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REFUSE BODY MANUFACTURERS

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HAGEMANN & PARTNER
Berlin,
Germany

CRT Code: H06X  
Products:SL Refuse Bodies, stationary packers
Built: 1984-present
Web Site: Hagemann & Partner Website
CRT Articles: Hagemann & Partner Album (2 images)

Notes:
HAGIE MFG. CO.
Clarion, Iowa
United States

CRT Code: HG  
Products: Tidy-Bug satellite refuse vehicle
Built: 1947-present
Web Site: Hagie Website
CRT Articles: Hagie Page (4 images)

Notes: Refuse vehicles built c.1972-1976, sold to HEIL (1976) and continued as the Colecto-Cub
HALLER
Stuttgart, Germany
Division of Groupe Zoeller

CRT Code: HA  
Products: RL, SL Refuse Bodies
Built: 1950s?-present
Web Site: Haller Website
CRT Articles: Haller Album (143 images, 2 videos)

Notes: Bought by Zoeller Group in 2010
HANANS
Australia


CRT Code: HN  
Products: FL Refuse Bodies
Built: 1980s?-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Hanans Page (3 images)

Notes:
HARBILT
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
United Kingdom

CRT Code: HB  
Products: Self-propelled collectors, satellite refuse vehicles
Built: 1950s-1980s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Harbilt Page (18 images)

Notes:
HAUL-ALL
Lethbridge, Alberta
Canada

CRT Code: HL  
Products: RL, SL refuse bodies
Built: 1970s?-present
Web Site: Haul-All Website
CRT Articles: Haul-All Page (9 images)

Notes:
HEIL

Milwaukee, Wisconsin,
Chattanooga, Tennessee

United States

CRT Code: HE  



Products: FL/RL/SL refuse bodies, stationary packers, trailers, satellite vehicle, roll-offs, luggers, shredders
Built: 1910s-present
Web Site: Heil Website

CRT Articles: Heil Album (356 images, 8 videos)

Notes: built under contract; COLECTO (1920s) and DSNY Escalator-loader (1937-1940s)

Acquisitions: COLECTO (1945), LOAD-LUGGER (1961), HAGIE (1976), GAR WOOD-Refuse (1979), LITTER-LIFT (1980), PEERLESS, RAPID RAIL (1990), BAYNE (2004), CUROTTO CAN (2013)

Ownership: Dover Corporation (1993)
HEIL EUROPE
Scotland
See Farid Hillend Engineering
HELICO
France
See Grange Freres
HELIX CORP.
Crown Point, Indiana
United States

CRT Code: HX  
Products: Tite-Pak SL refuse body
Built: 1971-72
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Helix Page (2 images)

Notes: Purchased by Harsco Corp. in early 1970s, and re-badged as COBEY Helix in 1973
HELLMERS
Wittstock,
Germany

CRT Code: H03X  
Products: RL refuse body
Built: 1980s-2000s?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Hellmers Page (1 image)

Notes: Purchased by Kroll in 2005
HERCULES
Hercules Steel Products
Galion, Ohio
United States
See E-Z Pack
HERMAN BODY CO.
St. Louis, Missouri
United States

CRT Code: HR  
Products: Ram-Pak RL refuse body, truck bodies
Built: 1954-1957
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Herman Page (3 images)

Notes: See also DAYBROOK, GAR WOOD
HESCON

United States

CRT Code: H02X  
Products: ASL Body
Built: 1985?-??
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Hescon Page (2 images)

Notes: Built 37 yard ASL refuse body with Wayne arm
HESSTON CORP.
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
United States

CRT Code: HC  
Products: Small SL body, roll off
Built: 1974-1980?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Hesston Page (3 images, 1 video)

Notes: Took over Pak-Rat from Val-Jac, later sold to Marco
HFAISTOS STEFANOU
Thessaloniki, Greece

CRT Code: HS  
Products: RL refuse bodies, transfer trailers
Built: 1965-present
Web Site: Hfaistos-Stefanou Website
CRT Articles: Hfaistos Stefanou Page (5 images)

Notes:
HIGHWAY TRAILER INDUSTRIES
Stoughton, Wisconsin
United States

CRT Code: HT  
Products: Rear conveyor loader
Built: 1930s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Highway Trailer Page (4 images)

Notes: Along with Gar Wood and Heil, believed to have contract-built DSNY Escalator-loader in late 1930s
HKM
Hankuk Machinery Ind. LTD Gwangju City, Korea

CRT Code: H05X  
Products: RL refuse bodies
Built: 1990s?-??
Web Site:
CRT Articles: HKM Page (1 image)

Notes:
HOBBS, HOBBS-PAK
Hobbs Trailer
See Hydepak
HOLMES-OWEN
Ernest Holmes Co.
Chattanooga, Tennessee
United States

