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NALP names newest class of Trailblazers

December 6, 2018 -  By
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The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) named six industry professionals as its newest Trailblazers. These individuals were nominated by their peers for making significant and long-term contributions to the landscape industry and are committed to giving back to the industry through mentoring other industry professionals. The following are the new 2018 Trailblazers: Barry Schneider,... read more


People in the News: Toro selects winner of GIE+EXPO giveaway; and more from ASV and Pioneer

December 5, 2018 -  By
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Andrew Schroeder of Schroeder’s Outdoor Services LLC in Gibsonburg, Ohio, was named winner of Toro’s 2018 GIE+EXPO giveaway. Schroeder picked up his brand new Toro Z Master 3000 Series zero-turn mower equipped with the MyRide suspension system from his local Toro dealer, Willie’s Sales and Service in Fremont, Ohio. Willie’s has specialized in lawn and... read more


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BrightView financial update

December 4, 2018 -  By
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Managed exits, centers of excellence, wallet share, working capital management. What do those phrases mean? They mean that BrightView Holdings has a strategic plan and is executing that plan. The proof is in the company’s financial results for the year ended Sept. 30, 2018. Before we get to the numbers, let’s review BrightView’s strategic plan... read more


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Grow with Grunder: Becoming a small giant

Marty Grunder reflects on the idea of small giants and why some companies choose to be great instead of big. Learn more about Vermeer here. Video shot by: Matthew Allen read more

Marty Grunder reflects on the idea of small giants and why some companies choose to be great instead of big.

Learn more about Vermeer here.

Video shot by: Matthew Allen

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FX Luminaire: DX Transformer

December 10, 2018 -  By
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The DX transformer is an easy-to-program, low-voltage lighting transformer that brings you the convenience of all-in-one functionality. It’s simple to operate, and it’s the only digital facepack-controlled transformer with astronomical timing and event-based programming capabilities pre-installed. This means there is no need to buy plug-in accessories such as timers and photocells. Learn more at fxl.com.   read more


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Compete by engaging your employees

November 2, 2018 -  By
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They say competition brings out the best in people. Is that true? In my experience, it’s not. There are other factors at play. If you want to compete to win, you should understand these factors. First and foremost, it’s important to recognize that people who are highly engaged in their employment situations are more likely to be interested or motivated... read more


Web Extra: Marty Grunder on building a board

October 16, 2018 -  By
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“If I had a popcorn stand on Courthouse Square, I would have a board,” said Marty Grunder, quoting one of his mentors, Clay Mathile, former CEO and owner of The Iams Co. His point? You don’t need to be a large company or wait until “you have your act together” before you create a board. Grunder, president and CEO of... read more