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


  • 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.,

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.