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10/16/2014 - STIHL Celebrates 40th Anniversary

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - STIHL, Inc., the headquarters for U.S. operations for the worldwide STIHL Group, recently celebrated its 40th anniversary of manufacturing in the U.S. What began with fewer than 50 employees assembling one model of chain saw in a rented warehouse in 1974 has grown into a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. Today, STIHL manufactures more than 275 model variations, exports...


10/10/2014 - Nufarm Announces Early Order Rewards Program

MORRISVILLE, N.C. - Lawn care operators and arborists can earn valuable rewards through the Turf Early Order Rewards Program from Nufarm Americas, Inc. And the sooner they act, the more rewards they can earn. From Sept. 15, 2014, through March 13, 2015, LCOs and arborists have the best chance to save on the leading industry brands of Nufarm, Cleary Chemical Corp. and Valent USA Corp., all under...


SavATree Announces Stan Holat New District Manager in Chicago - BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. - SavATree has promoted Stan Holat to ...

10/10/2014 - SavATree Announces Stan Holat New District Manager in Chicago

BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. - SavATree has promoted Stan Holat to district manager for Chicago. In his new role, Holat is responsible for service delivery to all Chicagoland customers. This includes the sales, operations and customer service functions. Holat holds the designations of certified tree safety professional from TCIA and certified arborist from ISA. He is the former president of the Fox Valley...


Morbark Welcomes Lou Hicks as Tree Care Products Sales Specialist - Morbark, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of L...

10/9/2014 - Morbark Welcomes Lou Hicks as Tree Care Products Sales Specialist

Morbark, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Lou Hicks to its sales team as tree care products field sales specialist for the Northeast region. A certified tree expert and arborist, Hicks brings more than nine years of experience in tree care and 20 years of sales experience to Morbark. Since February 2005, he served as lead sales, operations and compliance manager at Caffrey Tree &...


10/3/2014 - Proposals Invited for TREE Fund Research Fellowship

NAPERVILLE, Ill. - Applications are due Nov. 3, 2014, for the 2015 TREE Fund Research Fellowship, which offers up to $100,000 for a multi-year mentored doctoral research project focused on Urban Forest Sustainability. Grant proposals should address urban forest sustainability issues relating but not limited to: Nursery production practices that enhance survival, structural integrity and post-installation...


Davey Promotes Noark to Manager of Recruiting and Training - KENT, Ohio - The Davey Tree Expert Company has announced the ...

10/2/2014 - Davey Promotes Noark to Manager of Recruiting and Training

KENT, Ohio - The Davey Tree Expert Company has announced the promotion of Mark Noark to manager of recruiting and training. Noark started with Davey in 1984 and has worked both in the field and the corporate office in the past 30 years. His field experience includes working in Davey's utility service line in addition to working in Davey's residential line as a foreman. In 2003, he was promoted...


9/29/2014 - Chippers, Inc. Adheres to Best Industry Practices

Chippers, Inc., a commercial and residential tree care company with branches in Woodstock, Vermont and Meredith, New Hampshire, has renewed their accreditation in accordance with Tree Care Company Accreditation standards put forth by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA). Accredited tree care companies must re-apply every three years so their practices can be reviewed and the continuation of best...


Terex Environmental Hosted Dealer Training Event and Conference - FARWELL, Mich. - Terex Environmental Equipment hosted a ...

9/29/2014 - Terex Environmental Hosted Dealer Training Event and Conference

FARWELL, Mich. - Terex Environmental Equipment hosted a two-day Dealer Training Event and Conference during September for their North American Dealers. The theme of the event was "Get Your Hands Dirty" and the first day was spent on site. The full range of nine arborist chippers were demonstrated, including the new TAC 720 with gas engine. In addition, the TSL 220 with forestry mulch attachment...


Davey's Ober Retires After 39 Years - Gordon Ober, Davey Tree vice president, personnel recruiting and development, retire...

9/29/2014 - Davey's Ober Retires After 39 Years

Gordon Ober, Davey Tree vice president, personnel recruiting and development, retired this month after 39 years of service to the company. Ober started with Davey in 1975 as a sales and service representative at Davey's Akron Lawnscape office. He has held several other positions within the residential and commercial service line, such as district manager for Davey's Pittsburgh Lawnscape office...


Hutton Strader Joins ALL Erection & Crane Rental Corp. - CLEVELAND, Ohio - The ALL Family of Companies is pleased to annou...

9/24/2014 - Hutton Strader Joins ALL Erection & Crane Rental Corp.

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The ALL Family of Companies is pleased to announce that Hutton Strader has joined the company in the newly created position of business development specialist. The multifaceted position will focus on high-priority account management, which includes overseeing the company's national accounts program. He will also be responsible for conducting technical sales support across the ALL...


9/16/2014 - New England Grows 2015 Program Announced

BOSTON, Mass. - New England Grows will be held Feb. 4 - 6, 2015, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Mark your calendars and register before mid-January to save. "Bold Ideas. Big Results." is this year's conference theme. With more than 30 innovative educational sessions planned and new vendor sales exceeding expectations, New England Grows 2015 promises to be bigger and...


9/12/2014 - TREE Fund Sets Fundraising Record with 2014 Events

NAPERVILLE, Ill. - The Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund) is proud to announce that revenues from its three summer fundraising events - the STIHL Tour des Trees, the Raise Your Hand for Research Auctions and the Asplundh Golf Outing - surpassed $765,000 in 2014, setting a new fundraising record for the foundation. Hundreds of tree enthusiasts and dozens of industry sponsors participated...


9/12/2014 - Bobcat Co. Announces Winners of Million Loaders Celebration Contest

WEST FARGO, N.D. - A second-generation Bobcat compact equipment owner received the surprise of his life by being honored with a Special Edition One-Millionth Bobcat T650 compact track loader during Bobcat Company's "Unstoppable" campaign and Million Loaders Celebration contest. Steven Klumker, of Mancos, Colorado, visited the Bobcat of Durango equipment dealership thinking he was being...


8/25/2014 - ISA Names "Award of Distinction" Winners

The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), the source for tree research, education and proper tree care, has announced nine winners in the 2014 Awards of Distinction, sponsored by Bartlett Tree Experts. The Awards of Distinction were presented in a special ceremony on Sunday, August 3rd, at the 90th annual ISA Conference and Trade Show, held August 2nd - 6th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The winners...


8/11/2014 - World Champion Tree Climbers Each Claim Third Title

New Zealand and the UK emerged on top at the International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC) held Saturday and Sunday, August 2 and 3 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The event, presented by the Davey Tree Expert Co., brought together professional tree climbers from 20 countries to compete for the title of World Champion. A total of 57 competitors came together from North America and countries as far away...


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