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TAG: John Deere Landscapes

JDL adds 9 locations with AMC acquisition

May 13, 2015By

John Deere Landscapes (JDL) acquired AMC Industries, an irrigation and water products distributor headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. Terms were not disclosed. AMC, founded in 1924, has nine locations in Texas and Oklahoma. “AMC has been providing high quality irrigation and domestic water systems to contractors for 90 years,” said Doug Black, CEO of JDL. “We welcome our new employees... read more

Project EverGreen renovates Georgia park

April 15, 2015By

Project EverGreen completed its first 2015 “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” project, renovating the entranceway to Wallace Park in Mableton, Ga. Working in partnership with the Cobb County (Ga.) Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA), Project EverGreen and volunteers, led by Ruppert Landscape, designed and delivered a facelift to restore and renew the landscape at the park’s entrance. The park... read more

JDL completes acquisition of Shemin

March 4, 2015By

John Deere Landscapes (JDL) closed its acquisition of Shemin Landscape Supply on Feb. 27. Shemin has 29 locations serving 18 metropolitan markets in 14 states. “We are very excited about combining these two businesses together,” said Doug Black, CEO of JDL. “The addition of Shemin allows John Deere Landscapes to increase its presence in multiple markets including the Northeast, Southeast,... read more

JDL unveils plans to purchase Shemin

February 19, 2015By

John Deere Landscapes (JDL) reached an agreement to acquire Shemin Landscape Supply. The transaction is expected to close at the end of February—no further terms of the deal were disclosed at this time. The news comes roughly a month after Shemin revealed its plans to open a second location in the Dallas/Fort Worth area in March. With 29 locations serving 18... read more

John Deere inks Florida distribution deal with Rain Bird

January 30, 2015By

Effective March 1, John Deere Green Tech, a technology solutions group within John Deere Landscapes, will become an authorized distributor of Rain Bird Corp.’s “Maxicom” and “Site Control” central control products in Florida. “Maxicom is a very robust and feature-rich central control system used on many large, high-profile projects throughout the state of Florida,” said Bill Tullos, district sales manager of... read more

Industry Pulse: Year in review

December 1, 2014By

A look at the 2014 headlines that could have a lasting impact on the green industry. TruGreen: On its own and preparing to grow ServiceMaster completed the separation of its TruGreen business on Jan. 14. The move was announced in November 2013, after the company reportedly lost 300,000 customers in two years. It was executed as a tax-free spin-off to... read more