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  • DUECO, Inc. is a third generation privately held company with roots in Wisconsin specifically Waukesha County since 1955. Today we are the largest final-stage manufacturer of Terex Utilities bucket trucks and digger derricks in the nation. Over the past 57 years, we have grown by strengthening relationships with utility, telecommunications, transmission, electrical contractor, tree care, and signage customers, and broadening our offering of products and services. We focus on helping customers achieve their goals to service households, businesses and communities with reliable power and related services. We are differentiated through our burning desire to take care of our customers and team members… to make a difference in the utility and related industries. 


    DUECO Employees PhotoDUECO’s tagline is “Lifting Your Expectations. Building Your Trust.” Over the years, we have demonstrated to our customers that we stand by our word and make good on our promises, earning their trust with each and every sale and over the long term, as we service their equipment throughout the lifecycle.  We have significant flexibility in packaging finance solutions for both new and used equipment and our sister company, Utility Equipment Leasing Corporation, provides utility truck rentals and short and long term leases.  Customers expect much of us, and we deliver.  Our tagline also speaks to our team and to our community, for we lift expectations and through a climate of high integrity, build trust and provide the tools to grow and thrive. 


    We currently have over 350 team members, operate six service centers throughout a 15 state area, have manufacturing facilities in Waukesha and Watertown, South Dakota and represent 18 different OEM equipment lines. We move the business forward by focusing on continual improvement that drives efficiencies and on being an employer of choice. 


    Team members and leadership alike are engaged and committed to enhancing the quality of life in Waukesha County communities and the surrounding Greater Milwaukee Area. We give of our time, talents and resources to programs that make a difference. The company supports the Waukesha area United Way Campaign, the Waukesha County Food Pantry, the Waukesha County Business Alliance, and the Blood Center, among many others. The company has also provided leadership for area boards and campaigns including the Waukesha Memorial Hospital, the Waukesha County Community Foundation, the Boys Scouts of American, La Casa de Esperanza, the Waukesha YMCA and Waukesha County Technical College.


    DUECO actively promotes sustainable practices and wellness through volunteer teams that lead those programs in making a difference in our world and our health.

  • In 2012, DUECO achieved the following recognition:

    • A We Energies Star vendor award, signifying supplier excellence
    • Judie Taylor, president, was named a 2012 Woman of Influence in the Family Business category by the Milwaukee Business Journal 
    • Tom Dalum, CEO, was honored at the WCTC commencement ceremonies with the Citizen Service Award for his support of WCTC programs and students
    • Top Business of the Year Award from the Waukesha County Business Alliance and Biz Times
    • A milestone 40th anniversary as a National Truck Equipment Association member
    • UELC celebrating its 45th year in business.

    As we look to the future, DUECO will continue to innovate and provide quality products and service to our customers, further “Lifting Your Expectations” and “Building Your Trust.”

  • If you would like your business or know of a business that should be highlighted in the Member Spotlight, please contact Kelsey DeMarais.