Industry News: July 2016

Catch up on the latest acquisitions, promotions and company milestones.
Industry News: July 2016
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America produced its 30,000th Isuzu N-Series truck.

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Isuzu produces 30,000th N-Series gas truck
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America produced its 30,000th Isuzu N-Series truck on June 10 at the Spartan Motors facility in Charlotte, Michigan. Assembly of the N-Series gas trucks began at Spartan in April 2011.

Loftness Specialized Equipment names territory manager
Blake Eavenson was named territory manager for Loftness Specialized Equipment. Eavenson will be responsible for growing the VMLogix product line.

Virgo Fleet releases new catalog
Virgo Fleet, a retail supplier of truck accessories, released a new 84-page product catalog. Buyers can browse items in the catalog on the company’s website,

Wastequip announces dealer network for OEM parts division
Wastequip’s Go To Parts division signed exclusive agreements with 10 dealers covering the South, Southeast, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Hol-Mac Corporation announces expansion
Hol-Mac Corporation will add 40 new jobs and invest $5 million in expanding its operation in Bay Springs, Mississippi. A $250,000 grant from the Mississippi Development Authority includes $200,000 for equipment relocation and $50,000 for workforce training.

Cortec celebrates 10th anniversary
Cortec, an advanced bioplastics manufacturer based in Croatia, is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2016. The company reports it has tripled production of environmentally safe films for corrosion protection over the last 10 years.

Franklin Electric VP named to Hydraulic Institute’s board of directors
DeLancey Davis, vice president of Franklin Electric and president of North America Water Systems, was appointed to the Hydraulic Institute’s board of directors.

SubSurface Instruments acquires distributorship for Fuji Tecom locators
SubSurface Instruments acquired the master distributorship for the entire range of Fuji Tecom pipe and cable locators.

Talbert Manufacturing appoints two vice presidents 
Talbert Manufacturing promoted Jamie Myers to vice president of purchasing, and promoted Jim Hall to vice president of operations. Myers and Hall have more than 40 years combined experience in the manufacturing industry.

Septic Services names national sales manager 
Septic Services named Mike Copeland as national sales manager. Copeland has more than 20 years of sales experience.

Surco introduces new website
Surco Portable Sanitation Products has unveiled a new website at for national and global clients in the portable sanitation market that’s easy to navigate and provides better performance at faster speeds across all platforms.


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