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Petersen Industries Inc. Announces Sanitary Equipment Company Inc. As a New Dealer

Petersen Industries Inc. Announces Sanitary Equipment Company Inc. As a New Dealer

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Lake Wales, Florida, October 18, 2016- Petersen Industries, Inc., manufacturer of grapple trucks and bulky waste collection systems, is proud to announce that Sanitary Equipment Company, Inc. is now the sole and exclusive dealer for all of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Sanitary Equipment Company, Inc. started  … Read More

The Future of AVAC in the United States

The Future of AVAC in the United States

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How rapidly will the US market for urban AVACs develop? Likely not as fast as the European and Asian markets, according to Harry Pliskin, president of TransVac—a 40-year old AVAC system provider based in Denver, CO. He indicated that there are many factors that are different overseas than in the  … Read More

Overtime: The Effect on Cost

Overtime: The Effect on Cost

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Editor’s note: A digital version of this article first appeared on Forester Network’s website in May 2001.

Overtime refers to those hours worked beyond eight hours per day or 40 hours per week. In some cases, overtime might be planned into a job. For example, some managers might schedule their better  … Read More

Autonomous Trash Collection: Got Your App Yet?

Autonomous Trash Collection: Got Your App Yet?

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With the future passing us at the speed of a Boson Particle, you might wonder how long before you’re going to see an automated, autonomously operated, electro-hydraulically powered, waste collection vehicle showing up for duty at your truck yard.

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Not going to happen? Don’t bet your  … Read More

Maximizing Efficiency and Safety at MRFs

Maximizing Efficiency and Safety at MRFs

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) points out on its website that while recycling is good for the environment, it can be dangerous for workers. Certain materials in the wastestream directly pose hazards to workers. Additional hazards include vehicle traffic, moving machine parts, unexpected machine startup, lifting injuries, slips,  … Read More

DSNY: Large and In Charge

DSNY: Large and In Charge

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The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) is the largest sanitation department in the world. It employs nearly 10,000 workers, has a fleet of close to 3,000 vehicles, and if collecting more than 10,500 tons of residential and institutional garbage—along with 1,760 tons of recyclables—every day isn’t enough, the  … Read More


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Keith MFG
Keith Mfg.
401 NW Adler St.
P.O. Box 1
Madras
OR
97741
Rice Lake Weighing Systems
230 West Coleman Street
Rice Lake
WI
54868

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