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OCTOBER 2021 | VOLUME 17 | ISSUE 10

CONTENTS

F E AT U R E S 8 11 Ways to Keep COVID Stress Out of Customer Interactions 12 3 Tips to Expand Your Septic, Sewer, or Portable Restroom Business's Online Presence 14 In The News 21 Buyer's Guide 2021/2022 30 AAA Septic & Portable Restroom Rentals 40 ALW Classifieds 42 Index of Advertisers

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11 Ways to Keep

P R O D U C T W AT C H

COVID STRESS

Out of Customer IN THE NEWS Interactions

Currently, due to the coronavirus pandemic, a labor shortage problem and many sources of pandemic-related stress for both workers and customers are reportedly causing unusual Stensions P O T L I that GHT are impacting the service environment throughout the U.S. business sector. Business owners in liquid waste handling industries are certainly not exempt from these serious issues. Below are some recommendations for managing interactions in customer service to help maintain a positive customer experience and protect employees from potential abuses by overstressed customers.

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INDEX

COVID-RELATED DECLINE IN WORKING CONDITIONSS

service culture, and ultimately the business brand can

The past year and a half of COVID-19-related mal-effects

begin to implode.

on businesses have brought stress levels in both large and small companies nationwide to new highs. Employees

11 WAYS TO HELP YOUR TEAM PROVIDE A POSITIVE INFLUENCE ON CUSTOMERS

bring their personal pandemic-related stress to work. In a

The effects of pandemic-induced workplace stress can

recent survey of 1,000 professionals, nearly 40% percent

overpower the best efforts of customer service teams to

reported that they have experienced toxicity in workplace

conceal growing frustrations and anxiety.

communications since the beginning of the quarantine!

Below are 11 suggestions for protecting morale and

Severe stress levels can manifest in an ugly deterioration

helping your team manage against the potentially toxic

of psychological, emotional, and physical working

impacts of it on your business.

conditions. The resultant decline in workplace civility

Use these simple methods to help your service employees

can naturally be expected to filter into interactions with

stay positive during this difficult time and consistently

customers. When unhealthy communications impact

deliver the quality of professional performance that

customer satisfaction scores, even the most carefully built

inspires people to become loyal repeat customers:

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suggestive verbal or written comments, discriminatory, or

...you cannot fix the pandemic or the difficulties it is causing for them. But, just acknowledging what

racist.

4. MONITOR CUSTOMER INTERACTIONS WITH EMPLOYEES. There are various tools available for measuring the quality of customer interactions. These range from simple feedback tools like SurveyMonkey all the way to in-

they’re going through

house surveillance. More in the middle of the spectrum

can go far...

these, you and your team can gain helpful insights into

of solutions are programs like Chorus or Gong. With the nature of toxic communications as well as examples

1. BE OPEN ABOUT THE STRESS PROBLEM.

of excellent handling. Just let your employees know in

People on your team have their own problems, in

advance what you plan to do, and manage oversight of

addition to their roles in solving problems for your

the examinations with care.

customers and your business. Beyond the usual stressors

5. PROTECT WORKERS FROM TOXIC TREATMENT.

of work and family responsibilities, they're coping with the strain of navigating through life amid a deadly pandemic and the economic and lifestyle impacts it has had on the country, their community, and their family. Of course, you cannot fix the pandemic or the difficulties it is causing for them. But, just acknowledging what they’re going through can go far in helping them feel less stressed at your workplace.

2. SHOW YOU CARE FOR YOUR STAFF MEMBERS.

People who work directly with customers know what it's like to deal with difficult personalities sometimes. Finding ways to get along with challenging people is a life skill that adults must develop to get along well with coworkers and deal with the public. Provide your employees with appropriate tools for dealing with difficult people. Practice responses and procedures for de-escalating in encounters with irate customers, and for exiting from situations that become abusive. Make sure

Little gestures can make a big difference in someone’s

you've done what it takes to ensure that your workers

frame of mind during a rough day. Maybe you can start

know they are empowered to have boundaries and that

providing a few fun distractions from the circumstances,

you will stand behind them.

like cookies and lemonade on Tuesdays, and/or short

6. PROVIDE FOR PRESSURE RELEASE.

walks outdoors on Thursdays. Just think of some small ways that will be popular with your team, and use those to help show people you care.

3. RECOGNIZE THE SOUNDS OF STRESS.

When circumstances are over the top, sometimes the most effective way to help everyone involved is just to recognize the ridiculousness of the situation. Try accepting it for what it is. Embrace the absurdity of it, and

Identify the sounds of unhealthy communication in your

laugh about it as a group. If there’s a problem that forces

work environment. Toxic interactions are characterized by

your team to field a barrage of complaints from angry

the use of words and comments that are condescending,

customers, then the best approach may be to just let it

ostracizing, passive-aggressive, bullying, excluding,

happen. Set the example of letting the challenges just

insulting, or otherwise degrading. Unacceptable

wash over you, and help the team members take comfort

communications also include sexually explicit or

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7. ENFORCE THE RULES PROMPTLY. PWhen ROD C Tor hear W AT CH youUsee a case of bad behavior by an employee towards a customer, address it immediately and privately. The stressed worker may not even be aware of his/her problematic behavior. Be specific in your criticism and help the employee understand the broader impact of that kind of interaction to the customer, the community, the business, IN T H E NitsEworkers, W S and their families. Take a strong

stand against repeated behavior, to make clear that when customers are rude, the ugly treatment must not be reciprocated by your team — zero exceptions.

