New Way News

New Way is always striving to be at the forefront of the waste industry, with innovative new refuse trucks, efficient waste compactors and a commitment to growing on-staff expertise. Keep up with the latest New Way happenings here — including upcoming events, new garbage truck innovations and additions to our world-class team.

New Way Trucks Bestowed With Best New Business Award In Prentiss County, Mississippi

09.25.20

Booneville, MS (September 25, 2020) – Readers of the Booneville Banner Independent newspaper have voted New Way Trucks as Prentiss County’s Best New Business in the publication’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The newspaper’s 7,200 readers cast their ballots each August for awards in a wide array of categories, and New Way was bestowed with the Best New Business award. New Way is the first manufacturer in the award’s roughly 40-year history to receive this honor.

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New Way Trucks Delivers 30 Trucks to Kansas City

07.14.20

Scranton, IA - Kansas City, Missouri’s (KCMO) Solid Waste Division recently received delivery of 30 New Way 25-cubic-yard Cobra Magnum rear-loader refuse trucks. KCMO’s new residential waste collection program officially began on May 1st and will save local taxpayers upwards of $20 million over the next decade. Each of the city’s New Way rear-loaders runs on compressed natural gas (CNG) instead of conventional diesel fuel.

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New Way Delivers Refuse Truck To Guadalupe, El Salvador: Solidifies Global Presence

07.08.20

Scranton, IA (July 8, 2020) – New Way completed the delivery of a Cobra™ rear loader to the Municipality of Guadalupe in El Salvador earlier this June. It's Guadalupe's first New Way refuse truck. The Cobra will enhance the community services that are provided by the municipality. Deliveries, such as this one, continue to solidify New Way's prominence on the international stage.

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New Way’s First Cobra Rear-Loader Built Completely in Mississippi Rolls Off Production Line

05.26.20

Booneville, MS (May 26, 2020) - On Wednesday, May 13th, New Way Trucks celebrated its first 100 percent Mississippi-made Cobra™ refuse truck at its new manufacturing facility in Northeast Mississippi. Production on the company’s Cobra and Viper™ rear-load line began in January, and a number of trucks have already been completed using a combination of parts and components from New Way’s facilities in Iowa. This unit, completed in March, marks the first truck manufactured using components entirely sourced from the Booneville plant.

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Talking Trash: Discussing the Trends that Matter to the Nation’s Refuse Collection Fleet Managers with Don Ross, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at New Way Trucks

04.28.20

Question: What kind of innovation is happening in the solid waste collection space currently?

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5 Questions About Collection Fleets

03.23.20

There are a number of trends and innovations underway! From a refuse collection vehicle perspective, we are currently focused on compressed natural gas (CNG) and 100-percent battery-electric solid waste collection vehicles, improved automation and organics programs—all with a focus on customization. New Way believes all solid waste is local, which is visible in the equipment variations our customers request. To meet that need, we offer the widest product lineup of any refuse equipment manufacturer.

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New Way Trucks Update Regarding Scranton Manufacturing Fire

03.06.20

Scranton, IA (March 6, 2020) – Following a fire that occurred on the evening of February 24, 2020, Scranton Manufacturing is working hard to restore production operations. The fire, which originated in a paint booth where parts were being painted, was contained to a small area of the facility. However, facility damage–including smoke–is widespread.

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New Way Trucks’ Statement Regarding Scranton Manufacturing Facility Fire

02.26.20

Scranton, IA (February 26, 2020) – Scranton Manufacturing employees are beginning to return to work Wednesday morning following a fire that damaged one of three paint booths at the Scranton, IA facility on Monday evening. Although the fire was contained to a small area, smoke damage is preventing a return to full operation until clean-up activities can be completed.

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New Way Trucks Strengthens Its Industry-Leading Dealer Network

02.25.20

Scranton, IA (February 25, 2020) – New Way Trucks, an Iowa-based refuse truck manufacturer, continues to extend its presence throughout the United States with the addition of a new dealer, Pyramid Equipment, Inc., and the expansion of H.A. DeHart & Son’s dealer territory. Both dealers have decades of solid waste expertise and are equipped to service New Way customers.

