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Wastebuilt Buys Arizona Equipment Firms

Allan Gerlat

September 10, 2013

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Wastebuilt Buys Arizona Equipment Firms

Wastebuilt Environmental Solutions LLC has acquired two Arizona waste and recycling equipment operations for an undisclosed amount.

The Chicago-based Wastebuilt purchased the ACS Companies, Action Compaction Services and Action Container Solutions, based in Phoenix, according to a news release. American Container makes waste containers, compactors and vertical balers at its facility in Phoenix. Action Compaction provides compactor and baler service, repair and installation.

“This transaction continues the ongoing strategy of Wastebuilt, to provide a customer-focused source for equipment, parts and service supported by manufacturing facilities, said Wastebuilt CEO Greg Podell.

About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

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