Vactor 2100i

Intuitive. Intelligent. Innovative. Individualized. Incomparable. These are all words to describe Vactor’s latest combination sewer cleaner, the Vactor 2100i, a part of the 2100 series. When you put it all together, you get a machine that combines proven performance with a new level of simplicity and ease. The Vactor 2100i was built around the operator, […]

Elgin Sweeper Crosswind single engine

Elgin Sweeper Company has introduced an innovative single-engine configuration of the Crosswind after years of research and product development. A regenerative air sweeper, the Elgin Crosswind has been a popular sweeping option since it was introduced, especially for flat paved areas. A variable speed device allows one engine to power both the chassis and sweeper […]


MacQueen Emergency Group recently began offering a variety of loose equipment including, among many others, HMA Fire Ultra High Pressure (UHP) Fire Suppression Systems. What is UHP? As defined by the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), ultra high pressure is pump pressures above 1100 PSI. By flowing water at these high pressures, the surface area […]

On February 12th, Pierce Manufacturing Inc. announced the delivery of the 2000th Pierce Ultimate Configuration (PUC) pumper! Having been introduced in 2007, this significant milestone represents the tremendous impact that the apparatus has had in the industry since then. The department that took delivery of the 2000th PUC is the Appleton Fire Department, meaning that […]

The city of Madison, WI – a Bruce Equipment customer – was recently featured in Trenchless Technology and on their website. The article focuses on the city’s use of combination sewer cleaners to maintain their sewer system of about 700 miles of sewer pipe. The city began using combination sewer cleaners in the 1980s, at […]

Vactor HXX concept

Back in October 2017, Vactor Manufacturing unveiled the successor to their current HXX hydro excavator at the International Construction and Utility Equipment (ICUEE) Show. According to Ben Schmitt, product manager at Vactor, “The new HXX concept showcases our latest design thinking in terms of improvement,” said Ben Schmitt, product manager at Vactor, “[including] payload capacity, […]

Due to our company’s growth in recent years, the MacQueen Equipment Group has multiple open career opportunities! Current job openings include: sales, technicians, and more for both the MacQueen Equipment Group and MacQueen Emergency Group. A career with the MacQueen Equipment Group offers a unique work environment where no one is ever a number. Our […]

  Despite snow on the ground and cold temperatures, the MacQueen Equipment Group is currently dreaming of sunny summer days traveling by bike – and street sweeper! – across Iowa. That’s because RAGBRAI recently announced their 2018 Route and, as usual, it looks like a fun one! This year’s route travels West-East across central Iowa. […]

The MacQueen Emergency Group offers a variety of options when you’re looking to purchase a quality fire apparatus. From used trucks to customizable built-to-order units, we have something for everyone. In addition, we also offer Pierce stock trucks which offer quicker delivery and competitive pricing. There are many scenarios where a stock truck may be […]

mwoa meeting 2018

On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 the MacQueen Equipment Group hosted the Minnesota Wastewater Operator’s Association (MWOA) for their Section Meeting and Training. The day featured training from MacQueen Equipment employees and others, as well as the organization’s business meeting and information about MWOA. Presentations Included: Manhole Scanner Training (Judd Genereaux, Equipment Sales & Partner at […]