Accident Briefs – May 2020

All items taken from published reports or reported directly to TCIA staff, as noted. This first incident occurred in April but was missed in last month’s summary. Worker killed in chipper incident A chipper operator died on the job after an incident April 27, 2020, in New Philadelphia, Ohio. Tanner M. Perry, 25, of Dennison, […]

SavATree buys Ping’s Tree Service and Arbor Experts

SavATree in February purchased Ping’s Tree Service, an accredited, 23-year TCIA member company based in Indianapolis, Indiana. This marked SavATree’s 40th branch office and second Indiana location. Founded by Phil Ping in 1973, Ping’s Tree Service is the largest privately owned and operated tree care service company in central Indiana. In December 2019, SavATree purchased […]

Wickes joins Davey Tree

In April, The Davey Tree Expert Company acquired Wickes/arborists, an accredited, 71-year TCIA member company based in Spring Valley, New York. For 90 years, Ira Wickes/arborists Tree & Lawn Care has provided residential and commercial tree services, plant health care and lawn care in Rockland County, New York. The Wickes office will join Davey’s Northeast […]

SavATree makes Ron Rubin VP of strategic accounts

In June, SavATree promoted Ron Rubin – ISA Certified Arborist and former owner of Thrive, Plant Health Care Solutions – to vice president of strategic accounts to grow the company’s existing strategic and national accounts. Rubin joined SavATree in 2017 when SavATree purchased his company, Thrive. Well known in the industry, his wealth of knowledge […]

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