Key personnel of Turf advertisers invite you stop at their booths and get acquainted.
Turf ‘s advertisers have a lot in store for you at this year’s show! Take a look to see what will on display and ready for you to test-drive!

Tom Rich, owner/president

L.T. Rich Products, Inc. Booth #10206 Inside, #7429-D Outside L.T. Rich Products will be displaying and demonstrating it’s full line of Z-Spray and Z-Plug stand-on, zero-turn units. L.T. Rich leads the industry in offering the most attachment options and high-quality materials. The Z-Spray and Z-Plug product lines are designed to maximize productivity and dependability.


Rajesh Joshi, product marketing director, turf

Kubota Tractor Corp. Booth #5094 Kubota Tractor Corporation invites you to view its full line of zero-turn mowers and get access to exclusive show specials at its booth. Join us as we present the next generation of zero-turns to the public, including a brand-new residential Kommander, the Z122R. And get an up-close look at three new Kawasaki-powered additions to the commercial Z700-Series-the ultimate solution to the turf care professional’s demand for a high-quality and productive zero-turn mower, at a competitive price point.


Joe Conrad, president

Mean Green Mowers Mean Green Mowers invites you to its booth to see their lithium-powered electric commercial mowers, such as the MGP-20 commercial 20-inch push mower, WBX-33HD commercial 33-inch walk-behind mower, the Stalker 48-inch commercial stand-on mower and the CXR 52/60-inch commercial zero-turn mower. Mean Green mowers are quiet and powerful and offer all-day mowing on one charge and cost savings on fuel and maintenance. See what’s new for 2015!


Chris Vernon, vice president and general manager

Dixie Chopper Booth #1134, #3134 Inside, #7500-D Outside Dixie Chopper is excited to invite you to attend GIE+EXPO 2014 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. We will displaying the 2015 product line and unveiling several new products in our newly designed booth. While at the show, be sure to visit the outdoor demonstration area to test-drive “the World’s Fastest Lawn Mowers” and learn more about our innovative and cutting-edge products. You won’t want to miss this!


Ken Taylor, Corporate Business Division

John Deere Booth #1110 Inside, #7834-D Outside We hope you take sometime to visit the John Deere booth to learn more about our full line of equipment. You’ll even have the opportunity to test-drive models at the outdoor demonstration area. Experts will be on-hand to discuss genuine John Deere and aftermarket parts, dealer service and support, money-saving rewards, our partners STIHL and Honda, as well as financing options available to you. More importantly, we want to learn more about your business and how John Deere can help with your everyday needs. We are committed to your success and encourage you to explore everything John Deere has to offer.


Brandon Moxam, director of brand development

U.S. Lawns Booth #2005 If you already own a landscaping business, there’s no need to struggle on your own. For over 25 years, U.S. Lawns has leveraged national resources and brand recognition to help local business owners like you, take the lead in the marketplace. Come to our booth and visit with myself and the U.S. Lawns recruiting team to find out why so many landscapers are partnering with U.S. Lawns to actualize their financial potential. Also, be sure to ask us about our special financing options for existing landscape business owners.


Mike Rorie, CEO

Go iLawn Booth #9055 Visit the Go iLawn team at our booth to see our property measuring tools in action. We will show you how thousands of green industry contractors use our software to measure more properties and gain a competitive advantage. Go iLawn is more than just a measuring tool. Our Lawn and Snow Proposal Builders help contractors prepare estimates for landscape maintenance, irrigation, chemical application and snow removal. All of this and more will be on display at our booth. Plus, we will be giving away free Go iLawn trials, tote bags and smiles. See you there!


Mark Miller

Hiniker Company Booth #11112 The new Model 775 dual-motor electric auger spreader from Hiniker Company allows users to tailor material ice control application rates accurately and conveniently. A 5.75-inch-diameter auger delivery system provides positive delivery control with no material carry-back into the truck bed. An in-cab console provides individual variable speed control for both the conveyor and the spinner, along with blast and reversing functions. Dual 12-volt motors offer quiet, operation. The Hiniker line of professional snow and ice control equipment includes the patented convertible C-plow, as well as conventional plows, Scoop plows, V-plows and stainless steel spreaders.


Rick Grant, business director, turf,nursery & ornamentals

Control Solutions/Quali-Pro Booth #4005 Stop by Quali-Pro’s booth to learn more about our broad line of existing products plus our new products like Strobe50 WG, MSM 250D, 2DQ and our recently launched Freedom of Choice program that rewards you for purchasing what you want, compared to other manufacturer programs.


Chuck Mattes, VP of sales & marketing

Chapin International,Inc. Booth #11136 Visit the Chapin booth to see our innovation first hand,you won’t be disappointed. We’ve taken over 130 years of design, manufacturing and marketing expertise to help develop our line of rugged, heavy-duty Sure Spread Spreaders. Stop by to see our newest improvements, including our innovative patent-pending poly conical auger that is featured on all of our salt/ice melt/halite spreaders. See our product with the latest technology in the industry: the patent-pending tow-behind sprayer with ground-driven tube compression peristaltic pump. It hooks up easily to any lawn tractor, ATV or UTV and applies the perfect amount of chemical! It’s totally mechanical without a battery hookup. Rotary compression applies pressure to the tube, forcing liquid through the nozzle. The flow-rate varies with your speed: when you stop, it stops. Never over- or under-apply chemicals again!


Andrew Schuermann, product manager

Ditch Witch Booth #1096 To improve jobsite productivity for contractors, we’re excited to preview the new Ditch Witch SK850 mini skid steer at GIE+EXPO. The SK850 delivers more power to the attachment with its 35 hp Tier 4 Yanmar diesel engine. The 28 hp of hydraulic power delivered to the attachment helps operators increase performance of dozens of attachments for a wide range of tasks, including landscaping, plumbing and underground utility. The SK850 features 850-pound rated operating capacity (SAE), 82-inch hinge-pin height and 4.7 mph ground speed in both forward and reverse. A standard auto-throttle reduces engine throttle when not under load for greater efficiency and enhanced safety.


Russell Chambless, director of sales

Pennington Seed, Inc. Booth #1000 As “The Grass Seed People” we at Pennington Seed understand turf professionals.We know that every project puts your reputation on the line. That’s why we are offering the best possible professional products in the marketplace combined with the expert guidance you can trust.

  • We’ve been developing advanced grass seed products for almost 70 years.
  • We offer a complete lineup of professional grade turfgrass products.
  • We offer superior customer service and expertise to solve any turfgrass challenge.

Whatever your business need, Pennington Seed has the product solution and expertise to ensure success. Stop by our booth to learn more.


David Luczynski, president North America

Green Works Tools Booth #11192 Powered by innovation, Green Works Tools will be showcasing its newest addition and garden tools at this year’s GIE+EXPO. The new line provides users with a true alternative to gas equipment with brushless motor designs and higher energy source for longer run time and efficiency. Come by to see the new innovation that will change the industry.