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Milwaukee, WI, United States, 2011/06/01 - Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc. announced it has acquired all the business assets of Parker Sanitation, based in Panama City, Florida. Euronext: VIE; NYSE:VE
The acquisition introduces Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc.’s hauling operations to Bay County including Panama City and surrounding areas where it will serve both residential customers and commercial customers.
The agreement includes the acquisition of all assets including vehicles, containers and hauling equipment. “The acquisition of Parker Sanitation allows us to expand our operations and break into the Panama City market,” said Jim Long, President and CEO of Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc. “We will look to improve service through implementation of our route optimization to efficiently serve the community.”
Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
About Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc.
Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc., part of Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp., is one of the largest solid waste companies in North America, providing a full range of services to commercial, industrial and residential customers in 12 states, the Bahamas, and Canada. Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc. operates 72 collection facilities and 29 solid waste sanitary landfill facilities in North America. By working in partnership with communities, the company aims to preserve valuable resources and extend landfill capacity by focusing on waste reduction, curbside collection, sorting and the processing and marketing of recyclables.
About Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp.
Based in Chicago, Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp. is the leading provider of fully integrated waste, environmental and industrial cleaning solutions to residential, municipal, commercial and industrial customers across the US, Canada and the Caribbean. The company is part of the Veolia Environnement companies in North America, with 30,000 North American employees providing sustainable environmental solutions in water management, waste services, energy management, and passenger transportation.
The Veolia Environmental Services group is the global benchmark for waste management and resource recovery and the only global manager of liquid, solid, non-hazardous and hazardous wastes. From waste collection to treatment, recovery and recycling, the company provides innovative, efficient and sustainable waste solutions to municipal and industrial clients. Its parent company, Veolia Environnement (NYSE: VE and Paris Euronext: VIE), is the worldwide reference in environmental services. With employees in 77 countries, Veolia Environnement recorded annual revenues of over $46 billion in 2010. Visit the company's Websites at veolia.com and VeoliaES.com/.
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