REFUSE BODY MANUFACTURERS

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M-B
Meili-Blumberg Corporation
New Holstein, Wisconsin
United States

CRT Code: MB  
Products: SL refuse bodies, transfer trailers, stationary packers
Built: 1954-1970s
Web Site: M-B Website
CRT Articles: M-B Album (26 images)

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M-U-T
Maschinen Umwelttechnik Transportanlagen GesmbH
Stockerau, Austria

CRT Code: MU  
Products: RL/SL refuse bodies (FAUN Rotopress)
Built: 1955-Present
Web Site: M-U-T Website
CRT Articles: M-U-T Album (3 images)

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MACCHI
Veicoli Macchi
Varese,
Italy

CRT Code: M03X  
Products: RL refuse bodies (Haller screw type)
Built:1960s?-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Macchi Album (1 image)

Notes:
Mac, MacKRILL

See DAVID MacKRILL ENGINEERING
MacDONALD JOHNSTON
Clayton North, Victoria
Australia

CRT Code: MJ  
Products: FL/RL/SL refuse bodies, Hook and Skip Loaders, Stationary Compactors
Built: 1972-2014
Web Site:
CRT Articles: MJE Album (8 images)

Notes: Acquired by Bucher in 2005, being sold as Bucher Municipal since 2014
MAGIRUS-DEUTZ
Klöckner-Humboldt-Deutz
Ulm,
Germany

CRT Code: MD  
Products: Motor trucks and engines, Rear-load refuse bodies
Built: 1951-1968?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Magirus-Deutz Album (14 images)

Notes: See also: HALLER
MANCO ENVIRONMENTAL
East Tamaki, Auckland
New Zealand

CRT Code: MV  
Products: FL, SL Refuse Bodies, hooklift
Built: ?-present
Web Site: Manco Website
CRT Articles: Manco Album (11 images)

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MANPUKU
Osaka,
Japan

CRT Code: M02X  
Products: RL Rotary Refuse Bodies
Built: 1976-present?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Manpuku Album (4 images)

Notes: May have ceased operations
MANUPAC
St. Anne De Belleview, Quebec
Canada


CRT Code: M08X  
Products: RL, FL refuse bodies
Built: 1997?-2004?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Manupac Album (7 images)

Notes: May have ceased operations
MARCH MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS
Montreal, Quebec
Canada

CRT Code: M06X  
Products: Roll-Off frames
Built: 1980?-??
Web Site:
CRT Articles: March Album (2 images)

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MARION
Marion Metal Products Co.
Marion, Ohio
United States

CRT Code: MR  
Products: SL refuse bodies
Built: 1930s-1960s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Marion Page (14 images)

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MARKLAND
Aylmer, Quebec
Canada

CRT Code: MK  
Products: Split-body SL
Built: ?-present
Web Site: Markland Website
CRT Articles: Markland Page (1 image)

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MARREL
Bennes Marrel
Andrezieux-Boutheon,
France

CRT Code: M07X  
Products: Luggers and rolloffs, refuse bodies
Built: 1919-present
Web Site: Marrel Website
CRT Articles: Marrel Page (6 images)

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MARREL HYDRAULICS (USA)

See AMPLIROLL
MARSHALL SPV
Cambridge, United Kingdom


CRT Code: MH  
Products: RL refuse body
Built: 1992-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Marshall Page (3 images)

Notes: Limited production of RLs similar to SD Pakamatic and Route Chief
MARSHALL COOKE LTD
Thedford, Norfolk
United Kingdom

CRT Code: M04X  
Products: RL refuse body (detachable)
Built: 1981-present
Web Site: Marshall Cooke Website
CRT Articles: Marshall Cooke Page (2 images)

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MARTCO
Dallas, Texas
United States

CRT Code: MT  
Products: Pak-Rat RL & SL refuse bodies
Built: 1980-2008?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Martco Page (6 images)

