The new frontier is underground. And if your jobsite is under here, we're on top of it. The new frontier is underground. And if your jobsite is under here, we're on top of it.

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Vermeer
MV Solutions

Today, more than ever, the ability to make a big impact with a small footprint is critical. Trenchless expertise has never been in higher demand, and Vermeer MV Solutions is the new powerhouse in vacuum excavation technology and equipment. Everything we do, everything we make, is designed to help you get the job done right. Fast. Effectively. And efficiently.

Communities everywhere are reinventing themselves. And we’re reinventing the tools you use that make it happen. The new frontier is underground. This is your time. And we’re a leader in bringing you everything you need.

About Us

In November 2018, Vermeer Corporation purchased Vac-Tron Equipment, LLC. Vac-Tron and McLaughlin Group Inc., both innovative leaders in the growing underground utility and soft-dig markets, are referred to together as Vermeer MV Solutions.

Vermeer MV Solutions now provides a comprehensive suite of McLaughlin and Vac-Tron series vacuum excavation technology and equipment, as well as training and support. Working under one leadership team allows us to leverage the innovation, market expertise and production capabilities across brands to meet increasing customer demand. It also provides dealers a more efficient, single-point connection to a full product lineup.

Located in Okahumpka, FL, Vac‑Tron has been an innovative leader in the vacuum excavation industry. Their environmental cleanup product compliments the Vermeer portfolio, providing utility customers an even more robust product lineup. This is especially important in soft‑dig excavation where demand for equipment and expertise continues to grow. The 22-year-old, 100-person company brings manufacturing resources, diverse market knowledge and a strong innovative drive.

For nearly 100 years, Greenville, SC-based McLaughlin has been a leading provider of drill tooling and vacuum excavation equipment to OEMs and the underground industry. Since 1921, the company has built a reputation for designing and building dependable trenchless construction equipment. Today, their more than 100 team members bring vast industry knowledge, production expertise and an innovative perspective.

Vermeer Trailer Vacuum Excavators

Trailer Vacuum Excavators

We pride ourselves on trailer vacuum equipment and technology that are among the best in the world. We also offer a wide range of vacuum excavators, with 3-, 4-, 5- and 6-inch hose options. Between McLaughlin and Vac‑Tron, we have nearly 120 years of combined manufacturing expertise, technology innovation and market intelligence. Plus, the McLaughlin and Vac-Tron manufacturing companies continue to be entirely family-owned.

McLaughlin VX50 Gen3 Series Trailer Vacuum Excavators
McLaughlin Series

VX50 Gen3 Series

This powerful and productive third-generation vac, with a modular design that allows for quick trailer or truck-mounting, is ideal for production pothole applications and drill fluid management.

  • 49-HP Tier 4 Final Kubota® diesel engine
  • 4-in. hose with 1,025-cfm at 15 in. of mercury
  • 5.6 gpm water pump @ 3,000 psi
  • 500–1,200-gal. tank capacities

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McLaughlin VX75 Heavy Duty Series Trailer Vacuum Excavators
McLaughlin Series

VX75 Heavy Duty Series

Features three-stage filtration using a cyclonic separator and two-micron poly filter, cam-over full-open external hydraulic door with separate door/tank raise circuit, in-tank clean-out system, full debris tank electronic float shut down and secondary ball float shut off.

  • 74-HP Tier 4 Final Deutz® diesel engine
  • 4-in. or 5-in. suction hose with 1,200-cfm at 15 in. of mercury
  • 8.0 gpm water pump @ 3,000 psi
  • 500–1,200-gal. tank capacities

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McLaughlin Trailer Vacuum Excavator Accessories and Tools
McLaughlin Series

Vacuum Excavator Accessories & Tools

You depend on your vacuum excavation systems to do a lot. That’s why we offer a wide range of accessories and tools to support you.

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Vac-Tron EV 150 Series Trailer Vacuum Excavators
Vac-Tron Series

EV 150

Ideal for valve box cleanout, as well as vacuum excavation projects, this series packs the power of a larger vac into a small frame. It’s maneuverable in tight spaces and can be conveniently towed with a half‑ton pickup.

