Altoz - In the News

May 23, 2024 | Lawn & Landscape

Altoz promotes Bjorkman to VP of sales and revenue

Altoz has promoted Karl Bjorkman from sales and marketing director to vice president of sales and revenue. This newly created position will allow Bjorkman, who has worked for the company for over 12 years, to focus on increasing the company’s sales and revenue.

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April 23, 2024 | Compact Equipment

A Rundown of Altoz's Unique Switch Compact Tool Carrier

In 2023, Altoz introduced the Switch compact tool carrier along with its accompanying attachments and accessories. This aligns seamlessly with Altoz’s overarching strategy to diversify its product line beyond mowers and venture into the outdoor power equipment segment.

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April 2, 2024 | Rural Lifestyle Dealer

Altoz Releases New TerraFlex Track System for the TRX 766 i Zero Turn Mower

Altoz, an innovative outdoor power equipment manufacturer, proudly announces the launch of its latest innovation: the TerraFlexTrack system for the TRX 766 i zero turn mower. Engineered for commercial-grade use, these rugged tracks are designed to excel in demanding conditions, making them ideal for heavy usage operators who frequently tackle large areas and challenging terrains.

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September 28, 2023 | Rural Lifestyle Dealer

Altoz Earns 2023 Pro Tool Innovation Award for TRX Deck Wing Extension

In the the 11th annual Pro Tool Innovation Awards (PTIA), outdoor power equipment company Altoz announced it has earned a PTIA award for its TRX Deck Wing Extension.

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August 7, 2023 | Green Industry Pros


Products that make landscape pros’ lives a little easier. Products that solve the problems that keep them up at night. Products that streamline their operations. Products that allow them to work smarter, not harder. These are the types of tools and equipment Green Industry Pros recognizes with the 2023 Editor’s Choice Awards.

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June 30, 2023 | Landscape Business

Altoz Deck Wing Extension a Twenty for 2023 New Product Award Winner

Landscape Business announced its selections for the “Twenty for 2023” New Product Awards. The Landscape Business Twenty for 2023 New Product Awards recognize products for the commercial landscape and irrigation markets.

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May 30, 2023 | Lawn & Landscape

Altoz announces new deck wing extension

Altoz, a manufacturer of commercial outdoor power equipment, has introduced a new 16" Deck Wing Extension for the all-terrain deck on the TRX 766 tracked zero-turn mower. This accessory is designed for mowing solar fields, under fence lines, shorelines, ditch banks, orchards, water retention ponds and anywhere needing mowed.

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May 2, 2023 | OPE Business

Altoz announces May 4th open house and hiring event

Altoz has announced that it is holding an open house and hiring event at its production facility in Red Lake Falls, Minnesota, on Thursday, May 4, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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March 24, 2023 | OPE Business

Horizon Distributors now carries Altoz outdoor power equipment

Altoz has announced that Horizon Distributors – a distributor of landscape and outdoor power equipment with more than 85 locations across 12 states – now carries the Altoz product line. The initial launch will take place in 10 of Horizon’s stores, and Horizon has plans to expand that reach.

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February 17, 2023 | Rural Lifestyle Dealer

Altoz Hires Ryan Garrelts as Sales Manager

Altoz, Inc. announced today that Ryan Garrelts joined the team as District Sales Manager for Florida, South Carolina, Georgia, southern Mississippi and Alabama.

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January 24, 2023 | Snow Plow News

Always Ahead with Altoz

Snow Plow News talks with Karl Bjorkman, Sales and Marketing Director for Altoz about their multi-functional, multi-seasonal products and attachments.

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January 24, 2023 |


Having reviewed the Altoz XC 610 Zi zero-turn mower and the Altoz TRX 660i zero-turn mower, we’re familiar with the brand. Altoz continues to announce additional models that expand its line of zero-turn mowers. With a variety of models, engines, deck widths, drive systems, features, and accessories both homeowners and professionals have lots of options.

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January 10, 2023 | Rural Lifestyle Dealer

Altoz Announces Hiring New Events and Merchandising Manager

Altoz, manufacturer of outdoor power equipment and the industry's first tracked mowers and tracked compact tool carrier, announced that Mike Lane has joined the Altoz team as the Events and Merchandising Manager.

