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New Way Leader Recognized for National Award


New Way Trucks, a leading refuse truck manufacturer, is continuing its reputation for excellence in the industry, with one of its leaders being recognized nationally. Johnathon McLaughlin, the executive vice president of the company, has been announced as a winner of Waste360’s 40 under 40 awards program, which recognizes the next generation of leaders "shaping the future of the waste and recycling industry."

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New Way Trucks Hires New Parts Manager


New Way Trucks, an industry-leading refuse truck manufacturer, is looking to continue its success with the hiring of a new Parts Manager. Nick Bender comes to the position from the New Way service department, bringing existing knowledge of the company’s units and operations.

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New Additions Help New Way, McLaughlin Expand Marketing Efforts


McLaughlin Family Companies is no stranger to new technology — their product lines such as New Way Trucks and Custom Fiberglass Coaches are known as innovators in their industries. This year, McLaughlin Family Companies brought their technological savvy behind the scenes with two new hires, Brennan Jontz and Zach Sharpe.

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Vintage History Corner: History of New Way Trucks


As with all great companies, the history of New Way Trucks includes times of struggle, survival, and hard-won success. Going from working in TV and radio to repairing farm equipment and eventually running a company that manufactures and sells refuse trucks to customers around the world, Iowa-born farm boy John McLaughlin and his company—Scranton Manufacturing—have persevered through adversity and built something special from the ground up. New Way Trucks is now a diverse family-owned international brand guided by a set of faith-based principles that have lead to their continued growth.

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Former F15 Crew Chief Joins New Way Team


Industry-leading refuse truck manufacturer New Way Trucks’ latest sales team member, Courtney Malloy, has spent most of her career in the air, but she’s prepared to hit the ground running as a Sales Assistant in their Scranton, Iowa facility. With a background in the military as well as renewable energy, she brings unique and valuable perspective to the team.

“Courtney’s work experience and leadership abilities make her a great addition to our sales team,” said New Way VP of Sales and Marketing, Phil Allen. “She perfectly embodies what our company is about, and her insights and expertise will bring a lot to our already-successful sales team.”

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Best Practices in Food Waste and Organics Collection Operations


The changing ton continues to evolve. Equipment manufacturers are adapting to this change and developing specialized equipment that optimize the waste stream to maximize collection efficiencies. An auger packing system is one of these innovations.

Segregated food waste and organics collection present different challenges compared to that of conventional municipal solid waste or recyclables. Alone, food and organics waste contain high liquid content and as wastes are segregated, the characteristics of the municipal solid waste stream change. Gone are the food and beverage containers, packaging materials, and other household items that help to absorb these liquids and their smells. The food waste and organic materials become something resembling a slurry that conventional collection vehicles simply push around into every nook and cranny in and out of the truck body. Modern truck body manufacturers must consider and optimize for these specific waste stream differences. Following are four important challenges to consider when collecting organics and food waste.

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New Way Customers Receive SWANA 2017 Excellence Awards


The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) recently named their 2017 Excellence Awards recipients. The awards, which are given out annually, honor programs and facilities in 13 municipal waste industry categories. Five customers of refuse-industry leader New Way® Trucks have been selected to receive awards at SWANA’s annual WASTECON event in September.

SWANA’s 2017 awards focused on rewarding solid waste programs and facilities that demonstrate commitment to the effective use of technology and processes in operations, worker and community health and safety, and implementing public programs.

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Dealer Network Continues to Expand, New Way Brings on Utah Dealer


No stranger to continued growth, New Way® Trucks has announced the addition of a new refuse truck dealer in Utah. Based in Salt Lake City, Semi Service, Inc. brings over 40 years of sales and service experience to the New Way Dealer Network.

Semi Service, Inc., which has two locations in Salt Lake City, will sell New Way products throughout Utah and will also service all New Way trucks. The family-owned company has grown tremendously since being established in 1972. Boasting a new 110,000 sq ft repair facility with 46 bays and 25,000 sq ft of parts in stock, Semi Service is a premier leader in truck service and repair.

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A New City-Owned Vehicle is Saving Sumner Some Money — and Keeping the City’s Streets and Parks Clean


At 8 cubic yards, the small garbage truck was purchased from Solid Waste Systems and debuted last month, making bi-weekly trips to garbage cans along the Sumner Link Trail, Main Street and all of Sumner’s parks.

