Industry News - March 2021

Industry News  - March 2021

Grand opening of Renegade Equipment, Sales and Consulting 

Mike Grieco opened Renegade Equipment, Sales and Consulting in Longmont, Colorado. The company specializes in construction equipment sales and rental.

Ashland Pump announces name change, acquisition

Ashland Pump acquired Water Source, a supplier of accessories and pumps for the sump, sewage and water systems markets. The Water Source team, currently located in Norwalk, Ohio, will be relocating to Ashland, Ohio, facilities. Their key staff will remain with the company. In addition to the acquisition, Ashland Pump changed its corporate name to Ashland Water Group, effective Jan. 1.

Vactor launches virtual tours

Vactor, a subsidiary of Federal Signal Corp., launched contactless, virtual tours offering customers a detailed and photorealistic viewing of equipment. The tours are now available for many of the company’s models, including the Vactor 2100i PD and the Vactor 2100i Fan, and are accessible through Vactor-authorized dealers. The guided 3D tours employ high-quality and realistic digital models, allowing visitors to walk around the equipment and learn more about technology and features.

Custom Truck One Source to combine with Nesco

Custom Truck One Source has entered into an agreement to combine with Nesco, another provider of specialized truck and heavy equipment solutions including rental, sales and aftermarket parts and services. The combined company will operate on a national scale with over 1,800 employees, 46 company-operated locations and a rental fleet that will be nearly double in size with almost 9,000 units and more than $1.3 billion in combined OEC. The company will also have more than 400 service technicians and 120 mobile service technicians available for support.

Wastequip acquires ContainerPros 

Wastequip acquired Carlsbad, California-based professional waste services company ContainerPros. 

This acquisition enhances the existing cart assembly and delivery service offering provided by Wastequip’s Toter brand by adding a team with more than 20 years’ experience providing cart assembly, delivery and maintenance services for waste haulers and municipalities. The acquisition lays the groundwork for Wastequip to include the repair and refurbishment of steel containers as part of its service offering. ContainerPros’ founding partners, Mark Merhab and Gary Lima, will remain with the company.

Vacuum Truck Rentals partners with Northern Safety and Industrial

Vacuum Truck Rentals and Northern Safety and Industrial announced a partnership to provide customers another avenue to access corrugated hose in the industrial cleaning industry, the Advanced Drainage Systems’ Evac Hose. Through this partnership, VTR will be the exclusive reseller of the Evac Hose with NSI as the distributor.  


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