Dennis and SISIS head to BTME

Dennis and SISIS will be heading to Harrogate and BTME 2019 on their new stand-located in the red zone on Stand 247.

By visiting the Dennis and SISIS stand, greenkeepers, course managers and turfmanagers responsible for a wide range of various sports surfaces will get theopportunity to find out how the SISIS Rotorake TM1000, the Dennis FT510 and theexciting new Dennis PRO 34R could have a significant impact on the way theymanage their turf.

The SISIS Rotorake TM1000 is a tractor mounted heavy duty scarifier and linearaerator and is un-rivalled when it comes to removing and controlling thatch. Itincludes a collector box and floating unit to follow ground contours. Itscontra-rotating reel throws debris forward ensuring a clean, consistent grooveresulting in an excellent finish when the time comes to scarify. Withinterchangeable blades and a quick, simple depth setting without tools, it’s nowonder that so many turf managers have reaped the benefits from using theTM1000.

When it comes to all areas of fine turf, the Dennis FT510 professional mower, hasfor many years, been celebrated for its top performance and durability. With a51cm working width, the FT510 provides its user with comfort, flexibility andexcellent presentation. A true sense of control is obtained through the uniqueroller clutch drive for a smooth take-up and a variable clip rate helping tocreate the desired finish. Available with five-bladed and ten-bladed cuttingcylinders the machine can be matched to any situation and the interchangeablecassettes can be changed without the requirement of any tools. The range of 11different cassettes mean that one machine can be used for several keymaintenance tasks including scarifying, verticutting or brushing. This featurecombined with the click height of cut adjustment system makes it extremely userfriendly for its operators.

The PRO 34R was the machine that everyone was waiting in anticipation for – and now it is here. Officially launched just last month (November), this 34″ (860mm) rotary mower has been designed to help turf managers achieve an aesthetically pleasing appearance and desired playing surface.

The mower is ideal for sports pitches and lawns producing the enviable ‘DennisStripes’ while a powerful vacuum flow collects debris quickly and efficiently.The angle of the cutting deck and twin blades can be easily adjusted using asingle ‘click adjuster’ ensuring the mower is suitable for changing conditionsand meeting operator requirements.

Unique features of the Dennis PRO 34R Rotary Mower include 5 forward / 1 reverseselection for speed of operation, 90 litre capacity grass box, fully adjustableangle of deck for changing conditions, 2 section cast aluminium rear roller,single point height of cut adjustment for ease of operation, optional frontwheel or smooth/weile roller options and front brush for standing grassesupright.

Dennis & SISIS have been regular exhibitors at BTME for a number of years and asalways, the company’s experienced staff will be available to answer any queriesand offer valuable advice about the machinery on show.

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Howardson Group Appoints David Williamson as New Commercial Director

Howardson Group Ltd, home of world-class groundscare for Dennis, SISIS, Syn-Pro, Lloyds and Hunter Grinders, has proudly announced the appointment of David Williamson as its new Commercial Director.

Howardson Group has doubled in size since 2019 due to it’s significant investment in new product development, site and most importantly team. 2023 marked a huge year for the business with growth levels of just shy of 30%. Unheard of in the manufacturing sector.

Howardson Group Appoints David Williamson as New Commercial Director

David will oversee and support both the UK and International Sales teams, marking a significant milestone in the company’s journey towards continued long-term growth. With a core focus on delivering unparalleled customer experience, David is set to develop and execute the Howardson Group’s commercial strategy, ensuring that the company remains at the forefront of innovation and reliability in the groundscare market.

Speaking about his new role, David expressed his excitement, stating, “The commitment to a quality product manufactured in the UK, coupled with best-in-class customer service, truly resonated with me.The Howardson Group is a solid team, with everyone pulling in the same direction towards the success of the business.”

“Customer service features in everything that I do,” he affirmed. “It sits at the very top of every strategy we develop at the Howardson Group. I’m very much looking forward to continuing the upward trajectory of the organisation and supporting the business as it evolves into the next generation.”

Megan Oliver, future Managing Director of Howardson Group, welcomed David’s appointment, remarking “We are thrilled to welcome David Williamson to our team as the new Commercial Director. His extensive experience and proven track record make him a valuable addition to our leadership team. We are excited about the fresh perspectives and innovative strategies he will bring to the table. David’s appointment reinforces our commitment to delivering excellence in both product quality and customer service. We believe his leadership will further enhance the success and growth of the Howardson Group as we continue to strive for excellence in the groundscare market.”

As the Howardson Group celebrates its 86th year, it remains a family owned and run, British business and David Williamson’s appointment marks a pivotal moment in the company’s journey, solidifying its position as a leader in the industry and paving the way for continued success in the years to come.

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