“We thought this would be great time savings and labor savings,” said Jeff Steffens, financial services manager for the city of Sumner.

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Waste Industry Expert Joins New Way, McLaughlin Team


SCRANTON, IOWA (July 2017) - They say “If you don’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” These are words that solid waste and recycling collections expert Don Ross has come to live by. With over 30 years of industry experience, Ross has dedicated his work to advancing the science of waste collection to increase efficiencies and improve safety. In a move that has caught the industry’s attention, Don Ross recently joined the New Way team.

“Don delivers a new level of insight to our team,” said New Way Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Phil Allen. “From his leadership abilities and consulting background working with public and private sectors, Mr. Ross has certainly done it all. We’re very fortunate to have someone of Don’s caliber on our team.”

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Refuse Industry Presence Expands, New Way Adds Key Dealers Across the United States


Refuse truck manufacturer New Way® Trucks continues to grow and shows no signs of stopping with the recent addition of five new dealers. The Iowa-based company recently expanded their reach into new territories in Wisconsin, Louisiana, Utah, New York and Ohio.

New Way boasts a large, dedicated dealer network throughout the United States as well as internationally. “We had a few holes we needed to fill and are extremely happy with the new dealers that have come on board,” said New Way Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Phil Allen. “They’ve already hit the ground running with helping establish New Way products in their respective areas.”

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New Way Recognizes 2016 Top Ten Dealers at WasteExpo


Representatives from the industry-leading refuse truck manufacturer New Way and Authorized Dealers recently converged in New Orleans, LA, at the 2017 WasteExpo event to celebrate New Way’s Top Ten Dealers of 2016. The celebration was held in New Way’s booth and highlighted top sales representatives and their hard work and achievements throughout the past year.

New Way recognized the following dealers as their top performers:

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New Way and Long Beach, Together In Sustainability

The city of Long Beach, California has been working towards cleaner transport since the 1970’s. In early May of this year, they unveiled the first refuse truck in the country equipped with a near-zero emissions engine.

The City’s new municipal refuse truck is the first of 23 identical near-zero emissions refuse trucks that will soon be coming to Long Beach. The remaining 22 new trucks will go into service in the next six months. Thirteen of the 23 trucks will be partially funded by a grant from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC).

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New Way Donates 20YD Cobra to 2017 EREF Auction


New Way® Trucks has reaffirmed the company’s commitment to funding scientific research and educational initiatives for waste management practices with a donation to the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF). As the company has for the past several years, New Way is making a major contribution to the EREF Annual Charitable Auction, which will take place on May 10 during the 2017 WasteExpo event in New Orleans.

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Trucks that Make You Want to Stay Another 10 Years


What if you could provide your employees with a tool that makes them want to do their jobs even more? Such is the case with 29-year-veteran-employee of the City of Murfreesboro Ralph King. “I’m close to retirement, but this truck makes we want to stay another 6 years!”

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New Way® Recent Deliveries

New Way® delivers King Cobra to the City of Ripley, WV. Sold by New Way® Authorized Dealer West Virginia Tractor Company.

San Juan, Puerto Rico's Con Waste to receive New Way® King Cobra. Sold by Guaraguao Truck Sales.

Boston-based Capital Waste Services adds new Mack MRU/32yd King Cobra to their fleet. Sold by C.N. Wood.

Navistar CNG 20 yd Cobra delivered to Harter's Quick Clean-Up, La Crosse, WI.

Champaign, IL uses New Way® Magnum refuse truck for yard-waste program. Read full article »

Darlington, SC receives brand new rear loader. Read full article »

New Way® delivers 6 Ford F-550 trucks mounted with 8 yd Diamondbacks to Guayaquil, Ecuador.

New Way® Trucks authorized dealer C.N. Wood recently delivered a 32yd King Cobra to the city of Brookline, MA.

New Way® sells 10 Viper rear loaders to New York City Parks Department

New Way® Receives order from Waste Pro Florida for 17 CNG King Cobras

New Way® delivers 28 King Cobra rear loaders to San Antonio, Texas

New Way® sells 16 Cobra Rear Loaders to Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

New Way® to exhibit in Moscow's International Solid Waste Exhibition in May

Atlantic Group from Moscow, Russia, to represent New Way® in Russia

New Way® to hold National Dealer Meeting in Biloxi, Ms March 11-13th

New Way® delivers 12 Viper bodies mounted on Freightliner to Aruba, provides operator service and operator training

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