bakercorp acquires midwest underground technologies
Midwestern Trench Shoring Company Acquisition Extends Seamless Rental Equipment Offerings for Customers
Seal Beach, CA- BakerCorp, the industry leader in containment, pumping, filtration and shoring equipment rental solutions, today announced the acquisition of privately held Midwest Underground Technologies, a provider of trench shoring equipment.
“We are excited to add another high-quality organization to the BakerCorp Team,” said Bryan Livingston, President and CEO of BakerCorp. “Midwest Underground Technologies’ equipment, employees and customers complement Baker’s philosophy and extend our ability to deliver effortless turnkey solutions to our customers.”
Midwest Underground Technologies, based in Medina, Ohio, is a full-service provider of excavation safety equipment, all levels of related training and the design and manufacture of related equipment. This acquisition will reinforce Baker’s existing product line and extend the two companies’ geographic reach.
“This is an exciting milestone for our company, and we look forward to extending our growth as part of BakerCorp,” said Dana “Buck” Buchholzer, President of Midwest Underground Technologies. “Baker’s widely recognized brand and customer relationships make it the ideal partner for Midwest. This will create extraordinary growth opportunities for Midwest Underground Technologies, our customers and our employees.”
The transition to BakerCorp is effective March 1st, 2008. For more information about BakerCorp, please visit www.bakercorp.com
BakerCorp is the industry leader in containment, pumping, filtration and shoring equipment rental solutions. Since its inception in 1942, BakerCorp has grown to become the largest and most experienced containment, pumping and filtration solutions provider with over 90 locations nationwide and international operations in Europe, Canada and Mexico. BakerCorp retains an extensive inventory of over 19,000 pieces of equipment including more than 17 varieties of steel tanks, roll off boxes, pumps, filtration, shoring and specialty equipment. BakerCorp provides innovative solutions to an ever expanding number of markets that include: chemical, manufacturing, refining, construction, municipal, industrial services, environmental, remediation, power generation, aerospace, food processing, tank terminal/pipeline operations, transportation, pulp and paper, mining, electronics, wastewater, and many others.