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Vermeer Unveils High-Capacity VXT500, VXT600 Vacuum Excavators With More Versatile Design
The new models are the result of an agreement with Vacuum X-Traction to supply Vermeer-branded truck-mounted vacuum excavators to be sold by Vermeer dealers.
September 9, 2020
Ditch Witch’s new HX30G is a lower-cost vacuum excavator built for daily use
Ditch Witch designed its new HX30G vacuum excavator as a lower-cost alternative for contractors on small to mid-sized excavation jobs and for daily use. It has an 8-foot-wide frame for operating in urban or congested areas. It can also be used in height-restricted areas, with a height of up to 85 inches, yet still maintain […]
January 9, 2020
Vermeer’s XR2 vacuum excavator separates liquids and solids on site, eliminating many disposal trips
Vermeer's XR2 vacuum excavator eliminates disposal trips by separating solids and liquids on board and onsite. More details on Equipment World.
October 14, 2019
Vermeer acquires Vac-Tron with plans to fold into McLaughlin under new name
Vermeer has acquired Florida-based Vac-Tron Equipment, makers of vacuum excavation products for underground utility applications. Once the purchase is complete, Vac-Tron will be integrated into the McLaughlin Group, a South Carolina-based drill tooling and vacuum excavation company Vermeer bought in 2017. The combined companies will operate under the group name Vermeer MV Solutions, and will […]
November 13, 2018
Ditch Witch now offering online vacuum excavation training
Ditch Witch has created an online Certified Vacuum Excavation Training program for all levels of operator experience. Read more on Equipment World.
July 5, 2018
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Vactor unveils concept HXX vacuum excavator designed for maximum payload at ICUEE
Vactor Manufacturing has been designing its concept vacuum excavator for three years and plans to begin production in mid-2018, says Ben Schmidt, company product manager. The company debuted the concept truck, which is designed to evenly distribute payload throughout the vacuum excavation process, at the ICUEE show in Louisville, Kentucky. The design for the new […]
October 5, 2017
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Selling PMs: How to Attract New Customers
Fullbay’s new ebook shows you what data to gather and how to present potential PM services to your customers.