Saltex Preview: Trilo / Vanmac

By Alistair October 12, 2022 08:47

It’s been an exciting period of growth for the Vanmac group since its last appearance at SALTEX, with new premises, new products and more new faces joining the team. This year, stand K070 will feature highlights such as the Progressive TDR-X tri-deck contour mower and infamous Trilo S3 vacuum collector, with the technical team on hand to discuss these and other products from across the Vanmac and Trilo portfolios.

More than a year on from the extension of the partnership between Vanmac and Progressive, this has borne fruit for both parties with the range of innovative, rotary finishing mowers delivering first-class quality of cut for turf managers across the country and the full spectrum of applications. Debuted at SALTEX 2021, the Progressive TDR-X is now setting the standard for contour following ability – with three independent floating decks offering a cutting height range from 9.5mm to 84.5mm and cutting width of 3.2m. This ability to cut precisely, without scalping, makes the TDR-X a firm favourite with golf courses, local authorities and large-area green-space managers.

Sitting alongside the TDR-X, visitors can expect to see a number of leaf clearance solutions from the Trilo range including the multi-purpose S3 and the BL960. The BL960 is the largest blower in the Trilo range and one of the most powerful on the market. Offering a capacity of 385m3/min and delivering an airspeed of 75m/s, the BL960 offers the fast and effective clearance of leaves to both the left and the right of the unit thanks to the 180o adjustability of the exhaust spout.

Also on the stand will be Vanmac’s new CEO Christiaan Arends. No stranger to the groundcare sector, Christiaan joins Vanmac after more than 20 years at the Royal Barenbrug Group where, amongst other positions, he was working as head of marketing and sales for the last eight years. Since August 2022, he has sat alongside Leo van Loen and Peter van Mispelaar on the board of Vanmac to drive the further expansion and optimisation of activities across the group. Commenting on his appointment, Christiaan said “I am delighted to now be a part of a strong team, who are passionate about what they produce, and all share the serious ambition of growing the company further. I look forward to meeting customers old and new at SALTEX this November.”

By Alistair October 12, 2022 08:47

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