TCI EXPO 2011 will be held at the Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, Conn., November 3-5. 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 www.tcia.org. For vendors and booth numbers, click here

Trade Show Hours

Thursday, November 39:57 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday, November 49 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, November 5 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Seminar Schedule

Thursday, November 3

7:30-8:30 a.m.Wireless Vehicle Management Solutions

7:30-8:30 a.m.Safety Update 2011 Don’t Become a Statistic

7:30-8:30 a.m.Key Diseases of Conifers

8:45-9:45Keynote: Work-Life Balance What does it take?

4:15-5:30 p.m.Frugal and Effective Marketing

4:15-5:30 p.m.Rigging: Know the Ropes

4:15-5:30 p.m.Pruning: The Good, Bad & Ugly

Friday, November 4

8-9 a.m.Keeping it Green

8-9 a.m.Understanding Rigging Forces

8-9 a.m.Top 10 Tree Pests in 2011

9:15-10:30 a.m.Beyond Mulch

9:15-10:30 a.m.Finding and Keeping Top Performers

9:15-10:30 a.m.Emerald Ash Borer: Biology, Impact and Options

3-4:15 p.m.Winning Municipal Bids

3-4:15 p.m.Crane Safety: A Rigger’s Perspective

3-4:15 p.m.The Arborist as an Athlete

3-4:15 p.m.Diagnostic Dilemmas

4:30-5:30 p.m.TCIA Accreditation Information Session

4:30-5:30 p.m.Plan Your Work & Work Your Plan

4:30-5:30 p.m.Crane Safe Lift Calculations

4:30-5:30 p.m.Diseases Spread by Insects

4:30-5:30 p.m.Getting to Know ANSI A300 (Part 9): Tree Risk Assessment

Saturday, November 5

8-9 a.m.Profits from Snow and Ice

8-9 a.m.SRT Climbing Tools & Techniques

8-9 a.m.Trees and Construction Management: A Wake-Up Call

9:15-10:15 a.m.Post Storm: Working with Insurance Companies

9:15-10:15 a.m.Do You Use Cranes Correctly?

9:15-10:15 a.m.A Sucker Born Every Minute

Arborjet

Develops innovative tree injection products to help manage the world’s most invasive tree pests, including products for emerald ash borer control.

www.arborjet.com


ArborSoftWorx

Offering ArborSoftWorx Commercial, serving the arborist, landscape, lawn care and pest control professional, and ArborSoftWorx Municipal, serving urban forestry, towns, parks, golf courses and HOAs.

www.arborsoftworx.com


ArborSystems

New Portle Tips for the Wedgle Direct-Inject tree injection system are designed for conifers and hard-to-treat hardwoods. New Palm Tips penetrate thick husks.

www.arborsystems.com


Branch Manager Attachments

Branch Manager and Top Notch will display the 38 hp stump grinder attachment for all compact loaders, Gehl articulating loaders and their signature skidding grapples.

www.branchmanagerattachments.com


Doggett Corp.

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

www.doggettcorp.com


Dosko

See the complete line of stump grinders, brush chippers and chipper/mulchers, featuring durable construction, user-friendly operation and easy-to-service design.

www.dosko.com


Fanno Saw Works

Fanno Saw Works will be exhibiting a variety of pruning saws and pole saw blades.

www.fannosaw.com


Fecon

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

www.fecon.com


FEVA

Displaying the new lightweight, rear-mount elevator on a Freightliner chassis, LT40 on a Dodge 5500 and the recently acquired line of Terex/Woodsman chippers.

www.feva.net


Fred Marvin Associates

Now an authorized distributor of Silky saws, which are well-known for their durability and exceptional cutting ability. Also offers quality pole pruners and saws.

www.pruner.com


Good Rigging

Displaying the GRCS rigging control system. The GRCS makes tree rigging safer, more efficient and fun.


Green Pro Solutions

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

www.greenprosolutions.com


Husqvarna

The new 562XP has a slim design and an excellent power-to-weight ratio. Available with Revboost, which allows for chain speed acceleration over short periods.

www.husqvarna.com


Independent Protection

Save, protect and preserve your clients’ trees with lightning protection systems. Once installed, clients no longer need to worry about losing their favorite tree.

www.ipclp.com


Jarraff Industries

Displaying the All-Terrain Tree Trimmer, which is now available with a 130 hp, liquid-cooled Tier 3 Cummins engine, as well as a Tier 2 Deutz engine.

www.jarraff.com


Kershaw

Check out the Klearway 500 brush cutter/mulcher and get information on the SkyTrim Generation II mechanical tree trimmer and the new ATC-7 All Terrain Carrier.

www.kershawusa.com


The KnifeSource

Exhibiting a complete line of brush chipper knives, new 27.5-inch knife sharpener and 44-inch sharpener that comes with mechanical or magnetic knife bars.

www.knifesource.com


Morbark

Showing the new Beever M18RX and the new G 42 SP gas-powered stump grinder. Offers a wide variety of heavy-duty brush chippers and stump grinders.

www.morbark.com


New England Ropes

Escalator is a new ascent line with ultra-low stretch, a polyester jacket and an innovative triple-fiber core that contains aramid, HMPE and polyolefin fibers.

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.

www.niftylift.com


Northeastern Arborist Supplies

Offers tree and turf sprayers with UV-protected, molded polyethylene tanks from 50 to 1,000 gallons, including the IPM trailer sprayer/deep root feeder.

www.northeasternarborist.com


Northern Atlantic Financial

Specializing in the arborist industry for over 15 years, they understand your business and the equipment you are buying. Get information about finance plans.

www.northernatlanticfinancial.com


Rotochopper

The MP-2 horizontal grinder combines grind-and-color technology with portability. The LS-28 log splitter can be operated on an excavator or other equipment.

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.

www.ryansequip.com


Salsco

Exhibiting chippers ranging in size from 3.5 to 18-inch capacities, with both PTO and engine-driven models and gravity-feed and hydraulic-feed models.

www.salsco.com


Samson Rope

More than 130 years of developing and manufacturing performance rope, including working with arborists to create the first synthetic braided climbing rope in the industry.

www.samsonrope.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.

www.mulchcolorjet.com


Timberwolf

Peter Hincks, national sales manager, will show the TW-P1, TW-5 and TW-6, along with some of the company’s most popular options.

www.timberwolfcorp.com