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OPEI in the News

February 18, 2015

Real-Life Rescue Dog Comes to Life in Digital Storybook & K-5 Instructional Materials Designed to Inspire Children, Families and Teachers to Sustainably Care for Green Spaces ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 17, 2015 – TurfMutt, an environmental stewardship and education program funded and managed by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute’s (OPEI) Research and Education Foundation, announces an expanded TurfMutt program for schools and families designed to help youth learn about science and the environment from the perspective of the backyard, community and personal green spaces they enjoy everyday while gaining an understanding of their benefits to the planet when cared for in a sustainable [.....]

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February 5, 2015

Spring is on its way, and soon, home and business owners will be cleaning and preparing lawn and garden equipment. Read more from the article here.

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January 27, 2015

The Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC), an association addressing the shortage of qualified technicians in the industry, has partnered with the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) in the ‘Look Before You Pump’ campaign.  Read more from the article here.

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January 27, 2015

What can expect to be seen in 2015? The following is the first of a two-part series: Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) recently surveyed several executives about the state of the OPE industry heading into 2015. Specifically, we asked the following thought-provoking questions: What should OPE dealers know about your company’s plans for 2015? What were the OPE industry’s top stories in 2014, and what do you predict they will be in 2015? What will be the OPE industry’s hottest trends in 2015? What advice do you have for OPE dealers in 2015? What is your overall outlook for the OPE industry [.....]

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January 15, 2015

Just as a person would choose a Phillips screwdriver for one type of job and a slotted for another, various landscaping jobs call for the mower that provides optimal results.  Read more from the article here.

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January 10, 2015

The Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC) has joined forces with the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) in the ‘Look Before You Pump’ campaign, an ethanol education and consumer protection program.   Read more from the article here.

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January 8, 2015

OPEI recently announced the addition of the Equipment Engine & Training Council (EETC) to its already fairly extensive list of Look Before You Pump campaign supporters and partners.  Read more from the article here.

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January 7, 2015

The campaign reminds consumers to always use fuels containing no greater than ten percent ethanol (E10) when powering their outdoor power equipment or other non-road product, such as boats, snowmobiles and motorcycles, not designed for higher ethanol fuel blends.  Read more from the article here.

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January 7, 2015

We all expect to pay a price for missing deadlines — fail to pay a parking ticket on time, and you may find a warrant out for your arrest.  Read more from the article here.

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January 6, 2015

Video interview with OPEI’s Kris Kiser.  See the video here.

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