Industry News: January 2020

The latest news from around the industry

Signature Equipment joins Vac-Con distributor network
Vac-Con announced that Signature Equipment in Salt Lake City has joined its distribution network. Signature Equipment has been in operation since 1994 when founder Reed Prows opened its doors to serve the Utah markets. In 2017, the company relocated to a larger facility to accommodate growing demand. The Vac-Con product line will be the first vacuum truck portfolio that Signature Equipment has carried. Its other product offerings include refuse collectors, utility bodies, snow plows, salt spreaders and more.

Applied Felts aquires FerraTex Services
Applied Felts entered into binding agreements to acquire the business and assets of New Jersey-based FerraTex Services. The acquisition includes the complete transfer of all property, equipment, intellectual property and expertise.

According to a release from Applied Felts, President Alex Johnson says, “FerraTex Services has built a very successful pre-impregnated CIPP liner business by leveraging its extensive experience in CIPP logistics and installation. Our close collaboration since 2016 has enabled us to witness firsthand FerraTex’s expertise and commitment to operational excellence. While ‘business as usual’ will be our operational guiding principle for FerraTex going forward, we  are excited about what the future holds for this partnership, particularly our ability to enhance the offering to customers through the group’s manufacturing, R&D and global experience as the CIPP industry continues to expand.”

Kohler expands distribution to Kinsley Power Systems
Kohler announced that it is awarding distribution rights in  New York City, Long Island, New Jersey and Metro Philadelphia to Kinsley Power Systems. The 55-year-old distributorship has serviced and rented power systems in this area for years and will now immediately begin selling Kohler products. The company will continue to provide Kohler sales, service and rentals in New England and upstate New York.



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