Industry News: August 2019

Catch up on the latest acquisitions, promotions and company milestones

Matthew Wasson
Matthew Wasson

Matthew Wasson appointed president of Masport
Matthew Wasson was appointed president of Masport Vacuum Pump Systems after spending 20 years at Cummins with roles in finance, distribution, strategic development and operations. His role at Masport will focus on corporate vision, strategy and continuing improvement.

AIMS Cos. acquires Southern Hydro Vac
AIMS Cos. acquired Southern Hydro Vac, a soft-dig hydroexcavation company in Georgia. The company will do business as Southern Hydro Vac under the AIMS umbrella. All 50 Southern Hydro Vac employees will work with the combined organization. AIMS employs over 500 professionals nationwide and averages two new regional locations per year with additional growth plans.

Continental’s Nebraska hose plant celebrates 40th anniversary
Continental’s Norfolk, Nebraska, hose plant, is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The plant began business operations in 1979. The facility produces more than 70 million feet of hose annually and has produced more than 2.5 billion feet of hose in 40 years. The Norfolk plant manufactures hydraulic and industrial hose for a variety of industrial applications.


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