January 20, 2011
Horticultural Asset Management, Inc.
Cary, N.C. – HMI announced that S. P. McClenahan Company, Inc. joined its Authorized Member (AM) Network to support HMI’s programs in Northern California. HMI provides property owners, insurers, and others with a full suite of support services for trees and shrubs, including emergency removals, inspections, cause of loss analysis and replacement cost calculations. HMI has established a national network of arborists and professional tree care companies to support these products and services.
“S. P. McClenahan is one of the oldest and most respected providers of arboricultural services in the Northern California market and will be a major asset to our insurance company clientele,” said Doug Malawsky, executive vice president and COO of HMI. “S. P. McClenahan is accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) – America’s oldest and most respected tree care trade association. The TCIA Accreditation program is built on the threefold foundation of ethics, quality and customer confidence. TCIA Accreditation means that S. P. McClenahan works on a daily basis as a safe, professional, ethical and standardized tree company.”
“Being part of an organization that strives to educate consumers, commercial businesses and insurance organizations about the value of using reputable, ethical, quality tree care companies has huge value for us,” said John Henry McClenahan, Vice President of S. P. McClenahan, “Our family built our company’s reputation on those ideals and we are proud to be celebrating our 100th anniversary this year. As a pioneer in the industry, we want to join the effort in creating a national standard of professional arboricultural care of the highest level. We also look forward to growing our business as HMI begins to promote our territory and to refer their clients to us.”
Members of HMI’s AM Network provide property owners with risk mitigation services, tree removal/repair and replacement services, and all other services related to tree loss and damage recovery. Other services include reports to support subrogation actions, and replacement costs for lost trees and shrubs. AM Network members receive work referrals and discounted pricing on HMI’s treeFacts® Reports. In addition, HMI’s treeFacts® Inventory Software is made available exclusively to HMI’s AM Network.
HMI is the only national provider of comprehensive tree and landscaping services that include emergency tree removals; standardized health inspections and average replacement cost analysis of trees for insurance, accounting and legal purposes; tree preservation services; and customized reports and inventories of landscaping. For more information, please visit HMI’s web site at www.HMIadvantage.com or call (866) 937-6468.
About S.P. McClenahan Company
S.P. McClenahan Company is one of the largest and one of the oldest family owned arboricultural firms servicing the private sector in Northern California. The company has averaged 55 employees over the last decade, including seven supervisory personnel. The company’s operations include consultation, diagnosis, appraisal, pruning, removal, planting, transplanting, bracing, cabling, cavity repair, treatment of root crown disease, spraying, fertilization and aeration.
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