Brian’s Septic Service

Brian’s Septic Service

Being a family owned and operated business for over forty years, Brian’s Septic Service has a long list of satisfied clients in Jefferson, Gadsden, Wakulla, and Leon counties. We were lucky enough to chat with Brian and he was more than willing to share the humble beginnings of Brian’s Septic Service. ALW: So tell us [...]

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Imperial Industries’ Reorganization

Imperial Industries’ Reorganization

Last summer, Imperial Industries kicked off a reorganization of their Rothschild, Wisconsin, headquarters that includes building a 70,000-square-foot facility dedicated to our commercial liquid waste tank manufacturing operation. This facility will expand our capabilities within the commercial liquid waste tank division by expanding our commercial facility from 25,000 square feet to 70,000 square feet, for [...]

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Equipment breaks! That’s a quick lesson from the school of hard knocks.

Equipment breaks! That’s a quick lesson from the school of hard knocks.

Equipment breaks! That’s a quick lesson from the school of hard knocks. However, vacuum tanks are set up with a variety of protection components to take the sting out of your repair bill. The coupler between your gearbox and vacuum pump is one of these components. Couplers take the stress every time you engage the [...]

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Vantage Trailer, A Company With Amazing Employees

Vantage Trailer, A Company With Amazing Employees

When I had the opportunity to chat with Pat Lemmons, owner of Vantage Trailer in Katy, Texas it was obvious how proud she is of her employees. It’s a pleasure to hear an owner speak so highly of their industrial staff, office administration, and crews. As the owner, her duties towards her company and her [...]

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An Interview with Janice Witt of Rainbow Septic  (winner of Austin Chronicle’s “Best Septic” Award)

An Interview with Janice Witt of Rainbow Septic (winner of Austin Chronicle’s “Best Septic” Award)

Q: So tell us a little about yourself and your background. What kind of training and education do you have? What initially brought you to the septic business? Why did you pursue business in the septic industry? What were you doing before you entered the septic business? How did your previous work influence your current [...]

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A Closed Subject…Valves

A Closed Subject…Valves

Some things in life do not get a lot of attention until they break! If you’re like most busy pumpers, you probably haven’t given your tank valves much thought over the holiday season. However, there are some options that will come in handy if you are fixing a broken valve or compiling your new tank [...]

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Monitoring Your Workforce With The Newest Tech

Monitoring Your Workforce With The Newest Tech

Sheryn Bates of Liquid Waste Management Houston is a champion for her employees. She says that one of the best ways to boost efficiency among your staff is to simply hire the right people in the first place. Obviously, from a management standpoint that’s the way to go, but when you have a large staff [...]

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Coxreels Offers New options for the Challenger Series Reels

Coxreels Offers New options for the Challenger Series Reels

Coxreels is proud to introduce the new roller bracket assemblies for the Challenger Series. The function of the roller bracket, as it is on other models such as the 1125-Series and the 1175-Series, is to assist in guiding the hose during both extension and retraction. The roller bracket assembly is available only in a 4-way [...]

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Fred’s Septic Service, An Interview With Mr. Lindsay Wallace of Fred’s Septic Service

Fred’s Septic Service, An Interview With Mr. Lindsay Wallace of Fred’s Septic Service

Fred’s Septic Service is known for serving every septic need in their area for over sixty years. To put the company’s lengthy history into perspective, it was the original Fred who held the fifth issued septic license in Wisconsin. Several decades later, Fred’s Sanitary Service continues to surpass their customer’s expectations in regards to camera line inspection, snaking [...]

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Man The Pump!

Man The Pump!

The driver was unsure what had happened. He had depressed the clutch on his pumper truck and switched on the PTO, but when he released the clutch to engage the vacuum pump the truck nearly stalled. “It’s broke…” he simply reported after pulling it into the shop. Vacuum pumps are the heart of a pumper [...]

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Vactor HXX ParaDIGm® Vacuum Excavator Truck Named Top 100 Finalist for 2016 Chicago Innovation Awards

Vactor HXX ParaDIGm® Vacuum Excavator Truck Named Top 100 Finalist for 2016 Chicago Innovation Awards

Federal Signal Corporation, parent company to Vactor Manufacturing, the industry leader in vacuum excavators, sewer and catch basin cleaners, and industrial vacuum loaders, is a Top 100 Finalist for the 2016 Chicago Innovation Awards, out of a pool of 643 blue-chip corporations, startups and other businesses. The awards recognize the most innovative new products and [...]

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Keeping Proper Payroll for a Septic Contracting Business

Keeping Proper Payroll for a Septic Contracting Business

Payroll for a construction industry company should be a special consideration for management and ownership. The “boots on the ground” are much more difficult to find within the industry – the finite number of properly bonded and insured employees with the proper experience limit the amount of turnover that any company can handle. Management and [...]

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Water Cannon Poly Drive Cleaning Machines

Water Cannon Poly Drive Cleaning Machines

Water Cannon Poly Drive cleaning machines are the most durable High Volume GPM pressure washers ever designed and made for commercial and industrial cleaning applications. As such, they are heavily used by the military, cruise line industry, food processors and other harsh continuous duty applications. The units are equipped with a Gates Poly Drive long [...]

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