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Company Overview of Jacobsen, A Textron Company

Company Overview

Jacobsen, A Textron Company manufactures turf equipment. It offers walking greens, riding greens, rough, trim, and fairway mowers, as well as turf truckster and attachments, utility vehicles, sprayers, bunker rakes, aerators, and dethatchers. The company also provides parts, such as bedknives, reels, hydraulic fluid, or maintenance kits, as well as offers service training for customers and dealers. Its products are used to maintain areas, such as lawns, sports facilities, football gridirons, golf courses, and cemeteries and monuments, as well as government and grounds in the United States and internationally. The company markets and sells its products through distribution network in the Unit...

11108 Quality Drive

Charlotte, NC 28273

United States

Founded in 1998

Phone:

704-504-6600

Fax:

704-504-6661

Key Executives for Jacobsen, A Textron Company

Vice President of Engineering and Product Management
Marketing Director
Vice President of Marketing
Vice President of Sales
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Jacobsen, A Textron Company Key Developments

Jacobsen Introduces New Zero-Turn Series

Jacobsen announced the launch of its new ZT400 and ZT600 zero-turn series. With industry leading features, Jacobsens ZT series delivers dependable performance and professional results. The ZT400 is available with up to a 24 horsepower Kawasaki or a 25 horsepower Briggs & Stratton engine and 48-, 54-, or 60-inch width of cut and ground speeds of up to 9 mph. The ZT600 is available with up to a 24 horsepower Kawasaki FX or a 25 horsepower Kohler Confidant EFI engine and 48-, 54- and 60-inch width of cut and a ground speed of up to 10.5 mph. With operator comfort in mind, the ZT600 comes standard with a suspension set for added lateral stability and improved durability. The ZT400 and ZT600 feature the InCommand TM console with keyless password protected ignition and SoftStart clutch for smoother clutch engagement. Parker transmissions are compact, quiet, and 15% more efficient than other competitor transmissions making the ZT400 and ZT600 the smoothest steering zero-turns on the market. Save time and money with 1,000 hour oil and filter change intervals on the ZT series. Both models also feature maintenance-free PEER Turf Xtreme TM spindles with Contamination Exclusion Technology for longer bearing life. The new innovative PerfectTension deck drive system maintains optimal belt tension for reduced maintenance and up to three times increased belt life expectancy.

Jacobsen Ceases Operations in Charlotte, Resulting in Layoffs

Jacobsen is shuttering operations in Charlotte as part of a company decision to consolidate the business. Nearly 200 employees who work for the company in the Charlotte area will lose their jobs by December 31, 2016. Assemblers, warehouse employees, welders, engineers, supply chain/logistics workers and fabricators were among those most affected by the move, according to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) letter sent to the state.

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