  • 27-HP EFI Kohler® gas engine
  • 3-in. hose with 580-cfm at 15 in. of mercury
  • 4.0 gpm water pump @ 4,000 psi
  • 150-gal. tank capacity

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Vac-Tron CS Gas Series Trailer Vacuum Excavators
Vac-Tron Series

CS Gas Series

This liquid-only unit is specifically designed for industrial vacuum applications like drill slurry cleanup and other slurry removal. Optional reverse-pressure system lets you collect the slurry, transport it and offload it into another container. Or open the rear door and quickly dump the material.

  • 27-HP EFI Kohler® gas engine
  • 3-in. hose with 580-cfm at 15 in. of mercury
  • 300–1,200-gal. tank capacities

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Vac-Tron CV Low CFM Gas Series Trailer Vacuum Excavators
Vac-Tron Series

CV GT Low CFM Gas Series

Hand-built from the ground up in the USA—including the durable, low-profile trailer assembly—this series offers high performance.

  • 27-HP Tier 4 Final Kubota® diesel engine
  • 3-in. hose with 580-cfm at 15 in. of mercury
  • 4.0 gpm water pump @ 3,500 psi
  • 500–1,200-gal. tank capacities

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Vac-Tron CV High CFM Gas Series Trailer Vacuum Excavators
Vac-Tron Series

CV SGT High CFM Gas Series

Hand-built from the ground up in the USA—including the durable, low-profile trailer assembly—this series offers high performance.

  • 37-HP Kohler® gas engine
  • 3-in. hose with 1,000-cfm at 15 in. of mercury
  • 4.0 gpm water pump @ 3,500 psi
  • 500–1,200-gal. tank capacities

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Vac-Tron LP High CFM Gas SGT Series Trailer Vacuum Excavators
Vac-Tron Series

LP High CFM Gas SGT Series

Hand-built from the ground up in the USA—including the durable trailer assembly—this premiere series has all the power you need to excavate a variety of wet and dry material. Low-profile trailer makes components conveniently accessible.

  • 37-HP Kohler® gas engine
  • 3-in. hose with 1,000-cfm at 15 in. of mercury
  • 4.0 gpm water pump @ 3,500 psi
  • 500–1,200-gal. tank capacities

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Vac-Tron LP Low CFM XDT Series Trailer Vacuum Excavators
Vac-Tron Series

LP Low CFM XDT Series

Hand-built from the ground up in the USA—including the durable trailer assembly—this premiere series has all the power you need to excavate a variety of wet and dry material. Low-profile trailer makes components conveniently accessible.

  • 24-HP Tier 4 Final Kohler® diesel engine
  • 3-in. hose with 580-cfm at 15 in. of mercury
  • 4.0 gpm water pump @ 3,500 psi
  • 300–1,200-gal. tank capacities

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Vac-Tron LP High CFM SDT Series Trailer Vacuum Excavators
Vac-Tron Series

LP High CFM SDT Series

Hand-built from the ground up in the USA—including the durable trailer assembly—this premiere series has all the power you need to excavate a variety of wet and dry material. Low-profile trailer makes components conveniently accessible.

  • 49-HP Tier 4 Final Yanmar® diesel engine
  • 3-in. hose with 1,000-cfm at 15 in. of mercury
  • 4.0 gpm water pump @ 4,000 psi
  • 500–1,200-gal. tank capacities

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Vac-Tron LP Mini Series Trailer Vacuum Excavators
Vac-Tron Series

LP Mini Series

Hand-built from the ground up in the USA—including the durable trailer assembly—this premiere series has all the power you need to excavate a variety of wet and dry material. Low-profile trailer makes components conveniently accessible.

  • 27-HP Tier 4 Final Kohler® gas engine
  • 3-in. hose with 580-cfm at 15 in. of mercury
  • 4.0 gpm water pump @ 3,000 psi
  • 300-gal. tank capacity

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Vac-Tron AIR Series Trailer Vacuum Excavators
Vac-Tron Series

AIR Series

The unmatched power and performance you need to excavate dry material. Hand-built from the ground up in the USA—including the durable trailer assembly, this low-profile trailer makes components conveniently accessible. Hydraulic rear door fully opens to completely empty contents. The door is push-button-controlled from the side of the unit.

