TAG: Aquascape

Aquascape sets dates of Pondemonium 2019

May 21, 2019By

Aquascape is hosting its business and networking event — Pondemonium — on Aug. 21-25. Distributors, contractors and retailers are invited to register and attend the water feature industry event held at the Q Center in St. Charles, Ill. “The theme for Pondemonium 2019 was an easy and obvious choice,” said Greg Wittstock, founder and CEO of Aquascape. “This year our... read more

Wonders of water

October 31, 2018By
Fountain (Photo: Blue Thumb)

The outdoor living boom has created demand for water features to swell in recent years. “People are drawn to water and naturally enjoy sitting by and listening to it,” says Demi Fortuna, director of product information at Atlantic Water Gardens, a water feature manufacturer based in Mantua, Ohio. Water features can be a smart add-on for many landscape contractors. There... read more

People on the Move: Morbark president retires, Select Source, Aquascape

August 10, 2016By

Morbark President James Shoemaker Jr. retired after 13 years with the company. He will continue as a consultant for the company, which was acquired by Stellex Capital Management in September. Shoemaker joined Morbark in 2003 as director of operations. He was soon promoted to vice president of operations and then was appointed president in 2011. He was honored with the 2016 John G.... read more

Companies in the News: LawnGuru closes $1M seed funding round; more from Aquascape, Heaviland, Stay Green, Swingle

July 27, 2016By

LawnGuru, the on-demand marketplace for lawn mowing and snow removal services, closed a $1 million seed funding round. The company, which recently moved its headquarters to Ann Arbor, Mich., will use the investment for national growth and research and development. It also plans to release a new Android version of its app this summer. According to a press release, the... read more

Reinders’ 2015 Green Industry Conference deemed a success

March 24, 2015By

Reinders held its 22nd Green Industry Conference March 11-12 at the Waukesha Expo Center in Milwaukee. The conference theme—“Celebrating Our Past with Our Eyes on the Future”—aligned with Reinders’ 150th anniversary celebration. Banners depicting significant events in the company’s history were hanging in the arena show hall, and each morning began with a video presentation showing how the company expanded... read more

Reinders slates conference for March 11-12

January 26, 2015By

Reinders is returning to the Waukesha County Expo Center in Milwaukee for its 22nd Green Industry Conference, scheduled for March 11-12. The Sussex, Wis.-based supplier has hosted its conference and trade show every other year since 1973. The event features educational sessions, a trade show with more than 80 suppliers and manufacturers, hot homemade donuts each morning, lunch, raffle prizes... read more