INTREN Acquires Shade Tree

Specialty Contractor INTREN recently announced its purchase of Shade Tree Service Company, A TCIA member based in Fenton, Missouri. With the acquisition, INTREN will apply their expertise in specialty construction to enhance Shade Tree’s vegetation management services.

“This is an exceptional opportunity for INTREN to blend the people, processes, and technology of two highly respected companies to further enhance our long-term corporate strategy. Our goal in combining these two strong companies is to build a leader in utility solutions,” said Sherina Edwards, President and CEO of INTREN.

Since its founding in 1935, Shade Tree’s services have grown to include line clearance, tree trimming, herbicide applications and a host of vegetation management services for the electric and telecommunications industries. Jeff Baker, Director of Operations said, “The future needs new methods to help our nation’s growing infrastructure, and alternative power sources. INTREN shares our vision of diversity and has a culture of safety and accountability. We could not be more pleased to be part of the company.”

INTREN is a utility specialty contractor, designing, managing, building, and maintaining the infrastructure of the energy industry while providing innovative solutions to utility companies, private contractors, and municipalities. It is a National Minority Supplier Development Council certified diverse supplier employing over 2,000 nationwide.

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