06 Nov 2019

Lloyd the mill master

Phase I complete of our BIGGEST mill project yet! Our AfterPlus mill has a great story: We take the trees we remove from our urban forest and give them a second life. We try to harvest as much millable wood as we can, but the logistics around it are not so simple. This particular project is a 2-year project for the Irvine Company (the largest private landowners in CA!). We removed 43 mature Redwoods from their development site in the South Bay, with the purpose to fabricate 90 custom-designed benches, and install them back onto the site after construction. We won't get into the MANY obstacles...

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16 Nov 2016

What is the Revolution?

This past week we were exhibitors at the Tree Care Industry (TCI) Expo in Baltimore. It's an annual expo that people from all around the world come to learn the latest techniques and see the newest toys. We went to the show equipped with a free version of our ArborPlus App, a mission, and a statement: "Join the Revolution". By showcasing ArborPlus, we used A Plus as an example of how innovation and technology can transform a business in a traditionally "old" industry to a cutting edge, more sustainable and highly differentiated company. We all wore matching T shirts and...

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17 Apr 2015

How to Plan and Maximize an Arborist’s Recycling

How does an arborist stay environmentally sound and socially responsible when it comes to cutting down and recycling trees? We’re glad you asked. For the arborist, it’s all about having total control and knowledge of resources, managing them properly, and being able to plan ahead. Thankfully our tree tracking app, ArborPLUS, makes this easy. The app allows the arborist to seamlessly record thousands of trees, including specific information about their health. With ArborPLUS, the arborist can strategize recycling efforts before making last minute decisions or rushing to find a home for his lumber. ArborPLUS sees the value in all trees, whether...

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