REFUSE BODY MANUFACTURERS

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DADEE MFG. CO.
Phoenix, Arizona
United States

CRT Code: DA  
Products: ASL, FL Refuse Bodies
Built: 2008-Present
Web Site: Dadee Mfg. Website
CRT Articles: Dadee Page (8 images, 1 video)

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DAE KYUNG
Kim Hae City,
South Korea

CRT Code: DK  
Products:RL & SL Refuse Bodies, hooklift, roll off
Built: 1981-2005?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Dae Kyung Page (2 images)

Notes:
DAF
Van Doorne's Aanhangwagenfabriek
Eindhoven, Netherlands

CRT Code: DF  
Products: RL Refuse Bodies
Built: 1960s?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: DAF Page (6 images)

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DAVID MacKRILL ENGINEERING
Bury, St, Edmunds
United Kingdom

CRT Code: DM  
Products: RL, SL refuse bodies
Built: 1970s?-1994
Web Site:
CRT Articles: David MacKrill Page (27 images, 1 video)

Notes:
DATA-VEYORS

USA
See FASTPACK
DAYBROOK
Daybrook Hydraulic Division,
Young Spring & Wire Corp.
Bowling Green, Ohio United States

CRT Code: DB  
Products: RL refuse body, continuous loading
Built: 1957-1966?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Daybrook Page (16 images)

Notes: See also HERMAN, GAR WOOD
Ownership: Acquired by Paul Hardeman, Inc. (1965)
DEMARTINI
San Francisco, California
United States

CRT Code: DT  
Products: Motor vehicles with open refuse bodies
Built: 1919-1955
Web Site:
CRT Articles: DeMartini Page (3 images)

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DEMPSTER
Dempster Brothers Equipment

Knoxville, Tennessee and
Toccoa, Georgia
United States


CRT Code: DE  

Products: Container carrier, FL-RL-SL refuse bodies, roll-off, trailers, stationary packers, transfer stations
Built: 1935-2003
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Dempster Album (130 images, 3 videos)

Ownership: Carrier Corp. (1970), Technology Incorporated/Krug International (1980), Wastequip (1990), Toccoa Metal Technologies (1995)

Acquisitions: CLEBURNE (1974), SHELVOKE & DREWRY (1986), C & O MFG.

International licenses: Powel Duffryn Engineering (UK), Dempster-Farid (UK)
DEMPSTER SALES INC.
Knoxville, Tennessee
United States

CRT Code: DP  
Products: LFW and GRD Hoists
Built: ?-Present
Web Site: Dempster Sales Website
CRT Articles: Dempster Sales Page (3 images)

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DENNIS and DENNIS EAGLE
Guildford, Surrey and Warwick
United Kingdom

CRT Code: DN  
Products: Motor vehicles, fore & aft tipper, RL refuse bodies
Built: 1920s-present
Web Site: Dennis Eagle Website
CRT Articles: Dennis Page (25 images)

Notes:
Bought by Hestair (1972), and then by ROS ROCA (2006)
DOW
Dow Packer Corp.
Fairview, Oklahoma
United States

CRT Code: DW  
Products: Rear bucket loader refuse body
Built: 1959?-??
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Dow Page (2 images)

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DSNY
Department of Sanitation,
New York City
United States

CRT Code: DS  
Products: RL escalator-loader
Built: 1937-c.1945
Web Site:
CRT Articles: DSNY Page (17 images)

Notes: Department-designed refuse bodies built under contract by Gar Wood and Heil
DULEVO S.p.A.
Fontanellato, Italy


CRT Code: DU  
Products: RL refuse body
Built: 2004-present
Web Site: Dulevo Website
CRT Articles: Dulevo Page (3 images)

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E-Z PACK

Galion, Ohio and
Cynthiana, Kentucky
United States


CRT Code: EZ  
Products: FL, RL, SL refuse bodies, roll off, trailers, stationary packer, transfer stations
Built: 1956-present
Web Site: E-Z Pack website
CRT Articles: E-Z Pack Album (89 images, 10 videos)

Notes: From merger of Galion Allsteel Body Co. and Hercules Steel Products

Ownership: Hercules-Galion, Peabody-Galion. McClain Industries (1992-2003), Clean Earth Environmental (2003-2006), E-Z Pack Holdings LLC (2006-2012), Navistar International (2012-2014), E-Z Pack Refuse Hauling Solutions LLC (2014-present)
EAGLE ENGINEERING
Warwick
United Kingdom


