Aeration promotion raises funds for GreenCare for Troops

January 18, 2019 -  By

Lawn-Plus, a GreenCare for Troops volunteer, raised more than $2,300 for the organization. The company’s management team met last summer and identified a way to support GreenCare for Troops while also providing a service to its customers. To raise money, Lawn-Plus committed to donating 15 percent of the total cost of any new fall aeration... read more

Companies in the News: Kioti Tractor opens new facility; K&D Landscaping takes home top awards; Vectorworks snags social media award

January 16, 2019 -  By

Kioti Tractor opened an approximately 600,000-square-foot office and distribution center in Mississauga, Ontario. The center will reduce shipping and delivery times for Kioti’s Canadian dealers and increase support for end users, the company reports. The local presence in the Canadian market will expand Kioti’s North American distribution network by strategically placing assembled inventory and parts... read more

Jeffrey Scott to host conference in Boston

January 15, 2019 -  By

Industry consultant Jeffrey Scott will host a one-day conference, “Scaling Your Landscape Business,” Feb. 20 in Boston. The event will focus on helping owners and company leaders learn how to multiply their revenue and dramatically improve profitability. Attendees will learn how to: Accelerate growth by building a super leadership team; Achieve financial security; Capture significantly... read more

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RCI acquires Bay Landscape Palm and Service

January 10, 2019 -  By

Rotolo Consultants, Inc. (RCI) acquired Bay Landscape and Palm Service, a commercial landscape and maintenance company based in Panama City Beach, Fla. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We are excited about our further commitment to the Florida market along with the previous acquisition of GPL Landscaping earlier in 2018,” said Keith Rotolo, president... read more

Grow with Grunder: The importance of taking time to invest in your business

Marty Grunder shares two important lessons about how you can get the most from educational opportunities. Learn more about Vermeer here. read more

Marty Grunder shares two important lessons about how you can get the most from educational opportunities.

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