(FOX19) - Rumpke Consolidated Companies, Inc. purchased certain waste collection assets from Pike Sanitation, Inc. in Waverly, Ohio, on Aug. 1.
The purchase includes approximately 13,000 customers throughout Adams, Jackson, Highland, Pike, Ross, Scioto and Vinton counties in Ohio.
Rumpke Waste & Recycling and Pike Sanitation are both family-owned companies.
Both organizations have worked to ensure a seamless transition for customers.
Customers can expect to receive service without interruption.
Rumpke will mail service information to each household within the next couple of weeks. Customers should call 1-800-828-8171 or visit www.Rumpke.com for more information.
"Rumpke very much looks forward to getting to know its new customers and to offering them the best service possible," said Amanda Pratt, director of communications at Rumpke. "We realize that we have to work hard to ensure that our service is top notch and top choice for our customers. Rumpke is committed to doing just that."
With the agreement, Rumpke expects to add more than 40 new employees, if all pre-employment qualifications are met.