Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news.
NALP Member Sperber Landscape Cos. Enters Florida Market With Top Cut Partnership
Sperber Landscape Cos. enters the Florida marketplace with its partnership with Top Cut Lawn Services, headquartered in Palm Beach County, Florida. The Top Cut addition is the third partnership for the newly launched SLC brand and comes following news of partnerships with Kujawa Enterprises (KEI) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Conserve LandCare in the Coachella Valley of California.
Richard Sperber, SLC’s Managing Partner, says, “I’m excited to be re-entering the Florida marketplace where we’ve always experienced amazing relationships with clients and high-quality projects.”
NALP Supplier Member STIHL Hosts U.S. Secretary of Labor to Discuss Workforce Development Issues
Earlier this week, STIHL Inc. hosted the U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia, along with other local business leaders, for a roundtable discussion highlighting workforce development and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
During the visit, Secretary Scalia toured the STIHL manufacturing facility to see modern manufacturing in action and learn about workforce development initiatives. In response to the growing skills gap, STIHL is involved in several different workforce development initiatives. These include an apprentice program, dual-enrollment program, STEM sponsorships and an annual manufacturing technology summer camp for high school students.
NALP Supplier Member Vectorworks to Host Summit
Vectorworks will host its fifth Vectorworks Design Summit on Wednesday, April 22 to Friday, April 24 at the Omni La Costa Resort in San Diego, California. The conference includes industry workshops, product training for all levels of expertise, keynotes, networking opportunities and a customer appreciation party.
Receive $100 off your 2020 Vectorworks Design Summit registration by using the promo code: NALP20. Register today.
NALP Member Landscape Workshop Aquires EcoLandcare
Landscape Workshop recently completed the acquisition of the landscape maintenance, enhancement and snow operations of EcoLandcare, Lexington, Kentucky.
With this expansion in the Lexington area, Landscape Workshop now has nine branch locations throughout the Southeast.
EcoLandcare was originally founded by John Thomson in 2010. John Thomson will continue to operate Thomson Lawn Care as a key turf chemicals subcontractor to Landscape Workshop. He will also serve as senior advisor to Landscape Workshop throughout the transition.
Project EverGreen Seeks Volunteers
Project EverGreen is seeking volunteers for its GreenCare for Troops and SnowCare for Troops programs.
These nationwide programs match green and snow industry volunteers with men and women serving the U.S. in the Armed Forces. Companies provide basic lawn care, landscape and snow removal services to families with someone serving away from home.
For more information on volunteering your time and service, visit Project EverGreen.