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VIKING is now on Pinterest

VIKING is now on Pinterest

Are you already looking forward to the summer and to pottering about outdoors? Are you looking for inspiration for your garden? Then we have some great news for you:

We have started collecting all kinds of garden-themed ideas for all lawn lovers, sun worshippers and DIY enthusiasts on Pinterest!

VIKING Lawn Tractors Video - TOP PERFORMANCE

VIKING Lawn Tractors Video - TOP PERFORMANCE

VIKING lawn tractors - Top performance with wide appeal. It is almost a shame that the grass is cut so quickly with cutting widths of up to 125 cm. The T6 models lawn tractors look good even when stationary because of their sporty design.
Shredding tips on Facebook

Shredding tips on Facebook

Electric motor or petrol engine? Chipper or shredder? #Shreddy explains the benefits of the various products and offers a host of tips on shredding.

Summer dreaming with VIKING garden tools

Summer dreaming with VIKING garden tools

For that summer feeling – our garden tools bring new power to this summer classic! Our entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the band Matakustix!
VIKING sets a new turnover record

VIKING sets a new turnover record

"VIKING GmbH has delivered positive results for 2014. Following the pleasing results for 2013 – in which turnover broke through the 150 million euros barrier for the first time – the gardening power tool manufacturer managed to once again set a new record ..."
More new products in 2015

More new products in 2015

This year we also introduced the ME 235 electric mower and our low-noise garden shredder. See more information about our new additions here.
Test-winning VIKING products

Test-winning VIKING products

In the practical battery-powered lawn mower test featured in the 03-2015 issue of the German "Selbst ist der Mann" magazine, our MA 443 C was test winner with an average of 1.4 (very good). And even more garden tools were awarded ...
Success in international design awards

Success in international design awards

We are always delighted to receive design awards for our products, and we have recently added three new awards to our collection.
Success in environmental management

Success in environmental management

VIKING was recently delighted to receive a special certificate following the successful introduction of its environmental management system ...
VIKING supports Children's Cancer Aid

VIKING supports Children's Cancer Aid

VIKING is actively involved in the area of social sponsorship. The company recently presented a check for € 8,000 to the Tyrol and Vorarlberg Children's Cancer Aid ...
New products in 2015

New products in 2015

Presenting our new VIKING garden tools. This year we welcome the new ME 235 electric mower and our 7 Series professional mowers. Our tillers have also been upgraded.
The new VIKING browser catalogue 2015

The new VIKING browser catalogue 2015

View the current VIKING Gardening Tool Catalogue in comfort, on-screen! Simply navigate through our machine range using the mouse.

VIKING supports SOS Children's Village in Serbia

VIKING supports SOS Children's Village in Serbia

Our cooperation with the SOS Children's Villages, in particular, has become a tradition. Recently, together with our STIHL Serbia sales centre, we handed a cheque for 8,000 euros to the SOS Children's Village in Kraljevo.
STIHL Timbersports<sup>®</sup> WC 2014

STIHL Timbersports® WC 2014

On 14 and 15 November 2014, the lumberjack elite will once again be gathering in Austria, in the Olympiahalle in Innsbruck. Once again, co-sponsor VIKING is involved in this event and, with a bit of luck, you can be too!
Green Good Design Award 2014 for robotic mowers

Green Good Design Award 2014 for robotic mowers

We are pleased to receive the latest of now five awards for our robotic mowers MI 632 and MI 632 P. The Green Good Design Award is awarded by The Chicago Athenaeum and identifies products with a new emphasis on a more sustainable design and environment worldwide.
VIKING rated highly in numerous consumer tests

VIKING rated highly in numerous consumer tests

With the "iF Design Award", "red dot design award" and the "Plus X-Award", there was already a shower of awards in March. And we have now also achieved favourable results in international and renowned consumer tests.

A whole host of design awards!

A whole host of design awards!

The new T5 and T6 series lawn tractors have received the "red dot design award 2014", while the new iMow robotic mower models have scooped an amazing trio of awards – the renowned "iF design award", the "red dot design award and the "Plus X-Award" for outstanding quality, ease of use and functionality.
Website also available in

Website also available in "small"

Our mobile website will give you access to gardening tips, images and information for our products using your smartphone or tablet
VIKING (spring fever) in social media

VIKING (spring fever) in social media

The 20th March 2014 is the spring equinox and also marks the start of VIKING's social media expansion. In addition to YouTube, we'll now also feature on the social networks Facebook and Google+. This will emphasise our service philosophy and open the discussion on lawns and gardens within the digital community.
VIKING enhances T5 and T6 Series lawn tractors

VIKING enhances T5 and T6 Series lawn tractors

In future, the lawn tractors will have a more modern look and offer even greater functionality. The new T6 Series models are equipped with a synchronised 2-blade mowing deck and a new, more robust gearbox. This improves performance, even under suboptimal mowing conditions.
VIKING battery-powered lawn mower wins awards

VIKING battery-powered lawn mower wins awards

Once again, our battery-powered lawn mowers are in the spotlight. Our MA 443 C was presented the Plus X Award and the MA 339 was declared a "Best Buy" by consumer charity "Which?".

VIKING joins

VIKING joins "premium robotic mower class"

iMow is the latest innovative generation of robotic mower from VIKING. They operate reliably, precisely and safely ensuring perfect lawn care on areas up to 4,000 square metres.

Positive summary for 2012

Positive summary for 2012

During the annual Company Review Presse Conference on 24 April 2013, VIKING looked back on a successful year and presented new products.

