THE NEW POWERHOUSE IN EXCAVATION
In November 2018, Vermeer Corporation announced its purchase of Vac-Tron Equipment, and its plans to bring the Florida-based company together with McLaughlin Group, Inc. which was purchased by Vermeer in 2017 and start Vermeer MV Solutions. This acquisition and integration of the two companies builds on the Vermeer strategy to provide a comprehensive suite of vacuum excavation technology, equipment, training and support to the growing underground utility and soft dig markets.
FOR OVER 95 YEARS MCLAUGHLIN HAS BEEN ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN THE BORING INDUSTRY.During that period of time McLaughlin has developed a reputation for designing and building dependable, low maintenance trenchless construction equipment. As evidenced by its longevity and success, McLaughlin takes pride in providing workable solutions for OEM’s and the underground industry since 1921.
Vacuum excavators aren’t just for utility contractors. Many city municipality departments are also discovering the versatility of these powerful soft digging machines for their own utility work, as well as many additional applications to help city crews work...
Pneumatic piercing tools, like the Vermeer Hole Hammer®, have been around for a long time, and are still an efficient way to perform small-diameter bores ranging from 15 feet to 70 feet (4.6 m to 21.3 m) in length. With an increasing number of utilities being...
In preparation for expanding its underground infrastructure, as well as maintaining existing lines, Maryville, TN crews are using niche equipment, like vacuum excavators to locate and soft dig in sensitive areas.
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