CRT Code: HM  
Products: Front bucket load attachment
Built: 1951-1960s?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Holmes-Owen Page (5 images)

Notes: Helped spawn front loader development in Eastern United States
HOWARD PORTER
O'Conner, W.A.,
Australia

CRT Code: H04X  
Products: RL refuse bodies (Kyokuto)
Built: 1970s??-1980s??
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Howard Porter page (2 images)

Notes: Built Japanese Kyokuto Press Pack under license
HS Fahrzeugbau
Emstek,
Germany

CRT Code: (n/a)  
Products: FL/SL refuse bodies
Built: ?-present
Web Site: HS Website
CRT Articles:

Notes: Owned by Terberg/Ros Roca
HÜFFERMANN
Wildeshausen,
Germany

CRT Code: HU  
Products: FL/SL refuse bodies
Built: ?-present
Web Site: Hüffermann Website
CRT Articles: Hüffermann page (2 images)

Notes: Currently only refuse products are hook lift and skip lift
HUGE HAUL
Big Bend, Wisconsin
United States

CRT Code: n/a  
Products: Luggers, Roll-Offs
Built: 1983?-2016
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

Notes: Purchased Huge Haul/Load Lugger from Heil, bought by BENLEE in 2016
HYDEPAK / HYD-PAK / HOBBS-PAK
Fort Worth, Texas
United States

CRT Code: HP  
Products: SL & RL refuse bodies
Built: 1955-1977?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Hyd-Pak Page (15 images)

Notes: Name changed from HYDEPAK to HYD-PAK in 1960, then to HOBBS-PAK circa 1974
Ownership: Hobbs Trailer/ subsidiary of Fruehauf (1958)
HYDRO-LOADER

See STRATTON EQUIPMENT CO.
HYGIENURBA
France


CRT Code: H01XP  
Products: Rotary drum refuse body (KUKA)
Built: 1934?-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

Notes: See An Illustrated History of Dustcarts (Sheryn), page 51
HYKAP
H.C. Kaplan Inc.
Chicago, Illinois
United States

CRT Code: HY  
Products: Rear bucket loader attachment
Built: 1949?-??
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Hykap Page (1 image)

Notes:
IDEAL

See SHEFFLEX
IGSA
Industrias Gonzalez S.A.
Cuautitlan Izcalli,
Mexico

CRT Code: IG  
Products: SL Refuse bodies
Built: 1970s?-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: IGSA Page (2 images)

Notes: Built Pak-Mor H-series circular SL
IMPAC

See PENDPAC
INCO-MOL
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
United Kingdom

CRT Code: IC  
Products: RL refuse bodies (VDK)
Built: 1980s?-present
Web Site: Inco-mol Website
CRT Articles: Inco-Mol Page (1 image)

Notes:VDK bodies for UK market
INDUSTRIAL TOOL AND DIE
East Peoria, Illinois
United States

CRT Code: IT  
Products: Rear bucket-load bodies
Built: 1950s-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Industrial Page (1 image)

Notes:
INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER
Chicago, Illinois
USA

CRT Code: 9IH  
Products: Motor trucks and engines
Built: 1907-present
Web Site: Navistar International Website
CRT Articles: International Page (25 images)

Notes: Owned E-Z Pack from 2012-2014
INPAK
Drummondville, Quebec
Canada

CRT Code: IN  
Products: SL packer body (aluminum)
Built: 2011-present
Web Site: Inpak Website
CRT Articles: Inpak Page (3 images, 2 videos)

Notes: Bought by Durabac in 2014
INUZUKA MFG.
Japan


CRT Code: IZ  
Products: Rear load refuse bodies
Built: 1954-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Inuzuka Page (2 images)

Notes: Built version of early Heil Colectomatic
JACK ALLEN MOTOR BODIES
Birmingham, West Midlands
United Kingdom

CRT Code: JA  
Products: RL refuse bodies (mostly HEIL)
Built: c1969-2000
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Jack Allen Page (24 images, 2 videos)

Notes: Longtime distributor for Heil product in UK. Bought by DENNIS-EAGLE
JAEGER CANADA LTD.
St. Thomas, Ontario
Canada

CRT Code: JG  
Products: RL refuse bodies
Built: 1980s-1990s?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Jaeger Page (3 images)

Notes: Sold DENNIS-EAGLE Phoenix RL body for Canadian market
JUMPING BEAN
El Segundo, California
United States

CRT Code: JB  
Products: Conveyor bag loader attachment
Built: 1973-??
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Jumping Bean Page (6 images)

Notes: Limited production/experimental
K-PAC
Krause Corporation
Hutchinson, Kansas
United States

CRT Code: K04X  
Products: Roll-offs, hooklifts, stationary packers
Built: 1987-present
Web Site: K-PAC Website
CRT Articles: K-PAC Page (1 image)

