Hi-Vac Corporation has acquired certain assets of O'Brien Manufacturing, including the trade name. Hi-Vac Corporation will move the production of the O'Brien Manufacturing product line to its modern facility located in Marietta, Ohio.

O'Brien Manufacturing has produced sewer cleaning equipment for over 65 years. The acquisition of the company based in Leiters Ford, Ind. became official April 28, 2006.

Patrick Snyder, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, of Hi-Vac Corporation, stated, "The addition of O'Brien Manufacturing products to the existing Hi-Vac line will provide the customer with a wider range of choices for jetting units."

Since 1969, Hi-Vac Corporation has built a reputation as a global manufacturer of durable and cost-effective industrial cleaning equipment. Hi-Vac Corporation supplies portable industrial vacuum cleaners, stationary vacuum systems with central piping and accessories, mobile and truck mounted vacuum loaders, combination sewer jetting and vacuum units, and vacuum excavators to meet the needs of most manufacturing industries, municipalities, and specialty contractors.

Hi-Vac markets its divisions Hi-Vac, UltraVac, RenVac, Aquatech, X-Vac, and newly acquired O'Brien Manufacturing all over the U.S. and to 28 countries worldwide.

Jeff Fulton will continue to manage O'Brien Manufacturing Sales and Distributors as Product Sales Manager. He will report to Snyder.

For contact information, call Hi-Vac at 800.638.1901. USA toll free, 740.374.2306, USA toll free fax 888.638.1902, obrienmfg@hi-vac.com or visit our website.