TCI EXPO 2013 will be held at the Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, N.C., November 14-16. Attendees can earn CEUs with demos, workshops and seminars focusing on safety, arboriculture and business. Plus, this year’s show will feature over 150 exhibitors.

For more information or registration details, visit http://www.tcia.org.

Seminar Schedule

Thursday, November 14

7:30-8:30 a.m.Nothing Happens Without the Sale

7:30-8:30 a.m.Arborist Safety Update: What Happened in 2013?

7:30-8:30 a.m.Not a Drop to Drink, Trees Are Thirsty

8:45-9:45Keynote: Teamwork at 200 MPH

4:15-5:30 p.m.Tree Risk Assessment: A Business Service Model

4:15-5:30 p.m.Single Rope Ascent and Work Positioning

4:15-5:30 p.m.Arboriculture Throughout History

Friday, November 15

8-9 a.m.How to Incorporate Tree Injection Into Your Business/PHC Services

8-9 a.m.Strengthen Your Assets: Hiring Employees to be Safe

8-9 a.m.Retrenching: Living With a Hollow Heart

9:15-10:30 a.m.Can an Injury Cripple Your Business?

9:15-10:30 a.m.Safety … It’s Personal

9:15-10:30 a.m.Clamp Down on EAB!

3-4:15 p.m.How to Handle Problem Employees

3-4:15 p.m.The Arborist as First Responder

3-4:15 p.m.Decline Diseases of Trees

3-4:15 p.m.Mature Trees: Survival of the Fittest

4:30-5:30 p.m.Post Storm: Working with Insurance Companies

4:30-5:30 p.m.Climbing Safely While Managing ALB

4:30-5:30 p.m.A Systems Approach to Production Tree Climbing

4:30-5:30 p.m.What’s New in Tree Risk Assessment? 4:30-5:30 p.m.Controlling Exotic Invasive Pests

Saturday, November 16

8-9 a.m.Creating a Coaching Environment in the Workplace

8-9 a.m.Forces in Rigging

8-9 a.m.Aerial Rescue in Complex Situations

9:15-10:15 a.m.Firewise: Urban Landscapes for Fire Prevention

9:15-10:15 a.m.Introduction to the New Standard on Root Management ANSI A300 Part 8

Trade Show Hours

Thursday, November 14 9:57 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday, November 15 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, November 16 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Altec Industries, Inc.

Exhibiting a variety of equipment, including the LR7 Series aerial lift with working height up to 75 feet, the new AC45 crane and the new AF1160 forestry body.

http://www.altec.com


American Arborist Supplies

The professional’s source for the latest in rigging and safety equipment, reference books, diagnostic tools, saws, pruners, plant health care and power equipment.

http://www.americanarboristsupplies.com


ArborGold

ArborGold Cloud Software includes customer and job management, drag-and-drop scheduling, invoicing, job costing, and marketing; mobile apps for salespeople and crews.

http://www.arborgold.com


Arborjet

Join thousands of arborists using Arborjet to grow their businesses and get effective results. Come see the new Arborjet products and enter to win a $1,500 Arborjet package.

http://www.arborjet.com


ArborSoftWorx

Creative Automation Solutions, Inc. offers the ArborSoftWorx suite of feature-rich software and IT solutions. Works on Windows, MAC, Linux, Smart devices, Installed or Cloud.

http://www.arborsoftworx.com


ArborSystems

See live demonstrations of ArborSystems’ fall conifer treatment for Diplodia tip blight using the Wedgle Direct-Inject Tree Treatment System

http://www.arborsystems.com


Buckingham, Mfg.

Offering fall protection and safety equipment and accessories including Ergovation saddles, Rope Friction Saver and the new Port-A-Wrap XL and eco-friendly Throw Bags.

http://www.buckinghammfg.com


Dalton Bearing & Hydraulics

Dalton Bearing & Hydraulics has a large selection of cylinders including custom cylinders, log splitter valves, and custom power units.

http://www.daltonnet.com


Doggett Corp.

