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McLaughlin Family Companies is an ethics based and family-owned company which continues to expand their reach in the manufacturing industry.

Scranton Manufacturing™

Since 1971, Scranton Manufacturing, Inc. has produced products of the highest quality. Initially focusing on farm equipment repairs, Scranton Mfg. grew to develop the world’s first mechanical hybrid seed corn detasseler. In 1981, Scranton Mfg. purchased New Way Trucks and shifted their focus to engineering some of the world’s best refuse truck equipment.

New Way® Trucks

New Way Trucks, a family-owned company spanning three generations of principled leadership, is the cornerstone brand of the central Iowa-based McLaughlin Family Companies. We are the largest privately held manufacturer of refuse equipment in North America. Our industry-leading distributor network is the bedrock of our organization and covers the entire U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, South America, the Middle East, and Asia. Our product lineup features six rear-load, three automated side-load, a satellite side-load, and two front-load refuse truck models ranging in size from 6 yd³ to 43 yd³.

K-PAC™ Compaction Equipment

A leader in solid waste compaction equipment, K-PAC self-contained and stationary compactors will crush nearly anything you throw their way.

FleetForce® by New Way®

Through FleetForce Truck Rentals, customers can enter into rental agreements on front loaders, rear loaders and automated garbage trucks. This addition to the waste management industry was long awaited, meeting the needs of customers and dealers throughout the United States.

New Way® E-Bikes

McLaughlin Family Companies is proud to offer Happy E-Bikes’ full line of Electric Bicycles at locations in Carroll, Coon Rapids, Jefferson, and Pocahontas. Robust, ergonomic, top-quality components – combined with stylish frames, color options, and accessories – set Happy E-Bikes apart from the competition. Call 712.634.0067 to schedule a test ride today!

Bowie International™

Well known for designing and manufacturing innovative mobile veterinary clinics in the 1960’s, Bowie Manufacturing Inc. has evolved to become an internationally recognized leader in the industry of mobile vet clinics. Today, Bowie International is the only company that manufactures chassis mounted clinics from start to finish.


Individually crafted to fit the needs of a general practice, or specialty practice, Porta-Vet has a worldwide reputation for manufacturing some of the best mobile vet units.

Custom Fiberglass Coaches™

Since 1968, Custom Fiberglass Coaches has provided the highest quality animal transport units on the market. Routinely working with animal control agencies, animal shelters, humane societies, and wildlife conservationists throughout the United States to develop new safety features and product improvements.

New Way Auto™

Located in Jefferson, Iowa, New Way Auto provides individuals with the best automotive experience possible. Known for their impressive selection of cars, trucks, and SUV’s, New Way Auto’s professional staff is here to help meet your needs.

New Way Ford™

Located in Coon Rapids, Iowa, New Way Ford offers quality vehicles, sold at a fair price. As a family-owned Ford dealership, New Way Ford is committed to excellence and their knowledgeable staff will help find you the car that best suits your lifestyle.

New Way Ford Lincoln™

New Way Ford Lincoln, located in Pocahontas, Iowa, is a family-owned Ford and Lincoln dealership offering a wide array of new and used automobiles sold at a fair price. Inventory includes new and used Ford and Lincoln cars, crossovers, sport utility vehicles, electric vehicles, Ford pickup trucks, and Ford commercial vehicles. In addition to these quality vehicles, the New Way Ford Lincoln team is comprised of a knowledgeable, trusted local sales and service staff.

Fast Lane Motor Parts™

Professional service and excellent customer care, Fast Lane Motor Parts, a NAPA Auto Parts store, is committed to providing quality auto parts and supplies for cars, trucks, and equipment service professionals, as well as everyday drivers.

Fast Lane Auto Care™

Fast Lane Auto Care brings premium automative cleaning supplies to car owners looking for top quality. Customers depend on Fast Lane products to keep their vehicles in peak condition.
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