Today’s Green Industry News

SiteOne acquires 2 California distributors

December 11, 2018By

SiteOne Landscape Supply acquired California-based All Around Landscape Supply and Santa Ynez Stone & Topsoil. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “All Around and Santa Ynez Stone are a great fit with SiteOne as they expand our geographical presence in California to Santa Barbara County,” said Doug Black, chairman and CEO of SiteOne Landscape Supply. “This acquisition aligns with... read more

SiteOne launches e-commerce website for quick ordering

December 11, 2018By
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SiteOne Landscape Supply launched a mobile-friendly e-commerce website that allows customers to place orders from anywhere, any time. read more

NALP names newest class of Trailblazers

December 6, 2018By

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, president, Surrounds, Sterling, Va.; John... read more

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

December 5, 2018By

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 garden equipment sales and service... read more

BrightView financial update

December 4, 2018By

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 because it has great value... read more

LDI expands into Sacramento, Calif.

November 30, 2018By

Landscape Development Inc. (LDI) opened a new Sacramento, Calif., division, expanding the company’s service territory into northern California. Dudley Mallinson has been appointed as division president, tasked with broadening LDI’s service territory and client base, according to the company. Dudley holds a graduate degree in landscape architecture from Sheffield University, England. He moved to California in 2000 to work at... read more