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From our executive officers to our branch managers, the Ruppert Landscape management team is comprised of experienced landscape professionals.

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OUR COMPANY HISTORY

1971

At age 18, Craig Ruppert creates Ruppert Lawn Service, a residential lawn and garden maintenance operation that he runs from his family’s backyard with one used pick-up truck.

2018

With over 1500 employees and 23 branches located in PA, MD, DC, VA, NC, GA, and TX, Ruppert Landscape is one of the largest commercial landscape companies in the industry.

1976

Ruppert Landscape Company is incorporated and focuses primarily on commercial landscape maintenance and installation.

1998

Ruppert Landscape Company’s services and equipment are sold during a period of industry consolidation. Ruppert Nurseries remains and continues to operate under Ruppert management.

2003

The sale’s non-compete agreement expires. Ruppert re-enters the commercial landscape market from its Laytonsville, MD headquarters.

1971

At age 18, Craig Ruppert creates Ruppert Lawn Service, a residential lawn and garden maintenance operation that he runs from his family’s backyard with one used pick-up truck.

1976

Ruppert Landscape Company is incorporated and focuses primarily on commercial landscape maintenance and installation.

1998

Ruppert Landscape Company’s services and equipment are sold during a period of industry consolidation. Ruppert Nurseries remains and continues to operate under Ruppert management.

2003

The sale’s non-compete agreement expires. Ruppert re-enters the commercial landscape market from its Laytonsville, MD headquarters.

2018

With over 1500 employees and 23 branches located in PA, MD, DC, VA, NC, GA, and TX, Ruppert Landscape is one of the largest commercial landscape companies in the industry.

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Ruppert Landscape Language: “Close the Loop”

Chances are you have heard someone here at Ruppert ask you to “close the loop.” Also known as A Process of Continuous Improvement, we learned about it many years ago from a guy named Clyde Vadner and it has become part of our language and part of our culture.

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Bozzuto’s Julie Smith Joins Ruppert Landscape Board of Directors

Ruppert Landscape recently appointed Julie A. Smith, Chief Administrative Officer of The Bozzuto Group, to join the company’s Board of Directors. This appointment expands the size of the board to six members.

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Intern Day 2019

With a strong desire to attract the industry’s best and brightest into our ranks, we actively recruit select students from a variety of universities. This year, Ruppert’s summer internship program welcomed 20 students assigned to various branches.

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Ruppert Teams Up with Associated Builders & Contractors to Host Summer Networking Event

Ruppert Landscape partnered with Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Metro Washington to host their summer networking event on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Ruppert’s corporate headquarters in Laytonsville, MD.

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Safety Spotlight: Think Blink

For six years, we have been partnering with Dr. Robert Blink and Worksite Partners Medical Group to be our on-call 24/7 resource for any work-related injury. This service helps to ensure we take the correct steps for our people.

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Putting Down Roots in Texas

Ruppert Landscape has put down roots in the Houston market with the purchase of a five-acre property in Spring, Texas.

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Ruppert Culture: Help Us Hold The Line

Our unique company culture is one of the things that not only sets us apart from our competition but provides a compass by which we guide our decisions and lead our team—and we need your help to protect it!

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Scott Schoffstall Hired as Regional Irrigation Manager

We are pleased to welcome Scott Schoffstall as regional irrigation manager in our landscape management division.

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Empowerment through Delegation

Mid-level managers should be using every opportunity they can to delegate more and shift more responsibility to field managers, encouraging them to make decisions and empowering them do more.

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Kyle Meissner Promoted to Forestville, MD Branch Manager

Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the promotion of Kyle Meissner to the position of branch manager in the company’s Forestville, Maryland landscape management branch.

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