Petersen Industries News & Blog

Petersen Industries, Inc. awards River City Hydraulics as Dealer of the Year for 2016

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Lake Wales, Florida, June 2, 2017– Petersen Industries, Inc., the waste and recycling industry’s leading knuckleboom manufacturer, recently honored River City Hydraulics as their 2016 Dealer of the Year.  Petersen gives this prestigious award to the dealer who sells the most Lightning Loader® units for the prior year throughout their nationwide network.

Join us next week!

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 Florida APWA Expo […]

Join us at Waste Expo 2017 in New Orleans in May

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 Ernest N. Morial Convention Center May 9th – 11th.  Amazing […]

Celebrating one of our own…

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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! Congratulations and Happy Work Anniversary!

Lightning Loader VS. Crane – The Difference?

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Petersen provides the industry standard Lightning Loader as one of our original products. It’s one of the knuckle boom trucks that helped put us on the map many years ago, and it’s still powerful and pertinent to this day. But why is it called the lightning loader and not the lightning crane?

Petersen Industries, Inc. announces Kinloch Equipment & Supply, Inc. as a new Dealer

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     Lake Wales, Florida, November 21, 2016– Petersen Industries, Inc., manufacturer of grapple trucks and bulky waste collection systems, is proud to announce that Kinloch Equipment & Supply, Inc. is now the sole and exclusive dealer for the entire state of Texas.

Petersen Industries, Inc. announces Sanitary Equipment Company, Inc. as a new Dealer

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      Lake Wales, Florida, October 18, 2016– Petersen Industries, Inc., manufacturer of grapple trucks and bulky waste collection systems, is proud to announce that Sanitary Equipment Company, Inc. is now the sole and exclusive dealer for all of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Petersen Industries, Inc. introduces two new models, the Route Assistant™ and the Atlas Lightning Loader.

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Lake Wales, Florida, August 9, 2016– Petersen Industries, Inc., the waste and recycling industry’s leading knuckleboom truck manufacturer, is proud to announce two new models which they debuted at Waste Expo in June this year, the Route Assistant™ and the Atlas Lightning Loader.  The Route Assistant™ is an option for the TL3 unit. It incorporates […]

Petersen Industries announces Environmental Products of Georgia as a new dealer

Petersen Industries announces Environmental Products of Georgia as a new dealer

Petersen Industries, Inc. announces Environmental Products of Georgia as a new Dealer Lake Wales, Florida, August 8, 2016– Petersen Industries, Inc., manufacturer of grapple trucks and bulky waste collection systems, is proud to announce that Environmental Products of Georgia is now the sole and exclusive dealer for the entire state of Georgia.