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AriensCo Confirm SALTEX Launch

AriensCo Confirm SALTEX Launch: AriensCo will be exhibiting their complete range of zero-turn mowers at Saltex 2019. On display will be the IKON-X, APEX and the all-new ZENITH for professionals, together with the ZOOM domestic zero-turn.

The Ariens IKON X is a tough, durable zero-turn packed with commercial quality features. Built with a tubular steel frame for unprecedented strength, the IKON X comes with a 11.4cm (4½”) deep fabricated deck made of 10-gauge steel. A padded high-back seat offers the operator total comfort. There’s an easy dial-operated system for cutting height selection. and a choice of 107cm (42″) or 132cm (52″) cutting widths.

AriensCo Confirm SALTEX Launch

Ariens APEX is a top-of-the-class zero-turn with commercial grade features and performance. With its industry leading steel frame design, the APEX offers durability and comfort. It comes with a 14cm (5½”) deep fabricated deck made of 10-gauge steel, with a reinforced leading edge providing the airflow to tackle tough mowing conditions. The plush, padded high back seat and armrests are designed to enhance operator comfort and reduce fatigue. The foot-operated deck lift system is simple and intuitive, providing effortless adjustment between 15 cutting positions. The APEX offers a choice of 122cm (48”) or 132cm (52”) cutting widths.

The all-new Ariens ZENITH 60 is designed for the professional looking for all day, everyday use from their mower. It’s packed with commercial grade features and provides maximum performance with its large 152cm (60”) cutter deck and faster ground speed. The steel frame supports a folding ROPS, fitted as standard, for added protection and peace of mind.

Ariens’ ZOOM is the ideal choice for those looking to mow a large lawn quickly and comfortably. It features a one-piece deck made of 12-gauge steel and intuitive foot-operated deck lift.

Ariens CE zero-turns are manufactured in their UK plant. The complete range of products, including walk-behind mowers and snow throwers, is sold through approved dealers.

Visit Ariens at stand F041 and speak to one of the sales representatives for further information on the Ariens product range. Alternatively visit ariens-uk.com or call 01844 278800.

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Kubota Confirm Highwood Expansion

Kubota Confirm Highwood Expansion: Kubota (U.K) Ltd, a leading manufacturer of groundcare, agricultural, construction equipment and machinery, has announced that Dorset based dealership, Highwood, will be expanding its groundcare territory into the Bournemouth area.

With the region having previously operated under Longham’s, Highwood, which has been a respected dealer with Kubota for over 15 years, will be increasing their staff and service support to cover this new area.

Kubota Confirm Highwood Expansion

The exciting expansion between Highwood and Kubota strengthens the existing partnership, displaying the Kubota groundcare range of equipment across the south of England from Southampton to Bere Regis.

New Groundcare Dealer Manager, Phil Catley, who joined recently in the role of Dealer Manager – Southern region for the Tractor and Groundcare division last month commented: “We are delighted that Highwood will be increasing its territory to include the Bournemouth area. Our dealerships are instrumental to Kubota’s growth and we’re excited to continue working with Highwood for many years to come.”

Kubota UK is committed to investing in and expanding its dealer network in order to support more businesses like Highwood, and ultimately offer Kubota’s expertise and unique proposition far and wide across the UK and Ireland.

Nick Green, Operations Director of Highwood commented: “We are delighted to expand our Kubota sales and service support into this new area. With the full range of Kubota groundcare equipment available, we look forward to providing our new customers with the same first class service enjoyed by our current clients. This opportunity further enhances our successful relationship with Kubota and is reward for the quality work put in by our dedicated team”.

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Etesia Confirm New Dealer

Etesia Confirm New Dealer: David Dixons has been appointed as a new Etesia dealer and will be distributing the complete Etesia product range throughout the North East of England.

Based in Hexham, Northumberland, David Dixons have been suppliers, service engineers and advisers to the arboriculture and horticulture industries in the North East of England for over 37 years.

Etesia Confirm New Dealer

The company will now be supplying the complete range of Etesia ride-on mowers, scarifiers, brushcutters, green technology and pedestrian mowers, and Julian Weightman – dealer principal at David Dixons is delighted with the announcement.

“We had a good chat about the products with Etesia, I could see the advantages that the products offer and it just went from there,” he said. “I am confident that the products are going to be popular with our land owner clients and our professional users who are wanting machines that perform day-in day-out consistently.”

Specialists in manufacturing high quality grass cutting machinery for both the professional and domestic market, Etesia’s extensive range of products have been in consistent high demand for a number of years. It is for this reason that the company’s vast dealer network continues to grow. From the UK to Ireland, Etesia dealers are providing their customers with innovative solutions for their green space requirements.

With immediate effect the range of Etesia products will be available from David Dixons in the areas of Northumberland, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, and Middlesbrough and up to the Scottish borders.

“From our point of view as a dealership, we are interested in selling quality equipment,” said Julian. “We are interested in working with customers that we are going to be working with for 20-30 years and Etesia’s equipment is perfectly built to last and that fits very much in line with how we operate our business. We want to sell quality that will last customers a long time and do the job well and that is where Etesia comes in.

“On the face of it Etesia may appear expensive but when you look at the life you will get out of the machines – then I know that our customers will get excellent value for money.”

For further information, please contact Etesia UK on 01295 680120 or visit www.etesia.co.uk.

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Dennis & SISIS Confirm Cricket Day

Dennis & SISIS Confirm Cricket Day: Dennis and SISIS have announced the date for their popular cricket renovation day for 2018. The event will take place at Cheltenham College on 7 August and those wishing to attend are encouraged to register soon to avoid disappointment.

Since 2011, the Dennis and SISIS series of seminars have seen over 1200 cricket groundsmen in attendance, bringing together volunteers and professionals representing test and 1st class venues, club cricket, schools, colleges and universities. High quality speakers and interesting topics has ensured these seminars quickly gained a reputation as a ‘not to miss event’ with groundstaff travelling considerable distances to be in attendance.

Dennis & SISIS Confirm Cricket Day

The August event at Cheltenham College, will be a mix of thought provoking indoor presentations and discussions with outside practical demonstrations – with plenty of time built into the programme for speaking with your fellow groundsmen. There will also be a number of high profile, well respected industry sponsors in attendance offering support and advice.

“Following the highly successful seminar held at The Brightside Ground, Bristol in 2017, the decision to return to Gloucestershire to continue our ‘For the groundsmen by the groundsmen’ series of educational seminars was a relatively straightforward one and we hope delegates find the event informative, but above all enjoyable,” commented Roger Moore, sales and marketing manager at Dennis and SISIS.

The day includes a talk on profile reading and autumn renovations from turf consultant Alex Vickers and an overview on renovations from contractor Keith Exton of Perfect Pitches.

The morning will finish with a soil core clinic led by Keith, Alex and Ian Smith, turf consultant from St Albans School.

After a complimentary lunch, groundsmen can attend two practical sessions; one on end of season renovations and the other on aeration. Cheltenham College head groundsman Christian Brain and Robert Jack (Dennis and SISIS) will join the delivery team for the first of those while Jason Briggs from Dennis and SISIS will lead the final session alongside Keith Exton.

The day will end with a question and answer session with the panel of experts.

Attendance to this informative seminar is free and seats are expected to be filled extremely fast.

To register your interest please contact Roger Moore at Dennis & SISIS on 01332 824777 or email Roger on roger.moore@dennisuk.com

For more information, visit www.dennisuk.com or www.sisis.com

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