Established more than 30 years ago, Marathon Equipment Company is experienced in the waste and recycling industry. Marathon Equipment is a leading manufacturer of on-site waste compaction and recycling systems. In addition to the company s the Ram-Jet compactors and container product line, Marathon offers a line of Roll-Off Hoists, and a full line of vertical, horizontal and two ram balers. Privately-held for more than 20 years, Marathon was acquired in 1990 by Dover Industries, a diversified industrial manufacturing company. Marathon Equipment maintains a manufacturing facility in Vernon, Ala.