Offering slow-release tree fertilizers that contain macro and microelements, humates, microbes and organics. Soil amendments are also available.

http://www.doggettcorp.com


ECHO

Check out the CS-355T chain saw at ECHO’s booth, number 1907. Enter the sweepstakes to win a FREE CS-355T – multiple winners will be selected.

http://www.echo-usa.com


Fecon

Manufactures Fecon Track Carriers from 97 to 600 hp, forestry mulching attachments, general forestry attachments and a biomass harvesting equipment line.

http://www.fecon.com


Forestry Equipment of Virginia

FEVA’s Freightliner Forestry Elevator and one of our 45-foot working height trucks will be on display, both featuring FEVA’s standard safety components, quality and durability.

http://www.feva.net


Fred Marvin Associates

An authorized distributor of Silky Saws and Leyat hand pruners, Swiss-made since 1914. Also offering quality pole pruners and saws.

http://www.pruner.com


Green Pro Solutions

Exhibiting custom spray trucks, skid units, spray guns, compost tea brewers, self-propelled turf equipment, plant-based organic products, horticultural soil testing and more.

http://www.greenprosolutions.com


Green Manufacturing

Green Mfg., stump cutter teeth manufacturer, is proud to offer the new, innovative technology of the Greenwheel, designed to increase performance while decreasing parts and wear.

http://www.greenteeth.com


Husqvarna

The T540XP climbing saw, 543XP high-speed limbing/bucket saw and the new 500 series saws designed for limbing, bucking and felling will be on display.

http://www.husqvarna.com


Independent Protection Company

Preserve and protect your clients’ trees with lightning protection systems. A tree system will take lightning strikes safely to ground. Stop by and see a simulated lightning strike demo.

http://www.ipclp.com


Jameson

The leader in fiberglass poles since 1956. Jameson’s new B-Lite Pole is more rigid with less weight and is the perfect pole for Jameson’s pruners and pole saws.

http://www.jamesonllc.com


Jarraff Industries

The new Mini-Jarraff Rear Lot Trimmer offers a dynamic range of operation, a rotating saw head for precision cutting and a 54-foot vertical reach.

http://www.jarraff.com


Kershaw

Check out the SkyTrim Generation II high-production tree trimmer and the Klearway 500, plus get information on the ATC all-terrain carrier.

http://www.progressrail.com/


The KnifeSource

The KnifeSource will be exhibiting a complete line of brush chipper knives, along with a new line of mechanical and magnetic chipper knife grinders.

http://www.knifesource.com


Mauget

Presenting the Liquid Loadable line of refillable microinjection chemical technologies. air your preferred injection system with Mauget’s tree care chemistries.

http://www.mauget.com


Morbark

See how Morbark can help create opportunities for your business with its full line of heavy-duty brush chippers and stump grinders, plus the Boxer line of mini skid steers.

http://www.morbark.com


New England Ropes

New England Ropes has been busy producing new climbing lines, inventing new rope terminations, innovating with rigging lines and adding new colors to existing products.

http://www.neropes.com


Niftylift

The SD64 aerial work platform weighs 8,700 pounds, with a working height of 70 feet and a working reach of 41 feet at 20 feet up. Four-wheel drive chassis.

http://www.niftylift.com


Northeastern Arborist Supply

Authorized dealer/service center for Bandit chippers and stump grinders, as well as a Stihl dealer. Offers sprayers, safety products, rigging gear, ropes and pruners.

http://www.northeasternarborist.com


Northern Atlantic Financial

Northern Atlantic Financial Solutions offers financing options to help tree care business owners help expand their businesses. Stop by booth #1011 for a quote.

http://www.northernatlanticfinancial.com


Quest Products Corp.

