Technology in our industry has traditionally taken a backseat to brute force and hard work. The thinking was how much “technology” could be introduced when we have done the same work, the same way since 1905? We slap a piece of steel on the front of a vehicle with rubber tires and we push the snow to the side.
Simple, easy and not much technology required. But let’s not judge too quickly. We have witnessed advances in snowplows that make them easier to operate. We don’t have to get out of the truck cab, pull the pin, move the plow and then put the pin back in to keep it in place. Hydraulics came along and we pulled and pushed rods to get the fluid to pump into the cylinders and move the p
Stowe, Vermont August 7, 2015 – Stephen Summer of About Time Snow was recognized by his peers at the ASCA Executive Summit banquet as one of 4 2015 leadership award recipients. Award recipients are nominated by peers and after a rigorous vetting are chosen by an ASCA committee. Recipients are not only chosen for their leadership within the snow and ice industry but also for their leadership within the communities. This is a prestigious award, one that is bestowed upon a select few, only those at the very pinnacle of their profession. John Allin, founder of Snowfighters Institute, who was present at the banquet stated, “All of the award recipients have exemplified the qualities of leadersh