TAG: North Carolina

Ruppert acquires Craven Creek, boosts NC base

January 6, 2014By

Ruppert Landscape, located in Laytonsville, Md., acquired select assets from Craven Creek Landscape Associates, a provider of commercial grounds management services in Raleigh, N.C. While terms weren’t disclosed, the transaction includes the purchase of select commercial landscape management contracts, trucks, equipment and the hiring of several employees. The commercial clients are primarily based in Wake, Durham and Nash Counties. “Craven... read more

Barringer & Barringer welcomes operations manager

November 15, 2013By

Barringer & Barringer Landscape Services, based in Charlotte, N.C., hired Derek L. Kelly as operations manager of its maintenance division. Kelly has worked in the Green Industry since 2000. His experience includes commercial and residential landscape installation and management. Kelly also is a licensed North Carolina pesticide applicator with training in clean streams program, aquascape design and hardscapes and retaining... read more

Ruppert promotes Jack Jones to region manager

November 15, 2013By

Laytonsville, Md.-based Ruppert Landscape promoted Jack Jones to region manager, requiring him to oversee branches in Raleigh, N.C., Charlotte, N.C., and Atlanta. “Jack is a charismatic leader and challenges people to be their best,” said President Phil Key. “He has been actively involved with strategic planning for the division even before his promotion and has created many initiatives that have... read more

Five N.C. Mayors Proclaim June “Project EverGreen Month”

June 26, 2012By

Greensboro, N.C. – Project EverGreen, now in its third year in North Carolina, has announced that Mayor Anthony Foxx of Charlotte has recently joined Mayor Bill Bell of Durham, Mayor Robbie Perkins of Greensboro, Mayor Nancy McFarlane of Raleigh, and Mayor Allen Joines of Winston-Salem in officially proclaiming June 2012 “Project EverGreen Month” in their respective cities. Project EverGreen is... read more