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December 15, 2022 | ALTOZ

Altoz Zero-Turn Mower is the First Off the Production Line in New Red Lake Falls Facility

Altoz held a celebration for the first zero-turn mower coming off the production line at their newly expanded facility in Red Lake Falls, MN. Mayor Allen Bertilrud, Owners Dennis and Terri Brazier, along with company staff erupted into applause as the TRX tracked zero-turn mower was the first to roll off the production line.

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October 18, 2022 | Rural Lifestyle Dealer

Altoz Switch Compact Tool Carrier Wins 2022 Pro Tool Innovation Award

Altoz's reputation for innovation has been recognized again. The Altoz Switch compact tool carrier has earned the Pro Tool Innovation Award (PTIA). After considering several hundred of the most innovative products and accessories on the market, the PTIA judges chose winners based on a combination of key factors.

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September 28, 2022 | Diesel Progress

A Switch for Altoz

Company's second stand-on machine engineered for all-season capability.

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September 21, 2022 | Pro Tool Innovation Awards (PTIA)

Altoz Switch Named 2022 PTIA Award Winner

Year after year, Altoz keeps extending your ability to work with more track systems. After successful ride-on and stand-on mowers, now you can do much more than just mowing thanks to the Altoz Switch.

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July 17, 2022 | Irrigation & Lighting

Altoz’s parent company receives top workplace award

The parent company to Altoz Inc., Central Boiler Companies, Greenbush, Minnesota, has been named one of the Top 200 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune.

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June 29, 2022 | Landscape Business

Altoz Switch a Twenty for 2022 New Product Award Winner

Landscape Business announced its selections for the “Twenty for 2022” New Product Awards. The Landscape Business Twenty for 2022 New Product Awards were judged by the EPG Brand Acceleration staff based on innovation, marketability and application within the market.

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June 16, 2022 | Lawn & Landscape

Altoz releases Switch tracked compact tool carrier

The all-new Altoz Switch provides the benefits of tracks along with the versatility of multiple attachments for multi-season use.

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May 5, 2022 | ALTOZ

Altoz, Inc. Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony

Altoz, Inc. broke ground recently on its new 75,000 square foot facility which is expected to be completed by the end of 2022. This is the first phase of a multi-phase expansion project in Red Lake Falls, MN that brings the combined building space to over 412,500 square feet between the Red Lake Falls and Greenbush, MN locations.

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February 14, 2022 | ALTOZ

Altoz, Inc. Expands Geographically

Altoz, Inc. finalizes plans to expand its facility in Red Lake Falls, Minnesota to accommodate the company’s growth. A new 62,500 square foot facility is expected to be completed by fall of 2022 and is the first phase of a multi-phase expansion project. This will bring the combined building space to over 400,000 square feet between the Red Lake Falls and Greenbush, MN locations.

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December 9, 2021 | OPE Business

Dennis Brazier Joins Inaugural Class of OPE Industry Leaders

We are proud to announce that OPE Business magazine presented Dennis Brazier with the OPEB Movers & Shakers award. This award recognizes industry leaders with vision and leadership to move the industry forward.

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September 30, 2021 | Diesel Progress

Fresh Approach, New Opportunities

When the Altoz brand of zero turn mowers launched at the GIE+Expo show in 2012, entrepreneur Dennis Brazier said he and his team were driven by the desire to build a turf care machine that consumers and professionals would be proud to own and run – and perhaps even wash and wax on the weekend.

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September 23, 2021 | Pro Tool Innovation Awards (PTIA)


A Pro Tool Innovation Award winner will either offer more features, or be more ergonomic, stronger, lighter, faster, longer-lasting, or a better value than the competition. Altoz took the concept of their tracked zero turn mower and applied it to the TSX 561 i to make a commercial-grade stand-on mower that cuts where others can’t.

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September 23, 2021 | OPE Business

Altoz: On Track for Success

The company’s TSX tracked stand-on mower has been well-received. What’s next?

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August 6, 2021 | Green Industry Pros

Altoz TSX 561 i Named 2021 Editor's Choice Award Winner

Each year, Green Industry Pros selects new equipment and products that are deemed the most fascinating and impressive by our readers, end-users, and landscape professionals in a 12-month period.

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June 14, 2021 | Landscape Business

Altoz TSX 561 i a Twenty for 2021 New Product Award Winner

Landscape Business announced its selections for the “Twenty for 2021” New Product Awards. The Landscape Business Twenty for 2021 New Product Awards recognize products for the commercial landscape and irrigation markets.

