Jensen Corporate Holdings, Inc. Acquires Huppe Landscape Company, Inc. Award-Winning Landscape Contractor Continues to Expand its Reach

SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 07, 2009  Jensen Corporate Holdings, Inc. (JCH), a leading provider of landscape construction and maintenance services, announces its acquisition of Huppe Landscape Company, Inc., a Roseville, California-based landscape maintenance company. The acquisition of Huppe further expands Jensenís opportunities in the marketplace and its geographic reach in Northern California.

By joining forces with Huppe, Jensen increases its scope of service offerings while providing the same quality that makes Jensen a recognized leader in landscape maintenance and construction services. Founded in 1987, Huppe’s corporate culture mirrors Jensen’s by emphasizing professionalism, communication and excellence. With nearly 100 employees under the Huppe brand, the combined Jensen companies will now employ over 450 highly-skilled professionals.

“Huppe Landscape has exceptional customer service and an outstanding reputation throughout the Sacramento and Santa Rosa region,” says John Vlay, president and chief executive officer of JCH. “Its notable character and quality workmanship was part of the appeal that made us want to include Huppe as part of the Jensen family. We’re thrilled to have Huppe’s experienced employees as part of the Jensen team, and look forward to the opportunities that our combined resources can bring to our customers.”

As part of the acquisition, President and Founder Chris Huppe will remain as division president of Huppe. Randy Erwin, chief financial officer at Huppe, will assume the role of vice president of operations.

“I look forward to working with John Vlay and the Jensen team,” says Chris Huppe. “There is terrific synergy between Huppe and Jensen. Moving forward, I’ll be focused on the continued growth of Huppe in this region. With our combined strengths, there isn’t anything we canít accomplish in commercial and residential landscape maintenance and construction.”

As a subsidiary of Jensen, Huppe will retain its name, logo, and all of its operational yards and facilities.

About Huppe Landscape Company:

Founded in 1987 and based in Roseville, California, Huppe Landscape Company, Inc. provides personalized landscape maintenance services throughout the Sacramento area with an emphasis on professionalism, quality and responsiveness. Huppe has additional branch offices in Vacaville, Rancho Cordova and Santa Rosa. For more information visit

About Jensen Corporate Holdings:

Founded in 1969, Jensen is a leading provider of landscape maintenance and construction services. Based in San Jose, California with numerous branch offices throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Jensen serves clients in the public and private sectors throughout the San Francisco, Sacramento, Napa Valley, Central Valley and Monterey Bay regions. Proud to be an employee-owned company, Jensen offers unparalleled customer service and expertise. The companyís flagship projects include the Pacific Shores Center; Walnut Creek Veterans Memorial; The Living Roof at the California Academy of Sciences; and headquarters of Sun Microsystems and Oracle. Visit for additional information and to view samples of Jensenís award-winning work.

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