For more than 100 years, Vactor Manufacturing has provided customers around the world with a wide range of material handling equipment. Originally founded in Chicago in 1911 as the Myers-Sherman Company, a manufacturer of pneumatic farm equipment, Vactor Manufacturing has evolved to become the industry leader in sewer and catch basin cleaners, industrial vacuum loaders, and vacuum excavators.
Vactor has a worldwide network of factory trained dealers with well over 100 locations to serve the municipal and contractor markets as well as a direct sales force with 10 strategically located service centers. Vactor Manufacturing has created a legacy of sound financial performance, employee empowerment, customer-driven innovation, and social responsibility.
Environmental commitment is inherent to the design and function of Vactor products, exemplified by the sewer cleaners keeping sewer and storm lines clean for enhanced water quality. Vactor demonstrates this commitment by maintaining ISO 14001:2004 certification, a recognition earned by companies that minimize environmental impact caused by their activities while continuing to improve their environmental performance.