INTREN acquires vegetation management services firm Shade Tree Service
INTREN, an Illinois-based specialty contractor, has acquired Shade Tree Service Company, a provider of vegetation management services to the electric and telecommunication industries.
The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Shade Tree Service is headquartered in Fenton, Missouri. Its acquisition is expected to enlarge INTREN’s existing vegetation management services to better serve the requirements of its clients across the US.
INTREN plans to use its expertise in specialty construction to improve the experience and technologies of the vegetation management services of Shade Tree Service.
Sherina Edwards — President and CEO of INTREN said: “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 that will thrive for decades to come. We are pleased to have Shade Tree as a part of the INTREN family.”
Established in 1935, Shade Tree Service offers services such as tree trimming, line clearance, herbicide applications, and a range of vegetation management services.
Jeff Baker — Shade Tree Service 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 unified culture of safety and accountability. We could not be more pleased to be part of the company.”