KCP Heavy Industries Brings Vac Truck Line to North American Market

The WWETT Show provides platform for company expansion

KCP Heavy Industries Brings Vac Truck Line to North American Market

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KCP Heavy Industries is working on getting its vacuum trucks established in the North American market. So getting a decent amount of floor space recently at the WWETT Show in Indianapolis in order to showcase two models in its vacuum truck lineup was an important step.

“Our presence at the WWETT Show has been gradually growing,” says Jeffery Loberg, regional sales manager for KCP North America. “We were happy to get a booth and showcase two trucks this year. It’s hard to get space being the new kid on the block. We’re hoping to get some good sales out of this.”

KCP has several different vacuum truck models with various volume capacities. One of the models displayed at the WWETT Show designed for sewer cleaning features a 2,456-gallon debris tank and a 1,320-gallon water tank on a Kenworth T880 chassis. Its water pump can produce 4,350 psi. It has 8-inch hose and a boom with 180-degree rotation. It can lift to dump or pressure dump. There are internal jets for self-cleaning the debris tank. It has a Hibon blower and two different wireless remotes, one for operation and one for cleanout. The whole unit is stainless steel.

KCP was founded by engineer Young Gon Yun in 2002 and began with manufacturing concrete pumps, eventually expanding into other areas of heavy equipment. The company sold 70 vacuum trucks globally in 2023, Loberg says, and the timing felt right to expand to the North American market. KCP is established in South Korea and Vancouver, British Columbia, and just recently opened up a new location in Las Vegas. The vacuum truck kits are built in South Korea and then shipped to Vancouver to be mounted on chassis.

“We can turn these over in three or four months,” Loberg says.

The KCP mentality for the design and manufacture of its equipment is quality and simplicity, he adds.

“We want to keep it so that operators can deal with any issues in the field themselves,” Loberg says. “Like with the electrical systems on the equipment. We try to keep it simple.”

For more information, visit kcppump.com/en.


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