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New Way’s Don Ross Elected To Serve On NWRA Board of Trustees

02.19.20

Scranton, IA (February 19, 2020) – Don Ross, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for McLaughlin Family Companies and New Way Trucks, has been elected to serve on the Board of Trustees for the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA). This appointment reaffirms Ross’s steadfast dedication to driving success in the solid waste industry.

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New Way Trucks Announces Acquisition of ROTO PAC from Ginove

02.13.20

Scranton, IA (February 13, 2020) – New Way Trucks, Inc., an Iowa-based refuse truck manufacturer,  announces the acquisition of ROTO PAC® from Ginove, a Quebec-based manufacturer of refuse equipment best known for its patented ROTO PAC; the world’s first auger-driven organics collection truck in North America.

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Sourcewell Awards New Way Trucks With Another Four-Year Contract

01.01.20

Scranton, IA (January 1, 2020) – Sourcewell, one of the largest government contract cooperatives in North America, recently awarded a four-year contract to New Way Trucks, an Iowa-based refuse truck manufacturer. This competitively tendered contract applies towards Mobile Refuse Collection Vehicles with Related Equipment, Accessories, and Services. New Way Trucks’ submission to Sourcewell’s Request For Proposal (RFP) in this category was evaluated by the cooperative’s committee, deemed responsive, and approved. As a “Sourcewell Awarded Contract” vendor, New Way is a part of a select group of world-class vendors. 

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New Way Trucks Names Jimmie Veach As Plant Manager of Booneville Facility

12.18.19

Scranton, IA (December 18, 2019) – One month ago, New Way Trucks made an official announcement that they would be expanding manufacturing operations to a 152,000 square foot facility in Booneville, Mississippi. Along with pushing forward with facility preparations, New Way is pleased to introduce Jimmie Veach as the facility’s Plant Manager. In his new role, Veach will be responsible for maintaining the quality of New Way’s product, forming production schedules, and handling the day-to-day operations.

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New Way Trucks To Host Hiring Fair In Booneville, Mississippi On December 3rd

11.26.19

Booneville, MS (November 26, 2019) – New Way Trucks, an industry-leading refuse truck manufacturer, will host a hiring/career fair on Tuesday, December 3rd from 10 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 8 pm at the company’s new manufacturing facility at 1 Wolverine Drive in Booneville, Mississippi. This event is open to the public and job-seekers everywhere.

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New Way Trucks Announces Manufacturing Expansion in Mississippi, Creating 100 Jobs

10.21.19

Scranton, IA (October 21, 2019) – New Way Trucks, Inc., an Iowa-based refuse truck manufacturer, is proud to announce that they will be expanding operations to a 152,000 square foot facility located at 1 Wolverine Drive in Booneville, Mississippi. Initially titled ‘Project Wolverine’, New Way Trucks has worked closely with the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) to secure this strategic site. The project will initially create 100 jobs.

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Refuse Truck Manufacturer Supports Local Community in More Ways Than One

10.14.19

Scranton, IA (October 14, 2019) - New Way Trucks, Inc., an Iowa-based refuse truck manufacturer, has been committed to innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction since the company’s founding in the 1980s. Along with staying true to its principles, New Way follows the small-town values of local support and giving back to the community in meaningful ways. Being committed to Driving the Difference® is not just a company positioning statement, it is at the core of what New Way is striving for in their industry and community.

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New Way Trucks Names Sam Norland As Marketing Specialist

09.03.19

SCRANTON, IOWA (September 3, 2019) – New Way has expanded its marketing team with the hiring of their new marketing specialist, Sam Norland. In his specialist role, Norland’s primary focus is on marketing, outreach, and customer communication. He will also work alongside other members of the New Way creative team to develop and implement communication strategies for the company.

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Josh Benda Brought On To New Way As Digital Media Specialist

06.17.19

Scranton, IA (June 17, 2019) - New Way Trucks is proud to announce the addition of Josh Benda to the New Way team as a digital media specialist. In his role, Benda will be responsible for assisting with the design and implementation of New Way’s digital media plan and strategies on all media platforms. Benda will utilize his skills to create high-quality videos, photography, and content for New Way Trucks and the other McLaughlin Family Companies.

