Bobcat Disposal acquires C&D debris hauler

The Sarasota, Florida-based company now owns the operations of Russo and Sons in Ocoee.

May 5, 2017

Bobcat Disposal, a solid waste holding company in Sarasota, Florida, acquired the operations of Ocoee, Florida-based construction and demolition (C&D) debris hauler Russo and Sons Inc. Bobcat is led by chairman and CEO Bill Dietrich and president Billy Dietrich.

“We are very excited to acquire the Russo and Sons business and we look forward to continuing their excellent level of service in the greater Orlando area and throughout central Florida,” Bobcat President Billy Dietrich says.

“The Russo business is a great way to expand Bobcat’s current operations in Sarasota, Fort Myers and other communities in southwest Florida,” says Dietrich. “This acquisition is an important part of Bobcat’s strategic growth plan over the next several years.”

Mike and Marilyn Russo, the former owners of Russo and Sons, will remain with the business under Bobcat’s ownership.

“We are very pleased to become a part of the Bobcat family,” says Mike Russo. “Bobcat’s focus on excellent customer service, creating a safe and ethical workplace and promoting employee initiative is right in line with our values.”

“This is an exciting time for Bobcat,” says Marilyn Russo. “It’s great to know our business has become part of a successful, growing company with an even brighter future ahead.”