8. MAKE DOWNTIME OPPORTUNITIES. Recall the stories of those businesses whose employees

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you want your workers to behave and speak with your customers. A S S O C I AT I O N

NEWS 11. CULTIVATE CONSISTENT ATTITUDES AMONG YOUR EMPLOYEES. Establish a group commitment to healthy communication as a cornerstone for building an enduring workplace culture. Get all your management team on board to promote ofItone behaviors A S S the O Ckinds I AT O NandI N S I D Eyou R want to cultivate among your staff inside and outside the workplace. Codify these as your company’s policy, and distribute simple guidelines for meeting a few basic expectations. This will help root positivity into your business’s culture and build its brand.

prolonged periods. Those episodes did not end well for

LEADERSHIP IN THE COVID-19 BUSINESS INDEX ENVIRONMENT

the growing businesses that collapsed under the strain

Stress-related to the global coronavirus pandemic

of overburdened, fatigued employees. Plan downtime

is recognizable throughout the country in toxic

opportunities to allow people to recharge and come back

communications. This threat to business health has been

fresh to face the ongoing challenges. If necessary, even

affecting customers, salespeople, and customer service

call in help from other departments or locations, or, bring

employees everywhere. Do what it takes to minimize its

in temporary help from external resources, if possible.

negative impact on your workers and your liquid waste

9. MAKE THE MOST OF POSITIVE OCCURRENCES.

handling business’s future.

and stressed without relief for Sbecame P O T LsoIoverworked GHT

As you remain vigilant in catching toxic interactions and decisively dealing with those, be just as aware of the good things that are happening around you. Keep an eye out for people setting great examples, modeling great teamsmanship, and quality service practices. Catch workers going the extra distance to be kind and helpful to their coworkers or customers, especially when they're dealing with difficult people or other challenging circumstances. Celebrate those instances as wins for the team, the business, and the community.

Consistently model the communications and behavioral qualities you want your employees to emulate. Stop unhealthy interactions from spreading in your workplace. Protect your workers from toxic behavior toward them from stressed-out customers. Build-in opportunities for decompression and rest. Celebrate the good things. Cultivate a mode of interacting that is realistic and positive, even inspiring, and codify the positive business communications culture and brand you want your employees to build with you.

10. SET THE TONE FOR YOUR TEAM. As the leader of your team, it’s your role to demonstrate

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want your prospects and customers to experience when dealing with your employees. Exhibit a positive, upbeat, compassionate manner toward workers. Use kind ways of expressing yourself. This sets the example of how

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P R O D U C T W AT C H

A S S O C I AT I O N N E W S

THREE TIPS

IN THE NEWS

TO EXPAND YOUR SEPTIC, ASSOC I AT PORTABLE ION INSIDER SEWER, OR RESTROOM BUSINESS'S ONLINE PRESENCE

SPOTLIGHT

INDEX

The internet is today’s fast track to growth.

popular platforms today, and they each have their unique

Any business can harness the web’s power

way in how they allow users to interact with the web.

to reach new customers and strengthen relationships with current clients. However, when you think of a company excelling on social media or achieving success with online advertising, a septic, sewer, or portable restroom business seldom comes to mind. However, that doesn't mean that it can't — the internet is vast enough for any

Social media is currently such a central element to the internet that it often essentially replaces a business’s website. That is, a business will probably still have a website, but customers are more likely to go to and interact with the business via their social media channels. At first, embracing social media may seem daunting; however, there’s no need for you to be on every single platform. Take a moment to look into some of them, and give perhaps three or four a try. Create a Facebook page and publish

enterprise to make a splash and grow.

some posts about your company. Try filming a short video

Here are three tips to expand your septic,

on TikTok. Take a photo and share it to Instagram with a

sewer, or portable restroom business’s online

caption about your business. Tweet a few thoughts about

presence.

your field. Then, after you test-drive the various social media tracks,

1. Embrace Social Media Platforms Social media is a bigger catch-all term than it’s ever been.

pick two to focus on. Channel your allotted time and energy into these, creating unique and high-quality content, post-

Social media comprises a large number of websites and

ing consistently, and engaging with your audience. As you

applications through which users share their activity and

better understand the platforms and consistently share and

engage with each other and their audience. Facebook, Twit-

engage, your following will grow, which leads to more peo-

ter, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok are some of the most

ple knowing about your business and seeking your services.

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2. Collaborate with Other Businesses The internet holds massive collaborative power, and one of the best things you can do to grow your brand is to partner with other businesses. While you can do this with companies anywhere in the world, it’s perhaps easiest and in your best interest to start with another business in your community. Let’s look at an example. For instance, maybe there is a well-known golf course in your town for which you provide septic servicing. This golf

Targeted online advertising efficiently focuses your time and resources on getting in front of your target customers. It’s one of the best ways to expand your business’s online presence...

course has a thriving online presence and enjoys making fun videos on YouTube. Your business is relatively new to social media, but you’ve started to garner a loyal following on YouTube as well. Someone from the golf course and yourself

establish a marketing budget with a maximum of how much

could collaborate on a video where you both do something

you’d like to spend per day and in total. Then, that video will

creative, fun, and informative together and mention each

be advertised to people within your specified parameters.

other's businesses. Then, you can each share the video on your respective YouTube channels and link to each other.

As your ad is sent out, you can review its performance and modify your marketing campaign as you see fit.

