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Western Products Updates Tornado™ Poly Hopper Spreaders


Western Products Updates Tornado™ Poly Hopper Spreaders


  • New features deliver improved performance in Tornado poly hopper spreaders
  • Updates include enhanced dual-variable speed control and enclosed accessory hub
  • FLEET FLEX wiring system enables seamless interchange between electric hopper spreaders

MILWAUKEE (March 2, 2016) — Western Products, manufacturer of WESTERN® snow removal and ice control equipment, announces product updates to its Tornado poly hopper spreader. Included in the new features are: enhanced dual variable-speed control, a convenient accessory hub and the FLEET FLEX electrical system.

The enhanced dual variable-speed control feature allows operators to precisely match material delivery and spread patterns to conditions. Four standard accessory buttons and a dedicated blast button provide optimum in-cab efficiency, and a user-friendly LED display alerts the operator when the hopper is empty or needs adjustments. Its compact size easily fits into the cab of most trucks.

Also offering added convenience to operators are an enclosed accessory hub for easy plug-n-play accessory integration, and convenient dump and work light buttons located at the rear of the hopper. The work light button is essential for operating in dark conditions, and the addition of the dump button facilitates speed and ease with emptying the hopper.

The updated Tornado now features FLEET FLEX technology, a universal wiring and controls system that gives operators the added advantage of quick and easy interchanges between electric hopper spreaders. 

“These new product features improve the efficiency and control of the Tornado hopper spreaders to help operators get more jobs done faster,” said Doug Clark, Product Manager for Western Products.

More information about the WESTERN Tornado poly hopper spreader will be available in the online WESTERN Spreader Showroom in May 2016.

About Western Products
Western Products is proud to be a part of Douglas Dynamics, North America’s premier manufacturer of vehicle attachments and equipment and home to the most trusted brands in the industry. For more than 65 years, the Company has been innovating products that not only enable people to perform their jobs more efficiently and effectively, but also enable businesses to increase profitability. For additional information on WESTERN snowplows, visit our showroom or find your nearest WESTERN snowplow dealer.


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