Curbtender traces its roots to the early 1960s and became well known for its innovation. Curbtender continues to lead the waste industry with high performance, durable and versatile refuse trucks.

Company News

Curbtender Sweepers Brush Hawg Press Release

Curbtender Sweepers Purchases Brush Hawg Business

Posted 11/01/2021

Curbtender Sweepers, LLC has announced its purchase of the Brush Hawg line of knuckle boom grapple loaders from Iron Container …


Curbtender Introduces New Automated Side Loading Refuse Truck

Posted 06/28/2021

Curbtender, Inc., a leading manufacturer of refuse collection vehicles based in Cedar Falls, Iowa, announced the launch of a new automated side loader platform called the Fuzion…


Curbtender and UAW Local 838 Reach New 5 Year Agreement

Posted 3/19/2021

Curbtender, Inc. … announced it has reached a new collective bargaining agreement with UAW Local 838 for factory workers at its 701 Performance Drive facility in Cedar Falls, Iowa…

Curbtender XL Fleet All-Electric Hybrid Refuse Trucks

Curbtender Partners with XL Fleet to Develop All-Electric & Plug-in Hybrid Refuse Trucks

Posted 02/04/2021

Companies will jointly develop a series of all-electric, plug-in hybrid and electric refuse truck models…

Curbtender Nebraska Factory

Curbtender Begins Manufacturing in Nebraska

Posted 02/25/2020

Curbtender, Inc., a manufacturer of refuse collection vehicles, announced the start of manufacturing operations at its new factory in Gothenburg, Nebraska…

Watje Family Announces Purchase of Wayne Engineering

Posted 10/19/2017

Kevin Watje and Mark Watje have announced their acquisition of the assets of Wayne Industrial Holdings LLC, parent company to Wayne Engineering…

Curbtender, Inc is a family owned and operated company that designs and manufactures refuse collection vehicles in the Midwest. Curbtender operates facilities in Cedar Falls, Iowa and Gothenburg, Nebraska. With 12 different refuse truck models, Curbtender continues to be on the forefront of the waste industry.

Kevin Watje is the Chief Executive Officer of Curbtender, Inc. Mark Watje is President and Bartt Weichers is Vice-President. Curbtender’s executive team holds over a combined 55 years of experience in the waste industry.