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Briggs & Stratton buys Billy Goat for $26M

OPEI SmartBrief | May 21, 2015

Briggs & Stratton has purchased Billy Goat Industries, a maker of specialty turf equipment, for about $26 million. Billy Goat produces professional-grade mowers, aerators, power rakes, sod cutters and other equipment. The purchase will help Briggs & Stratton "further our strategic initiative of focusing on higher-margin commercial products," said Chairman Todd Teske. The Kansas City Star (Mo.) (05/20)


Lumberjacks compete at 2015 Stihl Timbersports Series

OPEI SmartBrief | May 19, 2015

Robotics team is building automated snow-removal vehicle

OPEI SmartBrief | May 19, 2015

Toro credits new mowers, good weather for Q2 growth

OPEI SmartBrief | May 22, 2015

Internet of Things makes lawn care more efficient

OPEI SmartBrief | May 20, 2015

Toro tips on maintaining a lawn through drought conditions

OPEI SmartBrief | May 18, 2015

Tuff Torq taps Gardner as parts distributor for U.S., Caribbean

OPEI SmartBrief | May 18, 2015

Kan. city approves John Deere mower purchase

OPEI SmartBrief | May 20, 2015

New Big R store in Homer Glen, Ill., to sell Stihl, Cub Cadet

OPEI SmartBrief | May 20, 2015

Study: New overtime rules would cost companies, employees

OPEI SmartBrief | May 22, 2015


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