Turf Magazine - October, 2009

GIE+EXPO

GIE+EXPO 2009 Exhibitors

Check out what our advertisers have in store for this year’s show!

BackSaver

Booth #10140

The Gorilla-Lift trailer tailgate lift assist works on open utility trailers with side rails 12 to 24 inches tall and tailgates 4 to 6 feet tall. Prevents injuries and property damage.


Buffalo Turbine

Booth #8206

For over 64 years, Buffalo Turbine has been using turbine-powered air in its sprayers, dusters and debris blowers. Its blowers are versatile, reliable and easy to operate and maintain.


CDS-John Blue

Booth #5215

Manufactures and distributes liquid and chemical pumps. Products include dia­phragm and piston spray pumps, 12-volt pumps, 12-volt controllers and foam markers.


Chemical Containers

Booth #9064

Offers products for lawn care and turf markets, including sprayers, tank storage/dispensing systems, pumps, meters, chemical transfer systems, and de-icing and anti-icing equipment.


Coxreels

Booth #2204

Serving the green industry since 1923, Coxreels manufactures heavy-duty, industrial-grade hose, cord and cable reels, including spring-retractable, hand-crank and motor-driven models.


Deist Industries

Booth #3072

The Switch-N-Go detachable truck body system allows users to easily interchange truck bodies in a matter of minutes. With powder-coated finish and 10 to 13-ton dump capacity.


Dolmar

Booth #11136

Dolmar was founded by Emil Lerp in 1927 and is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. The manufacturer has an Integrated Distributors Network that supplies over 16,000 dealers.


Earth & Turf Products

Booth #10040

Introducing light material extension sides for the MultiSpread model 320 that increase maximum load capacity to 3,600 pounds when spreading light material such as compost.


EarthWay Products

Booth #9140

EarthWay will display the latest in its line of mobile push sprayers and all-electric spreaders. The company manufactures Ev-N-Spred granular spreaders and liquid push sprayers.


Ecolawn

Booth #4214

The Ecolawn topdresser is a multipurpose, motorized applicator designed for spreading compost, turf renovation, seeding with organic matter, fertilizing and spreading sand and lime.


Ewing

Booth #3146

Offers commercial and residential irrigation supplies, water management solutions, turf and landscape products, landscape lighting, hardscape supplies, water features and seminars.


E-Z Trench

Booth #2212

Family-owned and operated E-Z Trench has been manufacturing walk-behind trenchers in the United States since 1982. Machines are engineered for quality and durability.


First Products

Booth #10217

Displaying machines for the landscape professional, with units from 40 to 80 inches wide for use in all types of turf to accomplish tasks from routine aeration to seeding.


Fluid Film

Booth #4182

For over 60 years, Fluid Film has provided corrosion protection and lubrication to multiple industries. The lanolin formulation is eco-friendly and will not burn greenery or freeze.


Grass Stitcher

Booth #5223

The Grass Stitcher allows operators to inexpensively repair bare spots in lawns. The eco-friendly tool works right through dead grass and leaves organic material in place as mulch for seed.


Grasshopper

Booth #9130

Offers zero-turn mowers with diesel and gas engines from 16 to 35 hp and mid or front-mounted DuraMax decks. Full line of collection systems, grounds care and snow removal implements.


Ground Logic

Booth #8034

Manufactures the Rover spreader and the Pathfinder spreader/sprayer, both with Honda engines, Peerless transmissions, Spyker hoppers and 100 percent stainless steel construction.


Handy Industries

Booth #2171

Handy Industries has been in business since 1964, providing the Handy Air Lift used to service a variety of lawn and garden equipment. Also offers workshop and diagnostic equipment.


Humboldt Specialty

Booth #1188

Humboldt specializes in the engineering, design and manufacture of grass bags and grass collection systems, supplying products to OEMs and offering its line dealer direct.


Hustler

Booth #5068

Excel Industries manufactures commercial and residential lawn care equipment, marketed under the Hustler Turf Equipment brand. Excel introduced the zero-turn mower in 1964.


Hydro-Gear

Booth #2092

Designs, manufactures, sells and services high-performance, hydrostatic and electric drive systems for the lawn and garden industry and for both consumer and commercial markets.


