ASH Group on “Winter-Tour”
While most of us were basking in the warmth of unusually balmy temperatures earlier this winter, Andrew Outcalt, chief executive of ASH North America Inc., parent company of Meyer Products LLC, was hoping for snow. “I pray for snow all the time, and a lot of my friends say, ‘You can stop praying now,'” Outcalt said.
The Schmidt CJS, a compact jet sweeper, on a January morning at the Berlin Brandenburg Airport
Designed for tractors and Unimog, the Wasa 300+ is used to clean streets in small towns and communities. The high performance machine picks up dirt mechanically, whereby large amounts of fine dusty exhaust fumes are avoided.
Also at the Ski World Cup in Crans Montana (CH) this weekend they are in use: the Aebi TT280 with crawler tracks, snow plow and overhead winch and his “colleague” on wheels and wiyth snowblower. […]
Terratrac, Combicut & Co are used not only in the Alps. The „Red Ferraris“ from Switzerland are also appreciated overseas. In Costa Rica they are for example as well known for their performance on slopes, the easy handling and reliability.
“Good luck” (the German miners’ greeting) echoes through the halls of the Schönfeld Road Maintenance Depot in the Ore Mountains early in the morning. The thermometer reads -21 °C as the first few sun rays appear above Saxony’s highest mountain, the Fichtelberg. About 30 staff members at the Schönfeld Road Maintenance Depot take care of the roads – in both summer and winter. As soon as the first snow falls, things get particularly turbulent for the road surveyors. Then it’s time to harness the ploughs and load de-icing salt.
On a blustery winter day in 1926, Edward B. Meyer took on mother nature by putting a wooden moldboard on the
front of a Buick to clear his driveway, giving birth to the Meyer Auto Snow Plow Company – which is part of the ASH Group since September 2015.
Schmidt is once again market leader with the Swingo 200+ in 2015 in the segment of compact sweepers in Germany. Schmidt clearly lead the annual ranking of registration figures published by the Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt in Flensburg. Compared to last year, the market share of 39% could be even further increased.
Two Aebi TT211 and TT280 in their element… Equipped with snowblowers they showed at a Winter Demo on the Col des Mosses in western of Switzerland, their range of service and their power.