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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 […]

Lucas Tree buys New England Tree Experts

Lucas Tree Experts, a dual-accredited, 41-year TCIA member company and third-generation integrated-vegetation-management company based in Portland, Maine, acquired Vermont-based New England Tree Experts in June 2021. The acquisition furthers the almost 100-year-old company’s expansion into the Green Mountain State. New England Tree Experts, which also primarily focused its efforts on utility vegetation management, has assumed […]

Platinum Equity acquires Oregon Tool

Platinum Equity, a global investment firm, in July purchased Oregon Tool, a 25-year TCIA corporate member company based in Portland, Oregon. American Securities and P2 Capital owned the company, previously known as Blount International, since taking it private in 2016. Oregon Tool manufactures saw chain and guide bars for chain saws, and lawn-mower blades, agricultural-tractor […]

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