ASH has three core brands – Meyer, Swenson and Schmidt. Each brand has unique features, but all share a common mission and vision for the future. Dedicated to Solutions The ASH Group is dedicated to being the leader in providing not just great, quality products, but providing solutions. Having great products isn’t enough. ASH believes you need products that provide the right solution for what the industry and customers need. Finding that will give ASH the opportunity to fulfill their … Read more ASH Group Solutions in U.S. Markets

Smart Snow Pusher is a concept developed with the goal of offering a blade that is “do it yourself.” Interesting concept, right? Picture a wooden crate arriving at your doorstep. The blade and bolts are all inside the crate. Simple, easy to use and delivered to you. Simple & Low Maintenance Once you have the blade, you can then assemble it yourself. This Smart Snow Pusher offers you a plow that is simple, rugged and low maintenance. The efficiency of … Read more Smart Snow Pusher – Do It Yourself

Arctic’s New Featured Product Arctic featured their new product at the 21stAnnual Snow & Ice Symposium in Cleveland. The new product is the DoubleDown Salt Bucket. This product puts you in control. Take control over spreading, distance, density and direction. You can also save salt and costs with the efficiency of the product and controls You are in Control of Spreading & Broadcasting The DoubleDown Salt Bucket is capable of spreading an 80ft path. The salt bucket actually loads salt … Read more Arctic – DoubleDown Salt Bucket

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 … Read more Buyers Technology Direction with Brian Smith, COO

Global and Ready with Solutions Caterpillar was established in 1925 and were based in Peoria, IL at the time. This global company is making an impact. They have 20 different models of skid steer loaders, CTL or MTLs that are used for many different solutions for contractors. Let Caterpillar do the Work for You Many of their machines actually weight less than 10,000 lbs. This makes is much easier for a contractor to move equipment from site to site without … Read more Caterpillar Offers Solutions

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 … Read more BOSS Introduces Drop Spreader, Exact Path for Precision

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 … Read more Mills Insurance – Don’t Waste a Rainy Day

NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry Established in 1964, NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry, represents more than 2,000 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories. Buyers of work trucks and the major commercial truck chassis manufacturers also belong to NTEA. The Association provides in-depth technical information, education, and member programs and services, and produces The Work Truck Show®, Green Truck Summit, and Fleet … Read more SnowPlowNews – NTEA Member

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 … Read more Mills Insurance – Serving Snow & Ice Industry

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 … Read more ASCA – Providing Resources & Education