Today’s Green Industry News

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
BrightView

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

People on the Move: Davey vp gets certification; Ewing adds new branch manager; Lastec hires sales director

November 28, 2018By

Sandra Reid, vice president, corporate communications and strategic planning administration for The Davey Tree Expert Co., recently earned her certification as a strategic communication management professional (SCMP) from the Global Communication Certification Council. Reid successfully met the rigorous requirements necessary to attain this honor. She also received a certification in communication management from the Global Communication Certificate Council in 2015.... read more

Monster Tree Service awards 32 additional territories between July 1 and Sept. 30

November 28, 2018By

Monster Tree Service, a Fort Washington, Pa.-based tree service franchise, awarded an additional 32 territories to 12 franchise partners between July 1 through Sept. 30, setting a new growth record for a three-month span. “I am tremendously proud of the work our team has done this year, particularly during this past quarter,” said Josh Skolnick, CEO and founder of Monster... read more