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Apax Funds buys SavATree, which recently bought Preservation Tree and Giroud Tree and Lawn

Apax Funds, a private equity firm, purchased SavATree in August 2021 from CI Capital Partners, also a private equity firm. SavATree, an accredited, 35-year TCIA member company headquartered in Bedford Hills, New York, services customers in 27 states through 58 locations. “We’ve built SavATree into a company that people trust and rely upon across the […]

Arborjet Taking Root Scholarships awarded

Arborjet has awarded the 2021 Taking Root Scholarships to three deserving recipients. Now in its eighth consecutive year, the program offers up to $10,000 in scholarships to students who plan to pursue full-time studies in forestry, plant sciences, horticulture, landscape architecture, entomology or a related major at an accredited two- or four-year college. Alex Gerzberg, […]

Bridgestone Americas buys Azuga

Bridgestone Americas has purchased Azuga Holdings, Inc., a TCIA corporate member company based in Fremont, California, that offers a GPS fleet-management platform. Founded in 2012, Azuga has developed a fleet-management platform with GPS tracking, video telematics, driver-behavior management and accident-reduction solutions for insurers. The Azuga fleet-management platform, which includes safety and fleet-management tools, will complement […]

Seacoast sells utility division to Davey Tree

Seacoast Tree Care, LLC, an accredited, 14-year TCIA member company based in Stratham, New Hampshire, sold its utility-line-crew division to The Davey Tree Expert Company in July 2021. Dan Mello, owner of Seacoast Tree Care, says he wants to focus more on the company’s core market. “Our specialty is tree preservation and plant health care, […]

Arborwear moves to new location

Arborwear has moved to a larger facility in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. “Thanks to our customers and partners, we are able to grow and develop our brand further,” says Bill Weber, Arborwear team captain. “We can’t wait to share this experience with everyone else in the community.” The move to a new building at 16490 Chillicothe […]

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