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MAXON INDUSTRIES
Huntington Park, California
United States


CRT Code: MX  
Products: FL/SL refuse bodies, roll off
Built: 1970-2003?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Maxon Page (3 images)

Notes: Licensee for SHU-PAK through 1970s
Acquisitions: WESTERN BODY & HOIST (1970), BEMARS INC. (1972)
MAZZOCCHIA
Italy


CRT Code: MZ  
Products: SL, RL refuse bodies
Built: ?- present
Web Site: Mazzocchia Website
CRT Articles:

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McCLAIN INDUSTRIES
Utica, Michigan
United States

CRT Code: ML  
Products: Omsul side loader, E-Z PACK product line
Built: 1974-2003
Web Site:
CRT Articles: McClain Page (2 images)

Notes: Once owned E-Z PACK (1992), but production of that product line remained at Galion, Ohio, and sold in 2003
McNEILUS
Division of Oshkosh Corp.
Dodge Center, Minnesota
United States

CRT Code: MC  
Products: RL/FL/SL refuse bodies
Built: 1988-present
Web Site: McNeilus Website
CRT Articles: McNeilus Page (1 image)

Notes: Early models badged as MTM for 'McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing'
MEDALLION TRUCK BODY
Los Angeles, California
United States

CRT Code: CG  
Products: FL refuse bodies, roll off
Built: 1970s-?t
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Cougars/Medallion Page (10 images)

Notes: Virtually identical and related to Cougar's front loader
MEILLER
Munich,
Germany


CRT Code: ME  
Products: container carriers
Built: 1960s?-present
Web Site: Meiller Website
CRT Articles:

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MG WELDING
Los Angeles, California
United States

CRT Code: MG  
Products:Front loaders and stationary compactors
Built: 1971-1990?
Web Site:
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MIDWEST POWER
Chicago, Illinois?
United States

CRT Code: M01X  
Products: Split-body side loader
Built: 1990s?
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

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MORITA
Yao, Osaka
Japan

CRT Code: MA  
Products: Rear-load refuse packer bodies
Built: 1957-present
Web Site: Morita website
CRT Articles:

Notes: 1957: MasterPack based on Ochsner method, and by 1965 a rotary paddle RL similar to Fuji
MOSER
Bergdorf, Switzerland


CRT Code: MS  
Products: Mammut RL refuse body (Geesink)
Built: 1970s?-?
Web Site: YouTube Video
CRT Articles:

Notes: February 2005 Featured Truck
MULTILIFT
Sweden


CRT Code: M05X  
Products: Hooklift, Roll-off
Built:1949-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

Notes: Founded by HIAB, Multiple licensed versions sold worldwide
MUNICIPAL EQUIPMENT WORKS
Lodz, Poland


CRT Code: MW  
Products: Ochsner-type RL
Built:1960s?
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

Notes: May be related to WUKO
MUNICIPAL SANITATION CORP.
Bridgeport, Connecticut
United States
See COLECTO, HEIL
MWM BRZESKO
Malopolska Wytwornia Maszyn Brzesko Sp. z.o.o.
Brzesko, Poland

CRT Code: MW  
Products: SL/RL/FL refuse bodies
Built: 2000-present
Web Site: MWM Website
CRT Articles: YouTube Video

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MYERS
Glenn Myers Machine Shop
Phoenix, Arizona
United States

CRT Code: MY  
Products: Alley-Gator Automated collection system
Built: 1971?-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

Notes: Built automated collection system for Tolleson, Arizona featuring side loading refuse packer
NASH & SHERREN
Commercial Motor Garage and Repair Co.
London
United Kingdom

CRT Code: NS  
Products: Rear load refuse collector bodyr
Built: 1950s-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

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NETAM
Nederlandsche Tank, Apparanten-en Machinefabriek
Netherlands

CRT Code: NE  
Products: Fore & aft tipper
Built: 1950s-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

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NEW WAY MFG.
Des Moines and Scranton, Iowa
United States