Notes: Bought by Scranton Mfg.(New-Way) in 2008, Roll-offs & hook lifts sold to Stellar
KANN MFG.
Guttenburg, Iowa
United States

CRT Code: KN  
Products: FL,SL & RL refuse bodies, recycling bodies
Built: 1987-present
Web Site: Kann Website
CRT Articles: Kann Page (5 images)

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KAISIS MOTOR COMPANY (KMC)
Nicosia, Cyprus

CRT Code: K03X  
Products: Motor trucks, RL refuse bodies
Built: 1973-1980s??
Web Site:
CRT Articles: KMC page (3 images)

Notes: SD Revopak and Eagle or Dennis Phoenix bodies
KAOUSSIS
Athens,
Greece

CRT Code: KS  
Products: RL refuse bodies, container carriers, transfer stations
Built: 1969-present
Web Site: Kaoussis Website
CRT Articles: Kaoussis page (2 images)

Notes: See also: KUKA
KAWANISHI
Japan
See Shin Maywa
KELLY (patent only)

United States

CRT Code: K00X  
Products: Conveyor-loader body (patent)
Patented: 1909
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Kelly Page (1 image)

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KEYSTONE EQUIPMENT CORP.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States

CRT Code: KE  
Products: Rotary-drum refuse bodies
Built: 1940s-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Keystone Page (2 images)

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KLIKO
Gebr. Klinkenberg
Wormerveer,
Netherlands

CRT Code: KL  
Products: RL refuse bodies (KUKA)
Built: 1950s-1990s
Web Site: Kliko Website (bins)
CRT Articles: Kliko Page (4 images)

Notes: Purchased by Craemer Group in 1998, refuse trucks discontinued
KNIERIM
Kassel,
Germany

CRT Code: KM  
Products: RL and SL refuse bodies
Built: 1980s?-??
Web Site: Knierim Website
CRT Articles: Knierim Page (2 images, 1 video)

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KNIGHT MOTOR CORP.
Osage, Iowa
United States

CRT Code: KT  
Products: Red Ram Satellite refuse vehicle
Built: 1970s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Knight Page (2 images)

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KOBIT S.R.O.
Jicin,
Czech Republic

CRT Code: KB  
Products: RL/SL refuse bodies,
Built: 1992-present
Web Site: Kobit Website
CRT Articles: Kobit Page (2 images)

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KOMMASH
Arzamas, Nizhny Novgorod
Russian Federation


CRT Code: KM  
Products: RL refuse bodies, container carriers
Built: 1934-present
Web Site: Kommash Website
CRT Articles: Kommash Page (10 images)

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KÖPF
Schemmerberg,
Germany

CRT Code: K02X  
Products: Rendering bodies, hook lifts (Palfinger)
Built: 1950-present
Web Site: Köpf Website
CRT Articles: Köpf Page (1 image)

Notes:
KRAUS MFG.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
United States

CRT Code: KK  
Products: Small SL refuse body
Built: 1970s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Kraus Page (2 images)

Notes:
KRAUSE CORP.
United States
See K-PAC
KRONENBURG
Hedel, Gelderland
Netherlands

CRT Code: K01X  
Products: RL refuse bodies
Built: 1950s-1970s
Web Site: Kronenburg Website (fire)
CRT Articles: Kronenburg Page (9 images)

Notes: Haller, Daybrook and Heil packers for The Netherlands
KRUPP
Essen, Germany


CRT Code: KR  
Products: RL screw-type refuse bodies
Built: 1921-1968
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Krupp Page (9 images)

Notes:
KSG
Kraus & Schollhorn GmbH
Augsburg, Germany


CRT Code: KG  
Products: RL refuse bodies
Built: 1980-1989
Web Site:
CRT Articles: KSG Page (5 images)

Notes: Licensed versions of Gar Wood rear loaders
KSTC
Korea Special Tech Co. Chungcheongnam-Do, Korea

CRT Code: K05X  
Products: RL, SL refuse bodies
Built: 2001-present
Web Site:
CRT Articles: KSTC Page (1 image)

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KUKA
Keller und Knappich, Augsburg
Augsburg,
Germany

CRT Code: KU  
Products: RL refuse bodies
Built: 1927-1983
Web Site:
CRT Articles: KUKA Album (117 images, 4 videos)

Notes: Absorbed by FAUN (1983), which still produces KUKA designs. Early crossover models badged as FAUN-KUKA
KYOKUTO
Kyokuto Kaihatsu Kogyo Co., Ltd.
Nishinomiya, Hyogo-Ken
Japan

CRT Code: KY  
Products: Fore & aft tipper, FL & RL refuse bodies
Built: 1970s?-present
Web Site: Kyokuto Website
CRT Articles: Kyokuto Page (6 images, 1 video)

