Catch up on the latest acquisitions, promotions and company milestones


J&J Truck Bodies & Trailers appoints sales staff
Adam Bowers and Quintin Wyandt have joined the inside sales team at J&J Truck Bodies & Trailers. Both will be responsible for providing product information and quotes, ensuring a smooth sales process, and offering after-sale support.

Wieser Concrete promotes Winkler to general manager
Andy Winkler has been promoted to general manager of the Wieser Concrete headquarters in Maiden Rock, Wisconsin. He will lead the company’s safety, marketing, sales, administrative and service groups.

Walex Products Company hires regional account manager
Brian Rooney has been hired as the Walex Products Company regional account manager for the Midwest. He will visit current and potential clients as well as attend trade shows.

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McKee Technologies - Explorer Trailers names Texas distributor
Elton Tamplin of Mansfield, Texas, is the new McKee Technologies distributor for Explorer Trailers. Tom Woyt is retiring after 16 years of service on the Explorer line.

Pat’s Pump & Blower charity golf tournament
Pat’s Pump & Blower held a charity golf tournament at the Mission Inn Resort & Spa in Florida to benefit the Bahia Shriners Transportation Fund. The fund supports the transport of patients and their families to the various Shriners Hospitals for Children, which provide burn and orthopedic treatment.

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Bahia Shrine potentate Mitch Lokken, left, receives a check for $18,000 from the owners of Pat’s Pump & Blower.


Imperial Industries expands manufacturing facility and staff
Imperial Industries announced an expansion of both its manufacturing facility and staff. Recent additions to the commercial and industrial customer support staff include Jeff Nyberg, commercial portable truck sales and Calumet ag equipment sales; Tim Janssen, commercial portable truck sales; and Cannon Peterson, project manager and industrial sales. The company also completed a 70,000-square-foot expansion to its design and manufacturing facility in Rothschild, Wisconsin.

Liquid Environmental Solutions acquires A-1 Waste Management
Liquid Environmental Solutions announced the acquisition of A-1 Waste Management in Jacksonville, Florida. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A. celebrates 10-year anniversary
Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A. in Williamstown, West Virginia, celebrated 10 years of medium-duty truck production. The company held a ceremony to honor the achievement.

Satellite Industries raising funds for Hurricane Harvey
Satellite Industries started Restroom Rescue and Bus Friends Forever to raise money for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Donations will be used to buy supplies for flood victims and delivered free of charge by Satellite and Daisy Bus Lines. In order to facilitate quick delivery of needed items, donations will be accepted until Monday, Sept. 18, at this GoFundMe.com site.


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