TAG: Ruppert Landscape

Grunder Landscaping, Ruppert Landscape win NALP community partnership awards

December 3, 2019By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) named its 2019 Community Partnership award recipients. The Community Partnership award is presented to companies that are actively engaged in community outreach and demonstrate leadership in helping restore or revive communities, according to NALP. The two honorees this year include Grunder Landscaping Co., Miamisburg, Ohio, and Ruppert Landscape, Laytonsville, Md. LM Columnist Marty... read more

People on the Move: Davey Tree’s board of directors sees changes; Buyers Products names new director of sales; and more from Ecologel Solutions, Ruppert Landscape and Morbark

June 26, 2019By

John E. Warfel announced his retirement from The Davey Tree Expert Co.’s board of directors. Warfel retired in May following 11 years of service on the board. Warfel served on the board’s audit, compensation and governance committees during his tenure. For the last nine years, he served as chairman of the governance committee. He is owner of Warfel Group, a business coaching... read more

People on the Move: Ruppert Landscape promotes branch manager; Profile Products hires director of business development; Little Beaver welcomes new product engineer

May 1, 2019By

Ruppert Landscape promoted Kyle Meissner to branch manager in the company’s Forestville, Md., landscape management branch. Meissner holds an associate degree in business administration from Carroll Community College and is a Landscape Industry Certified Technician (CLT). He began his career at Ruppert in 2013 as a crew member in the Laytonsville branch, where he was quickly promoted to field manager.... read more

People on the Move: Davey names new district manager; Hunter’s industry relations manager announces retirement; Ruppert promotes 3

April 10, 2019By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. promoted Eric Countryman to district manager of the east Pittsburgh residential/commercial (R/C) office. “Eric has a strong resume and a history with many great operations and managers that will serve him well in his new role,” said Jeff Crites, operations manager, Great Lakes east R/C region. “I’m confident that he will continue to serve Davey... read more

In-house maintenance musts

April 1, 2019By
Crew member changing air filter (Photo: Ruppert Landscape)

Grease-stained hands, deflated tires and broken belts are just a few images that come to mind when discussing mower maintenance. For many landscape companies, mower maintenance amounts to much more. “Mowers are the most important piece of equipment for a company,” says Marc Fisher, mid-Atlantic region general manager for BrightView Landscape Services in Sterling, Va. “You want to reduce downtime... read more

People on the Move: Nassar takes on technical advisor role with Davey Institute; Aspire names several new employees; and more from Ruppert, Arborjet, SnowEx and TrucBrush

January 23, 2019By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. appointed Manuel Nassar to technical advisor within the Davey Institute. In his new role, Nassar will primarily support Davey’s Commercial Landscape Services (CLS) operations and other service lines as needed. He will be based in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., with responsibilities covering the Southeast, Texas and California regions. “Manny’s extensive background in the landscape and horticultural... read more