Today’s Green Industry News

People on the Move: Promotions and hirings from ASV, ASLA, WorkWave and more

December 10, 2019By

Frank Gangi has been promoted to national accounts manager for ASV Holdings. Gangi will be responsible for supporting and growing ASV’s customer portfolio, including OEM and national rental customers, direct national accounts and strategic attachment partners. Gangi has 23 years of experience in the manufacturing industry, with more than 10 years in the compact loader business. He most recently worked... read more

Bland Landscaping Company acquires Landmark Landscape Services

December 10, 2019By

Bland Landscaping Company, a North Carolina provider of commercial landscaping management services, acquired Landmark Landscape Services of Huntersville, N.C. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Landmark, founded in 2006 by its owner Mark Michel, provides landscape maintenance, enhancement and irrigation services. “We are thrilled to partner with Landmark,” said Kurt Bland, Bland Landscaping’s president and CEO. “Since 1976, Bland... read more

Growmark purchases Solu-Cal USA

December 9, 2019By

Growmark FS has purchased Solu-Cal USA, a supplier of enhanced calcium products in the turf care industry. Solu-Cal will continue to operate as an independent brand within the Growmark System, as part of the Growmark FS agronomy subsidiary based in Delaware. The company’s operations will be managed from the new parent company’s turf operations center in East Berlin, Pa. Growmark FS... read more

Doosan Bobcat to acquire Bob-Cat Mowers, Steiner and Ryan grounds care brands

December 4, 2019By

Doosan Bobcat announced plans to acquire the assets of Bob-Cat Mowers and the Steiner and Ryan brands of ground care equipment from Schiller Grounds Care. The transaction is expected to close by Dec. 31. “As a pillar of our growth strategy, this acquisition will complement our existing business and expand our footprint to additional, growing industries,” said Scott Park, president and... read more

RISE appoints new president

December 3, 2019By

The governing board of RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) appointed Megan Provost as the association’s new president. “I welcome the opportunity to lead RISE during a time of great opportunities as well as challenges. I am honored to have been selected to lead the outstanding RISE team, to serve its diverse membership and to tell the specialty pesticide and fertilizer... read more

Companies in the News: Updates from Greenworks Commercial and Arborjet

December 3, 2019By

Greenworks Commercial entered into a sponsorship agreement with ArborMaster and its internationally known arborist and cofounder, Ken Palmer for 2020. Per the agreement, Palmer will use Greenworks Commercial’s line of lithium-ion battery-powered saws as his exclusive battery-powered equipment in 2020, which also marks the 25th Anniversary of ArborMaster. In addition, Palmer will conduct private training programs, make celebrity appearances and... read more