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Mechanization for gardens: the boom in battery-powered models

After recording a 26% increase in 2018, battery powered machines and equipment show an overall growth of 90% in the first quarter of this year. Handling, silence and eco-compatibility are the characteristics rewarded by the market. With the success of electric motors, the gardening sector confirms a trend that is progressively affecting the automotive and agricultural machinery sectors. The garden robot segment is also growing

Gardening market, a cultural phenomenon

Landscaping is becoming an increasingly stable element of architectural design and the management of open spaces, both public and private. The industry that produces specific machines and equipment has the task of making the work easier and stimulating demand with new types of products. The role of EIMA Green in the sector's exhibition landscape

Gardening: the first quarter freezes purchases

The prolonged winter weather in Italy in the first quarter of 2018 reduced the demand for machinery and equipment for gardening and the maintenance of greenery. Comagarden, the manufacturers association, expects to see the recovery of sales over the year thanks to bonus tax breaks for restructuring gardens and green areas. In the meantime, preparations are moving ahead for EIMA Green, the salon on gardening scheduled for next November 7 to 11 in Bologna for 270 specialized industries

Gardening: market stable in 2016, growing in 2017

In spite of the weather tending toward a scarcity of rainfall leading to the reduced vegetation of plants lowering the demand for machinery and maintenance, the 2016 balance sheet shows sales substantially in line with the previous year at a decline of 0.5%. Estimates based on the first quarter of 2017 point to an overall increase of 2% with significant gains for brushcutters, trimmers, leaf blowers and vacuums and robotic mowers. Comagarden President Franco Novello affirms that innovative technologies and new types of products are decisive factors for the industries in the sector which have to focus on professionals as well as private users and hobbyists

GGP Group: an ambitious summer

  The Global Garden Products Group and Gianni Ferrari – the leading manufacturer of commercial ground care equipment and professional riding mowers – signed an agreement for the manufacture the GGP range of commercial implement carriers to be marketed under...

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