Schiller Grounds Care Acquires 21-Inch Commercial Mower Line from Eastman Industries

Schiller Grounds Care Acquires 21-Inch Commercial Mower Line 
from Eastman Industries
Addition will broaden the BOB-CAT® line of walk-behind mowers


  • With this acquisition, BOB-CAT® returns to the 21-inch commercial walk-behind mower market.
  • BOB-CAT® expands its offerings to continue to serve lawn care professionals.
  • Production begins later in 2017 at Schiller Grounds Care’s Johnson Creek, Wis., facility.

JOHNSON CREEK, Wis. (February 21, 2017) – Schiller Grounds Care, Inc., a leading 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 up to 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,” said 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 will boast pro-quality features, including a cast aluminum deck, optional 3-speed transmission, and many other high-quality features that uphold the BOB-CAT® reputation for quality and durability.

BOB-CAT® will begin production on these mowers in 2017 at their Johnson Creek, Wis., facility.

To learn more about the full line of BOB-CAT® mowers or to find a local dealer, visit or call BOB-CAT® Customer Service at (866) 469-1242.


About BOB-CAT®
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, Wisconsin, BOB-CAT® mowers have been proudly built by American hands for more than 40 years. To locate an authorized BOB-CAT® dealer, visit or call 866-469-1242.

About Schiller Grounds Care, Inc.
Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. 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.

Learn more about Schiller Grounds Care and its brands at

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