In this way, audience cross-pollination occurs, as your You-

Targeted online advertising efficiently focuses your time

Tube subscribers are introduced to the golf course and vice

and resources on getting in front of your target customers.

versa. Furthermore, in a real-world sense, the local business

It’s one of the best ways to expand your business’s online

community is strengthened. It’s a beneficial collaboration on

presence; therefore, definitely worth a solid effort.

multiple fronts.

STAY TUNED

The partnership possibilities are limitless — any two busi-

Social media, collaboration, and targeted ads are three pow-

nesses can find common ground and share audiences.

erful ways to expand your business's online presence. How-

3. Give Targeted Online Advertising a Try

ever, the internet is always morphing and developing, so be

Targeted ads allow you to pinpoint potential customers to

sure to stay tuned as to what avenues for growth may pop

whom to send content, and the ability to publish ads exists

up and how you might best harness the next opportunity.

across most social media platforms. For instance, let's say you're on Facebook. You can create a sixty-second video as a Facebook ad, educating Facebook users about your business with this entertaining, unique, and informative clip. Then, you can choose for that video to be put in front of men between the ages of 25-65 who live in your state and the three nearby states. Next, you’d

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COMBINE MICHIGAN OPERATIONS IN NEW, LARGER FACILITY

Wixom, Michigan – September 16, 2021 – NLB Corp., a global water jet industry leader celebrating 50 years in business, will open a new headquarters in Wix-om, Mich. December 22. The

NLB has played a key role in the growth and

170,000-square-foot facility, only a few miles from

diversification of the

the company’s current headquarters, will combine

water jet industry

all its Michigan operations — sales, parts, service, manufacturing, engineering, and rentals (currently in Novi, Mich.) — under one roof.

since its founding by Forrest Shook in 1971. NLB has played a key role in the growth and diversification of the water jet industry since its founding by Forrest Shook in 1971. Its highpressure (up to 40,000 psi, or 2,800 bar) pumps and accessories are widely used around the world in many different applications, most notably product removal and surface preparation. The company began operating from its present Wixom facility in 1978 and has expanded it several times. NLB has been part of the global Interpump Group

“This move will help us build on NLB’s success

S.p.A. since 2007.

of the past 50 years and better serve our customers in the water jetting industry,” said Drew Waltenbaugh, NLB president and CEO. “Bringing our Wixom and Novi operations together in this

For More Information Contact: NLB Marketing, (248) 624-5555, nlbmktg@nlbusa.com

new, larger building will im-prove efficiency and better position us for continued growth.”

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VORTEX ELEVATES MATT TIMBERLAKE TO CHIEF ADMINISTRATION OFFICER

Houston, TX – September 24, 2021 –

“I am extremely excited to be working across our

The Vortex Companies, a leading provider

product and service divisions to implement best

of advanced trenchless water and sewer

practices that will help us collectively achieve

technologies and turnkey infrastructure renewal

our goals,” added Timberlake. “As the company

services, announced the promotion of Matt

has grown, so has the need for cross-functional,

Timberlake to Chief

internal support teams. My most immediate goal

Administration Officer to

will be to focus on aligning efforts across the

oversee the company’s

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Procurement divisions. “Previously, as the head of corporate

“Now as the CAO, he’ll be empowered to take those skills to another level as we continue to expand...” development, Matt showed an uncanny ability to improve processes and unify teams within the organization,’ said Mike Vellano, CEO, the Vortex Companies. “Now as the CAO, he’ll be empowered to take those skills to another level as we continue to expand our service and product offerings.”

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About the Vortex Companies The Vortex Companies is a leading provider of advanced trenchless water and sewer technologies and provides turnkey services to cost-effectively renew municipal, industrial and commercial infrastructure. Vortex, along with its partners, offers the most diverse technology platforms in the industry. This includes manhole and pipe rehabilitation materials, polymeric coatings and resins, sewer robot systems and high-speed drain cleaning tools and allows customers the opportunity to select the best fit for their system. Operating globally, Vortex remains focused on its vision of expanding and providing a broad range of industry leading, cost-effective trenchless infrastructure renewal solutions, supported by experienced and trained personnel. For more information go to: vortexcompanies.com.

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A S S O C I AT I O N I N S I D E R

SPOTLIGHT

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RIDGID® EMPLOYEES DONATE SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO BENEFIT THE ELYRIA CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

RIDGID, part of Emerson’s professional tools portfolio, has a long history of supporting local education

ELYRIA, OHIO – September 21, 2021 – As part of its ongoing commitment to support education, RIDGID®, a part of Emerson’s professional tools portfolio, and its employees donated a variety of school supplies to the Elyria City School District as part of a back-to-school supply drive sponsored by Mosaic, an Emerson employee resource group focused on serving the community, celebrating cultural diversity, and supporting future leaders through educational initiatives. The supplies, including writing utensils, glue sticks, scissors and backpacks, will be used in elementary school classrooms across the district so all students have the resources needed to learn and succeed. “RIDGID is proud to be able to support Elyria students by providing additional school supplies to classrooms through our Mosaic school supply

young students that encouraged them to welcome

drive,” said Manirajan Manivannan, sr. project

inclusive cultures within their classrooms. “We

manager, Professional Tools and Founder/Global

want to provide the next generation of leaders

Chair, Mosaic for Emerson. “One of our goals

with information regarding the benefits of cultural

through Mosaic is to take part in activities that

diversity and empathy,” said Manivannan.

bring us together as a community and embrace how our diverse cultures make anything possible.”

