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

sanitary equipment co logo      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.

Sanitary Equipment Company, Inc. started in Connecticut in 1978 and is a third generation family business. The company is headquartered in West Haven, Connecticut at their 32,000 square foot facility which houses over 33,000 parts in inventory. They have another location in Stoughton, Massachusetts. Their staff includes a crew of highly trained mechanics, field service technicians, and a sales team well-versed in the needs of the waste industry. Sanitary Equipment’s motto is “Doing things right the first time”, owners and brothers, John and Doug Gregory, pride themselves on having staff members who live and work by this motto. For more information about Sanitary Equipment Company, Inc., visit

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