Industry News: April 2016

Industry News: April 2016
Federal Signal Environmental Solutions Group, parent company of Vactor Manufacturing, acquired Westech Vac Systems, provider of vacuum truck-mounted solutions. As a Federal Signal subsidiary, Westech will continue to operate in Nisku, Alberta, as Westech Vac Systems.

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JCB North America celebrates production milestone

JCB North America recently celebrated the production of its 100,000th compact excavator. The company’s first compact excavator rolled off the production line in 1989.

Federal Signal acquires Westech Vac Systems 

Federal Signal Environmental Solutions Group, parent company of Vactor Manufacturing, acquired Westech Vac Systems, provider of vacuum truck-mounted solutions. As a Federal Signal subsidiary, Westech will continue to operate in Nisku, Alberta, as Westech Vac Systems.

Raven Lining Systems earns USDA certification

Raven Lining Systems earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for its AquataFlex 505 and 506 products. The label verifies that the products’ amount of renewable biobased ingredients meets or exceeds levels set by the USDA. Both products deliver strong adhesion properties to properly prepared concrete, steel, aluminum, wood, composites and many other substrates.

Avanti International, US Grouts receive NSF certification

Ultrafine SD and Ultrafine ND cementitious grouts — manufactured by US Grouts and distributed by Avanti International — received NSF International certification as conforming to the requirements of NSF/ANSI Standard 61 for use in contact with potable water.

Thompson Pipe Group – Flowtite names regional sales manager

Thompson Pipe Group – Flowtite named Dee Bryant regional sales manager. Bryant will be based in Houston and will focus on growing the success of Flowtite FRP across the South Central market.

Benlee acquires Huge Haul

Benlee acquired the assets of Huge Haul in a cash transaction. Huge Haul is an industry leader in lugger trucks and lugger trailers.



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