One local Ventrac dealer is helping to make a difference in the lives of many. Bryan Hollopeter, a fourth generation Medina family businessman and General Manager of Medina Tractor Sales, took the initiative and helped spearhead a community garden project for Feeding Medina County. Ventrac partnered with Medina Tractor, as one of the many sponsors, to help with the food and garden project and we caught up with them on the big day of planting.
Ventrac is excited and honored to be selected as a presenter at the 2013 Sno-Motion training event as the premier sidewalk snow removal expert. Phil Harwood, the event founder and facilitator, selected industry experts to present carefully selected topics based on an assessment of industry needs. This annual two-day event features exclusive snow industry training that will feature the eight aspects of managing a snow business and the best tools available to help manage those areas of business.
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Ventrac’s export growth was recognized during a ceremony on May 20, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Ventrac was honored to receive the 2013 Presidential “E” Award for Exports documenting the company’s achievement in making significant contribution to the increase of U.S. exports. Accepting the award was the President of Ventrac, Dallas Steiner.
We were honored to have our President, Dallas Steiner, be the featured guest on John Allin’s radio show “Managing Snow and Ice with John Allin.” Managing Snow and Ice is a one hour weekly radio program dedicated to covering issues and topics that affect snow professionals. The host of the show, John Allin, is the original founder of the Snow & Ice management Association (SIMA) and has been a leader in the formation of the Accredited Snow Contractor’s Association (ASCA). With over 30 years in the snow management industry, combined with his vast experience, Allin is recognized as the foremost snow and ice industry consultant in the country today.
John’s interview with Dallas covers a variety of topics ranging from Dallas’ role with Ventrac, International sales and how Ventrac is an ideal piece of sidewalk snow removal equipment for snow contractors. You can hear the interview with Dallas now by clicking on the live recording link below.
Our video crew took a trip this past fall to once again visit the Pete Dye Course at French Lick, located in French Lick, Indiana. The maintenance of this beautiful course is headed by superintendent, Russ Apple, along with his dedicated crew. They keep a tight ship on how this course is properly maintained and our film team wanted to see how they handled their annual fall cleanup with the help of Ventrac.
It could not have been a better day for the annual 2010 Ventrac dealer meeting in Orrville, Ohio. The weather held out and it was perfect with plenty of sunshine throughout the day. There were plenty of great people that came out to network and share, while some came to try out a tractor and a new attachment they may not have used before. Dealers and salesmen came from all over, including Michigan, Canada, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina and all around Ohio.
Ventrac is the ultimate machine for mowing uneven terrain. The Ventrac Contour Mower Deck will go where other mowers dare not.
We are again featuring Jack Wiley, who uses his Ventrac Turbo Diesel and attachments to do a multitude of tasks. Jack sent us a video of his tractor in operation with an 84″ contour mower deck. Continue Reading
Living in a part of the country where hills, ravines and slopes are part of the landscape, Jack Wiley knows first hand the difficulty in safely mowing these treacherous areas. Jack owns a Ventrac 4231 Turbo Diesel model compact tractor along with 10 Ventrac attachments and he was happy to share his thoughts and experiences with us.
“Over the years there have been 9 major incidents in my immediate neighborhood where 2 wheel drive lawn and garden tractors have either rolled or run-away downhill out of control. Some of these resulted in injuries. With the Ventrac I now safely mow some of the steeper slopes belonging to my neighbors in addition to my own. They are grateful for the assistance, and I get to enjoy the ride. For me, mowing is a recreational experience!”
Jack has a real need for his Ventrac and uses it for many different applications and the compact tractor serves as his workhorse as well as being one of his major hobbies. Besides maintaining his own home, he also grooms the grounds of his church and trails at a wetland preserve, so his Ventrac gets a real workout.
Welcome to the Ventrac Blog. Where stories and adventures about Ventrac compact tractors come alive!
As we blog along, we will talk about the Ventrac tractor, show photos and interviews with Ventrac owners, post demos and videos of the Ventrac in action and just have fun. The possibilities will be endless!
So, join us on this blog adventure and see what this mighty compact tractor does, where it goes and who is absolutely crazy about them!
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