Veolia ES Solid Waste of PA, Inc. has acquired the assets of John Glenn Sanitation Service, Inc. (“JGSS”) in Philipsburg, Pa. JGSS provides front load commercial, rear load residential and commercial, and roll-off waste collection services in the Philipsburg and State College, PA areas.
JGSS’ operations will expand the existing customer routes in Veolia’s State College and DuBois, Pa. locations and internalize the disposal of the collected waste into Veolia’s Greentree Landfill in Kersey, Pa.
“We are very pleased to have had this opportunity within one of our key vertically integrated markets. John Glenn Sanitation has provided high quality customer service throughout the Philipsburg and State College area for the past 36 years. This acquisition furthers our goal to extend our Veolia Environmental Services brand of exceptional solid waste services across an increasing customer base,” said Richard Burke, President and CEO of Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc.
Burke added, “This tuck-in acquisition is in line with our strategy of purchasing well run hauling companies within existing integrated markets. We are pleased to add this fine business to our Veolia family of companies.”
Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
About Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc.
Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc., part of Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp., is one of the largest solid waste companies in North America, providing a full range of services to commercial, industrial and residential customers in 12 states, the Bahamas, and Canada. Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc. operates 72 collection facilities and 29 solid waste sanitary landfill facilities in the United States. By working in partnership with communities, we aim to preserve valuable resources and extend landfill capacity by focusing on waste reduction, curbside collection, sorting and the processing and marketing of recyclables.
About Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp
Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp., headquartered in Chicago, IL, offers fully integrated environmental solutions to virtually all industrial, commercial, municipal and residential sectors. It is part of the Veolia Environmental Services (VES) group, the only global manager of liquid, solid, non-hazardous and hazardous waste; on-site waste processing, industrial cleaning and process maintenance; and recycling, recovery and disposal for both the public and private sectors. VES is the largest waste services company in the world. It has over 92,500 employees in 42 countries and posted revenues of $13.6 billion in 2007. Veolia Environnement (NYSE:VE), the parent of VES, with operations in water, waste, energy and transportation management, has more than 320,000 employees in 68 countries and recorded revenues of $42 billion in 2007. For more information, please visit www.VeoliaES.com
Jeff Meredith, Veolia ES Solid Waste