Latest H.G. Makelim News
Jan 25, 2019
Power Equipment Systems to distribute Kohler Engines in western U.S. PES acquired the rights from H.G. Makelim, which is undergoing leadership change as President Jim Hess retires. KOHLER, Wis. – Power Equipment Systems, located in Salem, Oregon, has acquired distribution rights for Kohler Engines from H.G. The transition, which goes into effect on March 1, coincides with the announced retirement of Jim Hess, the president of H.G. Makelim. PES has represented Kohler Engines in the states of Washington, Oregon, and northern Idaho for decades and now takes on additional distribution responsibilities for the manufacturer’s gasoline engines, diesel engines and service parts in Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, California, Hawaii, southern Idaho and western Nebraska. “Having worked with PES for a long time, we anticipate an incredibly smooth transition and a seamless continuation of the passionate and attentive service they’ve always provided to our customers,” said Chris Rector, director of distribution sales and service for Kohler Engines. “Of course, we also express our appreciation to H.G. Makelim – a trusted and dedicated partner that has worked very hard on behalf of Kohler Engines through the years.” PES is a family-owned company operating out of a newly constructed 120,000 sq. ft. headquarters in Salem and has represented Kohler Engines since 2001. SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. – Target Specialty Products has launched Turf Fuel Root Down, a product for turf professionals to strengthen plants, fight sodium and bicarbonates and enhance turf color. Root Down 18-0-0 is a combination of acidified nitrogen, micronutrients and a strategic amount of surfactant. Root Down is designed to be applied as a routine nitrogen source or an advanced sodium and bicarbonate remediation tool. “We continue to launch new Turf Fuel products that are developed to provide exceptional performance and differentiated value to our turf customers,” said Mark Jull, head of Turf Fuel products’ division, at Target Specialty Products. “Root Down is derived from a truly unique Nitrogen compound that provides multiple secondary benefits beyond nutrition,” said Steve Loveday, Turf Fuel nutritional product development manager. “Root Down is comprised of several cutting-edge components aimed at strengthening plants from the root up, improve the turf color substantially and in addition fight sodium and bicarbonates.” Turf Fuel’s new Root Down will be available in February 2019 and will be launched at the Golf Industry Show in San Diego Feb. 6-7, 2019, at Target Specialty Products’ booth number 5523. Root Down will be distributed through Target Specialty Products. For additional information on Turf Fuel please visit Turffuel.com . For additional information on Target Specialty Products, please visit Target-specialty.com .