Wastequip buys 5 Star Consolidated

Wastequip, a manufacturer of waste handling, recycling and material handling equipment, has acquired 5 Star Consolidated and renamed it Wastequip St. Louis. The company is located in East St. Louis, Ill., and manufactures roll-off containers and scrap trailers for the waste hauling and scrap industries. 5 Star’s former management, headed by Kevin Lolling, will continue to lead the company. Wastequip operates 25 manufacturing facilities in North America as well as a nationwide service and distributor network.