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Wastequip acquires Mountain Tarp

Cleveland-based Wastequip today announced that it has acquired Mountain Tarp, a Middlesboro, Ky. manufacturer of tarping systems for belly and end dump trailers, dump bodies, transfer trailers, roll-off containers, scrap containers and flat bed trucks. Wastequip will continue to produce products using the Mountain Tarp brand name.

“Adding a great brand with strong leadership and market presence in the tarping industry supports our business growth goals of delivering superior products and services cost-effectively, while extending our product offerings to meet the needs of both national and local haulers,” said Wastequip president and CEO Bob Rasmussen, in a press release. “In addition, Mountain Tarp, with its strong presence in the construction industry, compliments nicely our existing Pioneer tarping brand whose principal focus has been the waste industry.”

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.