Notes:
LA LILLOISE
Paris,
France

CRT Code: LS  
Products: RL, SL refuse bodies
Built: 1940s-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: La Lilloise Page (2 images)

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LABRIE ENVIROQUIP
St-Nicolas, Quebec
Canada


CRT Code: LA  
Products: FL/SL/RL refuse bodies
Built: 1984-present
Web Site: Labrie Website
CRT Articles: Labrie Page (13 images)

Notes: Acquired LEACH and WITTKE in 2006, acquired Pendpac in 2012
LACRE LIMITED
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom

CRT Code: LC  
Products: RL refuse bodies (Leach)
Built: 1974?-1989
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Lacre Page (14 images)

Notes: Acquired Powell Duffryn in 1989, and merged Lacre operations with them
LAFFLY
Asnieres,
France

CRT Code: LY  
Products: RL refuse bodies (Rey)
Built: 1947?-1950
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Laffly Page (5 images)

Notes: Built Rey Loader under license. See also REY
LAIRD MUNICIPALS
Anglesey, Wales
United Kingdom


CRT Code: LR  
Products: FL/RL refuse bodies
Built: 1968-1996
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Laird Page (4 images)

Notes: Built KUKA and FAUN bodies for UK market. Acquired ASPINALL ENGINEERING (1994) and built GAR WOOD FL briefly. Purchased by FAUN (1996)
LAMBRETTA
Innocenti Corp.
Long Island City, New York United States

CRT Code: LB  
Products: Three-wheeled satellite refuse collector
Built: 1960s-??
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Lambretta Page (2 images)

Notes:
LEACH
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
United States (1932-2004)

Medicine Hat, Alberta
Canada (2004-2006)

Division of Labrie Environmental
St-Nicholas, Quebec
Canada (present)

CRT Code: LE    
Products: FL/SL/RL refuse bodies, trailers, transfer stations

Built: 1932-present

Web Site: Labrie Website

CRT Articles: Leach Album (113 images, 3 videos)

Notes:
Ownership: Federal Signal (2004), LABRIE Environmental (2006)
LEWIN
Southport, Lancashire and
West Bromwich, United Kingdom


CRT Code: LW  
Products: Rotary drum refuse body, RL packer
Built: 1938-1950s?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Lewin Page (5 images)

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LIFTAINER SYSTEMS
Nashville, Tennessee
United States

CRT Code: LT  
Products: Container transport body
Built: 1980s?-present?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Liftainer Page (2 images)

Notes: Believed to be descendant of Cobey Liftainer
LITTER LIFT
Phoenix, Arizona
United States

CRT Code: LF
Products: Pioneering builder of ASL lift equipment
Built: 1970s-1980s
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

Notes: Absorbed into HEIL company in 1980
LITTER GULPER
Pioneer Engineering & Mfg.
Warren, Michigan
United States
CRT Code: L02X
Products: Litter Gulper automated loader attachment (experimental)
Built: 1972
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Litter Gulper Page (2 images)

Notes: Prototype mounted to Lodal EVO, probably never in regular production
LITTLE GIANT
Mesa, Arizona
United States

CRT Code: LG  
Products: Satellite refuse collector
Built: 2004-present
Web Site: Little Giant Website
CRT Articles: Little Giant Page (1 image)

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LOAD LUGGER
Brooks Equipment & Mfg.Co.
Knoxville, Tennessee
United States

CRT Code: LL  
Products: Luggers (Skiplifts), Roll-Offs
Built: 1937-1961
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Load Lugger Album (10 images)

Notes: Introduced the "lugger" or "skip" type container hoist. Bought by Borg Warner in 1955, sold to HEIL in 1961
LOAD-MASTER
City Tank Corporation

Culpeper, Virginia and
Norway, Michigan
United States

CRT Code: LM  
Products: RL/SL refuse bodies
Built: 1964-present
Web Site: Loadmaster Website
CRT Articles: Load-Master Album (84 images, 1 video)

Notes: Stable mate of ROTO-PAC during 1960s and early 1970s. Product line revamped with Michigan move, but original model LM400 still produced

Ownership: Hagan Industries, Hackney Industries (c1980), Loadmaster Corp./independent? (c1990), bought in forecloseure (1992), Moved to Michigan
LODAL
Brisson Brothers Machine Co.
Norway, and Kingsford, Michigan
United States

CRT Code: LD  
Products: FL/SL refuse bodies
Built: 1949-present
Web Site: Lodal Website
CRT Articles: Lodal Page (53 images, 3 videos)

Notes: Transitioned from building truck loader attachment to full-fledged refuse body builder. Built first commercially successful unitized refuse truck , the EVO in 1968
LOOSEN
Fahrzeugbau Loosen
Bingen,
Germany

CRT Code: L01X  
Products: Rendering bodies
Built: 1975?-present
Web Site: Loosen Website
CRT Articles: Loosen Page (4 images)

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