Wastequip expands to West Coast with acquisition of McLaughlin Refuse Equipment

Wastequip Inc. has expanded to the west coast with the purchase of McLaughlin Refuse Equipment Inc. in Lockeford, California.

Headed by company president Danny McLaughlin, McLaughlin Refuse Equipment Inc. manufactures equipment for the refuse, scrap, recycling, and hazardous waste industries in California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii. McLaughlin Refuse’s current management will continue to lead the company.

Wastequip manufactures a diverse line of waste handling, recycling, and material handling equipment and operates numerous manufacturing facilities throughout North America in addition to a nationwide service and distributor network.

“We are pleased to welcome McLaughlin Refuse Equipment to the Wastequip family,” said Robert C. Rasmussen, president and chief executive officer of Wastequip Inc. “The excellence of their products, quality, and customer service complements the Wastequip organization and enables us to better serve our western customers with the fast service, competitive pricing, and quality for which Wastequip is known.”

“We at McLaughlin Refuse are excited to become the first west coast member of the Wastequip family,” stated McLaughlin. “This acquisition allows us and our customers to benefit from the resources, manufacturing capacity, purchasing power, and diverse product line of a large company while continuing to provide our customers with personal service.”

Founded in 1995, McLaughlin Refuse Equipment manufactures roll-off, front load, rear load, and hazardous waste containers; self-dumping hoppers; and storage boxes.

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