Propane mowers were first introduced to the market around 2006 and, today, there are about 15,000 commercial propane mowers operating in the field; 12 manufacturers offering dedicated propane mower models; and 6 companies offering aftermarket conversion kits.
Jeremy Wishart of the Propane Education & Research Council provides a snapshot of the industry along with sharing why some landscapers are seeking out the machines, while others are resisting adding the models to their fleets.
Jeremy also shares the resources available for dealerships to promote themselves within their market as well as the importance of establishing a relationship with a propane supplier and selling with a team approach.
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