JRCO

Booth #8054

Displaying a full line of heavy-duty commercial attachments, including the new 38-inch Hooker tow-behind aerator that pulls loose plugs of soil and aerates 1.5 acres per hour at 5 mph.


Kage Innovation

Booth #10045

Kage will be featuring its line of time-saving equipment, including the skid steer snow removal system, which combines a snow blade with a detachable pusher.


Kuhn’s

Booth #1214

The Power Dog 213 tiller features user-friendly controls, tilling width of 24 inches, standard 13 hp electric-start Honda engine, variable speed on the go and instant forward/reverse.


L.T. Rich

Booth #1152

Offers a full line of Z-Spray spreader/sprayers and Z-Plug aerators designed to maximize productivity, accuracy and dependability. Also customizes any machine to an operator’s needs.


Lawn Solutions

Booth #9164

New hydro walk-behind aerators can turn without the tines being raised. The new ride-on aerator works up to 2 acres per hour on slopes up to 30 degrees, with plugs on 3.5-inch spacing.


Magna-Matic

Booth #4031

Magna-Matic manufactures outdoor power equipment tools, including rotary lawn mower blade balancers, sharpeners, cleaners and carbon monoxide exhaust removal systems.


OTR Wheel Engineering

Booth #10164

Established in 1987, OTR provides a variety of tires, rubber tracks, wheels, rims, components, mounted tire/wheel assemblies, foam fill, flatproofing solutions, cast hubs and more.


Parker

Booth #11108

Parker Co. manufactures a variety of grounds maintenance and debris handling equipment, including sweepers, blowers, truck loaders, litter vacuums and dethatchers.


PermaGreen

Booth #1030

PermaGreen will introduce the 2010 Triumph Spreader Sprayer, which features a Honda engine, all-stainless steel construction, an articulated sulky and 35.5-inch width.


Pik Rite

Booth #4200

Eden hydroseeding equipment is available in trailer, skid and truck-mounted units ranging in size from 500 to 3,000 gallons. Mechanically agitated, with gas or diesel engine drive units.


Power Chute Design

Booth #9158

Power Chute Design is a Midwest-based fabrication company that provides accessories for commercial lawn equipment, including the powered Operator Controlled Discharge Chute.


ProLawn

Booth #8060

The model EZTFM133 three-section shielded sprayer can spray up to 5.5 acres per fill-up and features a 30-gallon tank, larger lid opening system, 10-inch spill well and Dura Grip system.


Sensible Software

Booth #3044

CLIP software allows users to route, schedule, estimate and job cost projects and jobs. CLIP2Go bilingual mobile software features GPS, real-time directions, time clock and more.


Sherrill, Inc.

Booth #9165

Sherrill provides spray rig solutions custom-fabricated to customer specifications, with units from simple skid sprayers for pickups to fully enclosed aluminum models.


SourceOne

Booth #10210

Displaying the re-engineered 30-inch Plugr turf aerator, with a one-piece hydrostatic transaxle, no chains, solid-cast cam, larger tires for more hillside traction and new cover design.


Tire Service Equipment

Booth #4035

Manufactures tire service equipment for the turf and landscape industry, including tire changing stations, Cheetah tire bead seaters and accessories.


TrimmerTrap

Booth #10110

TrimmerTrap provides hand-held tool storage products, averaging two new products a year. Extensive product line available from U.S. and Canadian dealers, including all Stens dealers.


Turbo Technologies

Booth #3034

Manufactures a full line of jet and mechanically agitated hydroseeding systems, straw blowers, anti-icing sprayers, turf sprayers, watering units and compost tea sprayers.


Turf Teq

Booth #10034

Designs and manufactures a line of self-propelled Power Edgers, Power Brooms, Power Rakes and Brush Cutters featuring attachment interchangeability and 13 hp Honda engine.


Venture Products

Booth #3112

Manufactures a full line of all-wheel drive, center-articulating compact tractors and specialty equipment. The Minute Mount attachment system offers over 30 commercial-grade attachments.


Walker Mfg.

Booth #11140

Walker Mfg. will bring improved product releases to the show, including updates to the Walker Super B and Model B riding mowers.