Wastequip, Inc. has opened a new aftermarket parts business, Parts Place, Inc., in Piedmont, South Carolina. The new company will sell replacement parts nationwide for waste handling and recycling equipment.

Parts Place, Inc. carries replacement and aftermarket parts of all major brands of waste handling and recycling equipment, including hydraulic cylinders, compactor parts, and mobile replacements. Parts Place specializes in personalized service, competitive pricing and fast delivery. Most orders received by 3:00 p.m. will ship that same day. Online ordering is also planned to be available soon.

Margaret Spradlin Allen has been appointed general manager along with Duane Spradlin as national accounts manager, Jimmy Davis as operations manager, and John Beckwith, customer service specialist. The management team has over 75 years of combined experience in the waste industry.

"Being a Wastequip company, Parts Place Inc. has the opportunity to offer a large inventory of quality replacement parts at the best value in the market," Allen said.

Said Robert Rasmussen, president and chief executive officer of Wastequip: "Parts Place is a logical extension of our commitment to serving our customers throughout North American with all their equipment needs including replacement and aftermarket parts. It's all part of our philosophy of total customer satisfaction."