TCI EXPO 2012 will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Md., November 8-10. 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.

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Seminar Schedule

Thursday, November 8

7:30-8:30 Harness the Buying Power of Women and Boomers

7:30-8:30 Arborist Safety Update: What Happened in 2012?

7:30-8:30 Fine Tuning Your Fertilization

8:45-9:45Keynote: Exceptional Customer Service – 365

4:15-5:30 Evaluating Your Business

4:15-5:30 Best Practices for Climbing & Z133

4:15-5:30 Hot Times in the Urban Forest: Climate Change & Pests


Friday, November 9

8-9 Building a Sales Force

8-9 Learning Lessons From Apollo 13

8-9 Diagnosing Soil-Related Shade Tree Problems

9:15-10:30 The Letter of the Law

9:15-10:30 Best Practices for Rigging & Z133

9:15-10:30 New Organic Soil Amendments/ Mulches for Urban Trees

3-4:15 The Power of Public Speaking

3-4:15 The Arborist as First Responder

3-4:15 Evolution of an Arborist

3-4:15 Best Practices in Tree Risk Assessment

4:30-5:30 Post Storm: Working with Insurance Companies

4:30-5:30 One Company’s Journey to Limit Property Damage and Injury

4:30-5:30 Creating Your Disease Management Plan for 2013

4:30-5:30 Best Practices for Single Rope Technique (SRT) Anchors


Saturday, November 10

8-9 Growing Your Business in the Social World

8-9 Rigging Forces on a Spar

8-9 Plant Health Care for Sustainable Urban Forests

9:15-10:15 Relationship Selling in the Trust Economy

9:15-10:15 DOT Compliance: Keeping it Simple

9:15-10:15 Pruning to Reduce the Risk of Tree Failure


All Gear

Highlighting the new Cherry Bomb, Rocketline and Pro-lite 24-strand climbing lines; Neolite, Safetylite and Pro-16 16-strand lines; Forestry Pro 12-strand lines and more.

www.allgearinc.com


Alturnamats

AlturnaMATS ground cover mats are designed to keep your trucks from getting stuck in wet, muddy, sandy or even snowy situations. Made of recycled HDPE in sizes ranging from 2 by 4 feet up to 4 by 8 feet.

www.alturnamats.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.

www.americanarboristsupplies.com


ArborGold

ArborGold cloud version includes customer and job management, drag-and-drop scheduling, invoicing, and appointment schedule; iPad app for salespeople now available.

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 join the revolution.

www.arborjet.com


ArborSoftWorx

Offering ArborSoftWorx Commercial, serving the business management needs of arborists with anytime, anywhere access, and ArborSoftWorx Municipal for inventory needs.

www.arborsoftworx.com


ArborSystems

See the Wedgle Direct-Inject no-drill tree injection system in action, plus eight injection tip options to treat hardwoods, conifers and difficult-to-treat trees.

www.arborsystems.com


Buckingham Mfg.

Manufactures fall protection and safety equipment and accessories, including Ergovation saddles, Rope Friction Saver and Buckingham International Arborist bags.

www.buckinghammfg.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


Echo

Check out the CS-355T chain saw and enter the sweepstakes to win a free one. You can also save money on the CS-355T when you buy any saw over 50cc at the same time.

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.

www.fecon.com


FEVA

Check out the newest in tree trimming technology. FEVA’s truck with a remote-control Integrated Tree Trimming System is a safe, efficient way to get the job done.

www.feva.net


Fred Marvin Associates

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

www.pruner.com


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


Gregson-Clark

Spraying equipment includes V-Series Skid Sprayers, Modular Systems, parts and accessories. Sprayers range from small skid units to custom multi-tank IPM systems.

www.gregsonclark.com


Husqvarna

Check out the complete range of professional XP saws, including the T 540 XP, 562 XP and 555. The T 540 XP is a top-handle model designed to deliver more power.

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


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.

www.jamesonllc.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 ATC-7 All Terrain Carrier.

www.kershawusa.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.

www.knifesource.com


Loftness

The Loftness Kwik-Trim is an efficient, highly mobile and compact tree trimming saw.

www.loftness.com


Mauget

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

www.mauget.com


Morbark

With a wide variety of heavy-duty brush chippers and stump grinders, Morbark, Inc. is known for durable, high-performance tree care equipment.

www.morbark.com


New England Ropes

Tachyon climbing line is lightweight with less stretch and improves grip and reduces hand fatigue with its patented Flexifirm core technology.

www.neropes.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.

www.northeasternarborist.com


Northern Atlantic Financial

Specializing in the arborist industry for over 16 years. Understands your business and the equipment you are buying. Stop by the booth to discuss financing 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

Chippers ranging in size from 3.5 to 19-inch capacities, with engine or PTO drive and gravity or hydraulic feed. Introducing the 6-by-12-inch TAZ-Track Chipper.

www.salsco.com


Samson

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

www.samsonrope.com


SherrillTree

Thresher tri-edge blades are impulse-hardened, with hard chrome plating on carbon steel for corrosion protection. Universal hole pattern fits most handles and heads.

www.sherrilltree.com


Sterling Rope

The Ultimate Positioning Lanyard with TriTech rope comes in 10 and 12-foot lengths. With sewn eye on one end and ISC triple action or steel snaphook on the other.

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.

www.mudtraks.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


Terex Woodsman

Exhibiting four of its nine brush chippers, the 710, 730, 750 and 790, featuring hydraulic feed roll and top discharge. Infeed openings up to 21 by 36 inches.

www.woodsmanchippers.com


Timberwolf

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


Tracked Lifts

Omme tracked, self-propelled aeriallifts offer versatility of use and deploymentability. Featuring a Kubota dieselengine and manual leveling of the outriggers.www.timberwolfcorp.com

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