Main Event Soil and Plant Micro Nutrients are designed to correct chlorosis in trees, turf and landscape plants and contain five nutrient chelating and complexing systems

http://www.questproducts.us


R&K Pump and Equipment

R&K’s new All-N-One Portable Spray Systems combine the storage of enclosed trucks with the flexibility of multi-tank systems and the portability of a removable skid.

http://www.randkpump.com


Rotochopper

For over 10 years Rotochopper has offered unique grind-&-color systems designed for tree care pros, including the compact CP-118 wood chip processor.

http://www.rotochopper.com


Ryan’s Equipment

The Wood Hunter Mulcher features 24 rotatable Quadco teeth and 160cc variable-displacement hydraulic motor. Requires a minimum of 30 GPM hydraulic flow.

http://www.ryansequip.com


Salsco

Chippers ranging in size from 3.5 to 19-inch capacity. Ten engone-driven models and seven PTO-driven models, gravity or hydraulic feed.

http://www.salsco.com


Southco Industries

Southco Industries manufactures forestry chip trucks with 10 to 30-cubic-yard capacities. Epsilon/Palfinger log loaders, Omaha Standard Service bodies, liftgates and more.

http://www.southcoindustries.com


Sterling Rope

HTP Static ropes offer high strength and extremely low stretch. Abrasion resistant, hydrophobic and UV resistant, these lines are well suited to Single Rope Technique (SRT).

http://www.sterlingrope.com


SVE Portable Roadway Systems

TRAKMAT is made from HD polyethylene. It prevents damage to lawns and is unaffected by heat, cold, fuels or chemicals. It has convenient hand cutouts for lifting.

http://www.mudtraks.com


Switch-N-Go

Stop by booth 1737 to check out the Switch-N-Go chipper body, which can be detached from the chassis and interchanged with other bodies to maximize versatility.

http://www.switchngo.com


T.H. Glennon

Mulch Color Jet equipment is designed to turn any type of grinder into a mulch coloring machine. Also offers a wide selection of Colorfast colorants.

http://www.mulchcolorjet.com


Terex Environmental Equip.

Exhibiting five hand-fed chippers and launching two new products: Arborist Phoenix 900 trommel and the Terex Skid Steer Loader-TSL 220 with forestry mulch attachment.

http://www.terex.com


Timberwolf

Peter Hincks, national sales manager, will show the TW-5 and TW-6, along with some of the company’s most popular options.

http://www.timberwolfcorp.com


Tracked Lifts

Omme tracked, self-propelled aerial lifts offer versatility of use and deployment ability. Featuring a Kubota diesel engine and manual leveling of the outriggers.

http://www.trackedlifts.com


The TREE Fund

Research, arboriculture education programs and scholarships funded by the TREE Fund help keep the tree care industry workforce educated and safe.

http://www.treefund.org


COMPANY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BOOTH

ACRT, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1505

Ahlborn Equipment, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1544

Air-Spade a Div. of Guardair Corporation . . . . . .. . 1732

All Access Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1405

All Gear, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . 304

Alpine Machine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 2111

Altec Industries, Inc.. . . See our ad on page 18 . . 1215

AlturnaMats, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . 201

American Arborist Supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . See our ad on page 47. . . 1609

American Signumat, Ltd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1924

Amerisafe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1345

Arbor Age Magazine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1823

Arbor Tech Supply, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1801

ArborGold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . See our ad on page 49 . . . 905

Arborjet, Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . See our ad on page 24 . . 1615

ArborMAX Insurance Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . 204

ArborSoftWorx . . . . . . . . . . See our ad on page 46 . . 1435

ArborSystems, Inc. . . . . . . See our ad on page 46 . . . 909

Arbortech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1145

Arborwear, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . 443

Arbosafe UG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1922

Arrowhead Aerial Products, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1534

Asplundh Tree Expert Co. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1703

Atlantic Braids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228

ATR Transmission Remanufacturing, Inc. . . . . . .. . 1347

Bandit Industries, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 833

Bartlett Arborist Supply & Manufacturing Co. . . . . 235

Bartlett Tree Experts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1500

Beaver Squeezer Grapple . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 2009

Beranek Publications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1934

Bobcat Company . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1945

Boomtrux, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1619

Boss Industrial, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 1903

Branch Manager Attachments/Top Notch Equipment . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . .. . 2035

BTS Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .