Talladega Superspeedway Won By TORO!
31 Jul 2008 - Industry News - Parkland Press
Speed and precision in Toro’s turf maintenance equipment are a perfect match for Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. The Toro Company will once again partner with the raceway to help maintain the grounds as the exclusive supplier of turfgrass maintenance equipment.
New' More powerful diesel engine for Cushman Turf-Truckster
29 Jul 2008 - Industry News - Peter Driver
Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich based turf maintenance equipment manufacturer, has introduced an engine upgrade to the diesel engine power unit on the Cushman Turf-Truckster.
Desert Turf Care Wins Ransomes Jacobsen's Distributor Award
19 Jul 2008 - Industry News - Peter Driver
Desert Turf Care of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, is the Ransomes Jacobsen Distributor of the Year for 2007. Not only did they win the Ipswich-based turf equipment manufacturer’s most prestigious accolade, they were also winners of the International Distributor of the Year award. Ransomes Jacobsen is a Textron Inc.
Ransomes Jacobsen introduce new ISEKI SFH240 out-front Rotary Mower
16 Jul 2008 - Industry News - Peter Driver
Ransomes Jacobsen a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has introduced a new out-front rotary mower, the Iseki SFH240, which comes with a choice of 1.22 metre (48") or 1.37 metre (54") rear discharge cutting decks.
NZSTI Sport Partnership with ISA
13 Jul 2008 - Industry News - Tiffany Smith
ISA Sport (the sports facilities arm of the Dutch Sports Ministry) is well known in Europe. It is the primary organisation in the Netherlands for developing, planning and managing sports field installation and new technologies with sports surfaces. The New Zealand Sports Turf Institute recently entered into a partnership with ISA Sport for performance testing of sports surfaces in Asia and the Pacific.
Quadraplay - the Swiss army knife!
12 Jul 2008 - Industry News - John Purtell
The popular SISIS Quadraplay began life in the late 1970s as the Truplay. Lynn Hilton charts the machine's progress into one of today's most useful pieces of kit in the groundsman's armoury
Ian Douglas' High Standards Demands Toro Equipment
7 Jul 2008 - Industry News - Parkland Press
In keeping with owner Michael Hill’s commitment to quality and technology, Operations Manager Ian Douglas has purchased high specification Toro equipment for the course.
Have Equipment Prices Hit Rock Bottom?
20 Jun 2008 - Industry News - Press Release
The past few years have been a buyers’ market for turf machinery. Prices have fallen steadily, mainly as a result of the weak US dollar.
1947 Ransomes Thrashing Machine Restored
14 Jun 2008 - Industry News - Peter Driver
A group of volunteers at the Chiltern Open Air Museum have painstakingly restored a 1947-built Ransomes 54” Tractor Thrasher, which is believed to be the only machine of its type in a UK museum and now sits proudly on display at Newland Park in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire. RANSOMES JACOBSEN is a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company
New JD Mower Earns its Stripes
3 Jun 2008 - Industry News - Press Release
I have to admit I was a little bit sceptical at first when I saw it on the brochure, as it looked quite lightly built, but it's proved to be a very good quality, solid mower, and we're really pleased with it. It gives a wide 54cm (21in) cut, and it has a big grass box that fills right up, which saves you having to empty it too often."
New Compact from Massey Ferguson
22 May 2008 - Industry News - Mike Bird
Massey Ferguson has revised its 1500 Series compact tractor range with the introduction of the MF 1529M, a 28hp three-cylinder model with an 8 forward, 8 reverse Synchro-Shuttle transmission giving forward speeds from 2.3 - 27km/h.
New TORO HD26” Mower from Hayter
2 May 2008 - Industry News - Press Release
Following the successful launch of the Hayter HD21" at GLEE last year, the company has now announced the new Toro 26" (66cm) Heavy Duty Hi-Vac walk behind mower. The new machine delivers all the benefits of the Hayter 21" model with a 25% increase in cut and a 40% increase in collection.
Two New Models of Etesia Ride on Rotary
23 Apr 2008 - Industry News - Press Release
For the 2008 season, Etesia has launched two models in their 100cm ride-on rotary range - the Hydro 100D BPHP and BPSP.
Malaysian Golf & Country Club Supplied Jacobsen Mowers
29 Mar 2008 - Industry News - Peter Driver
Ransomes Jacobsen's Malaysian distributor, Tractors Malaysia, has delivered new Jacobsen mowers to one of the most prestigious resorts in the country, Glenmarie Golf & Country Club.
Dubai Under Control
28 Mar 2008 - Industry News - Carol Dutton
To play a round of golf at the Four Seasons Golf Club in Dubai Festival City, Dubai, in summer, you will need to drink 9 litres of water. "Half a litre a hole," says Course manager David Brinkel. "In summer we get temperatures of over 50 degrees Celsius and the lowest ever recorded is eight. Last year we had one day of rain."
Ed Combest Wins IGCEMA Edwin Budding Award sponsored by Ransomes Jacobsen
10 Mar 2008 - Industry News - Peter Driver
Ed Combest, retired professor from Lake City Community College in Lake City, Florida, is the inaugural winner of the International Golf Course Equipment Managers Association (IGCEMA) Edwin Budding Award, sponsored by Ransomes Jacobsen, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company.