Worldwide net sales and revenues decreased 3% for the third quarter of 2019 and increased 5% for 9 months. Company equipment sales are projected to increase by about 4% for fiscal 2019 compared with 2018.
In the U.S., under 40 horsepower 2-wheel drive tractors decreased 0.6%, while sales of 40-100 horsepower tractors grew 4%. In Canada, sales were down 11.1% for under 40 horsepower and 10.8% for 40-100 horsepower 2-wheel drive tractors.
According to the Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers’ latest sales figures covering the first half of the year, only mid-size tractor sales during the first 6 months of 2019 showed a deficit compared to the first 6 months of 2018.
Off-road vehicles and snowmobile segment sales, including PG&A (parts, garments and accessories), were up 6% over the second quarter of 2018 driven by increased average selling prices, particularly in side-by-sides and growth in PG&A.
Kevin Cowan, national field support manager for Greenworks, highlights the company's lithium ion battery technology. He also talks about the battery's longevity and what is required to replace the battery.
The 28th annual National No-Tillage Conference offers a mix of general sessions, No-Till Classrooms and invaluable No-Till Roundtables. Just as important is the chance to profit from unlimited hallway networking with the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in no-till during next January's event in St. Louis!
Yanmar was founded in 1912 and developed the world's first commercially viable small diesel engine in 1933. The diesel engine has continued as our core business ever since, our key tool in the rationalization and modernization of agriculture, fishing and industry.
Virginia Beach-based STIHL Inc., produces a full line of high-quality, handheld outdoor power equipment including blowers, trimmers, brushcutters, and multi-task tools, as well as the number one selling brand of chainsaws worldwide. STIHL Inc. manufactures over 260 model variations of handheld outdoor power equipment for sale in the U.S. and around the world.