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New Way Recognizes 2018 Dealer Accomplishments

06.12.19

Scranton, IA (June 12, 2019) - Each year, New Way Trucks, an industry-leading refuse truck manufacturer, acknowledges the sales success generated by members of their authorized dealer network with a prestigious Top Ten Dealer Award. These awards are proudly presented as a way of showing gratitude for the sales achievements made by the top performing dealers and their sales teams. New Way has an extensive network of dealers located throughout the United States as well as internationally.

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Pam Beardmore Joins New Way Trucks Sales Team

05.29.19

Scranton, IA (May 29, 2019) - New Way Trucks, an industry-leading manufacturer of refuse equipment, is proud to announce the hiring of Pam Beardmore as a Sales Assistant. Pam will provide critical support to the order entry process, assist dealers, and enhance the company’s reporting capabilities. She brings years of industrial and manufacturing administrative experience to the highly motivated team at New Way.

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New Way’s Don Ross Named NWRA’s 2019 Member of the Year

05.02.19

Don Ross, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at New Way Trucks, Inc., has been awarded the National Waste & Recycling Association’s (NWRA) Member of the Year Award for demonstrating extraordinary service to the mission and goals of the organization. The award ceremony for this honor will be held during the Waste Expo 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is the second time in recent years that a New Way leader has been honored with this award.

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New Way Trucks Introduces the New Cobra HC

04.25.19

Scranton Manufacturing™ and its New Way® Trucks brand of refuse truck bodies revolutionize the rear load body, again. Debuting at the 2019 Waste Expo May 7–9 in Las Vegas, NV, the 25 cubic yard New Way Cobra HC™ adds high compaction (HC) to the best-selling Cobra line of rear loaders. The high compaction model was designed to be the fastest and strongest Cobra, with a competitive price that doesn’t break the bank.

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Anchor Disposal Receives Delivery of New Sidewinder XTR

04.03.19

A New Way Sidewinder XTR™ Automated Side Loader truck was delivered to its new home with the Anchor Disposal waste management service in North Carolina. The family-owned operation will greatly expand its residential waste pick-up services in Wake and Johnston County with the new truck. This is Anchor Disposal’s second New Way Sidewinder XTR.

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New Way Refuse Trucks Arrive in Barbados

01.04.19

TWO out of the seven trucks ordered by the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) have arrived in Barbados and it is anticipated that they will be on our roads shortly.

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New Way Partner Reaches ROTO PAC® Production Milestone

12.19.18

SCRANTON, Iowa (December 19, 2018) - New Way Trucks, global leader in refuse truck manufacturing, congratulates Ginove, Inc., Canadian based refuse truck manufacturer, on producing their 150th ROTO PAC® automated side-loading waste and recycling truck. ROTO PAC is the manufacturer’s best selling waste collection body.

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New Way Partner Joins FleetForce as Director of Sales

12.04.18

SCRANTON, Iowa (December 4, 2018) — FleetForce Truck Rental, New Way’s refuse truck rental and leasing service, has hired Jesse Geeslin as its new director of sales. Geeslin brings in-depth sales experience to the growing program, including as a New Way vendor.

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New Way Adds Sales Manager for Southeastern U.S.

11.29.18

SCRANTON, Iowa (November 29, 2018) — New Way Trucks, a global leader in refuse truck manufacturing, has added an experienced salesman to its national sales team. Michael Cassotta, an established waste-industry veteran, is set to take over as the regional sales manager covering the southeastern United States.

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New Way Leader Promoted to Service Manager

11.05.18

SCRANTON, Iowa (November 5, 2018) — New Way Trucks, a worldwide leader in the refuse truck manufacturing industry, recently promoted Don Woerdehoff to service manager. Woerdehoff has worked in the company’s engineering department for six years, and will bring his manufacturing and service expertise to the position.

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New Way Dealers and Partners Meet in Arizona for 2018 Dealer Summit

09.25.18

New Way Truck’s network of dealers, vendors, and staff gathered in Scottsdale, Arizona in mid-September for the company’s 2018 Dealer Summit.

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