Snow & Ice Industry News


Buyers Technology Direction with Brian Smith, COO

What’s next for Buyers? Brian Smith, COO at Buyers believes we will be seeing more volatility in the industry. There will be some rapid changes and some unpredictability. Customers are going to be more cautions with their investments and when they do decide to make an investment, they want immediate satisfaction. Count on Buyers When contractors need to use their equipment, they are going to count on a company like Buyers. Buyers strives to develop and have product on hand …

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BOSS Introduces Drop Spreader, Exact Path for Precision

BOSS has introduced a new drop spreader. The Exact Path is a result of listening to the needs of their customers. The request for a drop spreader has been coming in for many years now and it has finally arrived. The BOSS Exact Path can mount to a UTV, category 1 3-point tractor hitch and a slide-in-2” receiver for compact equipment. The three mounting options for the Exact path make it an easy choice. Precision for Deicing Materials BOSS gave …

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Sno-Way 29VHD Flared Wing V-Plow

Brand new for Sno-Way is the 29VHD Flared Wing V-Plow. This top of line V-Plow is 8ft wide and includes double acting wing cylinders. These double acting wing cylinders give contractors max force in the forward or back position. If the features of the plow aren’t enough, the 29VHD is eye-catching and draws positive attention. Get the job done with an exceptional looking V-Plow. Flexible Controls Sno-Way’s 29VHD Flared Wing V-Plow still operates with their wireless or wired Pro Control™ …

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Mills Insurance – Don’t Waste a Rainy Day

Rain, Rain, Go Away Save it for rainy day, right? Mills Insurance wants you to take advantage of the rainy days and get a jump start. Anything can happen on the worst of days out on the road, so why not do the work ahead of time and prepare? Take Your Photos When your equipment starts coming in, but sure to take pictures right away. Make sure the values are accurate and send to your insurance company. You don’t want …

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Mills Insurance – Serving Snow & Ice Industry

Mills insurance group is an independent insurance agency that operates in 28 different states They are here to serve contractors of the snow and ice management industry. Where do I start? What do you need to know? They work directly with you to overcome issues that everyone in the industry is facing. Products they offer include general liability, something that is typically required based on the contracts that are signed. Just getting the basic coverage is step one to make sure …

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ASCA – Providing Resources & Education

ASCA is an association that provides resources, training and certifications as they work to better represent the snow and ice professionals to the outside world.  So, Should You Join? Why should you join? Number one to help yourself. The ASCA has developed industry standards are the basis of everything they do. It’s the strongest foundation to have within an association. More than just being Part of a Group Those that have followed the standards and earned the certifications have actually …

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Fisher XLS Expandable Plow

Providing Quality since 1948 History is an important part of any company. It not only shows where the company has been, but how they have gotten to where they are today. Fisher engineering is extremely proud of their heritage and deep roots in mid-coast Maine. Building reliable, high-quality products has been their business since 1948. They are a trusted company that works hard each and every day to provide you with the best. An Innovative Plow Line with More Efficiency …

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GM 2019 Trucks Expand Plow Prep Package

GM is expanding their line of trucks with the 2019 Silverado. The new line will offer something for everyone and every type of job you need to take on. The new line will offer an expanded snow plow prep package. This additional availability goes from just a regular cab as they are today to include not only double cabs but crew cab models as well. This flexibility and additional feature allows the customers to get exactly what they need. New …

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Buyers Adds SaltDogg Pro Series Spreaders

Buyers has been making salt spreaders for well over 30 years. They came into the industry with a huge competitive advantage. The customers told them exactly what they were looking for in a spreader. When you know what contractors are looking for, you are able to become a powerhouse for quality products that people will invest in.  Learn from Success About 13 years ago, the SPHE series was developed. A newly designed SaltDogg Pro Series is based off of that …

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The 21st Annual Snow & Ice Symposium

The 21stAnnual Snow & Ice Symposium kicked off in Cleveland, Ohio this year. It is by far the largest conference for snow and ice professionals. It’s the show to be at to see the latest products, trends equipment and service opportunities. Each year, thousands travel from all over to see the latest and greatest. This year was no exception to excellent attendance and exceptional products to showcase.  2,000 Attendees at Show Hundreds of companies, service providers, snow plowers, manufactures and …

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