• November 10, 2017

Royal Johnson, President of Rochester Asphalt and Concrete in Rochester, MN shares his story of how his newly purchased Sonetics Wireless Headsets system personally saved his life within the first few months of use. Watch the video below to learn more about his story and overall experience with Sonetics.. You can learn more at www.soneticscorp.com […]

  We’re excited to announce that Pierce has expanded their entry level custom chassis offering a new innovative power train option for the Saber chassis!  Extremely efficient Ford 6.7L Power Stroke engine, specifically upgraded to perform in heavy-duty applications. Utilizes a larger RPM range for improved out of the hole acceleration. Road-tested, reliable transmission. Over […]

Internship Program

MacQueen Equipment Group hosted students from Dakota County Technical College (DCTC)  this morning to learn about our Technician Internship Program. Students who attended were first and second year students at DCTC studying Heavy Duty Truck Technology. Today’s Student Expo included: Equipment Demonstrations and Walk-Arounds Information about Internship Program & Advancement Opportunities Q & A with […]

EY Award Gala

About EY Entrepreneur of the Year Curt Steffen and Dan Gage, two of the MacQueen Equipment Group owners, were recognized by Ernst & Young (EY) as finalists for the Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 in the upper midwest. EY Entrepreneur of the Year is a prestigious business award for entrepreneurs worldwide. The awards celebrate individuals in more than […]

Street Sweeper Roadeo

MacQueen Equipment hosted their 2017 Training Day this week on Tuesday, June 6 at our new group headquarters in St. Paul, MN. This was This was the third annual Training Day for MacQueen, but also the first large event we’ve hosted at our new building. Trans Iowa’s second annual Training Day, and the event was […]

heavy duty equipment interns

Last week, three of the MacQueen Equipment Group interns in St. Paul, MN graduated from Dakota County Technical College. Congratulations to Hayden Ashworth, Jace Berndt, and Jamie Nevitt for all graduating with Associate of Applied Science degrees in Heavy Duty Truck Technology. All three of them have accepted full time positions with MacQueen post-graduation. Hayden […]

Trans Iowa Equipment hosted their 2017 Training Day last week on Tuesday, May 9 in Des Moines, IA. This was Trans Iowa’s second annual Training Day, and the event was once again a success. Thank you to all of our customers who came to the event! Training Day is a great opportunity to not only […]

Last week the MacQueen Equipment Group traveled to the Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport (WWETT) Show in Indianapolis. On Friday night, we attended a dinner hosted by Envirosight and were honored with a Market Leadership Award. MacQueen was one of five companies that received the award for 2016. The award recognizes the top […]

Yesterday we celebrated the upcoming retirement of Jerry Hamilton at MacQueen Equipment with ‘Jerry Hamilton Day’. Jerry, a Parts Specialist at our headquarters in St. Paul, has been at MacQueen for over 44 years. This makes him the most tenured employee for the MacQueen Group, but throughout all the dealers in the Elgin/Vactor network! We spent the […]


Federal Signal’s Vactor HXX ParaDIGm was named a winner at the 15th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards last week. The Chicago Innovation Awards  recognize the most innovative new products or services brought to the market or public service in the Chicago area each year. This year the award had over 643 nominees, of which only 10 […]