Vermeer Corporation has announced its purchase of Vac-Tron Equipment, LLC, and its plans to bring the Florida-based company together with McLaughlin Group, Inc. which was purchased by Vermeer in 2017. This acquisition and integration of the two companies builds on the Vermeer strategy to provide a comprehensive suite of vacuum excavation technology, equipment, training and support to the growing underground utility and soft dig markets.
McLaughlin2006 Perimeter Road
For over 90 years, McLaughlin has been an active leader in the underground construction industry. McLaughlin has developed a reputation for designing and building dependable, low maintenance trenchless construction equipment solutions for the power, gas, telecom, water, sewer and oil markets. McLaughlin is focused on developing innovative products that provide contractors safe and productive methods for installation of underground utilities.
McLaughlin offers a full line of utility locators and Vermeer by McLaughlin vacuum excavators for safely finding and exposing existing infrastructure, as well as a number of other trenchless installation products. McLaughlin also manufactures a full line of Vermeer Hole Hammer® pneumatic piercing tools, Mighty Mole moleing attachments, pit launch directional drills, auger boring machines — including the On-Target steerable auger boring system, as well as a cradle boring machine for trenchless installation of steel casing, conduit, cable and HDPE pipes.
Since 1921, McLaughlin takes pride in providing workable solutions for its customers. From planning to installation, McLaughlin offers contractors a complete package for trenchless construction needs.
Find more information about McLaughlin and its product lines by visiting mclaughlinunderground.com.