CRT Code: NW  
Products: FL/RL/SL refuse bodies
Built: 1965-present
Web Site: New Way Website
CRT Articles:

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NORBA
Geesink-Norba
Kalmar, Sweden


CRT Code: NB  
Products: RL/SL refuse bodies
Built: 1930s?-present
Web Site: Norba Website
CRT Articles: Norba Page (16 images)

Notes: Now badged as GeesinkNorba product
Ownership: Partek (?), Powell Duffryn (2000), Oshkosh (2001), Platinum Equity (2009) See Spring 2008 News Update
NORCAL WASTE EQUIPMENT
San Leandro, California
United States

CRT Code: NC  
Products: SL refuse bodies, FL refuse bodies (ABC), rolloff
Built: 1973-present?
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

Notes: Refuse bodies may now be out of production
NORMANN BOCK
Bremen,
Germany

CRT Code: NN  
Products: RL, FL refuse bodies, rolloff/hooklift
Built: 1970s?-present
Web Site: Bock Silosysteme website
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NTM
Narpes, Finland


CRT Code: NT  
Products: RL/SL refuse bodies
Built: 1980s?-present
Web Site: NTM Website
CRT Articles:

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OCHSNER
Jacob Ochsner & Cie AG
Zurich, and Urdorf,
Switzerland

CRT Code: OC  
Products: RL refuse bodies
Built: 1930s-present
Web Site: Ochsner Website
CRT Articles:

Notes: Pioneered dustless and semi-automated refuse systems, devoloped one the worlds first hydraulic refuse packers
Ownership: Kran Moser AG (1978), FAUN (1989)
OMB
Brescia, Italy


CRT Code: OM  
Products: SL, RL refuse bodies
Built: 1970s?-present
Web Site: OMB Website
CRT Articles:

Acquisitions: CARROZZERIA MODERNA, TRANSLIFT
ORBITAL
Orbital Collection Systems, Inc.
Washington, D.C.
United States

CRT Code: OR  
Products: Orbie rotary drum refuse bodies (KUKA and POLICAR/TALENTI), satellite refuse vehicles
Built: 1974-1978?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Orbital Page (7 images)

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P-B LOADER
Irwindale, and Fresno, California
United States

CRT Code: PB  
Products: Front bucket loader attachment
Built: 1956-present
Web Site: P-B Website
CRT Articles:

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PAC-MAC
Division of Hol-Mac Corp.
Bay Springs, Mississippi
United States

CRT Code: PY  
Products: RL, SL refuse bodies, grapple arm
Built: 1990s?-present
Web Site: PAC-MAC Website
CRT Articles:
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PACE CORP.
Kewanee, and Peoria, Illinois
United States

CRT Code: PA  
Products: Rear bucket loader body
Built: 1950s-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

Notes: Possibly related to PACEMASTER and RENDISPOS, January 2006 Featured Truck
PACKA-VAN
Brown Truck & Trailer Co.
Charlotte, North Carolina
United States

CRT Code: PV  
Products: SL refuse body
Built: 1950s-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Packa-Van Page (4 images)

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PAGEFIELD IRON WORKS

See WALKER BROTHERS
PAK-RAT

See Hesston, Martco, and Val-Jac
PAK-MOR
Alamo Welding & Boiler Works
San Antonio, and Seguin, Texas
United States


CRT Code: PM  
Products: SL/FL/RL refuse bodies
Built: 1949-present
Web Site: Pak-Mor Website
CRT Articles: Pak-Mor Album (75 images)

Notes: Preceded by LeLaurin Packers prior to WW2, possibly related to early GRACE models
PALADIN

See WALKER BROTHERS
PALFINGER INC.
Niagra Falls, Ontario
Canada


CRT Code: PF  
Products: Roll-off, hook-lift, cranes, container carriers
Built: 1989-present
Web Site: Palfinger Website
CRT Articles:

