Perficut Awarded “Top 100”

PERFICUT NAMED A “TOP 100” LANDSCAPING COMPANY

The Prestigious List Showcases the Largest Firms in North America.

VALLEY VIEW, Ohio – Perficut Companies has been named a “Top 100” Landscaping Company in North America by Lawn & Landscape magazine. Perficut was the only company in Iowa to be recognized in the 2015 Lawn & Landscape Top 100 list, which was published in May and sponsored by Toro.

“Our Top 100 list includes some of the best and brightest leaders in the landscape industry,” says Lawn & Landscape Editor and Associate Publisher Chuck Bowen. “These companies have achieved a level of growth that very few others can claim.”

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Emerald Ash Borer is in Iowa

For the last several weeks local media has been reporting that the Emerald Ash Borer has been spotted in central Iowa. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources estimates that there are more than 3 million ash trees in metropolitan areas in Iowa and another 52 million trees in rural woodland areas. The expected loss of these trees could cost more than $2.5 billion over the next two decades.

This Service Alert will provide you with more information about the Emerald Ash Borer and treatment options that will save ash trees from destruction.

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Our Worst Customer

THE STORY ON HOW PERFICUT’S DRIVE TO BE THE BEST RESULTED IN THE COMPANY DECIDING TO BECOME IT’S OWN WORST CUSTOMER – SO THAT AN ACTUAL CLIENT NEVER WOULD.
It’s 4:15 in the morning and Kory Ballard is behind the wheel of his truck tracking his route across central Iowa. With his usual modesty, Ballard describes the conditions as “full” – which is a nice way of saying terrible. The temperature has dropped below zero and snow is falling at a rate of more than an inch per hour. The city streets haven’t been plowed but he doesn’t seem to notice. He has a hunter’s focus and hunters don’t waste time taking note of the shortcomings of others.

A smart phone has been set in the console next to him. It’s a simple device, but the key to what’s unfolding. The phone has been loaded with site maps and snow plans, and is linked together with 250 other Perficut employees and service providers who are entering data, recording photographs, and reporting on their progress in real-time as the storm is unfolding.

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