TAG: Ruppert

Experts’ Tips: Selecting the right attachments for skid-steers

September 4, 2019By
Skid-steer (Photo: Bobcat)

Choosing the right equipment and attachments gives contractors better efficiency and versatility on the job. James Jones, operations manager at the Phoenix branch of Gothic Landscape, says using skid-steer attachments helps save labor. “We are in such a labor crisis that if we can add more equipment, maybe instead of having eight crew members, we could have five,” Jones says.... read more

People on the Move: Stihl’s Fred Whyte, ELM, Ruppert

January 6, 2016By

Stihl’s outgoing president, Fred Whyte, will continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors following his retirement in December. He also will act in an advisory role by providing strategic counsel to the incoming president, Bjoern Fischer, and his executive management team. Whyte has worked with Stihl for more than 44 years and served as president for the... read more

Ruppert installs sensory garden for Baltimore school

September 22, 2014By

Sixty Ruppert Landscape employees installed a sensory garden for students and faculty of the Southwest Baltimore Charter School (SBCS) Sept. 18. In total, nearly 300-production hours and $32,000 worth of time and materials was donated toward the project, which included demolition, excavation, grading and fencing work along with the installation of pavers, sod, perennials, grasses, groundcover, shrubs and trees. Educational... read more

Ruppert promotes Cobb

March 18, 2013By

LAYTONSVILLE, MD.—Ruppert Landscape has promoted Bill Cobb to the position of director of Information Systems. In his new role, he will be leading the information systems and information technology team in improving the company’s efficiency through process improvement, solutions development and implementation and user training. “Bill brings over 30 years of valuable operational experience that makes him uniquely qualified to... read more

Ruppert banquet honors employees

March 7, 2013By

LAYTONSVILLE, MD.—Eighteen Ruppert Landscape employees were honored recently as the company presented its annual awards at a banquet held at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Va. “Presenting these awards gives us the opportunity to thank all of our employees and their spouses for the sacrifices they make for our organization day in and day out,” said President Chris Davitt.... read more

Ruppert’s Davitt to retire in 2014

February 19, 2013By
headshot: Chris Davitt

LAYTONSVILLE, MD.—Ruppert Landscape’s President Chris Davitt has announced that he will retire from his position in January 2014. He will remain with the company in an active advisory role with the management team and will serve on the company’s advisory board. “Although we are just announcing it to the public, we’ve been discussing this eventuality and planning its timing for... read more