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Kramer Tree Specialists and our Evolution of Rigging Practices

Kramer Tree Specialists and our Evolution of Rigging Practices Kramer Tree Specialists has been performing arboriculture services to the Chicagoland area for more than 45 years. Over that time, we have continually evolved and advanced in our skills, techniques, and work practices. The constant evolution of technology, work practices, and training in the industry continually […]

How To Succeed in Arboriculture – Innovation – 1 of 5 Kramer Tree Specialists Core Values

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To achieve the highest quality arboriculture services and products to our clients, we as a company focus on five primary core values. These include safety, professionalism, exceptional client service, exceptional work environment, and innovation. These core values are what our team continually focuses on in order to continually improve our services and products to our […]

Come Learn About Careers at Kramer Tree

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On June 15th we will be hosting our inaugural career day at Kramer Tree Specialists.  This will be a great opportunity for not only those interested in a career at Kramer Tree Specialists but a career in arboriculture in general.  A great opportunity for both recent graduates just starting their careers as well as current […]

The Importance of Certifications

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It can be overwhelming when it comes to selecting a contractor for your next home project.  Especially when it is for a service that you may not have much knowledge about, such as arboriculture.  At first, it seems pretty straightforward when having your trees cared for, but when you think about it there are many […]

Wide World of Arboriculture

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In many social circles, the term arboriculture is often unknown. In my experience, I am lucky if half the people in an average conversation even know what the term means.  The ones that are familiar with the term may recognize that it has to do with tree trimming and removals. Up until recently, Microsoft didn’t […]

Arbor-Culture: Traveling

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My career as a climbing arborist has given me many opportunities to meet people from all over the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Being a competitor and a volunteer for the International Society of Arboriculture’s International Tree Climbing Championship has been a great experience to meet some of the most progressive climbing arborists in […]

CTSP and Professional Improvements

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The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) is a national organization for commercial tree care companies.  This organization began in 1938 as the National Arborist Association.  Within the last 10 years, they have developed the Accreditation program and the Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) certification.  The Accreditation program is for commercial tree care companies as a […]

Arbor-Culture: Balancing Act, part 1:

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Balance is something every organization needs in order to be successful, whether that organization is a private tree care company, professional sports team or manufacturing corporation. A strong offense is useless without a strong defense. Quality products are weak unless they have strong sales and marketing to support them. Staff of any organization will not […]

iLandscape™ Show returns for their 4th Year!

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This year’s Show is shaping up to be more exciting than ever, with even more exhibitors, featured displays and thought-provoking speakers. The 4th annual iLandscape™ Show returns to the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center February 1-3rd. Kramer Tree Specialists is looking forward to once again participating in the Show. Come see us in booth 1414! Join […]

2016 iLandscape™ Show Coming Soon!

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February 3rd through 5th marks the 3rd annual iLandscape™ Show. iLandscape™ teams up the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA) and the Wisconsin Green Industry Federation (WGIF) to bring a top-notch Show that is sure to excite and educate. iLandscape™ offers landscapers and other people in the green industry the opportunity to see new products, listen […]