ACRT, Inc. (Forestry Planning and Auditing Contractor)
Headquartered in the city of Akron, Ohio, ACRT is an employee-friendly, client-focused Utility Vegetation Management consulting firm. Their objective is to help power companies provide safe and reliable electric service. ACRT has more than 400 employees – each one of whom is a part-owner of the company. ACRT has been 100 percent employee owned for the past three years of its 21-year history. They work in most states and have satellite groups in Lodi, California, Nashville, Tennessee, Texas and Florida. ACRT also manages arborist training in six Job Corps centers in Oregon, Illinois, Vermont, Arkansas and Kentucky. With this dedicated and inherently bottom-line focused group of employees, ACRT has taken its experience in Utility Vegetation Management and has successfully positioned itself as a leader in the industry.
ACRT is the first and largest national vocational commercial urban forestry consulting firm in the United States, and the first national line clearance, tree care, urban forestry training organization. ACRT’s multifunctional urban forestry team has grown to include utility arborists, horticulturists, urban foresters, and GIS technicians.
ACRT’s employees represent more than 2,700 years of experience in utility vegetation management, and use that experience to deliver the highest standard of performance in the industry. From the Everglades of Florida; to the verdant forests of New England, onto the rolling hills of the midlands and the lush green lands of California, Oregon and Washington, ACRT supports vegetation management programs on more than 750,000 miles of transmission and distribution rights-of-way.
Nelson Tree Service, Inc. (Line Clearance Contractor)
Nelson Tree Service provides utility companies nationwide with line clearance services. Nelson offers a full range of vegetation management services including customary line clearance trimming, complete storm restoration services, herbicide application, and specialty off-road tree trimming programs. Nelson's dedicated professionals and superior equipment assure that every job is completed safely and correctly.
Since 1919, Nelson has been setting industry standards for quality and safety. In addition, Nelson offers detailed follow through including accurate reporting in utility specified formats with Nelson's exclusive TRACS system. Nelson Tree Service will continue to provide the utility industry with effective line clearance services.
DeAngelo Brothers, Inc. (Herbicide Contractor)
DeAngelo Brothers, Inc. has built an organization over the past twenty-seven years that is respected as one of the safest, most cost-efficient vegetation management service companies in North America. They have accomplished this with a team of employees that have thousands of years of combined vegetation management experience, who are constantly working to stay on top of the industry in every way.
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