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Entries to the SALTEX 2019 Innovation Award are now open for all SALTEX exhibitors to take part – allowing show visitors the chance to witness a stellar line-up of brand new products and services that are pushing the boundaries in groundscare…

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New for 2019, SALTEX visitors can expect to experience the latest green technology in groundscare in a new area on the show floor, which is purely dedicated to environmentally-friendly products.

The trend towards sustainable and…

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Now in its 74th year, SALTEX is growing from strength to strength in its NEC home.

In fact, already 70 per cent of the SALTEX 2019 floorplan has been allocated with more than 180 SALTEX 2018 exhibitors returning. Over 40 of these exhibitors…

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Visitors vote SALTEX 2018 the best yet

The SALTEX 2018 post-show visitor survey has revealed that an overwhelming amount of attendees felt that SALTEX 2018 was the best and most vibrant show to date.

SALTEX at the NEC, Birmingham has again proved to be the annual meeting place…

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From robotics to hybrid mowers and digital apps, ground-breaking ideas to thought provoking debates, career enhancing advice to limitless opportunities; the recent SALTEX 2018 at the NEC was a landscape of possibility and prospect for the future…

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On the first day of SALTEX 2018, Sherriff Amenity’s ground-breaking new app, PrecisionPro, was announced as the winner of the second, annual SALTEX Innovation Award.

Established at the show in 2017, the SALTEX Innovation Award was created…

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Event organisers have reported a significant increase in pre-show visitor registration ahead of SALTEX 2018, which takes place at The NEC, Birmingham on 31 October – 01 November.

It certainly is encouraging times for the show which will be…

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A visit to the Dennis stand on E070 at IOG SALTEX 2018 will show how the company’s range of world class turf maintenance equipment enables turf professionals to benefit from cutting edge technology. 

 Taking centre stage on the Dennis…

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New Innovation Hub at SALTEX

New for 2018, SALTEX visitors can expect to see and experience the very latest groundscare ingenuity in a new area on the show floor which is purely dedicated to innovation and new concepts in grounds management.

SALTEX plays host to the…

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Since SALTEX 2017 took place at the NEC, Birmingham in November last year, a number of exhibitors are still generating business as a direct result of the show – re-affirming that the exhibition is the must-attend event for any company involved in…

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After winning the SALTEX College Cup for the second year running, students from CAFRE College in Antrim, Northern Ireland, enjoyed an unforgettable experience of helping with pitch preparations at the 2018 Six Nations Championships at BT…

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SALTEX 2017 visitor profile revealed

After an independent audit confirmed a record-breaking SALTEX attendance at the NEC, the show’s visitor survey has now revealed a fascinating insight into the 8,909 who attended. 

With over 300 exhibitors and more show features than ever…

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Open forum activity

Graham Taylor replied to Allan Steele's discussion Alternative chain for Stihl MSA 200 C and HT-Km pole pruner
"They did do a 1.1 but as I said, the "cutters" are too wide and foul part of the saw.
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1 hour ago
Jon Davidson replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Van seat covers
"I got some from https://www.ukcustomcovers.com on their eBay shop for my bench seat set up van and they are still ok 2.5 years later if not a little grubby and dusty. Fit well for all the bits around the seats and folding areas"
1 hour ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Allan Steele's discussion Alternative chain for Stihl MSA 200 C and HT-Km pole pruner
"No clue I’m afraid - I purchased whatever was listed on their website for my ground saws and they fit. 
Our pole pruners stay sharper for much longer than the ground saws (ms280 and ms360) as they aren’t used anywhere near the ground and are always…"
1 hour ago
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2 hours ago
Allan Steele replied to Allan Steele's discussion Alternative chain for Stihl MSA 200 C and HT-Km pole pruner
"will do"
3 hours ago
Allan Steele replied to Allan Steele's discussion Alternative chain for Stihl MSA 200 C and HT-Km pole pruner
"Hi Nick are the chains you use 1.1mm"
3 hours ago
Allan Steele replied to Allan Steele's discussion Alternative chain for Stihl MSA 200 C and HT-Km pole pruner
"hi dave i am waiting for rotatech to confirm they do a 1.1mm chain as they seem to do 1.3mm
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3 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Ben Mallow's discussion Scarify before spray?
"I'd weedkill first... once the weeds are dying off nicely, then scarify.  If you scarify first, you may well not have any decent leafgrowth on the weeds for the selective to work."
4 hours ago
Duncan McLaren replied to Edward baker's discussion What to wear while spraying
"Well there's a question I'm not too sure about and you wouldn't want to wear a knapsack sprayer with them.
But one thing I'm sure of is that when it's a warm clammy day and you've got 16 back courts to spray I wouldn't fancy changing disposable cove…"
5 hours ago
Andrew Watts replied to Ben Mallow's discussion Scarify before spray?
"Ideally you'll want to do no weed control 2 months pre and 2 months post scarification/seeding. So doing weed control now would mean Scarify end october, so should be ok, but won't recover as much by Xmas if you scarify say mid sept. We don't tend t…"
5 hours ago
Ben Mallow posted a discussion
I'm going to be applying a selectivie - most likely Mogul - to a clients lawn soon, as well as scarifying, before reseeding (once interval between spray and seeding is up). Should I apply the selective before scarifying or after?
6 hours ago
Oliver clarkson posted a discussion
Hi what seat covers are you using in your vans?i brought some Xtreme auto ones from Amazon but they have only lasted a couple of months.thanks
11 hours ago
Duncan McLaren replied to Edward baker's discussion What to wear while spraying
"Bib 'n' brace oilskins can be useful in warmer weather if using a hand-sprayer. They give plenty of ventilation and can be used indefinitely if washed down after use."
11 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Allan Steele's discussion Alternative chain for Stihl MSA 200 C and HT-Km pole pruner
"I did investigate this some time ago............ thought I'd found a suitable one from Rotatech but the "teeth" were too wide and had to return them.  Nothing else seems suitable.  Search around and you can pick up the genuine Stihl ones for under £…"
23 hours ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Allan Steele's discussion Alternative chain for Stihl MSA 200 C and HT-Km pole pruner
"I can't comment on the pole saw but we use the Rotatech chains on our other Stihl chainsaws and in our opinion they seem to stay much sharper for much longer than the Stihl equivalents - and they are much cheaper too!"
yesterday
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Edward baker's discussion What to wear while spraying
"Along with wellies and correct nitrile gloves we would also recommend a green or blue suit for the reasons Gary's mentioned above!
For our spraying register we use the built in version Jobber offers which is dead easy to use too!"
yesterday
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