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April 5, 2021 | OPE Business

Altoz releases world’s first tracked stand-on mower

With its rare mix of power, maneuverability and stability, the Altoz TSX is sure to add value to the bottom line when reclaiming steep slopes, lowlands, soft and wet areas, and rough and technical terrain. Altoz designed this mower for lawn care professionals, city utility departments, government entities and multi-acre homeowners.

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April 5, 2021 | Rural Lifestyle Dealer

Tracks on Mowers Offer Unique Advantages

Altoz offers a product that is unique to the industry — zero-turn and stand-on mowers with tracks. And while Altoz owner Dennis Brazier says tracked mowers certainly won’t replace all wheeled mowers, they offer a unique advantage for commercial, municipality or farm customers.

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April 1, 2021 | Rural Lifestyle Dealer

5 Questions with Dennis Brazier…

We recently caught up with Dennis Brazier, the CEO of Altoz, a commercial mower manufacturer based in Greenbush, Minn., to learn more about what differentiates the company for the competition and where he see the market heading in the short-term.

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February 22, 2021 | Turf Magazine

Altoz Introduces The TSX 561 i Mower

The all-new Altoz TSX 561 i secures the difficult terrain jobs others can’t mow safely, by combining the fast maneuverability of a stand-on mower, with the unmatched steep terrain mowing capability of an Altoz track system.

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February 26, 2020 | Total Landscape Care

Altoz Releases 2020 Models of Zero-Turn Mowers

Take a look at what Altoz has to offer this mowing season and what options green industry professionals can have at their disposal.

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July 10, 2019 | Turf Magazine

Made In America: Homegrown Power Behind Turf Care

Highlighted in this article are several companies in the industry, including Altoz, that have grasped the opportunity to bring their products to the market in the United States and are continuing to grow their businesses.

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November 1, 2018 | Diesel Progress

Altoz Continues Tracking with New ZTR's

Following the launch in 2018 of its unique tracked TRX series of zero-turn mowers, Altoz has now expanded the line with the early introduction of two new 2019 models including the 27 hp model TRX 354.

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July 17, 2018 | ALTOZ

Altoz Expands Popular TRX Line with Two New Models

TRX 561, TRX 354 Deliver More Tracked ZTR Options for Professionals and Landowners

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October 2, 2017 | OPE Reviews

OPE Reviews Gives the TRX 4.5 Stars

"This Altoz TRX 660i zero turn is truly in a class by itself, at least at this time. More than just a mower, the TRX can cut small trees in a single pass."

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September 21, 2017 | Made for the Outdoors

Altoz Featured on "Made For The Outdoors" TV Show

Altoz Featured on "Made For The Outdoors" TV Show

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June 26, 2017 | Landscape Business

Altoz TRX Twenty for 2017 New Product Award Winner

Landscape and Irrigation recently announced the winners of its Twenty for 2017 New Product Awards program.

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September 30, 2016 | Pro Tools Innovation Awards

Altoz TRX Wins 2016 Pro Tool Innovation Outdoor Power Equipment Award

The Pro Tool Innovation Awards program recognizes those tools which provide excellent value, advanced features, and the newest innovations. The Altoz TRX was recognized in the riding, zero-turn mower category.

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September 30, 2016 | Rural Lifestyle Dealer

Altoz Introduces Industry’s First Tracked Zero-Turn Mower

Altoz introduces the new TRX for 2017— the industry’s first tracked zero-turn mower. TRX provides patent-pending technology for commercial use on sloped, wet and rough terrain.

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August 25, 2016 | Green Industry Pros

Whatever Floats Their Boat

Altoz dealer Cody Diederich, of the Dock Shop & Outdoor Power Equipment in Jenkins, Minnesota, is succeeding with a unique product mix and an emphasis on meeting customer needs.

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June 9, 2016 | EY

Dennis Brazier recognized as EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016

Altoz and Central Boiler's CEO & Founder Dennis Brazier was named one of the winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Upper Midwest Award.

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May 30, 2016 | Pro Tool Reviews

Pro Tool Reviews gives the Altoz XC 610 Z and Zi models high marks

The reviewers at Pro Tool Reviews put the Altoz XC 610 Z and Zi models to the test… and were impressed with what they saw.

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December 28, 2015 | Minneapolis Star Tribune

Manufacturer in NW Minn. hands out $1.26M in profit-sharing to workers

The owners of Central Boiler, Dennis and Terri Brazier, high school sweethearts and farm kids who started the company in 1984, distributed $1.26 million in profit sharing to 235 employees.

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