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2014-08-15 16:25:19

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Husqvarna Professional Products Inc., a division of Husqvarna Group (sto: HUSQB), announced today that it will discontinue the distribution of products under the Dixon® brand name by the end of 2014 in North America. International markets are unaffected at this time. Husqvarna Group will continue to process Dixon warranty claims and provide service parts under the Dixon brand for an extended period of time. While Dixon's line of...

2014-08-14 08:32:17

Towable light towers, industrial heater products, and flashing arrow boards provides diversification into higher margin, higher growth vertical industries and access to new distribution channels MILWAUKEE, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire U.S. based Allmand Bros., Inc. Founded in 1938 and based in Holdrege, Nebraska, Allmand is a leading designer and manufacturer of high...

2014-06-17 12:29:31

National Medical Societies' Safety Tips Prevent Lawn Mower Injuries CHICAGO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the school year draws to a close, thousands of children across the country will take on a familiar chore: mowing the lawn. Safety is always a priority, and three national medical organizations are warning families that the routine task of lawn mowing can be extremely dangerous to children, the operator, and those nearby if proper safety precautions aren't taken. According...

2014-06-04 23:13:31

The first hybrid multipurpose vehicle that combines a lawnmower, a vehicle and a portable generator. Denver, NC (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Denver Global (http://www.RavenAmerica.com) today introduced the Raven MPV7100 Series, combining three products – a hybrid powered riding lawnmower, a portable 7100 surge-watt generator and a personal transport vehicle into one game changing multipurpose product. The Raven MPV transforms the way consumers tend to their property by offering unparalleled...

2014-06-04 12:29:27

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As more Americans venture outdoors this summer to do yard work, the nation's emergency physicians urge caution and common sense when using lawnmowers or other powerful lawn tools. "Unfortunately, we see often see serious injuries to hands, fingers, legs and feet this time of year," said Dr. Alex Rosenau, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians. "The most aggravating thing is that many, if not most of these injuries, are...

2014-05-19 08:28:05

CINCINNATI, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The lawn mower is one of the most dangerous household tools. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission 253,000 people were treated for lawn mower-related injuries in 2010, nearly 17,000 of them children under the age of 19. Most childhood injuries due to lawn mowers are related to riding mowers, and most are injured in their own yard. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO "One important statistic to remember...

2014-05-15 20:23:43

Orthopaedic surgeons offer tips for injury-free spring cleaning ROSEMONT, Ill., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many people across the country are celebrating the end of a long, cold winter by de-cluttering their homes and tackling a growing list of other spring cleaning projects around the house. Whether you're starting up the lawn mower for the first time this season, climbing a seldom-used ladder, or simply moving furniture to clean those hard-to-reach places, spring cleaning...

2014-05-02 23:03:21

Reduce your carbon footprint with alternative fuel mowers. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The Propane Council of Texas (ProCOT) has partnered with DFW Central Texas Clean Cities Coalition and UT Southwestern to bring you the Green Lawn Equipment Show on May 5, 2014 at UT Southwestern Landscaping Yard in Dallas, TX right on the heels of Air Quality Awareness Week. The event will showcase cleaner-burning commercial lawn mowers from propane to electric. Grounds managers from schools,...

2014-04-25 20:20:19

MILWAUKEE, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120529/CG15020LOGO Briggs & Stratton Corporation is updating its fiscal 2014 consolidated net sales outlook contained in its April 24, 2014 press release announcing results for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 to be in a range of $1.85 billion to $1.92 billion. The lower end of the range contemplates a later start to the spring lawn and garden selling...

2014-04-08 16:23:51

MILWAUKEE, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation's (NYSE: BGG) Mower Mouth social media contest was the recipient of a prestigious Shorty Industry Award for Best Facebook Contest, sharing the honor with ESPN's SportsCenter and beating out a third finalist, ABC Family, in the category. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120529/CG15020LOGO The Shorty Industry Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best social media...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.