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News Releases

March 25, 2014

Alexandria, Va., March 21, 2014—A new sweepstakes sponsored by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing 100 small engine, utility vehicle and outdoor power equipment manufacturers and suppliers, has been launched on the organization’s Facebook page.  The sweepstakes, running March 21 to April 6, 2014, offers an interactive message about how to avoid misfueling outdoor power equipment, and will reward one lucky recipient with a $200 gift card for gas. Legal US residents (16 or older) are eligible to enter the Facebook sweepstakes. The winner will be informed via email on April 7, 2014.  To enter [.....]

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February 20, 2014

–OPEI’s consumer protection campaign hitting major retailer store aisles, catalogs and circulars this spring; independent dealers continue support of industry educational program–   Alexandria, Va., February 20, 2014—As consumers head to retail stores this spring to purchase mowers, chain saws, generators, blowers, trimmers, power washers, and a host of other small engine equipment, they will see an important ethanol fuel message from the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing 100 small engine, utility vehicle and outdoor power equipment manufacturers and suppliers. The message to ‘Look Before You Pump’ will help consumers protect their outdoor power and [.....]

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January 6, 2014

Alexandria, Va., January 6, 2014—The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing 100 small engine, utility vehicle and outdoor power equipment manufacturers and suppliers, today announced that it is ramping up its regulatory, standards and market reporting and statistics efforts to meet the unique needs of the corded electric and battery product segments. In recent months, OPEI has welcomed several new battery/electric companies to its membership, including iRobot, Positec, Stanley Black & Decker and Sunrise Global Marketing, and John Cunningham, president of the Consumer Products Group at Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. recently joined the 2013-2014 OPEI [.....]

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