Jul 15, 2017
Grasshopper to be showcased at the White House, representing Kansas
Contact: Mike Simmon | 620-345-8621
MOUNDRIDGE, Kan - July 15, 2017 - Grasshopper Mowers, an early pioneer and leading producer of zero turn commercial-grade turf equipment and family-owned business, will represent Kansas at the Made in America Product Showcase, hosted by President Donald J. Trump at the White House on Monday, July 17.
The event highlights and celebrates American-Made products and encourages other companies to manufacture their products in the United States. Accompanying President Trump at this event will be the Vice President, Cabinet Secretaries, members of Congress, and members of the President's Senior Staff.
White House groundskeepers rely on Grasshopper for its year-round versatility to easily change from mowing to debris collection to snow removal.
Company president Stan Guyer attributes product quality to continuous improvement throughout, whether it’s design to manufacturing to final assembly or delivering parts, This has led to a level unmatched in the industry. "Our priority is for each customer to happily reflect on their purchase at one, five or over 20 years and know they made the right choice."
"We're honored to represent Kansas backed by our company's highly skilled employees utilizing the latest high-tech manufacturing," said Trent Guyer, third-generation owner and event attendee. "Our practical decision-making approach values long-term business viability and employment."
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The Grasshopper Company is a privately held corporation dedicated solely to the design and production of commercial and large-acreage mowing and grounds maintenance equipment. Grasshopper introduced the first zero-turn radius mower with dual swing-out levers in 1969, and other industry firsts include the first liquid-cooled diesel-powered zero-turn radius mower in 1983 and the first electric-actuated fold-up mower deck in 2004. Based in Moundridge, Kan., the company distributes its products worldwide and is committed to lean and clean manufacturing practices reducing impact to the environment.
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