Why A Grapple Truck for Bulky Waste?

Every community produces some form of bulky waste. Depending on the type of waste that's accumulated, specialized equipment and handling is needed to recover every last bit. Like a thief in the night, the waste is collected from the streets...

Join us at our upcoming Tradeshows

We will be at the Florida APWA Expo in Jacksonville, Florida April 17th-19th. Come to see us on Wednesday, the 18th at the equipment Rodeo where you can test your skills on our Route Assistant® unit. We will have a TL3 for you to view and ask us ...

Check out our new job opportunities

We are continuing to grow & new job opportunities are available. We are hiring for the following positions:   • CNC Machine Operator • Fitter/Welder • Plasma Table Operator • Truck Equipment Installer • ...

Vote for our Public Works Expo Video

Please Vote for our Public Works Expo Video entry titled “Lightning Loaders Good, Hand loading Bad” at the link below. You can only vote once per hour.  To vote, simply click the heart icon in the upper right-hand corner of the video tile in...

Join us next week!

Be sure to come and join us at Waste Expo in New Orleans next week (May 9-11th). You will find us in Booth # 2818 with two of our amazing Lightning Loaders®. We will have one of our CP3 units in the Hino booth # 1609. We will also be at the...

Join us at Waste Expo 2017 in New Orleans in May

Let the Good Times Roll!  Waste Expo 2017 will be in the culture rich city of New Orleans.  Come see the Petersen Industries crew and our legendary units along with exhibits from others in the waste industry.  This year it will be held at the...

Celebrating one of our own…

Our devoted Procurement Manager, Jimmy Tillman, is celebrating 40 years at Petersen Industries today. We truly appreciate all your hard work and dedication over the past 40 years, Jimmy. We are blessed to have such loyalty within our company!...

Join us at Waste Expo 2016 in exciting Las Vegas

Waste Expo 2016 is in the exciting town of Las Vegas. We will be there in booth # 2507. Be sure to come see us the Petersen Industries crew as we will be revealing our two newest units.  You do not want to miss seeing our new units. We are very...

Hard work has its rewards!

A hunting trip to celebrate River City Hydraulics' win as our 2014 Dealer of the Year. Left to right: Jamie McCoy, Mike Long, Sam Petersen, Roger Williams, Pat Sullins...

Giving Back

[caption id="attachment_1309" align="alignnone" width="300"] NW&RA - Future Industry Leaders Association's bike build donation for the local Boys & Girls Club of America of Greater Scottsdale during the team building challenged. Pictured:...

Countdown to WasteCon 2015 – Join us there!

WasteCon 2015 is rapidly approaching and will be held 45 minutes up the road from our facilities in sunny Florida. Come see the Petersen Industries crew along with one of our legendary units.  This year it will be held at the beautiful and relaxing ...

Fleet Management Expo 2014

Come join us at the Fleet Management Expo 2014 in June 23-25th, in the Racing Capital of the World - Indianapolis, Indiana. This expo provides attendees with a great opportunity to network with fleet owners and managers of public and private sectors ...

Waste Expo 2014

Waste Expo 2014 is just around the corner and you do not want to miss this exciting event. Come see the latest and greatest innovations exhibited by us and other leaders within the waste industry at Waste Expo. This year it will be held in downtown...

Heil of Texas Named 2012 Dealer of the Year

Lake Wales, Florida, June 18, 2013- Petersen Industries, Inc., the nation’s leading knuckle boom manufacturer for the waste and recycling industry, recently recognized Heil of Texas as the recipient of the 2012 Dealer of the Year award. This...

In the Press

Roanoke Solid Waste Crews Continue to Clear Debris - July 2012 After recent heavy storms, the City of Roanoke, VA uses Petersen equipment to clear debris and get routine waste collection back on schedule. Check out the video to see Roanoke's...

Dealer of the Year 2011

Congratulations to Best Equipment for ending 2011 with the top sales record, earning them the title of Petersen's 2011 Dealer of the Year! (more…)...