As part of RIDGID’s ongoing commitment to education and fostering the skills of the next

As part of the donation, Emerson’s Mosaic team

generation, employees regularly volunteer in the

created special age-appropriate activity sheets for

school district and demonstrate the role science,

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To learn more about RIDGID, visit RIDGID.

Over the years, RIDGID has also sponsored many other key projects with the school district, including a technology lab, new computer

com. Emerson’s professional tools business, which includes RIDGID as well as the Greenlee and Klauke brands, provides the industry’s broadest portfolio of advanced, reliable tools and technologies for the mechanical, electrical and plumbing trades globally. Visit emerson.com/ professionaltools for more information.

equipment for students, and the district’s Maker Space – a learning area dedicated to fostering STEM education.

About Emerson Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business

technology, engineering and math (STEM) plays in

helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers

manufacturing through student tours at its state-

maximize production, protect personnel and the

of-the-art manufacturing center.

environment while optimizing their energy and

Over the years, RIDGID has also sponsored

operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial and

many other key projects with the school district,

Residential Solutions business helps ensure human

including a technology lab, new computer

comfort and health, protect food quality and safety,

equipment for students, and the district’s Maker

advance energy efficiency, and create sustainable

Space – a learning area dedicated to fostering

infrastructure. For more information visit Emerson.

STEM education.

com.

“We’re thrilled to have RIDGID’s support on such an important initiative. These extra supplies will go a long way in helping teachers and students focus on learning and eliminate concern over whether they will have the resources needed to make it through the school year,” said Amy Higgins, communications director, Elyria Schools.

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ADAPTING TO THE PANDEMIC, VEOLIA NORTH NDEX AMERICA IS USING REMOTE AUGMENTED IREALITY TECHNOLOGY TO HELP KEEP ESSENTIAL WATER TREATMENT PLANTS RUNNING

SPOTLIGHT

Despite Restrictions, VNA’s Hubgrade Innovations

said Veronique Bourgier, who as VNA senior director

Made It Possible to Check a California Plant’s

for strategy and growth oversees the deployment of

Equipment Without In-Person Inspections

Hubgrade innovations. “Veolia is leading the way in this

Over the past year, as Veolia North America (VNA) adjusted to the realitie s of operating in a world restricted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the company

effort, particularly in developing solutions to improve and streamline processes at the facilities we operate.” The pilot, which also reduced expenses that would

turned to innovative technologies to provide

otherwise be incurred by sending experts to inspect

essential water and wastewater treatment services to

the plant in person, has proven to be such a success

communities across the U.S. and Canada.

that VNA plans to conduct remote assessments

Nowhere was this commitment to cutting-edge

at many other water and wastewater plants the

technology more evident than in Hollister, CA, where

company operates. Besides equipment assessments,

VNA has operated and maintained the city’s wastewater

the technology can also evaluate safety conditions,

treatment plant for more than a decade. Concerned

identifying potential hazards. It will also allow the

that pandemic restrictions would keep VNA experts

company to connect site staff quickly with VNA in-

from evaluating the plant’s equipment for proper

house technical experts for the water and wastewater

functioning in person, the company used “augmented

treatment plants it operates across the country.

reality” digital tools to examine critical components with precision. The tools were developed under VNA’s industry-

Check out this case study of the Hollister project to learn more about how the project was conceived and implemented.

leading Hubgrade digital platforms, which are transforming water, waste and energy operations.

About Veolia North America

Spurred on by the unpredictable nature of the

A subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America

pandemic, the Hubgrade team at VNA tested sophisticated digital applications to remotely analyze the plant’s equipment. This platform uses ultrasound, vibration and thermal imaging along with inspections to get an accurate remote picture of which plant components were functioning properly, and which required upgrades or repairs. “Advances in digitalization are transforming traditional ways to operate and maintain our critical infrastructure,”

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(VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 7,000 employees working at more than 250 locations across the continent. www.veolianorthamerica.com

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BUCKET MACHINES Sewer Equipment 888-477-7901 sewerequipment.com

CATCH BASIN CLEANERS

Wintac Software 1-800-724-7899 intacinternational.com

CRANES—TRUCK MOUNT

Vactor Manufacturing 815-672-3171 vactor.com

EXCAVATING EQUIPMENT

Bright Technologies Hopkins, MI 800-253-0532 brightbeltpress.com

GapVax Inc. 814-535-6766 gapvax.com

Gorman-Rupp Company 419-755-1011 GRpumps.com Fluid Technology, Inc. 513-241-1600 fluidtechnologyinc.com Zoeller Company 502-778-2731 zoeller.com

DRAINFIELD COMPONENTS

Tiger Manufacturing Co. 325-677-2112 tigermfgco.com

DECALS/SIGNAGE GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com

Kewanna Screen Printing 800-348-2454 KSPprints.com

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GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com Keith Huber Inc. 800-334-8237 keithhuber.com

Soil Surgeon Inc 949-363-1401 soilsurgeoninc.com

FILTERS

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. 800-821-6710 ads-pipe.com Clarus Environment Products a Zoeller Company 800-928-7867 clarusenvironmental.com

Del Hydraulics 716-853-7996 del.us.com

Bucher Municipal North America J.C. Gury Company 704-658-1333 www.buchermunicipal.com 1-800-903-3385 jcgury.com GapVax Inc. 814-535-6766 gapvax.com Super Products LLC 800-837-9711 www.superproductsllc.com

DEWATERING

Infiltrator Systems Inc. 800-221-4436 infiltratorsystems.com Zoeller Company 502-778-2731 zoeller.com

