Industry News - February 2021

Industry News - February 2021

Super Products president announces retirement 
After 13 years leading and growing Super Products, Mike Vanden Heuvel announced his retirement effective Dec. 31, 2020.  As his successor, Super Products’ Vice President of Rentals Randy Buening will be promoted to president of Super Products, effective Jan. 1. Vanden Heuvel joined the company in 2007 as the VP of industrial sales and took over as president at the end of 2008. During his tenure he added several rental facilities and maintained steady growth under his leadership. Under Vanden Heuvel’s supervision, Super Products built and moved into its new headquarters in Mukwonago, Wisconsin, in January 2020. The new building allowed the organization to consolidate three separate operating facilities in southeast Wisconsin into one, where they now produce their full product line. 

Seattle Pump and Equipment moving to new location
Seattle Pump and Equipment will be moving from its current location to a larger 20,000-square-foot facility in Woodinville, Washington. The move will double the size of the current location and provide ample parking with easy maneuverability for large tow-behind equipment and trucks. The new address is 16750 Redmond-Woodinville Road NE, Suite C-101, in Woodinville. The phone number will remain the same.

Aries Industries adds new Alberta dealer
Aries Industries has strengthened its international market reach by adding Alberta-based Superior North America to its network of dealers. Superior North America, headquartered in Calgary, services the prairie provinces and British Columbia. The company brings over 17 years’ experience in the refuse, road maintenance, sewer and public works equipment industries.

ServiceTitan partners with Service Finance Co.
ServiceTitan announced a new relationship and software integration with Service Finance Co., a nationally licensed sales finance firm offering financing solutions to home improvement contractors. This new collaboration between industry leaders provides contractors with greater flexibility for financing strategies and allows technicians in the field to provide a convenient, secure way to apply for financing and move forward with jobs.

ClearPathGPS expands management team
ClearPathGPS expanded their management team with several software-industry experts. Heather Burleson joins the company as vice president of sales. Jill Bender is the company’s new director of marketing. And Kelsey Jones joins as director of customer success.

Barbco forms Omneity Innovations
Barbco finalized a split of its engineering and service departments from the company to create Omneity Innovations, a spin-off company. Omneity will utilize the departments’ expertise to focus on contined improvement of service to its customers. It will provide a wide array of services including engineering, training, technical support, consultation, repair and rebuild for all underground trenchless technologies.

Vacuworx renovates Tulsa machine shop
Vacuworx has a newly renovated machine shop inside its Tulsa, Oklahoma, headquarters. The equipment manufacturing company is turning excess capacity into a new revenue stream as the company takes on contract work for outside companies. Vacuworx offers comprehensive design, CAM programming and machining services on an array of raw materials. The shop can accommodate short to large production runs and specializes in prototype development and finish treatments to suit individual needs. 


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