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Club Car Launches “Bank on Carryall” Sales Event

Club Car’s 2016 Bank on Carryall sales event makes it easier than ever for government and education customers to purchase the vehicles they need. The event allows qualified commercial buyers to lease any of the following new 2015 or 2016 vehicleswith special low financing of 2.9% APR for 36 to 48 months or 3.9% APR for 60 months:

  • Carryall utility vehicles
  • Café express merchandising vehicles
  • Transporter passenger vehicles
  • Villager 4, 6 and 8 passenger vehicles
  • Street-legal Villager 2 and 2+2 low-speed passenger vehicles (LSVs)

Or, these vehicles can be purchased with no pay for six months. To cut red tape and speed the process, government agencies may purchase these vehicles through Club Car’s contract with U.S. Communities, the nation’s government cooperative purchasing program. Join for free and enjoy guaranteed best pricing.

For more information, visit www.clubcardealer.com/carryallpromotions.


Field Notes

Underhill International appointed Rivers Associates as the company’s new sales agency for the southeastern U.S. Agency principal Wayne Smalley will oversee all regional sales efforts. Underhill manufactures an extensive line of water-saving irrigation products for golf courses, sports fields, and residential and commercial installations.

ClearWater Tech, LLC, manufacturer of ozone systems for the residential and commercial pool, spa, and water feature industry since 1986, is celebrating 30 years in business.

TowerPinkster, a West Michigan-based architecture and engineering design firm specializing in the K12, higher education, health care, commercial and government sectors throughout Michigan and beyond, has tapped the firm’s senior principal and planner Bjorn Green to be the company’s next president and CEO. Green is succeeding Arnie Mikon, who has held the position for the last 10 years and plans to retire at the end of 2016.

Strongwell Corporation, a supplier in the pultrusion of fiber reinforced polymers (FRP) has announced that Dennis Martin has been hired as Director, Virginia Manufacturing Operations. He will be responsible for leadership of all manufacturing and shipping operations in both of Strongwell’s Virginia manufacturing facilities.

International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) has hired Sharan Wilson as its new Executive Director. Wilson has more than 20 years of senior-level leadership experience in the telecommunications industry, followed by nearly 10 years as an Executive Director in the non-profit sector.

Congratulations to Rain Bird for being awarded a 2016 Readers’ Choice Award in the category of “Water Management” by subscribers to Facility Executive magazine. The magazine has hosted its awards program every year since 1993. To determine this year’s winners, the publication’s editors sent out a survey asking readers to identify which companies they prefer when it comes to product aesthetics, reliability, value and customer service.

ACT Construction Equipment, based in Charleston, N.C., joins Bandit Industries’ growing network of authorized dealers. ACT is stocking Bandit's compact line with a wide range of hand-fed chippers and stumpers in stock and ready to show and demonstrate.

Bobcat of St. Louis has expanded its equipment line with Dynapac soil and asphalt rollers. Bobcat of St. Louis rents, sells and services a variety of Atlas Copco equipment throughout Eastern Missouri, Southern Illinois and Southern Indiana.


Breeze Shelters A Work Of Art

Along the waterfront in Singapore, design firm ARUP Singapore used fans from U.S. manufacturer Big Ass Fans to construct a series of three “breeze shelters.” The shelters offer cooling shade and a comforting rush of air for passersby. Built of glass and stainless steel, the breeze shelters are powered by solar panels and include motion sensors that activate the fans. Their unique look also makes them works of art.                         


New Turface Website Features Responsive Design, Search Functionality

Buffalo Grove, Ill. — In an effort to expand its customer service and site-specific solutions online, Turface Athletics recently launched a redesigned website that features a mobile-friendly responsive design, enhanced search functionality and an upgraded distributor locator. 

Visitors will find a library of tutorials, video instructions, case studies and tips on a broad range of sports field maintenance and construction subjects. Redesigned field dimension and layout pages are also more easily accessible. The new distributor locator will map distributor options. To view the new website, visit Turface.com.


Track Utilities With Smart Utility Systems

Irvine, Calif.—Smart Utility Systems is pleased to announce the launch of Smart Customer Mobile (SCM) Express, a cloud-based, mobile utility customer-engagement platform tailored to support small-to-mid-sized utilities, municipalities and cooperatives.

Mobile device agnostic to enable high customer adoption, SCM Express offers utilities’ customers the ease of accessibility and self-service capabilities from an intuitive user interface that provides them with the convenience and control to access their data anytime, anywhere—and empowers them to take actions and improve their experience.

For more information, visit: www.smartusys.com.


Calendar

May

16-20 River Management Symposium and National Outdoor Recreation Conference, Boise, Idaho— Riverside Hotel; www.recpro.org

September

14-16 Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference and Trade Show, Texarkana, Ark.-- Arkansas Convention Center; www.arkarpa.org

20-23 Colorado Parks & Recreation Association Conference, Grand Junction, Colo. www.cpra-web.org

October

5-8 National Recreation and Parks Association National Congress, Saint Louis, Mo.—America’s Center Convention Complex; www.nrpa.org/congress

20-21 The Green Industry and Equipment (GIE) Expo, Louisville, Ky.—Kentucky Exposition Center;

(800) 558-8767 or www.gie-expo.com

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