ONLA, Ohio State Host Annual Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show

Fri January 31, 2014 - Midwest Edition
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(L-R): JCB of Ohio’s Denny Barton, JCB Manufacturing Representative Steve Salas, Tom Miller of Hy-Tek JCB and Steve Huml of JCB of Ohio were on hand to discuss their line of equipment for the construction and landscape industries.
(L-R): JCB of Ohio’s Denny Barton, JCB Manufacturing Representative Steve Salas, Tom Miller of Hy-Tek JCB and Steve Huml of JCB of Ohio were on hand to discuss their line of equipment for the construction and landscape industries.
(L-R): JCB of Ohio’s Denny Barton, JCB Manufacturing Representative Steve Salas, Tom Miller of Hy-Tek JCB and Steve Huml of JCB of Ohio were on hand to discuss their line of equipment for the construction and landscape industries. (L-R): Ohio CAT’s Wes Stark catches up with Dan Vitullo of Vitullo Landscaping, Caterpillar Territory Manager Joe Nevels and Casey McCarty of Vitullo Landscaping. (L-R): Mark Callahan of GreenScapes Landscape Company speaks with Bobcat Enterprise’s Adam Brush and Lenny Gerrard and Mike Guyer of GreenScapes Landscape Company about the company’s line of skid steer loaders. Helping out at the FINN Booth (L-R) are Highway Equipment Company’s Matt Jacobs and Jim Langer with their customer Adam Sarver of Sarver Landscape Maintenence. Joe Mitchell (L) and Cory Muncy of Franklin Equipment had plenty of iron on display to show attendees. George Jones (L) of Vermeer Heartland teamed up with Shawn Shea of Vermeer of Northern Ohio to present their lineup of landscaping and construction equipment. The crew from Murphy Tractor & Equipment was on hand to discuss its lineup at CENTS 2014.


Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association (ONLA), in conjunction with the Ohio State University, held its Annual Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (CENTS 2014) at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio Jan. 13 to 15.

The event is designed to introduce attendees to the latest innovations and technologies in the green industry through a series of educational courses, equipment, products and services presented by more than 400 vendors situated throughout more than 200,000 sq. ft. of exhibit hall space. The event draws a crowd of approximately 8,000 industry professionals from Ohio and surrounding states who come to attend the educational courses and to meet and network with other professionals in the field.

The event included a Landscaper’s Challenge, an Outdoor Living Area where the latest trends in outdoor rooms designed for entertainment and recreation were showcased, workshops and The Ohio State University Nursery Short Course and the ONLA Annual Business Meeting & Luncheon.??

Headquartered in Westerville, Ohio, ONLA is a nonprofit organization serving Ohio’s nursery and landscape industry. Members include arborists, landscape contractors and maintenance firms, nursery stock growers, suppliers and other allied to the field.