Wise before his years. That’s one way to describe Scott Snider, president and owner of M&S Connection Landscaping in Strongsville, Ohio. In business for less than six years, he already has a good handle on what it takes to be successful. “Our company rests on four pillars,” Snider explains. “We believe in Quality, Green, Creative and Clean.”
With all the financial turmoil in our country and around the world the last few months, it is natural to ask, “How is Walker Manufacturing doing financially?” and “What does it look like for the future?”
“I don’t know what I would do without him,” says one customer. Another relates, “I told my wife that if Winston ever retires, we will have to sell our house.” A third customer remarks, “If you need something, call Winston.”
On August 1-2, 2008, Walker Manufacturing Company hosted the Walker Family Reunion 2 at its facility in Fort Collins, Colorado, to celebrate the production of the 100,000th Walker Mower. Approximately 2,300 guests from around the world were in attendance: guests from 37 states, Canada, 13 countries in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
Darwin Haerer Sr. positions his wheelchair next to his Walker Mower. He places a hinged board between the mower and his chair and slides across it to the mower’s seat. “There,” he says. “I’m ready to mow.”
If only Ralph Anderson had a crystal ball in 1946. At the time this 14-year-old farm boy and his brother were pulling an old reel mower down the road behind a Model A Ford. They were mowing 20 to 40 yards a week for what today would be pocket change.