TAG: SIMA

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

People on the Move: Bayer names new T&O global market manager; Douglas Dynamics director gets SIMA designation; and more from Excel Industries and Ruppert Landscape

January 24, 2018By

Environmental Science, a business unit of the Crop Science division of Bayer, named Jose Milan its Turf & Ornamentals global market manager. In this role, Milan will have a global focus on delivering Bayer brand experience for customers in the golf course management, lawn & landscape and production ornamentals markets. “With his deep market knowledge and proven passion for the green industry,... read more

New SIMA event aims to kick-off the season with passion and purpose

August 24, 2017By

The Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) is launching a new event, titled “Season Opener: Building Your Snow Dream Team.” This educational and networking event will be held Sept. 19-20, at the Hyatt Regency Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Md. “Talent acquisition and retention have become a challenge in the snow and ice removal industry,” said SIMA CEO Martin Tirado. “This... read more

SIMA wraps up in Montreal, heads to Cleveland in 2018

June 27, 2017By

As half the U.S. survived a blistering heat wave last week, the Snow & Ice Association (SIMA) escaped to The Palais des congrès de Montréal June 20-23 to discuss the white stuff. The Canadians welcomed SIMA’s 20th annual Snow & Ice Symposium with open arms. It was the first time the association’s trade show and educational seminar visited Canada; 51... read more

SIMA seeks help improving its Glossary of Terms

April 12, 2017By

The Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) is seeking industry members to help improve its Glossary of Terms. Since the Glossary’s launch in 2015, SIMA has engaged snow contractors, property managers, suppliers and legal and insurance experts in its continual review process to ensure the terms included best reflect the current industry environment. SIMA will conduct another review this summer and... read more

Privatized snow removal is a $16.8B industry, continues to grow, says SIMA

March 15, 2017By

A new report from the Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) says clearing snow and ice under private contract is estimated to be a $16.8 billion industry. According to SIMA’s research, the residential market captures the majority of the private snow removal business at 34 percent, followed by retail at 27 percent and industrial at 26 percent. States with the... read more