Refuse truck company acquires mixer manufacturer

Sept. 17, 2014
Commercial Specialty Truck Holdings acquires Continental Manufacturing Company

Commercial Specialty Truck Holdings LLC has acquired the assets of Continental Manufacturing Company, producers of concrete mixers.

Commercial Specialty Truck Holdings produces the EZ-Pack line of refuse bodies.  The company plans to retain the Continental brand by manufacturing mixers under a separate company-- Continental Mixer Solutions, LLC/

Continental has been serving the ready-mix industry since 1982.  Products include the Bridge Saver and Express rear discharge models.

With manufacturing operations in Houston, TX and Cynthiana, KY, Specialty Truck Holdings will expand product offerings, manufacturing capacity, and its distribution network. The combined companies will offer customers additional options and access to technologies across both market segments.

Specialty Truck Holdings also announced that two experienced industry leaders, Frank Busicchia and Matthew Walter, are joining its management team. Frank Busicchia has been named president of Continental Mixer Solutions LLC. Busicchia has more than 20 years of experience in the ready-mix industry, both domestically and internationally.

Matthew Walter, named president of EZ-Pack Refuse Hauling Solutions, has worked with bodies and chassis for more than 15 years.