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Wastequip is the leading North American manufacturer of waste and recycling equipment, with an international network of manufacturing facilities and the most extensive dealer network in North America. Wastequip’s broad range of waste and recycling equipment and systems is used to collect, process and transport recyclables, solid waste, liquid waste and organics. The company’s brands include Wastequip, Toter, Galbreath, Pioneer, Accurate, Cusco, Mountain Tarp and Parts Place. For more information, visit

Also, our division structure has changed. We combined containers and technical into one division (Container and Compactor Division) and separated our parts business into it’s on division. 

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Wastequip launches Clean-Pak self-contained compactor

Wastequip debuted its new Clean-Pak self-contained compactor at WasteExpo 2019.  The first self-contained compactor in the U.S. market with hydraulic cylinders and hoses outside the charge box area, eliminating the need to clean behind the ram, Wastequip says their new Clean-Pak compactor is ideal for food and medical waste applications.  The compactor reduces mess and prevents components and personnel from coming into contact with the waste. 

Amrep partners with leading electric vehicle company BYD to deliver first electric refuse truck in residential service

Amrep, a Wastequip brand, recently partnered with leading commercial electric vehicle manufacturer, BYD (Build Your Dreams) to develop and deliver the waste industry's first-ever commercially-sold all-electric refuse truck in residential refuse operation, according to the company. The Class 8R automated side-loader (ASL) all electric truck will be used by Waste Resources, Inc., a subsidiary of Waste Resource Technologies, Inc. ("WRT") to serve the City of Carson, California.

Wastequip to debut Ultra Heavy-Duty RockBox roll-off container line at WasteExpo

Wastequip is set to launch RockBox, a new ultra-heavy-duty roll-off container that combines extreme toughness and durability in a lighter-weight container. Made from wear resistant Hardox steel, the new roll-off containers are four times stronger than ordinary mild steel grades, while weighing 20 percent less and lasting twice as long as traditional heavy-duty roll-off containers. Wastequip's new hard and tough roll-off containers will be the first of their kind in the United States to be made of the innovative Hardox material.  Wastequip is also a certified member of the Hardox In My Body program. 
Wastequip will debut the products May 6-9 at Waste Expo 2019, booth #523. 

Wastequip to acquire collection truck and hoist manufacturer Amrep

Wastequip, the manufacturer of waste handling equipment, has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Amrep, a leading refuse body and hoist manufacturer.  A family-owned business based in Ontario, Calif. with additional facilities in Salisbury, N.C.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Pacific, Wash. and Sacramento, Calif., Amrep was founded in 1976 and has become a well-recognized brand in the West Coast market.

​Equipment strategies for increasing hauling revenue and profitability in waste and recycling

It should come as no great shock to hear that the waste management industry is thriving. According to the Environmental Resource and Education Foundation, the solid waste industry contributes nearly $100 billion, one million jobs, and just over one percent of U.S. GDP to the nation's economy. This economic growth fuels demand and results in increased waste generation. 

Wastequip hires waste industry and sustainability veteran for new role as Director of Research and Waste Stream Sustainability

Wastequip, the leading North American manufacturer of waste handling equipment, has hired waste industry and environmental consulting veteran, Kristin Kinder, as its new director of research and waste stream sustainability.  In this newly-created role, Kinder will serve as the company's resident expert on waste stream improvements and efforts to drive positive environmental change.  Reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer Marty Bryant and working closely with the company's marketing group, Kinder will represent Wastequip on key industry panels, spearhead internal and external research efforts, develop industry partnerships and serve as a subject matter expert and spokesperson on issues related to recycling and waste reduction.

​Wastequip closes acquisition by H.I.G. Capital, names Andreas Gruson Chairman of the Board

Wastequip, a leading North American manufacturer of waste handling equipment, has announced the close of its acquisition by an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, LLC (H.I.G.), a leading global private equity investment firm. As part of the deal, which was originally announced in early February, Wastequip has appointed Andreas Y. Gruson as chairman of its board of directors. Gruson brings more than 20 years of global waste industry and financial expertise to his role. 

Toter renews national cooperative contract for refuse and recycling equipment in Tucson

Toter, a division of Wastequip, recently renewed a national cooperative contract by the City of Tucson, Arizona on February 1, 2018.  The contract is offered nationwide through the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA).  Since 2007, Toter held two consecutive five-year cooperative contracts awarded by the City of Tucson. This new City of Tucson contract also has a five-year term including extensions. Through the contract, Toter offers National IPA participants the ability to purchase refuse carts, organics carts, recycling carts, bear tough carts, organics bins, front end load containers and cart lifters. 

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Wastequip awarded NJPA National Cooperative Purchasing Contract

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - After a rigorous review and evaluation process, Wastequip was recently awarded the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) four-year contract for the procurement of "Solid Waste and Recycling Collection and Transport Equipment with Related Equipment, Supplies and Accessories." The new contract will offer streamlined purchasing and volume pricing for NJPA member organizations and extend Wastequip's status as an awarded, preferred vendor by four years.

Pioneer Offers Longest, Most Comprehensive Tarping System Warranty

Pioneer the automated tarping systems supplier for the waste, recycling and construction industries, has extended the warranty on new models of its flagship Rack ‘n Pinion tarping system to five years, a new industry standard.  The non-prorated warranty covers the entire system,except the tarp, making it the most comprehensive warranty of any tarping system on the market today.

Wastequip names new Chief Financial Officer

Wastequip, a leading North American manufacturer of waste and recycling equipment, has named Steve Klueg as chief financial officer. Steve Klueg will replace the current CFO, Steve Svetik, who announced his retirement from Wastequip earlier this year. Steve Klueg brings more than 25 years of financial leadership expertise, with an emphasis on manufacturing organizations, to his new role. He previously served as CFO for two corporations, The Affinia Group and Recommunity Recycling, where he led financial strategy and planning, financial reporting, auditing, forecasting, pricing initiatives and business development to increase profitability and strengthen accountability. During that time, he also played a key role in conducting corporate development initiatives for sales acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to his time as a CFO, Steve served as a treasurer, controller and held various positions in accounting, corporate development and financial planning and analysis. Steve, who is a certified public accountant, holds an MBA from Ohio State University.

Wastequip unveils Compology roll-off container management calculator

Wastequip, as part of its exclusive partnership with San Francisco-based Compology, has added an interactive calculator to its website to illustrate the additional revenue waste haulers can realize by using the Compology roll-off container management solution. Compology allows haulers to increase roll-off container turns and boost their revenue through accurate, real-time container monitoring.