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Captain’s Blog: Industry Leaders Converge in a Virtual Tradeshow Booth

…and no one gets their toes stepped on! The best thing about these “virtual events” is you can swing a bag of potatoes around and not actually hit anybody. But why would you be swinging a bag of potatoes? Well, why not? It’s your virtual event – you can kind of do what you want. […]

The Glove That’s a Cut Above

Brass Knuckle® SmartCut™ BKCR2403 marriesANSI Level 2 cut resistance with fine motor dexterity and tactile sensitivity CLEVELAND—December 21, 2020 Demonstrating just how important appropriate hand protection is, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 70% of workers who experience hand injuries are not wearing gloves. Matching the hazard to the proper level of protection […]

Nesco acquires Custom Truck One Source

Nesco Holdings, Inc., of Fort Wayne, Indiana, announced in December it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Custom Truck One Source (CTOS) for $1.475 billion. CTOS, a 23-year TCIA Corporate Member company based in Lynchburg, Virginia, and Nesco are providers of specialized truck and heavy-equipment solutions including rental, sales and aftermarket parts and […]

Davey Resource Group buys EEE Consulting

Davey Resource Group, Inc. (DRG), a subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Company, has purchased the assets of EEE Consulting, Inc. (3e), of Virginia. Founded in 1998, 3e operates in the Richmond and Blacksburg areas and provides environmental and engineering services to the public and private sectors. The acquisition was made by Wetland Studies and […]

Andy Felix receives MAA VISTA Award

Andy Felix, owner of Tree Tech, Inc., a dual-accredited, 44-year TCIA member company based in Foxboro, Massachusetts, recently was named the 2020 VISTA Award winner by the Massachusetts Arborists Association (MAA). Felix was honored for his lifetime achievement in the field of arboriculture. Established in 2000, the VISTA Award is the highest honor MAA bestows […]

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