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 […]

  • November 2, 2016

The MacQueen Equipment Group is open for business at our new location! We officially opened at the new location on Monday, October 24 after moving the office, parts, and service departments the week prior. The building houses not only our corporate offices, but also the parts and service locations for MacQueen Equipment, Inc, and functions […]

On October 11, 2016 the MacQueen Equipment Group held a ribbon cutting ceremony at our new headquarters. We will start the moving process next week, with our first day of business at the new location being Monday, October 24. The event featured speeches from: Dan Gage (Vice President of Sales, MacQueen Equipment Group), Chris Coleman (Mayor […]

MacQueen Group

This week, the American Public Works Association (APWA) brought their annual conference, the Public Works Expo (PWX) to Minneapolis, Minnesota. Being so close to our headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota, the MacQueen Equipment Group was excited to to participate as a Platinum Plus sponsor of PWX and it was certainly a busy week for us! […]

MacQueen Equipment Group Building

The MacQueen Equipment Group was recently featured in a front page article of the Pioneer Press about St. Paul’s East Side. The article focuses on the past vs. present for the area, which used to be home to dozens of businesses whom have for the most part moved out of the area. The businesses leaving […]

Equipment Training

This summer has been busy with a Training Day hosted for each location. All four events were a success and a great opportunity to provide training and connect with our customers. This year was the first Training Days for our locations in Iowa, Nebraska, and Wisconsin: Trans Iowa Equipment, Nebraska Environmental Products, and Bruce Equipment. […]

Trans Iowa Equipment was an official friend of RAGBRAI – the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa – for the second year in a row this year. The ride took place last week, July 24 – 30. The Trans Iowa team operated the official sweeper of RAGBRAI throughout the week, helping to clean up […]

MacQueen Equipment Expansion

MacQueen Equipment is expanding and moving to a new location in St. Paul, MN. The new building is currently under construction, and will serve as the location for the MacQueen Equipment, Inc. parts and service departments, as well as the MacQueen Equipment Group’s corporate headquarters. Scroll through the photos above to see the most recent […]

Bruce Equipment Building

Bruce Equipment was recently featured in the Wisconsin Rural Water Association (WRWA) Journal as the business member spotlight for Spring 2016. The article included not only information on Bruce Equipment’s history as Wisconsin’s authorized equipment dealer for sewer cleaning, street maintenance, refuse and air equipment – but also some of the company’s plans for this year. […]