Wright Service Corp. is a prominent leader in several environmental services industries, as the parent company to Wright Tree Service, Wright Outdoor Solutions, CNUC, Terra Spectrum Technologies, Sustainable Environmental Consultants, Wright Tree Service of the West, Spectrum Resource Group, ArborCare, Verdure Elements, Wright Foundation for Sustainability and Innovation and Transcon Environmental.
Wright Service Corp. has been employee-owned since 2002 and headquartered in Central Iowa since 1933, when Wright Tree Service was founded by John L. Wright.
Together as a family of companies, Wright Service Corp. provides integrated vegetation management, forest management and reforestation, technology solutions, consulting and operations, commercial environmental products, and residential and commercial landscaping, tree care, interior plantscaping and other outdoor and indoor services.
1933 John L. Wright founded Wright Tree Service.
1961 Wright Service Corp. was formed.
1982 John R. Wright became president and CEO.
1993 Residential division Wright Tree Care was formed.
2002 Wright Service Corp. transitioned from a family-owned company to an employee-owned company. Scott D. Packard was appointed as Chairman and CEO.
2006 Heard Gardens was acquired.
2007 Wright Tree Care merged with Heard Gardens to form Wright Outdoor Solutions, and CNUC was acquired.
2008 Terra Spectrum Technologies was founded, and Wright Tree Service of the West formed.
2012 Sustainable Environmental Consultants joined the family of companies as joint venture with Wright Tree Service.
2013 Sustainable Environmental Consultants transitioned into a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wright Service Corp., and Wright Outdoor Solutions purchased The Growing Concern, adding indoor services to their full-service outdoor business.
2017 Wright Canada Holdings was established, and acquired Spectrum Resource Group as our first entry into the Canadian market.
2019 Wright Tree Service acquires ArborCare based out of Calgary, Alberta. Wright Outdoor Solutions acquires Verdure Elements located in Omaha, Nebraska.
2020 Wright Foundation for Sustainability and Innovation launched as a separate nonprofit organization outside of the family of companies focused on fostering innovative solutions in renewable agriculture and vegetation management.
2021 Transcon Environmental was acquired, adding to our family of companies.
2023 Scott Packard retires as CEO. Austin Kennedy assumes the role of President and CEO.
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