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Dempster Brothers Inc. | Historical Construction Equipment Association

Name: Dempster Brothers Inc.

Historical Note: George Roby Dempster invented the Dempster Dumpster as a truck-mounted material handling skip for construction projects in 1935. Dempster Brothers Inc., of Knoxville, Tennessee, expanded the line to include garbage containers that eventually became ubiquitously known as Dumpsters.
Sources: http://www.tntrivia.com/Invented%20in%20Tennessee.htm

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