CRT Code: EA  
Products: SL & RL refuse bodies
Built: 1908-present
Web Site: Dennis Eagle Website
CRT Articles: Eagle Album (37 images, 1 video)

Notes: Firm now part of DENNIS-EAGLE
ECOLOTEC
Kenilworth, New Jersey
United States

CRT Code: E03X  
Products: Satellite refuse vehicle, road sweepers
Built: 1970s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Ecolotec Page (2 images)

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ECONOVO
Oscar Scorza Equipos y Servicios S.R.L.
Oncativo - Cordoba, Argentina

CRT Code: EC  
Products: RL/SL refuse bodies
Built: ?-present
Web Site: Econovo Website
CRT Articles: Econovo Page (4 images)

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EDBRO LTD.
Bolton, Lancashire
United Kingdom

CRT Code: E01X  
Products: Tippers, Hooklifts, trailers
Built: ?-?
Web Site: Edbro Website
CRT Articles: Edbro Page (2 images)

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EDELHOFF
Iserlohn,
Germany

CRT Code: ED  
Products: M-S-T-S detachable body FL
Built: 1987-1999?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Edelhoff Page (1 image)

Notes: See Also:
EDGE MFG.
Corona, California
United States

CRT Code: EG  
Products: FL refuse body, roll off
Built: 1993-present
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Edge page (5 images)

Notes: See Also: AMREP
EMCO
Ebeling Manufacturing Co.
Plainview, Texas
United States

CRT Code: EM  
Products: Automated lift systems, SL refuse bodies
Built: 1970s-1980s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: EMCO Page (12 images)

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EMI TECNO
Rivoli,
Italy

CRT Code: E02X  
Products: RL refuse bodies, container carriers
Built:?-2007?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: EMI Tecno Page (1 image)

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ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS CO. (ENELCO)
Baltimore, Maryland
United States

CRT Code: EE  
Products: Roll-offs and stationary packers
Built: 1970s?-1980s?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: ENELCO Page (1 image)

Notes: Subsidiary of Koppers Company Inc.
EQUIPMENT MFG. CO.
Detroit, Michigan
United States

CRT Code: EQ  
Products: Quad-O-Matic SL refuse bodies
Built: 1950s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Quad-O-Matic Page (4 images)

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ESSLOO
Essloo Equipment Ltd.
London, England
United Kingdom

CRT Code: ES  
Products: Self-loading refuse bodies
Built: circa 1939-1950s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Essloo Page (3 images)

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EUROVOIRIE
Division of Ros Roca
Senlis, France

CRT Code: E05X  
Products: RL refuse bodies, roll off
Built: ?-present
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Eurovoirie Page (1 image)

Notes: Bought by ROS ROCA
EVANS
Australia,
New Zealand ?

CRT Code: E04X  
Products: FL refuse bodies
Built: 1970s?-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Evans Page (1 image)

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FALCK SCHMIDT
E. Falck Schmidt A/S
Odense, Denmark

CRT Code: FS  
Products: RL refuse bodies
Built: ?-1990s
Web Site: Falck Schmidt Website
CRT Articles: Falck Schmidt Page (1 image, 1 video)

Notes: Refuse bodies discontinued, now builds only defense equipment
FANOTECH ENVIRO
Bracebridge, Ontario
Canada

CRT Code: FT  
Products: FL, SL & RL refuse bodies, roll off
Built: 1970s-present
Web Site: Fanotech Website
CRT Articles: Fanotech Page (6 images)

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FARID INDUSTRIE
Vinovo, Turin
Italy


CRT Code: FD  
Products: RL, SL refuse bodies
Built: 1990s-present
Web Site:Web Site: Farid Website
CRT Articles: Farid Page (9 images)

Notes:
Acquisitions: Antonicelli, Brivio Pierino (2002), Valle Tiero (1999), Heil Europe (2013)
FARID HILLEND ENGINEERING
Dunfermline, Fife
Scotland


CRT Code: --  
Products: RL, SL refuse bodies (Heil and Farid)
Built: 1973-present
Web Site:Web Site: Farid Hillend Website
CRT Articles:

Notes: Formed as Hillend environmental Engineering Ltd. (Heil Europe) in 1973. Acquired by Farid in 2013
FARUN
Shanghai, China


CRT Code: FR  
Products: RL refuse body
Built: ?-present?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Farun Page (1 image)

Notes:
FASTPACK
Data-Veyors Corp.
Oakland, California
United States

CRT Code: FP  
Products: small SL refuse bodies
Built: 1970s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Fastpack Page (4 images)

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FAUN
(Fahrzeugwerke Ansbach und Nurnberg)

