Grain Journal Review

Vac-Tron Equipment is the industry leader in industrial vacuums. Now, you can bring its unmatched power and dependability to your grain elevator and silo cleanup jobs.

Vac-Tron’s LP 533SDT lets you easily remove grain residue from grain elevators, silos, and from around conveyors belts – no shoveling required. With attachments that can easily reach behind machinery, there’s no need to shut down for cleaning. You handle the grain residue once, which means it stays cleaner. And with an optional food-grade polyurethane- coated tank, your grain can go further.Our Low Profile 33 series was recently reviewed in Grain Journal. Read the article here.VacTron_grain ad cropped

Welcome Dick Thompson

Vac-Tron Equipment would like to welcome Dick Thompson to our work family.

Dick is our new Northeastern Territory Manager. Dick brings a strong commitment of customer service and loyalty to our team and we are fortunate to have him. Dick has completed his formal training and will begin working in his territory today. Thank you!

Dick Thompson
Dick Thompson – Northeastern Territory Manager

Cement Plant uses Vac-tron unit for quick and easy cleanup

Vac-Tron Equipment, LLC is the industry leader in industrial vacuums. Now, you can bring its unmatched power and dependability to your jobsite. Our products let you easily and safely cleanup cement slurry and help to quickly remove the cement residue and dust. They can also be used during high pressure surface cleaning. Our units are completely self-contained and operate high-powered WET/DRY vacuum pumps with highly effective filtration systems. From 150-gallon compact systems to large capacity systems, Vac-Tron has the right equipment for the job.

Introducing the new LP 533/833 SGT

Vac-Tron Equipment, the industry innovation leader in industrial vacuums, potholing, daylighting, hydro excavation, air excavation and environmental cleanup equipment, would like to introduce the new LP 533/833 SGT, our new gas unit.

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Vac-Tron Equipment wins two Manufacturing Leadership Awards

OKAHUMPKA, Fla., May 1, 2014 –

CEO and founder Don Buckner
CEO and founder Don Buckner
The prestigious awards program has honored Vac-Tron for excellence in two categories: “Product Leadership” for its work on the 2010 BP oil spill cleanup, which included the design and manufacture of industrial vacuums that collected oil from impacted beaches and waterways, and “Individual Project – Growth, Innovation, Leadership” in recognition of CEO and founder Don Buckner’s commitment to furthering the manufacturing industry.“It’s an incredible honor to be included among world-class leaders and companies that are taking innovation in manufacturing to the next level,” Buckner said. “Above all else, we consider it a testament to our team’s dedication to producing quality products that get the job done—while saving our customers time and money.”Since founding Vac-Tron in 1997, Buckner has grown the company to multimillion-dollar organization that has created more than 200 jobs (employees and subcontractors). He has been recognized with several honors, including being named Florida’s Entrepreneur of the Year and one of three finalists for the National Entrepreneur of the Year award by Ernst and Young (in conjunction with NASDAQ, CNN and USA Today). On July 4, 2013, Buckner unveiled his latest initiative:, a website that features the country’s largest selection of American-made products.Buckner will accept the two awards at this year’s Manufacturing Leadership Summit, which will take place June 3-5 at The Breakers Resort in Palm Beach, Fla.About the Manufacturing Leadership AwardsThe Manufacturing Leadership Awards honor companies and individuals that are shaping the future of global manufacturing. Nominations are entered into 11 separate categories, and then evaluated and scored by a panel of expert judges. For more information and a complete list of 2014 winners, visit Vac-Tron EquipmentVac-Tron Equipment, LLC, a division of American Manufacturing, offers a full line of industrial vacuums, potholing, daylighting, hydro-excavation, and air excavation equipment. Vac-Tron can also be used for directional drilling slurry removal, industrial cleanup, waste cleanup, lift-station cleanup, manhole clean-out, culvert clean-out, lateral and storm drain clean-out, oil spill cleanup and other natural disaster cleanup applications, power pole installation, signs and headstone setting.Vac-Tron’s industrial vacuum systems come in trailer-mounted or skid-mounted models. Vac-Tron’s industrial hydro excavators also come in gas, diesel, and super diesel models for use by public and private sectors.For more information, visit