DREDGING Fluid Technology Inc. 513-241-1600 fluidtechnologyinc.com

EDUCATION & TRAINING Bucks Fabricating 800-233-0867 bucksfab.com

GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com

GREASE HANDLING EQUIPMENT ComVac Systems Inc. 800-243-7986 comvacsystems.com Drain Net Tech. 908-236-0277 drain-net.com

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

HOSES & NOZZLES— HIGH PRESSURE WATER Advanced Infrastructure Technologies 844-669-9537 advancedworld.com

Bucher Municipal North America Clarus Environment Products 704-658-1333 a Zoeller Company www.buchermunicipal.com 800-928-7867 clarusenvironmental.com Vi si t Us Vi si t Us


Dultmeier Sales 800-228-9666 dultmeier.com

GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com

Vactor Manufacturing 815-672-3171 vactor.com

GapVax Inc. 814-535-6766 gapvax.com GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com Kuriyama of America Inc.

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com Kuriyama of America Inc.

847-755-0360 kuriyama.com Standard Equipment 312-829-1919 standardequipment.com Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com Vactor Manufacturing 815-672-3171 vactor.com

HOSES—VACUUM

847-755-0360 kuriyama.com Texcel 800-231-7116 texcelrubber.com Tiger Manufacturing Co. 325-677-2112 tigermfgco.com Vactor Manufacturing 815-672-3171 vactor.com Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

HOSE FITTINGS— VACUUM Armstrong Equipment Inc 800-699-7557 vacpump.com ComVac Systems Inc. 800-243-7986 comvacsystems.com

Abbott Rubber Company Inc. 800-852-1855 pumperhose.com Armstrong Equipment Inc 800-699-7557 vacpump.com ComVac Systems Inc. 800-243-7986 comvacsystems.com Dultmeier Sales 800-228-9666 dultmeier.com GapVax Inc. 814-535-6766 gapvax.com w w w. a me r ica nliquidwa ste.co m w w w. a mer ica nliquidwa ste.co m

Tiger Manufacturing Co. 325-677-2112 tigermfgco.com

GapVax Inc. 814-535-6766 gapvax.com

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com Kuriyama of America Inc.

847-755-0360 kuriyama.com

Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

HOSE REELS Coxreels 800-269-7335 coxreels.com Dultmeier Sales 800-228-9666 dultmeier.co GapVax Inc. 814-535-6766 gapvax.com GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com Tiger Manufacturing Co. 325-677-2112 tigermfgco.com

HYDRO EXCAVATION EQUIPMENT GapVax Inc. 814-535-6766 gapvax.com GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com Hot Jet USA / Powerline Industries 800-624-8186 hotjetusa.com Muncie Power Products, Inc. 800-367-7867 munciepower.com Sewer Equipment 888-477-7901 sewerequipment.com

Soil Surgeon Inc 949-363-1401 soilsurgeoninc.com Super Products LLC 800-837-9711 superproductsllc.com Vactor Manufacturing 815-672-3171 vactor.com Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

INSURANCE

HYDRAULIC PARTS & COMPONENTS

Pamela Barnes Insurance 501-747-0606

Armstrong Equip. Service Orange, CA 800-699-7557 Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com Tiger Manufacturing Co. 325-677-2112 tigermfgco.com

ushagent.com/pamelabarnes

JETTERS American Jetter 866-944-3569 americanjetter.com

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Cam Spray 800-648-5011 camspray.com GapVax Inc. 814-535-6766 gapvax.com

Hot Jet USA / Powerline Industries 800-624-8186 hotjetusa.com

Lock America International, Inc. 800-422-2866 laigroup.com

Sewer Equipment 888-477-7901 sewerequipment.com

ODOR CONTROL PRODUCTS

Super Products LLC 800-837-9711 superproductsllc.com

GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com

Vactor Manufacturing 815-672-3171 vactor.com

Hot Jet USA / Powerline Industries 800-624-8186 hotjetusa.com

Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com Sewer Equipment 888-477-7901 sewerequipment.com Standard Equipment 312-829-1919 standardequipment.com Super Products LLC 800-837-9711 superproductsllc.com Vactor Manufacturing 815-672-3171 vactor.com Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

LEASING FINANCING SERVICES

Commercial Credit Group Inc. 704-731-0031 commercialcreditgroup.com Liberty Financial Group Inc. 800-422-1844 libertyfg.com

LOCATORS—PIPE/LEAK VALVE/SEWER

GapVax Inc. 814-535-6766 gapvax.com GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com

Five Peaks 866-293-1502 Imperial Industries Inc. fivepeaks.net 800-558-2945 imperialind.com Pro-Act Biotech 401-245-7004 bill@proactbiotech.com proactbiotech.com REX-BAC-T® Technologies 888-886-1461 rex-bac-t.com Superior Signal Company 732-251-0800 superiorsignal.com Surco Portable Sanitation Products 412-789-8683 surco.com

ONSITE SEPTIC SYSTEMS

Superior Signal Company LLC 732-251-0800 superiorsignal.com Vactor Manufacturing 815-672-3171 vactor.com

JET/VAC COMBO MACHINES Bucher Municipal North America 704-658-1333 www.buchermunicipal.com

Armstrong Equipment Inc 800-699-7557 vacpump.com

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. 800-821-6710 ads-pipe.com a Zoeller Company 800-928-7867 clarusenvironmental.com

LOCKS Drain Net Tech. 908-236-0277 drain-net.com

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Septronics Inc. 888-565-8908 septronicsinc.com Snyder Industries Inc. 402-467-5221 snydernet.com