  • 74-HP Tier 4 Final Kohler® diesel engine
  • 3-in. hose with 1,000-cfm at 15 in. of mercury
  • 4.0 gpm water pump @ 4,000 psi
  • 500–800-gal. tank capacities
  • Air System - 185 cfm @ 160 psi

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Vac-Tron Mini-Combo Series Trailer Vacuum Excavators
Vac-Tron Series

Mini-Combo Series

One of today’s most versatile hydro excavator and sewer jetter machine combos. Clean laterals up to 12 in. in diameter. Hydraulic rear door fully opens to completely empty contents; door is push-button-controlled from the side of the unit.

  • 74-HP Tier 4 Final Kohler® diesel engine
  • 3-in. hose with 1,000-cfm at 15 in. of mercury
  • 4.0 gpm water pump @ 4,000 psi
  • 500–800-gal. tank capacities
  • Jetter System - 2,000 psi @ 15 gpm

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Vac-Tron FlowMaster Option for Trailer Vacuum Excavators
Vac-Tron Series

FlowMaster Option

This industrial valve-exercising system, ideal for cities and municipalities, hydraulically exercises water valves and hydrants. Trailer-mounted for convenient transport to jobsites close to water valves and hydrants, in the event of water contamination or water line breaks.

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Vermeer Truck Vacuum Excavators

Truck Vacuum Excavators

We offer a wide range of vacuum excavators, with 3-, 4-, 5- and 6-inch hose options. We pride ourselves on truck vacuum equipment and technology that are among the best in the world. All components in models like our VXT8 Mega Vac, with its 8-yard spoil tank capacity, are market-tested and some of the highest quality in the industry. With its 6-inch PTO, 3,200 CFM and 10 gal./min. water flow, it’s designed for serious contractors focused on efficient and reliable vacuum excavation from jobsite to dumpsite.

McLaughlin ECO50 Series Truck Vacuum Excavators
McLaughlin Series

ECO50 Series

This truck-mounted version of the industry leading Vermeer VX50 Trailer Vacuum Excavator can be mounted on a 14-foot truck bed with a GVW rating of 26,000 lbs. The ECO50-800 is commonly mounted on a 16-foot truck bed with a GVW rating of 33,000 lbs. Ideal for compact jobsites, production potholing, setting power poles or fluid management using directional drilling operations.

  • Tier 4 Final Kubota® diesel powerpack powers a 1,025-cfm vacuum blower and a 5.6-gpm water pump capable of 3,000-psi. operating pressure
  • Available in 500-, 800- and 1,200- gallon configurations

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McLaughlin ECO75 Series Truck Vacuum Excavators
McLaughlin Series

ECO75 Series

All vacs include three-stage filtration using a cyclonic separator and two-micron poly filter, cam-over full-open external hydraulic door with separate door/tank raise circuit.

  • Tier 4 Final Deutz® diesel powerpack powers a 1,200-cfm vacuum blower and an 8.0-gpm water pump capable of 3,000-psi. operating pressure
  • Sewer jetter or air compressor available
  • Available in 500-, 800- and 1200- gallon configurations

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McLaughlin MEGA VAC VXT8 PTO-Driven Truck Vacuum Excavator Truck Vacuum Excavators
McLaughlin Series

MEGA VAC VXT8 PTO-Driven Truck Vacuum Excavator

Designed for contractors who need efficient and reliable vacuum excavation from jobsites to dumpsites.

  • 8-yard spoil tank capacity
  • 6-in. hose with 3,200-cfm blower at 18 in. of mercury
  • 600 gallons of fresh water with 10.0 gpm water pump

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Vac-Tron Truck Vacuum Excavators
Vac-Tron Series

HTV/JTV PTO Series

This premiere line of compact hydrovac trucks provides the performance you need for the tough jobs. Each features standard high-pressure water system, full hydraulic rear door, reverse pressure and patented “Big Red” filter housing that cleans dirty air to 0.5 microns before it passes back through the vacuum pump.

