• Dec 3, 2018

    Power Systems Research estimates that 369,000 Snowblowers will be produced in 2018 in the US. In 2017, the production was 463,533.

    This information comes from two proprietary databases maintained by Power Systems Research: EnginLink™ and OE Link™.

    With 38% of total units produced, MTD/Midwest Industries leads in the production of snowblowers in the US only. In second position is Husqvarna with 18%; third, is Ariens Company with 16%.

    Engines used by OEM: Ariens: 2% Kohler (1484), 8% Subaru (5999), 22% Biggs (16383) co-labeled Ariens and 68% LCT (50368) co-labeled Ariens >Read more

  • Aug 29, 2018

     

    339,912

    2018 Tiller Production, United States and Mexico

    By Carol Turner, Senior Analyst, Global Operations

    This is the estimate by Power Systems Research of the number of tillers that will be produced in 2018 in the United States and Mexico. Tillers are used to cultivate soil to prepare a smooth area for planting. They are self-propelled, walk-behind machines which are used in home gardens or on small farm areas. There are several types of tillers: front tine, rear tine, and mini-cultivators.

    With combined plant totals of 50.5 >Read more

  • Aug 28, 2018

    Power Systems Research (PSR) estimates that there will be 856,905 Lawn & Garden Tractors produced in the U.S. during 2018.

    The Garden Tractor is designed for cutting grass, snow removal and small property cultivation. Garden tractors are similar in size to lawn tractors but are more heavy duty. They can be mounted with a wider array of attachments than lawn tractors. The maximum power is about 23 hp. The distinction between a lawn tractor and a garden tractor is often hard to make. Generally, garden tractors are built more solidly, and have stronger frames, larger wheels >Read more

  • Nov 1, 2017

     

    LOUISVILLE--The GIE+EXPO 2017 is the Lawn & Garden industry's largest showcase for:

    • Outdoor power equipment distributed through dealers, retailers and distributors for consumer, professional and rental use

    • Lawn and garden products/outdoor leisure items distributed through home centers, dealers and retailers

    • Light construction and landscape equipment used by general contractors and landscapers

    This year's show contained 850 exhibits throughout 500,000 sq. ft. inside the Kentucky Exposition Center which is 50,000 sq. ft. more than 2016.

    Overall >Read more

  • Nov 22, 2016

    LOUISVILLE, KY--The GIE+EXPO, held here in October, is one of the leading trade shows for outdoor power equipment, lawn and garden equipment, light construction and landscape equipment.

    The annual event is sponsored by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, Inc. (OPEI), Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) and National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). HNA is sponsored by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI). Listed below are some of the highlights of the 2016 show.

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