PIPE

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. 800-821-6710 ads-pipe.com

PIPELINE REHABILITATION/ LINING Cues 800-327-7791 cuesinc.com Logiball Inc. 800-246-5988 logiball.com Perma-Liner Industries, Inc. 727-507-9749866-336-2568 perma-liner.com

PIPE PLUGS

Clarus Environment Products

Vivax-Metrotech Corp 800-446-3392 vivax-metrotech.com

RotoSolutions Inc. 800-868-0973 rotosolutions.com

Infiltrator Systems Inc. 800-221-4436 infiltratorsystems.com

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. 800-821-6710 ads-pipe.com Cherne Industries 800-THE-PLUG (843-7584) cherneind.com Logiball Inc. 800-246-5988 logiball.com

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PORTABLE RESTROOM ACCESSORIES & SUPPLIES

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com Pumptec Inc 866-857-7078 pumptec.com Surco Products 800-556-0111 surcopt.com

PORTABLE RESTROOMS

Armal, Inc. 770-491-6410 armal.biz Comforts of Home Services, Inc. 630-906-8002 cohsi.com

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com PolyJohn 800-292-1305 polyjohn.com

PORTABLE RESTROOM SERVICE TRUCKS ComVac Systems Inc. 800-243-7986 comvacsystems.com

Ledwell & Son Enterprises 888-533-9355 ledwell.com Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com Vacutrux Ltd. 519-669-1625 vacutrux.com

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Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

POWER TAKE-OFFS Muncie Power Products, Inc. 800-367-7867 munciepower.com

PORTABLE RESTROOM TRAILERS

PRESSURE WASHERS & SPRAYERS

Black Tie Products 708-675-0825 restroomtrailersonline.com

Armstrong Equipment Inc. 714-289-7600 800-699-7557

Comforts of Home Services, Inc. 630-906-8002 cohsi.com F.M. Manufacturing Archbold, OH 419-445-0700 fmmfg.com Forest River, Inc. 574-266-7520 Imperial Industries Inc. forestriverinc.com/ 800-558-2945 restroomtrailers.com imperialind.com McKee Farm Technologies 519-669-5720 mckeetechnologies.com

PORTABLE SINKS

Cam Spray 800-648-5011 camspray.com Dultmeier Sales 800-228-9666 dultmeier.com Hot Jet USA / Powerline Industries 800-624-8186 hotjetusa.com Vacuum Sales, Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

PUMP PARTS & COMPONENTS Armstrong Equipment Inc 800-699-7557 vacpump.com

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com

Armstrong Equipment, Inc. 800-699-7557 vacpump.com

GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com

Tiger Manufacturing Co. 325-677-2112 tigermfgco.com

White River Distributors 870-793-2374 lpgbobtails.com

POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT BLOWERS Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com

ComVac Systems Inc. 800-243-7986 comvacsystems.com

ComVac Systems Inc. 800-243-7986 comvacsystems.com Erickson Tank & Pump 509-785-2955 ericksontank.com Gorman-Rupp Company 419-755-1011 GRpumps.com

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com Schult Engineering Princeton, IA 563-289-5808 Tiger Manufacturing Co. 325-677-2112 tigermfgco.com Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

PUMPS— EFFLUENT/SEWAGE/ SUMP Clarus Environment Products a Zoeller Company 800-928-7867 clarusenvironmental.com Dultmeier Sales 800-228-9666 dultmeier.com Liberty Pumps 585-494-1817 liberypumps.com

PUMPS— HIGH PRESSURE WATER Armstrong Equipment, Inc. 800-699-7557 vacpump.com AquaBlast Corp. 800-338-7373 aquablast.com Beall Corp. Salem, OR 800-252-6736 Dultmeier Sales 800-228-9666 dultmeier.com

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GapVax Inc. 814-535-6766 gapvax.com

Tiger Manufacturing Co. 325-677-2112 tigermfgco.com

GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com

Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

PUSH CAMERAS Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com NLB Corp. 248-624-5555 nlbcorp.com Tiger Manufacturing Co. 325-677-2112 tigermfgco.com Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

PUMPS— VACUUM/PRESSURE

Advanced Infrastructure Technologies 310-534-4000 advancedworld.com

RENTAL EQUIPMENT Bucher Municipal North America 704-658-1333 www.buchermunicipal.com

RISER LIDS

Infiltrator Systems Inc. 800-221-4436 infiltratorsystems.com

Advanced Infrastructure Technologies 844-669-9537 advancedworld.com GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com

GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com

Sewer Equipment 888-477-7901 sewerequipment.com

R.S. Technical Services, Inc. 800-767-1974 rstechserv.com

ROOT CONTROL PRODUCTS

Andert Inc. 860-974-3893

REX-BAC-T® Technologies 888-886-1461 rex-bac-t.com

Armstrong Equipment Inc 800-699-7557 vacpump.com

Super Products LLC 800-837-9711 www.superproductsllc.com

SAFETY EQUIPMENT & TRAINING

Chandler Equipment Inc. 800-342-0887 chandlerequipment.com

Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

ComVac Systems Inc. 800-243-7986 comvacsystems.com

Vactor Manufacturing 815-672-3171 vactor.com

Dultmeier Sales 800-228-9666 dultmeier.com

REPAIR/REBUILDING EQUIPMENT

Erickson Tank & Pump 509-785-2955

GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com

GapVax Inc. 814-535-6766 gapvax.com Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com Robuschi USA 704-424-1018/877-4241020 robuschi.com

