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The Times, They Are A-Changin’

From my perspective, TCI EXPO ’22, held November 10-12 in Charlotte, North Carolina, was the best TCI EXPO ever! The energy buzzing through the conference center early Thursday morning was more than pent-up Covid-19 demand. It seemed everyone was talking about this new energy and a different feel in the air than in previous years […]

Nonfatal Incidents Involving Aerial Lifts and Ladders: Us Versus Them

So, what is happening out there for nonfatal injuries from accessing tree canopies by ladders, scissor-lifts and other mobile, aerial-lift devices? Are different incidents occurring to the homeowners versus tree workers?

Brass Knuckle SmartShell Gloves

Brass Knuckle SmartShell Gloves

Tough applications call for SmartShell BKCR4499 gloves, engineered for impact and cut protection without sacrificing comfort. Along with its flexibility and ergonomic design, the SmartShell BKCR4499 is machine knit of ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene, affording ANSI A4 cut protection. Its strength-to-weight ratio is 8 to 15 times higher than steel. Thermoplastic rubber padding is sonically welded to […]

Bandit SG-40W wheeled stump grinder

Bandit SG-40W wheeled stump grinder

Bandit introduced its SG-40W rubber-tire stump grinder at TCI EXPO ’22 in Charlotte, North Carolina, in November. Since developing the SG-40 track, this model has become popular due to its aggressive cutting action and economical price, according to Bandit. Even though the SG-40 has a turf-friendly, rubber-track undercarriage, Bandit saw the need for a rubber-tire […]

Omega Pacific Octavia triple-attachment pulley

Omega Pacific Octavia triple-attachment pulley

Finally, a pulley as unique as the arborist community. Due to the dual-tone finishing process, no two pulleys will ever have the exact same anodized finish. Omega Pacific’s Octavia triple-attachment pulley is designed specifically for climbing systems that require multiple connection points. Octavia is riveted with a tamperproof assembly to create a pulley with tight […]

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