Mow till the cow comes home!

Mow till the cow comes home!

Mow the greatest possible virtual lawn area together with other participants and win fantastic prizes!

"Because we don't have a goat to eat the grass"

"Because we don't have a goat to eat the grass"

We wanted to know what the little ones think is the reason for having to mow the lawn. We hope you enjoy your read.

MB 448 TC receives "Universal Design Award"

MB 448 TC receives "Universal Design Award"

Innovation in design and intuitive operation are only two aspects that the panel of judges considers when bestowing the "Universal Design Award". Recently, we had the good fortune to take home this prize for our MB 448 TC lawn mower.

New VIKING commercial: an amorous story ...

New VIKING commercial: an amorous story ...

She looks at him, she wants him - Love at first sight.

Handy model guide for 4 series lawn mowers

Handy model guide for 4 series lawn mowers

Electric? Battery? Petrol? Cutting width of 41 or 46 cm? With 1-speed gearing or without? Mono-comfort handlebar? Take the test wiht our model guide to find out which 4 Series fits for you!

"Svanen" label for environmentally friendly VIKING lawn mowers

"Svanen" label for environmentally friendly VIKING lawn mowers

The three new VIKING MB 4 R mulching mowers were recently awarded the "Svanen" ecolabel, the reputable, Nordic and beyond the borders renowned mark of quality with particularly strict environmental protection requirements.

Full range - The new 4 Series lawn mowers

Full range - The new 4 Series lawn mowers

Whether electric, petrol or battery driven, the new compact 4 Series has it all. With such a broad range, the ideal lawn mower can be found for lawns up to approx. 1,200 m².

The new tiller HB 685

The new tiller HB 685

The new VIKING HB 685 tiller, with an impressive engine power, makes the soil cultivation of large areas and difficult terrain even easier.

New: VIKING MB 4 R mulching mowers

New: VIKING MB 4 R mulching mowers

The new MB 4 R, MB 4 RT and MB 4 RTP models extend VIKING's premium lawn mower range to include three powerful mulching mowers for semi-professional and professional use.

Robust growth continues at VIKING

Robust growth continues at VIKING

After only 13 months of building work, 'Construction Phase III' has been completed at gardening power tool manufacturer VIKING's location in Langkampfen. The extension building was officially inaugurated on 19 October 2012.

VIKING GE 35 L wins shredder test

VIKING GE 35 L wins shredder test

The german magazine "Selbst ist der Mann" tested nine shredders. The winner is...VIKING with the GE 35 L shredder.

 

New: T4 Series lawn tractors

New: T4 Series lawn tractors

VIKING lawn tractors are characterised by driving pleasure, performance and numerous comfort features. VIKING has now expanded its range with four new side discharge mowers.

Generation change at STIHL

Generation change at STIHL

On 1 July 2012, Nikolas Stihl assumed Chairmanship of the Advisory and Supervisory Boards of the STIHL Group, which also includes the Tyrolean gardening power tool manufacturer VIKING, based in Langkampfen, Austria. For 18 years, from 1993 to 2011 – Nikolas Stihl held the position of Managing Director at VIKING with a great deal of success.

VIKING-lawnmowers mow airfield landing strip

VIKING-lawnmowers mow airfield landing strip

Newcomers to the airfield in Langkampfen are often amazed by what has become an everyday occurrence for the citizens of Langkampfen and regular visitors. A host of green walk-behind and ride-on mowers of all shapes and sizes mow their way almost daily between the aircraft during the summer months.

VIKING reports 20 percent turnover growth

VIKING reports 20 percent turnover growth

During the annual Company Review Press Conference on 18 April 2012, VIKING had lots of good news to report about the past year. A number of successful market launches meant that a record turnover of more than 133 million euros was achieved in 2011.

Environmental label "Blue Angel" for battery-powered lawn mowers of serie 3

Environmental label "Blue Angel" for battery-powered lawn mowers of serie 3

The VIKING 3 Series battery-powered MA 339 and MA 339 C lawn mowers were recently awarded the renowned "Blue Angel" environmental label.

Battery-powered mower MA 339 C a test winner

Battery-powered mower MA 339 C a test winner

The established German DIY magazine "Selbst ist der Mann" tested a number of battery-powered lawn mowers in its issue 2012/03 and elected the VIKING MA 339 C as a test winner.

Turbo shredding: the brand-new online game

Turbo shredding: the brand-new online game

Shred everything into pieces with the brand-new VIKING online game!

Innovations 2012

Innovations 2012

Innovative, powerful & reliable – these are the characteristics of the 2012 innovations.

The new image films are online!

The new image films are online!

Learn all about the VIKING brand and the people behind it in the new image and corporate films.

MT 5097 Z test winner in

MT 5097 Z test winner in "Heimwerker-Praxistest" magazine

The MT 5097 Z garnered a sensational 1.3 rating in the high-end category of the comparative test in "Heimwerker Praxis".

VIKING is expanding

VIKING is expanding

By the autumn of 2012, the Competence Centre in Langkampfen will be extended to double the useable floorspace.

The new, manoeuvrable ride-on mowers

The new, manoeuvrable ride-on mowers

Experience how much performance, ergonomics and driving pleasure the new VIKING ride-on mowers offer.

Many machines – one battery

Many machines – one battery

Practical, simple, clever: The innovative VIKING and STIHL battery system requires only one battery for a whole range of machines.