Trees pruning is important in the southwest desert because the trees have rapid growth in the region, especially after monsoon season. Trees need to be properly trimmed and cared for to provide your property the best benefits. Trimming trees will allow for the tree to survive the harsh desert condition, monsoon storms, weed control, improve strength, and great shade.
Pruning requires proper sharpen and sterile equipment to provide the best prune without spreading disease. Each tree has specific pruning needs and specifications.
AMC Consolidated provides tree pruning for your home and community trees. We are knowledge and experienced. Please contact us or call 602-233-9800 for further assistance.
AMC Consolidated is proud that we heat-treat our pallets. What is the process of heat-treatment? Why is it such an important factor of pallet distribution? In 2002, members of a UN convention developed publication 15 of The International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM): this has set regulations to help prevent the spread of diseases and pests. Some of the most common insects that have caused harm through pallet shipment are:
These bugs are responsible for the depletion of many trees, and likely aided with untreated wooden packaging materials. All wood-based products that are imported or exported other countries must be fumigated with Methyl Bromide, or they must be heat-treated. Chemical treatment can be detrimental to our health and the environment. The Environmental Protection Agency issued a health hazard for the following side effects:
Short-term inhalation may severely injure lungs
Long-term inhalation can lead to neurological damage ( both humans & animals)
May cause cardiac arrest
Corrosive to skin
Corrosive to eyes
Contributes to the destruction of the ozone in the upper atmosphere
Chemical treatment is not practiced at AMC Consolidated. We protecting our employees, the environment, and consumers is a high priority at AMC. Heat-treatment on the other hand is a safe alternative to the toxic process. The heat treatment process consists of subjecting pallets to a constant temperature at least 140f thirty minutes. The high temperature and longevity the wood must withstand these. Ensuring that any insects or diseases potentially inhabiting our pallets are killed off. The heat-treating process is an uncomplicated one, for it requires only a few basic steps.
Pallets are placed in a heat-chamber (like you would place cookies in an oven).
Pallets receive a stamp that certify they have complied with ISPM guidelines.
It is important to ensure that all pallets are free from diseases and insects; however, this precaution should not come at the cost of endangering the environment through chemical exposure. Heat-treatment is an environmentally and people-friendly process. AMC Consolidated is the only local company that has an on-site kiln to heat-treat for our pallets. Our process includes “kiln” is a process of drying in order to prevent the wood from mold and mildew. Kiln-drying is the extra step taken to guarantee safe, and good quality wood pallets. AMC Consolidated provides onsite heat-treating pallets for international shipments, Peco Pallets, a place to purchase older pallets, as well as a site for pallet production. We have the knowledge and expertise to meet your product shipping needs. We can assist with any of your questions regarding pallets. Please contact us or call 602-233-9800 for further assistance.
Phoenix the land of trees? It is a land of very beautiful desert trees, not just the various palm trees seen here. Phoenix’s mayor, Gordan initiated the tree and shade master plan in 2010. This plan outlines the importance and value that shade trees play in the Phoenix desert. Trees assist with the ecosystems, improvements for a healthier life, more livable communities, and a prosperous lifestyle.
There are many types of trees in the Phoenix area:
Box Elder/Ash Leaf
Growth 60 ft.
Blooms March and April yellow, green, and brown
Growth 30-50 ft.
Great for Summer Shade
Growth 25-110 Ft.
Used for furniture, cherry flavoring, jams, and wine
Saw Palmetto ~ Exotic fans and trunks grow several feet above ground.
Mexican Fan Palm ~ drought resistant and adaptable
Windmill Palm ~ hardy fans and a distinct looking trunk covered with brown fibers.
Sago Palm~this is actually a plant and not a true palm.
Pindo Palm Tree ~feather leaf palm and various heights, colors, and trunk size.
California Fan Palms ~ largest of all palms in the U.S. and also know as desert palm
True Date Palms ~ has edible dates and can reach heights of 100 ft.
Canary Island Date Palm ~ tough, durable and a leaf scar pattern on trunk.
Mediterranean Fan Palm ~ hardy in colder temperatures, shorter, and graceful.
The trees provide scenery of beauty and greenery in the desert landscape, while providing food, flowers, environmental benefits, and many products.
Caring for the each specific needs is important. All trees require proper watering, nutrition, and sunlight. When pruning trees experience and knowledge is important. Palm trees requires pruning above the horizontal line and certain times.
AMC Consolidated is here to assist with your tree care. We are here to assist with proper pruning of your desert trees. For further information you can contact AMC Consolidated 602-233-9800 for further details.