LRS expands into central Illinois with acquisition of Doty Sanitation


BEECHER CITY, Illinois – LRS, one of the nation’s leading independent providers of waste diversion, recycling and hauling services, today announced the acquisition of Beecher City, Illinois-based Doty Sanitation , a highly respected provider of residential, commercial and roll-out collection services in central Illinois; financial terms were not disclosed and the acquisition is effective immediately.

Founded in 1980, with one truck and one employee by Daniel Doty, Sr., Doty Sanitation thrives today thanks to the second generation of family leaders: David and Nicole Doty. The company’s service footprint spans across central Illinois, from Pocahontas to Arcola, and will serve as an important platform for continued growth.

“We are excited to enter this new chapter with LRS, where our careers will continue here in central Illinois,” said David Doty. “From our employees to our fleet and our loyal customers over the decades, Doty Sanitation is proud to be part of the LRS legacy now.”

LRS President and CEO Alan T. Handley said Doty was the epitome of an ideal partner, not only for Doty’s business success over the years, but also for the significant acquisition of paths. career and family legacies that endure at LRS after the acquisition.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dave, Nicole and all Doty Sanitation employees to the LRS family as we honor and pay tribute to Daniel Doty and the family legacy he established over decades of hard work” , said Handley. “Doty Sanitation has built a strong customer base, established a reputation for safe and reliable service delivery, and adds an exceptional fleet of well-maintained collection and delivery trucks.”

The acquisition of Doty Sanitation is LRS’ ninth to date in 2022. Other announcements include: AirFresh Industries, based in Stillwater, Minnesota; JL Hurt, based in Warsaw, Indiana; Grayslake, Illinois-based Lakes Drain; The Country Plumber, based in Portage, Wisconsin; Ditch & Associates, based in Topeka, Kansas; Sunshine Sanitation, based in Rochester, Minnesota; Chicago-based Auburn elimination; and South Bend, Indiana-based Junoll Services.

In 2021, the company amassed 22 acquisitions to complement its organic revenue growth in the nation’s midsection.

About LRS

LRS is one of the nation’s leading independent waste diversion, recycling and portable service providers. Since 2013, LRS has specialized in providing an exceptional customer experience to millions of residential and business customers in nine states: Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Kansas, Arkansas and Tennessee. Diversified and growing, LRS also offers affordable roll container, C&D recycling, street sweeping, portable toilet rental, on-site storage and temporary fencing services. LRS owns and operates more than 65 facilities and lives from the passion of 2,100 full-time employees. The company provides safe, innovative and sustainability-focused services to clean and beautify the cities, neighborhoods and communities it serves. To learn more, visit #BeyondWaste


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