Companies in the News: Davey expands in Chicago; Target Specialty Products opens branch in Denver

February 14, 2018 -  By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. will be expanding its residential/commercial operations by opening an office in the North Shore area of Chicago.

“This new office is going to allow us to provide new clients in the North Shore area with tree and landscape services, while continuing to deliver excellent service to our current clients,” said Geoff Cowan, regional operations manager of residential and commercial services. “Our clients are our top priority and this expansion allows us to continue to deliver on that promise.”

Tom Weidner has been named the district manager of Davey’s North Shore area office. Weidner began his Davey career in 1984. An International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist, Weidner graduated from the Davey Institute of Tree Sciences, Davey’s flagship training program, in 2004. Most recently, he was assistant district manager of Davey’s Northeast Chicago office.

Weidner holds an associate’s degree in horticulture from The Ohio State University.

Target Specialty Products opened its 43rd branch in Denver.

“We’ve seen tremendous growth in the Denver market, creating an opportunity for us to expand with new products and services for our customers in the area, including our new showroom,” said Todd Ferguson, president of Target Specialty Products. “As we continue to provide unparalleled customer service and an array of leading pest control and turf and ornamental products, we look forward to growing our customer base in Denver.”

Headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., Target Specialty Products is a value-added service provider of pest management, turf and ornamental landscaping solutions, application equipment and education and training programs. The company continues its growth throughout North America, expanding its footprint and customer service efforts across the West, Midwest and East Coast regions.

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