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

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Zoeller Company 502-778-2731 zoeller.com

SEPTIC SYSTEM COMPONENTS

RODDING MACHINES

Sewer Equipment 888-477-7901 sewerequipment.com

ericksontank.com

septicdrainer.com

Coxreels 800-269-7335 coxreels.com

SEPTIC DRAINFIELD RESTORATION Bio-Microbics, Inc. 800-753-FAST (3278) biomicrobics.com

Infiltrator Systems Inc. 800-221-4436 infiltratorsystems.com Quanics Inc. 877-QUANICS (782-6427) quanics.net Roth Global Plastics 866-943-7256 roth-usa.com Snyder Industries Inc. 402-467-5221 snydernet.com

SEPTIC TANKS—POLY

Infiltrator Systems Inc. 800-221-4436 infiltratorsystems.com Snyder Industries Inc. 402-467-5221 snydernet.com

STORAGE TANKS Dultmeier Sales 800-228-9666 dultmeier.com

Infiltrator Systems Inc. 800-221-4436 infiltratorsystems.com REX-BAC-T® Technologies 888-886-1461 rex-bac-t.com

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com

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General Pipe Cleaners 800-245-6200 drainbrain.com Infiltrator Systems Inc. 800-221-4436 infiltratorsystems.com Snyder Industries Inc. 402-467-5221 snydernet.com

SEWER CAMERAS Vivax-Metrotech Corp 1-408-734-1400 vivax-metrotech.com

TANK PARTS & COMPONENTS Armstrong Equipment Inc 800-699-7557 vacpump.com ComVac Systems Inc. 800-243-7986 comvacsystems.com

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com Tiger Manufacturing Co. 325-677-2112 tigermfgco.com Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

TRUCK ACCESSORIES ComVac Systems Inc. 800-243-7986 comvacsystems.com GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com

TV INSPECTION EQUIPMENT Advanced Infrastructure Technologies 844-669-9537 advancedworld.com

GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com Joe Johnson Equipment 705-733-7700 jjei.com

ComVac Systems Inc. 800-243-7986 comvacsystems.com GapVax Inc. 888-442-7829 gapvax.com GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com truck.com

R.S. Technical Services, Inc. 800-767-1974 rstechserv.com Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com Vivax-Metrotech Corp 800-446-3392 vivax-metrotech.com

VACUUM TRUCKS/ TRAILERS—SEPTIC ComVac Systems Inc. 800-243-7986 comvacsystems.com GapVax Inc. 814-535-6766 gapvax.com GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com Tiger Manufacturing Co. 325-677-2112 tigermfgco.com Super Products LLC 800-837-9711 www.superproductsllc.com Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

VACUUM TRUCKS/ TRAILERS—INDUSTRIAL, WET/DRY, HAZARDOUS Bucher Municipal North America 704-658-1333 www.buchermunicipal.com

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Ledwell & Son Enterprises 888-533-9355 ledwell.com Standard Equipment 312-829-1919 standardequipment.com Super Products LLC 800-837-9711 www.superproductsllc.com Tiger Manufacturing Co. 325-677-2112 tigermfgco.com Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com

VACUUM TRUCKS/ TRAILERS — INDUSTRIAL, WET/DRY, NON-HAZARDOUS GapVax Inc. 814-535-6766 gapvax.com GPM Truck Centers 630-543-7373 gpmpumpandtruck.com Joe Johnson Equipment 705-733-7700 jjei.com

Imperial Industries Inc. 800-558-2945 imperialind.com

Ledwell & Son Enterprises 888-533-9355 ledwell.com Super Products LLC 800-837-9711 superproductsllc.com Tiger Manufacturing Co. 325-677-2112 tigermfgco.com Vac-Con, Inc. 904-284-4200 vac-con.com Vacutrux Ltd. 519-669-1625 vacutrux.com Vacuum Sales Inc. 856-627-7790 vacuumsalesinc.com White River Distributors 870-793-2374 LPGBotais.com

WATER BLAST HOSES Kuriyama of America Inc.

847-755-0360 kuriyama.com

WATERBLASTING EQUIPMENT Advanced Infrastructure Technologies 844-669-9537 advancedworld.com Joe Johnson Equipment 705-733-7700 jjei.com Kuriyama of America Inc.

847-755-0360 kuriyama.com

NLB Corp. 248-624-5555 nlbcorp.com

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AAA Septic & Portable Restroom Rentals a septic and portable toilet rental company with a sense of humor Triple “A” Septic & Portable Restroom Rentals in Shelton Washington is a septic and portable toilet rental company with a sense of humor. When you navigate to their website, the first thing you see is the most frequently used joke in the business, “We're number 1 in the number 2 business.” But of course, few septic service patrons or toilet rental customers will ever see that slogan more than once, so it works. But a good sense of humor is important in this industry, and when you see a company that has it, you're usually in good hands. Companies like AAA Septic do an extraordinarily hands-on job, and they cater to a customer base that cannot afford to have their needs dismissed.

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your premier

tank manufacturer WE ARE IMPERIAL. At IMPERIAL INDUSTRIES, we have been going the extra mile designing and manufacturing specialized commercial sanitation tanks for more than 39 years - constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of your industry. It is our mission to provide you, our valued customers, with dependability for the road ahead. • Quality • Durability • Customer Support • Truck Dealer Partners Better efficiency means bigger profits...let us help you get the results you want!

