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2012-08-09 02:22:39

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Husqvarna, the world's largest producer of outdoor power products, is helping to increase workforce safety within the arborist industry by donating $12,500 to the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund's (TREE Fund) Safe Arborist Techniques Fund during the International Society of Arboriculture's 2012 Conference and Trade Show. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, average job growth in the arborist industry is projected to be 18%...

2012-04-26 02:30:59

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Charlotte's best tree climbers will be going go out on a limb this weekend - with a boost from Husqvarna. The Charlotte Arborists Association's Annual Tree Climbing Competition will feature 50 of the area's finest arborists, scaling up and down trees as they vie for the title of Master Tree Climbing Champion, as well as cash and prizes from Husqvarna. The Charlotte-based company, the world's largest producer of outdoor power products, is...

2012-04-16 02:20:18

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentlemen, start your tractors! Husqvarna, the world's largest producer of outdoor power products, has teamed up with the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Lowes and five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion, Jimmie Johnson, to launch a new riding mower - the Husqvarna Fast Tractor -- that speeds through yard work, leaving consumers with more time to spend doing the things they love. It's the fastest tractor in its class, reaching speeds of 7-8 mph....

2012-03-08 10:46:00

ATLANTA, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Husqvarna, the world's largest producer of outdoor power products, appointed leading global public relations agency Ketchum as public relations agency of record for its U.S. division. "We chose Ketchum because we immediately recognized their energy, creativity and ability to demonstrate and implement programs that would drive measurable results during the review process, which will be imperative for delivering high-impact results for Husqvarna," said...

2012-01-25 07:18:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Husqvarna launched the Ethanol Challenge, an animated, online quiz designed to help educate consumers on the effects of ethanol as well as prevention of ethanol-related product issues. Husqvarna has issued the Ethanol Challenge in order to provide the tools for consumers to gain awareness about ethanol, in hopes that education can help them maintain and care for their Husqvarna equipment. (Photo:...

2011-10-27 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Husqvarna has introduced a new "dump from seat" collection system for the Husqvarna PZ and Dixon DX200 commercial zero turn mowers. The collection system fits 54" & 60" cutting decks. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/husqvarnas-new-dfs-collection-system-for-pz-132491813.html The commercial collection system includes a 12 gauge steel hopper and high density...

2011-05-31 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Husqvarna, the world's largest producer of outdoor power products including chainsaws, trimmers, lawn mowers and garden tractors, has launched "Backyard Games," a new web-based reality series. Backyard Games is an exciting reality competition series which pits real people against one another in tests of backyard lawn and landscaping skills. The three part series is available for viewing at www.backyard-games.com and other outlets on-line...

2010-10-29 06:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Working from the ground with a pole saw is faster, easier and requires less man power, but getting into high overhead or dense areas can become problematic. That is why Husqvarna developed its new 327PT5S professional-grade pole saw. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101029/CL89886 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101029/CL89886 ) At the heart of the pole saw is its 1.2 HP, 25 cc engine, boasting E-Tech II technology that...

2009-09-08 12:02:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Farmers' Almanac, September 18-22 are the best days of the month to cut firewood, dig holes and mow your grass to increase growth.* Do these tasks, on those days and you should get the best results. For those in need of a new chain saw or mower to accomplish the job with the finest results, consumers are invited to take a test drive at one of the thousands of Husqvarna servicing dealers nationwide. Husqvarna, the global leader in...

2009-05-28 09:58:00

The Fully Robotic Husqvarna Automower(R) Solar Hybrid Lets dad enjoy more time with the family CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- When 1,000 U.S. homeowners were asked about their vision of the yard of the future, 38 percent surveyed in Husqvarna's 2009 Garden Trend Report* suggested one that is entirely self maintaining. This is proof that some dads have been dreaming of a full-time helper to replace his time tending to yard work. (Photo:...