Petersen Industries announces Saunders Equipment Ltd. as a new Dealer in Canada

Lake Wales, Florida, July 20, 2015– Petersen Industries, Inc., manufacturer of grapple trucks and bulky waste collection systems, is proud to announce the addition of Saunders Equipment Ltd. to their expanding dealer network.  Effective immediately, Saunders Equipment offers Petersen knuckleboom loaders, adding to the product line they have offered to Canadian municipalities since 1974. Saunders Equipment serves the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and Prince Edward Island with sales and service representatives throughout.

“Petersen Industries has found strength in its dealer network over the years, and the addition of Saunders will be making a great dealer network truly extraordinary”, said Sam Petersen, VP of Petersen Industries.

ABOUT PETERSEN – Petersen Industries, Inc. manufactures equipment for the trash, agricultural, arboricultural, and aggregate markets.  Petersen’s Lightning Loader® grapple truck is used by over 1,000 cities and counties nationwide, and by most major waste companies.

In the mid 1970’s Petersen designed a knuckleboom that could be used for loading bulky trash. The result was a trash loader concept that has been improved and refined over the years. With the exception of just a few purchased items, Petersen manufactures all other major components, including most hydraulic cylinders. With complete CNC machining capabilities and fabrication facilities, Petersen is able to control every aspect of schedule and quality control.  For more information on Petersen’s diverse product line, including our rental units, visit


Sarah Bryant, Marketing Director

Petersen Industries, Inc.

863-676-1493 x 227