SOURCE: Cygnus Business Media

November 10, 2010 13:45 ET

Award: Green Industry Excellence Awards Presented at GIE+EXPO 2010

LOUISVILLE, KY--(Marketwire - November 10, 2010) - The winners of the annual Dealers in Excellence and Pros in Excellence Awards were announced October 29 at the GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., the Green Industry's premier event. The awards are sponsored by Ariens Company, STIHL Inc., Yard & Garden magazine, Green Industry PRO magazine and GIE+EXPO.

This year's Yard & Garden Dealers in Excellence winners are:

* Brunswick Home & Garden Shop in Brunswick, Maine * Arn's Equipment in Calgary, Alberta Canada

This year's Green Industry PRO magazine Pros in Excellence winners are: * The Yard Barbours in Elizabethtown, Ind. * Complete Landscaping Systems in Wichita, Kan.

"The awards are designed to recognize some of the industry's top lawn equipment dealers and landscape contractors who achieve the highest level of service and professionalism," said Gregg Wartgow, editor-in-chief of Yard & Garden and Green Industry PRO magazine.

"Ariens Company is proud to be a sponsor of the awards, and to support the continued growth and recognition of leaders in the industry," said Carol Dilger, corporate media manager at Ariens Company.

"With their knowledge of business best practices, these companies deserve recognition for their positive contribution to the Green Industry and their communities," said Roger Phelps, promotional communications manager for STIHL Inc. "We at STIHL are proud to help honor such distinguished professionals."

For a closer look at this year's Green Industry Excellence Award winners, along with each of the runners-up, visit www.yardngarden.com/awards and www.promagazine.com/awards.

Green Industry Pros is published by Cygnus Business Media, a leading international business-to-business media company.

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