Wastequip buys California-based McLaughlin Refuse

Wastequip has purchased McLaughlin Refuse Equipment of Lockeford, Calif., expanding its operations to the West Coast. McLaughlin manufactures equipment for the refuse, scrap, recycling and hazardous waste industries in California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii. Current management employees will continue to lead the company. Wastequip, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, manufactures a line of waste handling, recycling and material handling equipment, and operates manufacturing facilities throughout North America.