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Petersen Industries, Inc., manufacturer of grapple trucks and bulky waste collection systems, is proud to announce the addition of the new dealer Municipal Equipment Sales, Inc. to their expanding network.
Lake Wales, Florida, October 15, 2010- Petersen Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of grapple trucks and bulky waste collection systems, is proud to announce the addition of Municipal Equipment Sales, Inc. to their expanding dealer network. Effective immediately, Municipal Equipment Sales offers Petersen knuckleboom loaders, adding to the product line they have offered to Georgia municipalities since 1978.
Mr. Thomas Riggs, owner of Municipal Equipment Sales, Inc., also owns and operates a consulting firm, Riggs & Associates. Riggs & Associates serves Georgia municipalities by performing studies of current equipment and systems and providing recommendations to improve safety, efficiency and productivity.
ABOUT PETERSEN – Petersen Industries, Inc. manufactures equipment for the trash, agricultural, arbocultural, and aggregate markets. Petersen’s Lightning Loader® grapple truck is used by over 900 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 last 30 years. With the exception of 3 or 4 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.
Melissa Kincaid, Marketing Director
Petersen Industries, Inc.
863.676.1493 x 227