Notes: Purchased AWE/American Roll-Off in 2009
PANAOS LTD
Nicosia, Cyprus


CRT Code: PS  
Products: Rear load refuse bodies
Built: ?
Web Site: Panaos Website
CRT Articles:

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PAO GAN INDUSTRIAL
Changhua Hsien, Taiwan


CRT Code: PI  
Products: RL refuse bodies
Built: 1980s-present
Web Site: Pao Gan Website
CRT Articles:

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PAPAS WASTE EQUIPMENT
Dry Creek, Victoria
Australia

CRT Code: PW  
Products: FL/RL/SL refuse bodies, roll off
Built: c1976-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

Notes: Officially out of production. Bought by Transpacific Industries Group (TPI). Two Papas SL models still built by TPI under SUPERIOR PAK name
PAX-IT EQUIPMENT CO.
Seattle, Washington
United States

CRT Code: PX  
Products: SL refuse bodies
Built: 1959-1960s?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Pax-It Page (5 images)

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PEERLESS CORP.
Tualatin, Oregon
United States

CRT Code: PE  
Products: Retriever SL satellite refuse body
Built: 1980s-present
Web Site: Heil Website
CRT Articles:

Notes: Bought by HEIL, still in production as Heil Retriever
PEMBINA VALLEY CONTAINER SYSTEMS (PVC)
Morden, Manitoba
Canada

CRT Code: PB  
Products: Burro SL Satellite Refuse Body
Built: ?-present
Web Site: PVC Burro Website
CRT Articles:

Notes: Builds satellite version of Wittke Burro design
PENDPAC INC.
Fairview, Oklahoma
United States


CRT Code: PP  
Products: SL/FL refuse bodies
Built: 1990s?-present
Web Site: Pendpac Website
CRT Articles: YouTube Video

Notes: Among other products, builds the Impac side loader formerly made by EMCO and RAND
Ownership: Acquired by Enviroquip of Ontario, CA (June 30, 2011)
PENNELLI
Italy

CRT Code: PN  
Products: RL refuse bodies
Built: 1980s-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

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PERFECTION

See COBEY
PERHAM
Ronald Perham Ltd.
London, England
United Kingdom

CRT Code: PH  
Products: Hush Packer rear loader
Built: 1969-1970s?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Perham Page (3 images)

Notes: Close copy of the SITA 6000
PETERSEN INDUSTRIES

Lake Wales, Florida
United States

CRT Code: PT  
Products: Grapple loaders
Built: 1957-present
Web Site: Petersen Website
CRT Articles:


Notes: See September 2007 News Update
PICO
Los Angeles(?), California
United States

CRT Code: PO  
Products: FL refuse bodies
Built: 1960s?-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Pico Page (4 images)

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PIONEER ENGINEERING
Warren, Michigan
United States

See LITTER GULPER
POLICAR
Rome, Italy

CRT Code: PL  
Products: Rotary drum refuse body
Built: 1970s?-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

Notes: See Also: KUKA
PORCELLI
Pegognaga, Italy

CRT Code: P01X  
Products: Rear load refuse body
Built:?-present
Web Site: Porcelli Website
CRT Articles:

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PORTEC
Waukesha, Wisconsin
United States

CRT Code: PC  
Products: Pakar compact RL
Built: 1970s-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

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POWELL DUFFRYN ENGINEERING
Pontyclun, Wales
United Kingdom

CRT Code: PD  
Products: Front and rear load refuse bodies
Built: 1960s-1980s
Web Site:
CRT Articles: Powell Duffryn Page (24 images)

Notes: UK manufacturer of Dempster refuse bodies
Acquisitions: Geesink (?-2001), Norba (2000-2001)
PRAGA
Prague, Czechoslovakia


CRT Code: PR  
Products: Rear bucket loader refuse body
Built: 1960s-?
Web Site:
CRT Articles:

Notes: Dead-on copy of Heil Colecto-Pak


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