Industry News: February 2020

Catch up on the latest acquisitions, promotions and company milestones

Marty Bryant
Marty Bryant

Wastequip names Bryant chairman of the board
Marty Bryant was appointed chairman of its board of directors at Wastequip. Bryant has served as the company’s CEO since 2012 and has been a member of its board of directors since that time. His career spans all facets of industrial and automotive manufacturing, from design and development to executive management and successful distressed business turnarounds.

O.J. Watson Equipment joins Vac-Con distribution network
O.J. Watson Equipment joined the Vac-Con distribution network providing coverage in Colorado and specific counties in Wyoming. O.J. Watson has built custom trucks from pickups to large workhorses since 1912. Headquartered in Denver, the company also operates a service facility in Greeley, Colorado.

Mitch Halbardier
Mitch Halbardier

Halbardier joins Vacuum Truck Rentals
Mitch Halbardier is the newest member of its sales team at Vacuum Truck Rentals. He will serve the Deer Park, Texas, region and brings more than 18 years of experience in the vacuum truck and heavy-equipment industry. Halbardier holds certifications in several Vactor CBT-based training programs, as well as Vactor 2100 mechanics training and Vactor HXX products/mechanics training. He also holds training certifications with IBAK camera systems and PipeLogix, and he has worked with many other manufacturers and equipment including Keith Huber, Galbreath, Presvac Systems, Global Vacuum Systems and GapVax.

GPS Insight acquires ServiceBridge
GPS Insight acquired Chicago-based ServiceBridge, a field service management software company that serves small businesses and franchises. Founded in 2010, ServiceBridge offers software solutions that enable field service teams to dispatch technicians, manage customer data, streamline workflow management and franchise operations, and analyze results.


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