OFFERING A WIDE RANGE OF SEPTIC & PORTABLE PUMPING EQUIPMENT: • Septic Trucks • Portable Restroom Service Units • Grease Units • Vacuum Trailers • Hydraulic Hoist Tanks • 407/412 DOT Tanks • Parts Tanks available in your choice of metal - steel, aluminum or stainless steel. We’ve built over 150,000 tanks and counting.

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SPOTLIGHT

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Dana and Debora Lovely, the owners and operators of AAA Septic, moved to Shelton WA in 1993 and founded their septic company shortly after that.

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Since then, their family and their company have grown in children, trucks, capabilities, and services rendered. After nearly 30 years in the business, serving the Shelton community, AAA Septic has become the most well-known, most sought after, and most highly praised company of its kind in

Pressure Washers & Drain Jetting Equipment

We Custom Build Machines To Your Specifications!

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• 12 G.P.M. @ 4000 PSI • 999 CC Kohler • 400' x 1/2"Hose

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• 15 G.P.M. @ 3000 PSI • 999 CC Kohler • 400' x 1/2"Hose • DC-Powered Jet Hose Reel and 4-Nozzle Set • Pressure Gauge & Hour Meter • Electric Start with Low Oil Shutdown • Pumps Handle Fluids Up To 160° • Lockable Tool and Storage Boxes • 150' Garden Hose on Manual Reel • 300 Gallon Tank with Low Water Shut Off • Gearbox Drive Triplex Plunger Pump with Ceramic Plungers and Stainless Valves • Trailer with Industrial Painted Finish and 15" Aluminum Wheels

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• 11.5 G.P.M. @ 2700 PSI • 689 CC Honda • 400' x 1/2"Hose

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septic and portable companies for long, • Longer restroom pump life thanks to an innovative

design only that minimizes component wear that – you'll know there's one way to achieve • Reduced fuel consumption due to through hard work, trustworthy and personalized increased efficiencies from the lower truck rpm customer service, and a willingness to fire up the • Ready to mount packages available suction truck at any time day or night. That's why

we point out the ubiquitous septic service joke • Produces 25 Gallons Per Minute at 4000 PSI • 74 HP EPA Tier 4 Final Compliant Hatz Turbo Intercooled Diesel Engine • Hydraulic Slide Out Swivel Reel with 500' x 5/8" Hose • Air Purge Valve and 18 Gallon Anti-Freeze Tank and Freeze Protection • Heavily Constructed Trailer with 2" x 4" Steel Tube Box Frame • 26 Gal Fuel Tank Gives Hours of Run Time on a Single Fill • Wireless Remote to Control Throttle Up and Down, Water Valve and More • 350 Gallon Tank with 2" Hydrant Fill • Features 150' Wash Down Hose and Front-mounted & Over-fender Tool Boxes

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septic trucks and one heavy-duty pickup truck.

When they started in the septic business, AAA Septic only offered basic septic services.

However, on close inspection, you may notice

But today, if you visit the corporate offices out

that these septic trucks are slightly larger than average. Also, pumping is far

on Brockdale Road, you'll see an impressive collection of portable toilets and septic service trucks. They provide

They also provide maintenance

from the only septic service they offer. They also provide

inspections and

maintenance inspections and

They make themselves

operations

means an inspection designed

readily available to their

inspections...

portable toilet rentals to three counties

community, encouraging new businesses to stop by their

operations inspections. That to determine the extent of service needed. That means their quotes are reliable. It

main office any time to talk about their needs and

also means they can provide inspections designed to

schedule service.

determine the functional capabilities of a given septic

AAA SEPTIC'S SEPTIC SERVICES

tank. AAA Septic takes pride in its ability to assess

A quick look at AAA Septic's fleet includes three

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They have a substantial collection of portable toilets available for rent. These include standard units, units equipped with hand sanitizer, and handicap-accessible units. system and provide them with customized recommendations for maintenance.” AAA SEPTIC'S PORTABLE RESTROOM RENTAL SERVICES As you know, few septic service companies worth their salt lack robust portable toilet rental capabilities. AAA Septic is no different. They have a substantial collection of portable toilets tank. That's important in a small community in a

available for rent. These include standard units,

rainy climate where big shipments are not always

units equipped with hand sanitizer, and handicap-

available and where heavy rains can quickly turn a

accessible units. They also offer restrooms capable

functioning tank into one that needs care.

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Peterson Products..........................................................6 800-669-1434 / pipeplug.com

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PolyJohn Enterprises.................................................. 43 800-292-1305 / polyjohn.com

Aqua-Zyme Disposal Systems Inc........................... 2 979-245-5656 / aqua-zyme.com

Imperial Industries Inc............................................... 31 800-558-2945 / imperialind.com

Power Line Industries / Hot Jet USA..................... 40 800-213-3272 / hotjetusa.com

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In The Round Dewatering........................................ 33 317-539-7511 / ITRDewatering.com J.C. Gury Company Inc..................................................6 800-903-3385 / jcgury.com Key Commercial Corp................................................ 33 877-333-4539 / keycommercial.com Masport Vacuum Pump Systems........................... 38 800-228-4510 / mastportpump.com Mid-State Tank Co., Inc.................................................4 800-722-8384 /midstatetank.com National Vacuum Equipment, Inc..........................BC 800-253-5500 /natvac.com Navitas Credit Corp..................................................... 36 800-422-1844 /navitascredit.com Norweco Inc.....................................................................7 800-667-9326 /norweco.com Paul Swoyer Septics LLC............................................ 39 830-935-4936

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