Nuremberg, Germany

CRT Code: FA  
Products: Fore & aft tipper, FL/SL/RL refuse bodies, roll off
Built: 1845-present
Web Site: FAUN Website
CRT Articles: FAUN Album (27 images)

Notes: Refuse collection equipment since 1908
Acquisitions: OCHSNER (1989) EDELHOFF (1992), LAIRD (1996), KUKA (1983), GRANGE FRÈRES
FEKA
Kassel,
Germany

CRT Code: FK  
Products:FL refuse bodies
Built: 1980s?-??
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Feka Page (1 image)

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FRINK CANADA
Cambridge, Ontario
Canada

CRT Code: FN  
Products: RL refuse bodies
Built: 1960s-1980s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Frink Page (1 image)

Notes: Built RL refuse packer bodies for Canadian market using Leach and Heil tailgates under license
FORCE
Force Mfg. Inc.
Portland, Oregon
United States

CRT Code: FO  
Products: Magnum Chain Roll-Off
Built: 1970s-1980s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Force Page (5 images)

Notes: See also: ALEXANDER
FRUEHAUF (1)
Fruehauf Corporation
Detroit, Michigan
United States
Parent company of Hyd-Pak/Hydepak from late 1950s, see HYD-PAK/HYDEPAK
FRUEHAUF (2)
Fruehauf Trailers Australasia
Melbourne, Australia

CRT Code: FH  
Products: RL refuse bodies
Built: 1970s-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Fruehauf Page (1 image)

Notes: License-built version of the Dennis Phoenix rear loader
FUJI
Fuji Heavy Industries,
Eco Technologies Company
Tokyo, Japan

CRT Code: FU  
Products: RL refuse bodies
Built: 1962-2012
Web Site: Fuji Website
CRT Articles: Fuji Page (6 images)

Notes: Refuse truck division sold to SHINMAYWA in 2012
FUJICAR
Fuji Car Mfg. Co.
Moriyama City
Shiga Prefecture
Japan

CRT Code: FC  
Products: RL refuse bodies, shredding/xfer station equipment
Built: 1961-present
Web Site: Fujicar Website
CRT Articles: Fujicar Page (2 images)

Notes: Introduced KUKA Rotary Loader to Japan
G & H MANUFACTURING
Arlington, Texas
United States

CRT Code: GH  
Products: RL & SL refuse bodies, roll off, container carrier
Built: 1978-present
Web Site: G & H Website
CRT Articles: G & H Page (5 images)

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G-S PRODUCTS
Somerset, Pennsylvania
United States

CRT Code: GS  
Products: SL refuse bodies
Built: ?-present
Web Site: G-S Website
CRT Articles: G-S Page (3 images)

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GABLER
Wesel, Germany

CRT Code: GX  
Products: Turbropress rotary drum type refuse body
Built: 1970s?-1980s?
Web Site: CRT Articles: Gabler Page (7 images)

Notes: Similar to KUKA. Taken over by THYSSEN
GALBREATH
Division of Wastequip
Winamac, Indiana
United States

CRT Code: G01X
Products: Roll-offs, hook lifts, trailers, container hoists
Built: 1945-present
Web Site: Galbreath Website
CRT Articles: Galbreath Page (4 images)

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GALION
Galion Allsteel Body Co.
Galion, Ohio
United States

CRT Code: GA  
Products: Rear bucket loader, and E-Z Pack SL packer refuse body
Built: 1946-1955
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Galion Page (5 images)

Notes: Original Galion E-Z Pack intro. 1954, mechanical packer. Merged with Hercules Steel Products in 1955, produced new, all-hydraulic E-Z PACK
GAR WOOD
Gar Wood Industries
Detroit and Wayne, Michigan
Enterprise, Alabama
United States

CRT Code: GW  
Products: RL/FL/SL refuse bodies
Built: 1912-1979
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Gar Wood Album (334 images, 4 videos)

Notes: Founder Garfield A. Wood invented hydraulic hoist in 1911
Acquisitions: PAX-ALL (1950), production continued through firms St. Paul division
Ownership: Sargent Industries (1970)
GARWOOD EUROPE
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
United Kingdom


CRT Code: GE  
Products: RL/FL/SL refuse bodies
Built: 2001-present
Web Site: Web Site: Garwood Europe Website
CRT Articles: Garwood Europe Page (2 images)

Notes: Also has branch in Australia. Not affiliated with GAR WOOD INDUSTRIES (USA)
GASKIN
Pasadena, Monrovia and
Baldwin Park, California
United States

