given the chance to win an ‘Ultimate RANGER® Experience’, by uploading […]

Allett’s New C27 Cylinder Mower

Allett’s New C27 Cylinder Mower: Allett Mowers have introduced a new 27” cylinder mower to their range of professional mowers. Designed to meet requests from groundsmen across Europe and the USA, the Allett C27 is a welcome addition offering the professional the ‘Quick Cartridge’ options that effectively make these mowers eight machines in one. Powered by […]

Ariens Appoint Masport

Ariens Appoint Masport: Ariens Company has announced the appointment of Masport to represent the company and the Ariens and Gravely brands in New Zealand, Australia and Oceania countries. Ariens is a family owned business manufacturing snow blowers, lawn tractors and zero-turn mowers for commercial and high end consumer markets. The US company, which has been manufacturing […]

Major Upgrades For Swift Roller Mowers

Major Upgrades For Swift Roller Mowers: Already renowned for their low maintenance and durable machinery, Major Equipment has announced a series of upgrades to their tractor mounted Swift Roller Mowers. These mowers are available in working widths from 1.9m to 5.4m. Built light to allow them to be used on smaller compact tractors, there is no […]

Polaris Race To Goodwood

Polaris Race To Goodwood: Nowhere else can you get so close to cars and bikes blasting up the Hillclimb track than the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Described as ‘motorsport’s ultimate summer garden party, an intoxicating display of speed and power’, the venue on the Goodwood Estate lets you enjoy unrestricted access to the machines and […]

Pitchmark Takes New Lines In Expansion

Pitchmark Takes New Lines In Expansion: A family-run business based in Bristol, UK, Pitchmark has been innovative in raising the standard of line marking since the company’s inception in 2010. As expansion continues, they have made a number of new appointments and developments to consolidate the increasing demand for their range of high quality line marking […]

The most northern RANGER EV in the world?

The most northern RANGER EV in the world?: Known for its remote, unforgiving terrain and polar bears, Svalbard is a Norwegian island situated between mainland Norway and the North Pole – it’s one of the world’s most northernmost inhabited areas and also home to a RANGER EV… The RANGER EV belongs to Hurtigruten, the biggest […]

A Look At The Polaris Opole Factory

A Look At The Polaris Opole Factory: Founded by David Johnson and brothers Edgar and Allan Hetteen in 1954, Polaris Industries is now a global powersports leader. Employing over 10,000 people worldwide with annual sales in 2017 of $5.4 billion, Polaris has been the world leader in off-road vehicles for over 30 years. In 2014, […]