  • PTO-driven systems available on a Ford® chassis
  • 4-in. hose with 1,000-cfm at 16 in. of mercury
  • 4.0 gpm water pump @ 3,500 psi
  • 800-gal. tank capacity

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Vermeer Trailer Vacuum Excavators

Locators

Today’s underground network of conduits, pipelines and wires—with more unmarked utilities and increasingly strict regulations—is more congested than ever. Contractors demand accurate, timely locating and verification. That’s why we offer a full line of locators for all markets, with the goal to provide accurate, durable locating tools to the industry.

Verifier G3 Locator

Verifier G3

Our newest locator combines trusted precision with a user-friendly interface for contractors faced with congested underground conditions, unmarked utilities and increasingly strict regulations.

  • Durable design with antennas mounted in rubber isolators
  • The most accurate push-button peak depths on the market
  • Exclusive three-year warranty and weather-proof guarantee
  • Available probe option for unlocated or abandoned lines

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Vermeer Piercing Tools

Piercing Tools

Since the beginning of the small-diameter trenchless and soft-dig age, contractors have counted on us for equipment that is compact and efficient. Our Hole Hammer piercing tools are made with high-grade alloy steel at an economical price point. Not to mention the legendary support and service from the industry’s largest distribution network.

Vermeer Hole Hammer Positive Turn Reverse Piercing Tools

Hole Hammer Positive Turn Reverse

Since the beginning of the trenchless age, contractors have counted on us for piercing tools. Today, we put the power of a proven and reliable design in your hands, with legendary support and service from the industry’s largest distribution network.

  • The innovative tailbolt design provides excellent rear anvil clamping force, but only requires 35 ft. lbs. of torque to gain access to the tool assembly. This design can be field-serviced in minutes with basic hand tools.
  • The moving-head design provides the power to get the job done in tough conditions. 100% of the energy is transferred through the head, maximizing production and accuracy in compact soil conditions. Spring reset feature resets the head after each strike to allow the power to be delivered to the soil in front of the tool for optimized production in tough soils. It also provides smooth and accurate tool starts and minimized tool swimming.

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Vermeer Hole Hammer Quarter Turn Reverse Piercing Tools

Hole Hammer Quarter Turn Reverse

Compact, efficient and economical tool for short- to medium-length trenchless installations. Moving-head design provides the power to work in tough conditions, including gas, cable, electric, water and irrigation systems.

  • All-steel reverse design allows the operator to rotate the air hose a quarter turn to reverse the tool with instant audio and visual feedback that the tool has shifted into reverse.
  • The moving-head design provides the power to get the job done in tough conditions. 100% of the energy is transferred through the head, maximizing production and accuracy in compact soil conditions. Spring reset feature resets the head after each strike to allow the power to be delivered to the soil in front of the tool for optimized production in tough soils. It also provides smooth and accurate tool starts and minimized tool swimming.

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Vermeer Core Saws

Core Saws

When it comes to locating and excavating underground utilities, our core saws aren’t just designed to precisely cut 4–18-in. (10–46 cm) diameter holes in hard surfaces. They’re engineered to minimize public inconvenience, minimize damage to roads, sidewalks and underground infrastructure, as well as lower excavation and repair costs. Built on portable, compact trailers, our core saws can be towed with a half-ton pickup truck for convenient jobsite access.

Vermeer CS418B Core Saw

CS418B Core Saw

Designed to cut 4–18-in. (10–46 cm) diameter holes in hard surfaces, like asphalt and concrete, so you can locate and excavate underground utilities. Minimizes traffic disruption and manual labor and helps preserve road integrity compared to saw cutting. Can be towed with a half-ton pickup truck for jobsite access.

  • Built on a portable, compact trailer (137 in. (348 cm) long; 69 in. (175 cm) wide
  • 25-HP Kohler® EFI engine
  • Two-speed operation can generate up to 380 RPM
  • On-board water tank cools the saw bit and is positioned with the telescoping and pivoting arm

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Mclaughlin Underground
2006 Perimeter Road
Greenville, SC 29605
(864) 277-5870
mmole@mightymole.com
Vac-Tron Equipment LLC
27137 South Hwy 33
Okahumpka, FL 34762
1 (888) VAC-TRON
1 (888) 822-8766
International: (352) 728-2222
(Hablamos Español)
FAX: (352) 728-2827
sales@vactron.com