TAG: Maryland

Throwback Thursday: May 2007

April 17, 2014By

The Green Industry is by no means mum on its efforts to attract younger generations to the business, especially in regard to convincing them there is, in fact, rewarding career opportunities here. Look no further than the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Student Career Days (SCD) that was held last month at Colorado State University. Then there’s that National Landscape Architecture... read more

Ruppert acquires A R Star

April 3, 2014By

Laytonsville, Md.-based Ruppert Landscape acquired A R Star Services, also located in Maryland and specializing in commercial landscape management services. The transaction includes the purchase of select commercial landscape management contracts—primarily based in northern Baltimore County, trucks and equipment.  “A R Star has built a reputation as a service oriented company with customers who have been with them for many... read more

HBCF recognizes Ruppert for charitable giving

February 18, 2014By

  Ruppert Landscape received the 2014 Community Builder Award from the Home Builders Care Foundation (HBCF). The award was presented to Ruppert Landscape in recognition of its contributions and support with hosting the organization’s first annual Bull & Oyster Roast on the company’s grounds in Laytonsville, Md. The event, held in April, had about 240 industry professionals in attendance and... read more

Ruppert promotes Felts to operations manager

February 10, 2014By

  Ruppert Landscape, located in Laytonsville, Md., promoted Mike Felts to operations manager of its Maryland landscape construction branch. Felts will be responsible for all aspects of production in the branch, including field operations, personnel, vehicles and equipment, safety, subcontracts, direct cost accounts and selected overhead expenses. Prior to Ruppert, Felts was a partner in a general contracting company in... read more

Ruppert promotes Jim Tuzzolino to branch manager

January 28, 2014By

Laytonsville, Md.-based Ruppert Landscape promoted Jim Tuzzolino to branch manager of its Gainesville, Va., branch. As branch manager, Tuzzolino will be responsible for the overall development and health of the branch including strategic planning, budgeting, training and higher education and all day-to-day operations. He has more than 15 years of industry experience, eight of which years he has served at... read more

InvestMaryland Challenge winner opens new facility

October 15, 2013By

  As the inaugural winner of the InvestMaryland Challenge, North East, Md.-based i-lighting opened a new 4,650 square-foot headquarters and manufacturing facility. The company recently received a $100,000 grant from Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley through the InvestMaryland Challenge, a national business competition hosted by the state to honor early-stage businesses operating in the life sciences, high tech and general business... read more