Today’s Green Industry News

Juniper Landscaping acquires assets of Coast to Coast Landscaping

July 15, 2019By

Juniper Landscaping, a landscape service provider based in Fort Myers, Fla., has acquired the assets of Coast to Coast Landscaping, along with its affiliated companies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Juniper Landscaping came in at No. 22 on the 2019 LM150 list with $71 million in 2018 annual revenue. The Coast to Coast companies (Southeast Irrigation, Coast to... read more

NALP initiates national search for next CEO

July 12, 2019By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) has initiated a national search to identify its next CEO. The organization’s board of directors has identified the experiences and competencies that will be sought in the new staff leader and created an extensive position description to recruit candidates interested in serving the professional lawn and landscape industry, those prepared to strategically address its... read more

People on the Move: Promotions/appointments from PBI-Gordon; Profile Products; Aspire; Doosan Bobcat; and Weathermatic

July 10, 2019By

Shawn Fopma has joined PBI-Gordon Corp. as a sales representative. Based in Bondurant, Iowa, Fopma is responsible for PBI-Gordon product sales to golf course and turfgrass management customers in Iowa and Nebraska. Fopma was most recently the assistant director of the Iowa Turfgrass Institute. While there, he managed day-to-day operations and implementation of the nonprofit association’s strategic plans, membership programs... read more

Project EverGreen helps complete community garden renovation

July 9, 2019By

Project EverGreen, along with the New York City Parks GreenThumb, landscape professionals, local businesses and residents teamed up on June 12-13 to further the efforts of the volunteer gardeners to make New York City’s Clinton Community Garden a green oasis amid a concrete jungle. Volunteers including landscape contractors, industry suppliers and neighborhood residents from the Lower East Side came together... read more

BrightView launches property maintenance interface

July 9, 2019By

BrightView Holdings announced the launch of BrightView (BV) Connect, an interface for property maintenance engagement. BV Connect virtually connects the customer with BrightView’s service team to deliver an effortless experience with seamless property management. This continuation of BrightView’s family of client-facing solutions is a web application that enables customers to submit and track requests for landscape services, keep track of... read more

Road trip roundup: Follow along with the LM staff’s June travels

July 2, 2019By and

Temperatures in Grand Rapids, Mich., had finally topped 80 degrees when a whole lot of people rolled into town with snow and ice on the brain. On June 27-28, The Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA) welcomed manufacturers of snow and ice removal equipment, products and services, as well as landscape contractors, sports turf managers, airport crews and other companies offering... read more