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2013-10-22 16:25:52

VERGENNES, Vt., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DR Power Equipment, the iconic brand behind such machines as the DR Trimmer Mower, was built on the premise of product innovation. In the mid-1980's, the company was the first to introduce the 'string trimmer on wheels', a machine that has become a necessity for thousands of property owners. Now DR has introduced a new way to innovate in their product lines. The company recently launched a micro-website called Pickill, where they post...

2013-10-14 16:24:50

VERGENNES, Vt., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DR Power Equipment, the maker of such iconic outdoor power equipment as the DR Trimmer Mower and the DR Field and Brush Mower, recently hosted students and community members at its manufacturing facility in Winooski, Vermont. Visitors enjoyed an inside look at the company's engineering, manufacturing, and shipping processes. They heard firsthand about how DR products are designed from the ground up by the engineering team, how each...

2013-06-17 08:31:05

VERGENNES, Vt., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DR Power Equipment is the company that transformed property maintenance in the mid-1980's with the first-ever string trimmer on wheels. Ever since then, the DR Trimmer Mower has been saving homeowners from the backbreaking work of trimming weeds and grass with a hand-held trimmer. This year, the company has made property maintenance even easier with a new addition to their extensive Trimmer line: the DR( )3-Point Hitch Fence Line...

2013-05-17 08:25:36

VERGENNES, Vt., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- May marks the start of wildfire season in the US, and authorities are predicting that 2013 will be a particularly dangerous year. Drought conditions, high temperatures, and high winds across the West have already put wildfire statistics for the year well above average. The coming high-hazard months (the remainder of May, June, July, and August) will bring particularly acute fire hazards to most of California, Oregon, Arizona, and New Mexico, and...

2013-04-15 12:29:15

VERGENNES, Vt., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DR(®) Power Equipment has been known for its quality, long-lasting products for decades, starting with their original "trimmer on wheels" that revolutionized yard care in the mid-1980's. This year, just in time for spring mowing season, the company is announcing a new self-propelled lawn mower that is built with a level of quality and durability that is absent from most of today's lawn mowers. Company CEO Joseph Perrotto says, "We wanted to...

2013-02-11 16:28:49

VERGENNES, Vt., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Country Home Products - the home of DR(®) Power Equipment, the Vermont company behind such property maintenance machines as the DR(®) Trimmer/Mower - has been named a Best Place to Work in Vermont for the third year in a row, and the fourth year overall. The company is honored to have been given this distinction once again, and recognizes that contributors to its success as an employer include not only its practices and policies, but also...

2012-06-14 23:00:22

New DuraBlades Attachment Adds Brush Cutting Capability to the DR® Trimmer/Mower Vergennes, VT (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 Today DR® Power Equipment introduced a new attachment for its best-selling DR® Trimmer/Mower. The new DR Power DuraBlades allow customers to quickly swap their trimming cord for a set of blades that cut through heavier vegetation too thick or “whippy” for cutting cord. The DR Trimmer/Mower is the original “string trimmer on wheels”,...

2011-09-01 23:00:00

New DR® RapidFireâ“ž¢ Log Splitters reinvent splitting fire wood with speed and power! Rack and pinion system stores energy in two cast iron flywheels and then unleashes the power to produce a 1 second split. Vergennes, Vermont (PRWEB) September 01, 2011 Introducing the new DR® RapidFireâ“ž¢ Log Splitter DR Power Equipment has threatened to make ordinary hydraulic log splitters obsolete with the brand new...

2011-06-22 00:00:34

Facebook data center engineers turn to Global Power Supply to meet the custom critical power needs of their new energy-efficient, eco-friendly data centers in Prineville, Oregon. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 Global Power Supply, provider of critical power equipment and fully integrated power services for emergency back-up and primary power applications, was recently chosen by Facebook to meet the critical power needs of their new data center in Prineville, Oregon. Facebook began...