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Jetstream of Houston celebrates 40th anniversary
Jetstream of Houston celebrates 40 years in the industry this year. Since its founding in 1976, the company has focused on providing customers worldwide with a range of high-pressure waterblasting equipment, trailer-mounted pumps and accessories.

RapidView appoints sales manager and training expert
RapidView IBAK North America named Richie Notz as the Southern U.S. and U.S. Caribbean Islands sales manager. Notz has past experience in customer training and operation of IBAK equipment. Chad Pugh was appointed training and installation expert. Pugh has 24 years of experience in the manufacturing industry.

Hydra-Flex finalist in Minnesota Manufacturing Awards
Hydra-Flex was a best-in-class finalist for the Minnesota Manufacturing Awards. It was part of the Small Company Class for businesses with less than 50 employees.

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Federal Signal expands service center
Federal Signal Environmental Solutions Group completed the expansion of its service center in Leeds, Alabama. The facility houses all operations related to parts, Jetstream support, blower rebuild and shipping. The expansion includes a truck loading dock and improves efficiency of inventory handling, shipping and parts pulling by 25 percent.

Isuzu opens Center of Excellence training facility
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America opened its first Center of Excellence in northeast Pennsylvania. The complex includes a 100,000-square-foot parts distribution center and a 30,000-square-foot training and technical assistance facility.

The Work Truck Show sets future dates
The Work Truck Show and Green Truck Summit return to Indianapolis in 2017 and 2018. The 2017 show will be held March 14-17 at the Indiana Convention Center. Dates for the 2018 show are March 6-9. The Work Truck Show features the latest vocational trucks, vans, vehicle components and equipment on a trade show floor covering over 500,000 square feet. The event includes an educational conference with over 60 sessions designed to help attendees improve operations.

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