Sewer Equipment Announces New Company President


DIXON, IL – Sewer Equipment is pleased to announce the appointment of John Wichmann, Vice President of Operations, as the company’s new President effective immediately.

John is a graduate of the University of Illinois in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and in 1998 completed his Master of Business Administration degree at Detroit Mercy. He has held positions in multiple disciplines including engineering, sales, operations, and general managing.

John started with Sewer Equipment in 2002. Throughout his career at Sewer, John has held the title of Plant Manager and Vice President of Operations, where he has applied his 35 years of industry experience in order to grow Sewer Equipment into the major player it is today. In his tenure, John has been responsible for enhancing and expanding Sewer Equipment’s entire product offering, entering new markets and distribution channels, as well as a plant relocation to its state-of-the-art facility in Dixon, Illinois.

John’s past experience and accomplishments coupled with his extensive industry knowledge made him the obvious candidate to take over for Dan O’Brien, the company’s past president. Dan looks forward to staying involved as the company’s owner.

Sewer Equipment, formerly Sewer Equipment Co. of America, has been in equipment manufacturing since 1941 and currently operates the brands of Mongoose Jetters, Sewer Equipment Co. of America and RAMVAC Vacuum Excavators as a third-generation family-owned company. The company is excited to have someone of John’s caliber to continue to drive the major success it has recognized in recent years and continue to grow the company into the future.

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