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The Award Winning Vactor ParaDIGm

Winner of a 2016 Chicago Innovation Award, the Vactor ParaDIGm is a compact Hydro Excavator with the power and functionality to complete any job. Available from Standard...

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Quick-Lock Repairs Gaping Sewer Void

In less than an hour, we repaired a void in VCP for a customer in Illinois. The repair was done with two Quick-Lock point repair sleeves, which re-establish a pipe's structural integrity with heavy-gauge stainless steel, and which seal out infiltration using a...

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What is Econinfused Technology?

Technology delivers increased fuel efficiency, reduced CO2 emissions, and reduced noise Elgin, Ill., Aug. 22, 2012—Federal Signal Corporation’s Environmental Solutions Group today announced an initiative to develop and deploy environmentally sustainable products that...

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Public Works — The Unsung Heroes

It is unfortunate that these unsung heroes of public works do not get the recognition they deserve. The typical taxpayer’s perception of public works employees is that they don't do much of anything. But this is because so much goes right most of the time. It is a...

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What Are Core Values?

Our core values are those values which form the foundation on which we perform, work, and conduct ourselves. Core values are traits or qualities that are worthwhile. They represent our highest priorities, beliefs, and core, fundamental driving forces. Core...

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The Influence of a Good Teacher can Never be Erased

(This article by Denny Danko was first published in September 2011) Depend on Us! It’s a slammin’ catch-phrase, and it looks good embroidered on a shirt or a cap. Our company believes in it and wants our customers to believe in it. But, until the concept...

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