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TAG: Ohio

Cleveland teen seeks capital for landscape business, raises $20K

July 6, 2016By

A young entrepreneur from Cleveland celebrated more than just his 15th birthday this week. He also celebrated a $23,000 (and counting) investment in his lawn care company, D’s LawnCare. @Husqvarnausa equipment thank you so much I really appreciate it. A photo posted by Daron Taylor 216-937-5992 (@dslawncare) on Jun 30, 2016 at 1:45pm PDT After videos about Daron Taylor’s company went... read more

Cleveland company in second chance business

May 5, 2016By

Amidst industry-wide distress over hiring and labor issues, Rich Alvarez took a different approach to hiring by targeting residents facing barriers to employment, according to Freshwater Cleveland.  His company, New Life Landscaping in Cleveland offers landscape maintenance, weed removal and some design/build. Prior to starting New Life, the 46-year-old Alvarez served as a police officer for many years and ran his own landscape company on the side.... read more

M&I Landscapes joins LandOpt Contractor Network

April 6, 2015By

Columbus, Ohio-based M&I Landscapes acquired LandOpt license rights for its territory on the northeast side of the city, becoming the fourth Powered by LandOpt Contractor in the state and the second in the Central Ohio region. A full-service landscape company, M&I Landscapes specializes in residential and commercial design/build, maintenance and lawn care. Principal Phil Drake purchased the company last year and... read more

Tips for cultivating lawn care techs

January 28, 2014By

As winter lingers in parts of the U.S.—and will remain to for the coming weeks—some lawn care company owners are in prime positions to make headway on the spring season. A safe starting point is considering ways to cultivate your staff of lawn care technicians. Landscape Management called on Grant Birchfield, who was dubbed Ohio Lawn Care Applicator of the... read more

The Andersons cites 4th party in patent infringement suit

January 27, 2014By

The Andersons, located in Maumee, Ohio, added Ferti Technologies, based in Saint-Michel, Canada, to a patent infringement suit initiated in December. The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, involves three patents related to dispersible granular fertilizer technology. Ferti Technologies is the fourth party cited in the suit along Enviro Granulation of South Carolina;... read more

Franklin Equipment opens fourth Ohio branch

January 23, 2014By

Franklin Equipment, a New Holland dealer, opened a new location in Newcomerstown, Ohio, its fourth in the state. This new branch offers equipment rentals and new/used equipment for construction, landscaping, oil and gas businesses. Parts and service for any equipment brand are available. “We’re excited to open this branch,” said Tony Repeta, general manager of Franklin Equipment. “There has been... read more