Milwaukee-based Vector Technologies Inc. has been acquired by Holden Industries Inc. of Deerfield, Ill.
Vector is a designer and manufacturer of powerful industrial vacuum cleaner and cleaning systems, air and hydro vacuum excavators and other equipment.
Holden Industries is the parent company of Vac-Con Inc., based in Green Cove Springs, Fla. Vac-Con is a manufacturer and distributor of truck-mounted and skid-mounted vacuum sewer cleaning equipment, hydro-excavation equipment and related products.
Joseph Haas, president and chief executive officer of Holden Industries, said, “The addition of Vector represents a significant extension of our product offerings in the vacuum technology arena as well as a further diversification of the customer base for our products.”
Stephen Schoenberger, president of Vector, said, “Joining the Vac-Con team creates exciting opportunities for the combined companies, both domestically and internationally. In addition, becoming part of the Holden Industries group of businesses will provide Vector with greater financial and other resources to support its continuing growth, as well as affording benefits to the current and future Vector employees.”