Industry News - August 2021

Industry News - August 2021

Vacuum Truck Rentals welcomes Jeff Mueller
Vacuum Truck Rentals welcomed Jeff Mueller as its corporate parts director. He will oversee the parts operations throughout the company’s 16 nationwide locations. A native of Texas, Mueller began his career as a millwright in the industrial machine business before taking a maintenance superintendent position. He has also served in a senior general manager role and has opened multiple equipment branches.

Aries adds new East Coast dealer
Aries Industries added MJ Friedl and Associates to its dealer network. Based in Stevensville, Maryland, MJ Friedl will offer Aries’ sewer inspection and rehabilitation equipment, and water well inspection products. The company will also sell and service Aries’ grouting system trucks and electric cutters, and sewer and water well inspection systems, serving customers in Delaware and Maryland.

Trench Shoring opens new facility, adds bilingual classes to TSU
Trench Shoring Co. opened its 11th location in San Leandro, California. The company has ten other branches from San Diego to the Bay Area, plus a location in Las Vegas. The new San Leandro facility is central to the Bay Area, near the Oakland Airport and close to all major freeways.

The company also announced it expanded its Trench Shoring University program with bilingual classes via its newest trainer, Fred Estrada. In the near future, Estrada will be offering Spanish-only training classes through TSU. Under the management of NAXSA-certified trainer, Greg Shreenan, TSU can be adapted for both online, remote learning and in-person classes.

WJTA introduces medical alert card for vacuum operators
In response to inquiries regarding vacuum suction injury potential, the WaterJet Technology Association has introduced a new medical alert card for operators of industrial and municipal vacuum equipment. The card provides information on the potential nature and treatment of the injury in the event of an incident with the vacuum hose end under suction.

Super Products changes domain name 
Super Products has moved their online presence to The new domain will also affect the company email addresses, changing to the format All incoming emails will work if they are sent to the old addresses, but updating to the new domain will ensure delivery after the old addresses are phased out. Old links and bookmarks will be automatically redirected to

Milwaukee Tool expanding corporate operations
Milwaukee Tool announced the expansion of its corporate operations into downtown Milwaukee. The company’s current global headquarters in Brookfield, Wisconsin, will remain the central location for the company’s corporate operations. The new expansion will provide increased space to accommodate the company’s rapid growth. Anticipated to open in October, the building will house 1,200 employees within the next three years.

Logiball receives award from NASTT
USL America announced that Logiball was recognized for its Long Span Grouting Packer by the North American Society for Trenchless Technology. The Abbott Innovative Award is granted each year to companies with state-of-the-art products that make a significant impact in advancing the trenchless industry. The award recognized the custom-made packers that are used by specialty contractors to seal longitudinal cracks and fractures in municipal sewers. 


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