The Davey Tree Expert Co., #3 on the 2022 LM150 listadds Mickman Brothers of Ham Lake, Minnesota, to its family of brands. Mickman Brothers finished 127th on the 2022 LM150 list. Mickman Brothers was founded in 1975 by brothers Chris and John Mickman Irrigation, landscaping and snow removal to the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.
The Mickman Brothers team consists of approx 80 Year-round employees and around 200 seasonal employees. All services will continue as part of the Mickman Brothers team within Davey’s Commercial Landscape Services (CLS) service line.
“Davey has been a leader in the green industry for nearly 150 years, so his industry knowledge and breadth of service offerings will help Mickman Brothers provide the highest level of service to our customers,” said John Mickman, CEO. “We are all excited about the career opportunities this merger offers to our professional team of dedicated employees. The Mickman Brothers team is excited to be working with our new Davey team members as we continue to expand our product and service offerings locally and nationally.”
Mark Svozil, Vice President and General Manager, CLS at Davey said: “Prior to this merger, Davey already had a strong commitment to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Market, making this the fifth location for Davey. The addition of a brand of Mickman Brothers caliber underscores Davey’s ongoing commitment to the region and should be great not only for Mickman Brothers customers but for Davey as well. I am delighted to see Mickman employees advance their careers and become Davey employees through promotions and educational opportunities.”
This move continues Davey Tree’s recent growth strategy, which includes the additions Carpenter Costin Tree and Landscape of Danvers, Mass., Woodbridge Estate Care of Bethany, Conn., Lusk Tree Service of Winston-Salem, NC, Arboristry Associates of Faber, Virginia., Floral City Tree Service of Monroe, Michigan., AJ’s Tree Service in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The company has also opened an office in north Milwaukee.