We talked to Brian Ivey, meteorologist at Neoweather, to find out why people would pay for a custom forecast instead of using a free app. Why pay for a premium weather service?  The payback can be found in as little as one storm according to Ivey.  The secret is in the precision that allows you to make smart decisions in the allocation of your limited resources. Neoweather creates customer weather forecasts that are tailored to you as an individual company, … Read more Custom Weather Forecasts to Save Money

Winter Equipment, a producer of replacement wear parts in the snow and ice management industry, has announced Brian Liederbach as their new Vice President of Sales.  Liederbach’s previous sales and product management experience comes primarily from the electrical components industry, holding positions at nVent (ERICO) and Arrow Electronics.  With over two decades in sales and sales leadership positions in his prior industry, Liederbach should bring a fresh perspective to the snow and ice management industry. Kent Winter, founder and CEO … Read more Brian Liederbach New Head of Sales at Winter Equipment

We talked to Scott Moorman, Director of Engineering at Buyers Products to review their new Gen 2 MD & MDV snow plows. The SnowDogg MD and VMD series plows are for ½ ton to ¾ ton trucks and are meant for light to medium duty use, which means this plow is targeted at home owners and businesses with smaller parking lots.  In reality, Buyers Products also knows that some folks are using their ½ ton or ¾ ton truck for … Read more Buyers Products MD & VMD Snow Plows

We met with Joe Bonnell at Bonnell Industries to discuss their new front mount patrol wing snow plow. Bonnell Industries tends to build everything “heavy duty,” to withstand the heavy use a municipal snow plow needs to take, and their front mount patrol wing is no exception.  It has a trip edge cutting blade to minimize the impact when the plow hits objects hidden under the snow and a rear hill lift cylinder which keeps the wing plow on the … Read more Bonnell Front Mount Patrol Wing Review

Buyers introduced a new combination dump-body/salt-spreader combination under its SaltDogg Brand. It is fabricated using 304 Stainless Steel and is available in a 9 ft or an 11 foot body. This unit is a mid-sized dump body with a capacity of 3-4 yards, and it is intended for class 4 to class 7 trucks. There are both electric and hydraulic drive options for the units. The benefit of using a combination dumb-body and salt spreader unit is you now have … Read more SaltDogg MDS Dump Body Salt/Spreader by Buyers

Very few companies have a v-plow for 1/2 trucks despite the fact that 1/2 ton trucks are among the most popular vehicles (let alone trucks) in the US. Sno-Way recently introduced their v-plow for 1/2 tons into the market and they went all out because it has a wider reach than any other v-plow for a 1/2 ton. You probably already know, the problem with v-plows on 1/2 ton trucks is there is too much weight hanging off of the … Read more Sno-Way V-Plow for Half-Ton Trucks

You know that plow markers are an essential part of any plow. and yet too many plow markers are made so poorly that they don’t last very long. Maybe Winter Products has the answer for us? They claim their plow markers are “virtually indestructible.” With what is inside, we can see why. They basically used plastic coated galvanized steel aircraft cable (check out the image at the bottom of the post). You can see in the video that these plow … Read more Plow Markers from Winter Products

Sno-Way Intl. keeps at it every year with introducing a lot of innovations to our industry, and we get to share with you an ingenious design trick they implemented to instantly convert a mounted UTV broadcast spreader into a drop spreader. This feature is really great for buildings and grounds folks where they have a lot of sidewalks, especially properties that have both broad and standard paved foot-paths. You can use the UTV to broadcast spread on a wide foot-path … Read more Sno-Way RVB Drop Spreader

Highlights: Western Products unveiled its new Nighthawk LED headlamps with its EdgeView Technology at the 2019 NTEA Work Truck Show. The LED headlamps feature side lamps that direct light through the outer edge of each headlamp to provide a full 180 degrees of light visibility from plow edge to plow edge—as well as a heating system to keep ice and snow off. Nighthawk LED headlamps will be offered as a new headlamp option for Western truck plows 2008 or newer. Western Products, unveiled … Read more Western Products Unveils New Nighthawk LED Headlamps With EdgeView Technology

Winter® Equipment is proud to present the Pusher Box Shoe system. System includes everything for a blade change in an easy to manage crate.