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Source: Schiller Grounds Care press release

Johnson Creek, Wisconsin - Schiller Grounds Care, a manufacturer of lawn and garden power equipment, has acquired all of the assets related to the Eastman Industries 21-inch commercial heavy-duty mower family. The new models in the acquisition will be added to Schiller's BOB-CAT brand of commercial mowers.

BOB-CAT currently offers full-size, commercial walk-behind mowers with deck sizes from 32-61 inches. With this addition, BOB-CAT further expands their offerings to lawn care professionals by rounding out their walk-behind lineup.

"We've been looking to get back into the 21-inch walk-behind market for a while now, and the acquisition of this product was a perfect fit," says Matt Donohue, brand director for Schiller Grounds Care. "We know that this addition to the BOB-CAT family will help us continue to comprehensively serve our commercial customers, giving them the top-quality equipment they need to get the job done."

This 21-inch commercial mower lineup features a cast aluminum deck and optional 3-speed transmission. BOB-CAT will begin production on these mowers in 2017 at their Johnson Creek, Wis., facility.


BOB-CAT is a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty walk-behind, stand-on and zero-turn lawn mowers and accessories built for landscape professionals and residential customers. Manufactured in Johnson Creek, Wis., BOB-CAT mowers have been proudly built by American hands for more than 40 years. 

About Schiller Grounds Care

Schiller Grounds Care designs and manufactures commercial and residential gardening and turf care equipment. Its product lineup includes zero-turn, stand-on and walk-behind mowers, multiuse tractors and attachments, sod cutters, tillers, aerators, lawn vacuums, turf overseeders, brush cutters and much more. Schiller Grounds Care products are sold under the BOB-CAT, Classen, Little Wonder, Mantis, RYAN and Steiner brand names.