Industry News Archive

  • OSHA Regional Emphasis Program in Southeast U.S. 

    10/16/2018 - Effective October 1, OSHA Region 4 - AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, and TN - enacted a Regional Emphasis Program for landscaping and horticultural services, which in their parlance includes arboriculture.
  • ASTI Grant Recipients, August 2018 

    10/5/2018 - The Arborist Safety Training Institute (ASTI) recently awarded over $45,000 in grants to 28 tree care organizations, who will use these funds to host safety training workshops throughout the country next year.
  • Sennebogen to Host Free Demo Day Events 

    8/29/2018 - Sennebogen, maker of material handling solutions, is hosting multiple demo days at their facility in Charlotte, North Carolina, this coming September and November, where they will feature their equipment - SENNEBOGEN 718E, created to solve for the ma
  • Alert: Random DOT Drug & Alcohol Audits Happening Now 

    8/24/2018 - The Department of Transportation (DOT) is conducting random, one-to-two-day audits of businesses with service fleets. According to the inspector in a recent tree company inspection, there is a national two-week push from DOT emphasizing compliance wi
  • ASTI grant application deadline August 15th 

    7/11/2018 - The Arborist Safety Training Institute (ASTI) is a program launched by the Tree Care Industry Association Foundation (TCIAF) in 2013 in an effort to bring affordable safety training and educational opportunities to tree care companies across the coun
  • Bandit Industries to go 100 percent employee owned 

    6/8/2018 - Bandit Industries owners Mike Morey Sr., Dianne Morey and Jerry Morey announced on June 7 they would sell 100 percent of the company to their employees in an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP).
  • Join the Women in Tree Care community! 

    5/4/2018 - Have you heard? TCIA, with the support of PACT Partner ServicePro, has created a new Facebook Group specifically for Women in Tree Care.
  • ASTI Grant Recipients 

    4/30/2018 - The Arborist Safety Training Institute (ASTI) recently awarded  nearly $45,000 in grants to 26 tree care organizations, who will use these funds to  host safety training workshops throughout the country next year.
  • Lewis Announces Retirement of James Stenger, CFO 

    3/21/2018 - West Henrietta, NY—The Lewis family of companies today announced the retirement of its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), James Stenger, effective March 23, 2018.
  • TCIA Comments on a More Effective and Collaborative OSHA 

    3/16/2018 - On behalf of the 2,400 members of the Tree Care Industry Association, we thank Chairman Byrne and the members of this committee for the opportunity to comment on a topic that couldn’t possibly be any more important to us – worker safety.
  • ASTI grant application deadline August 15th 

    3/14/2018 - The Arborist Safety Training Institute (ASTI) is a program launched by the Tree Care Industry Association Foundation (TCIAF) in 2013 in an effort to bring affordable safety training and educational opportunities to tree care companies across the coun
  • Why limbs fall in your yard 

    2/5/2018 - Travel around a neighborhood after a storm and you will see tree limbs, large and small, scattered about the ground.
  • Earn free ISA/MCA CEUs 

    1/30/2018 - Join Professor Cecil Konijnendijk, Ph.D., University of British Columbia, February 1, 2018, at noon (Eastern) as he discusses the latest research detailing how trees help to improve our quality of life – and quality of the environment – in urban sett