CRT Code: GN
Products: RL, FL Refuse Bodies, container lifts
Built: 1941-present
Web Site: Web Site: Gaskin Website
CRT Articles: Gaskin Page (10 images)

Notes: Built refuse bodies from 1950s through 1970s
GDA
Barchan, Belgium


CRT Code: GD  
Products: RL/FL/SL refuse bodies (Heil, Brivio, Farid) Colecto-Glass recycler
Built: 1975-present
Web Site: GDA Website
CRT Articles: GDA Page (4 images)

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GEESINK
GeesinkNorba
Emmeloord, Netherlands


CRT Code: GK  
Products: Fore & aft tipper, FL & RL refuse bodies
Built: 1953-present
Web Site: GeesinkNorba Website
CRT Articles: Geesink Page (24 images, 1 video)

Notes: Now trading as GeesinkNorba
Ownership: Powell Duffryn (1980s), Oshkosh (2001), Platinum Equity (2009), Mutares AG (2012)
GENEVE
S.A. Fernand Geneve
Ivry,
France

CRT Code: GV  
Products: Salubra and Vorax refuse packers
Built: 1935-1960s?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Geneve Page (11 images)

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GEORG
Neitersen,
Germany

CRT Code: GO  
Products: FL-RL-SL Refuse bodies, hooklifts, skiplifts
Built: 1970s?-2000s?
Web Site: Georg Website
CRT Articles: Georg Page (13 images)

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GERGEN
St. Ingbert,
Germany

CRT Code: G02X  
Products: Hooklifts, Skiplifts, Rendering bodies
Built: 1980s?-?
Web Site: Gergen Website
CRT Articles: Gergen Page (3 images)

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GIBSON
John Gibson & Son Ltd. Edinburgh, Scotland
United Kingdom

CRT Code: GB  
Products: RL refuse bodies
Built: 1930s-1971
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Gibson Page (16 images)

Notes:
GINGRAS
Saint-Ubalde, Quebec
Canada

CRT Code: G03X  
Products: SL refuse body, lift equipment
Built: 1988-2009?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Gingras Page (1 image)

Notes: Acqired by Labrie
GITSHAM
Kilkenny, South Australia
Australia

CRT Code: GM  
Products: ASL refuse body
Built: 1960s?-1980s?
Web Site: Gitsham Website
CRT Articles: Gitsham Page (3 images)

Notes: Refuse bodies believed to be out of production
GLADCO
Taylor, Michigan
United States

CRT Code: GC  
Products: Trailer-mount refuse packer
Built: 1973-1983
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Gladco Page (3 images)

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GLOVER, WEBB & LIVERSIDGE
London, England
United Kingdom

CRT Code: GL  
Products: Fore & aft tipper, RL refuse bodies
Built: 1930s-1990s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Glover, Webb & Liversidge Album (44 images, 1 video)

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GOMEZ
F.F. Gomez Inc.
Los Angeles, California
United States

CRT Code: GZ  
Products: FL and SL refuse bodies, container handling equipment
Built: 2001-present
Web Site: Gomez Website
CRT Articles: Gomez Page (4 images)

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GONZALES

Cuautitlan Izcalli,
Mexico
See IGSA
GOVERNMENT INNOVATORS

Phoenix, Arizona
United States
See RAPID RAIL
GRACE
W.E. Grace Mfg. Co.
Dallas, Texas
United States

CRT Code: GR  
Products: SL refuse bodies
Built: 1940s-1950s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: W.E. Grace Page (3 images)

Notes: Believed to a have built Louis LeLaurin's SL packer (1941) prior to formation of PAK-MOR. Later built a screw-drive SL packer
GRANGE FRÈRES
Valence,
France

CRT Code: GG  
Products: RL refuse bodies
Built: 1950s?-1990s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Grange Frères Page (6 images)

Notes: Built the KUKA refuse bodies. Absorbed by FAUN. See also KUKA
GREER HYDRAULICS
Los Angeles, California
United States

CRT Code: GY  
Products: Small SL packer body
Built: 1976-??
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Greer Page (1 image)

Notes:
GSH
Belgium?



CRT Code: G04X  
Products: Rear bucket loader, SL recycler
Built: 1990s?-2004?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: GSH Page (3 images)

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GULF OIL CHEMICALS CO.
Houston, Texas
United States

CRT Code: GU  
Products: MBR (Mechanical Bag Retriever) ASL refuse vehicle
Built: 1971-1978? (experimental)
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Gulf MBR Page (3 images)

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