About Auchter Industrial Vac. Service, Inc.

Auchter Industrial Vac is a small company established in 1979 by owner and president Brian Auchter. The company is proud of the fact that it continues to remain family owned and operated since their doors first opened. Auchter Industrial Vac began with a single 3,000 gallon vacuum truck. Today, the company has grown to a fleet of over 40 vacuum trucks, trailers and tractors.

When Auchter Industrial Vac. first opened their doors in 1979, their primary mission was to provide vacuum services to the petroleum and industrial service industries.  However, as the petroleum and industrial industries evolved over the years, so did the services that Auchter Industrial Vac. could provide to them.  Auchter specializes in multiple applications of vacuum truck services, petroleum tank and pipeline cleaning, various forms of confined space entry and rescue, soft digging and air knifing, disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste , emergency response, roll off and frac tank service and much more.

We make certain that our clients are satisfied, and take great pride that they call us every time there is a need for tank cleaning or disposal services.  We are fully licensed, insured and a member of ISNetworld. Auchter complies with all USDOT and Federal Drug & Alcohol testing regulations. Auchter is a Drug Free company.

AIV donates and sponsors activities for MDA.org, Unitedway.org and NIAAMCO

Our Capabilities

AIV also provides assistance and solutions for all your disposal needs. From hazardous to non-hazardous waste, liquid disposal, construction debris and more, we can handle it. Our dedicated and diverse employees work seamlessly together making the entire process easier, safer and cost effective.

From rapid response and containment, to planned clean up operations, AIV has the manpower, equipment, logistical support and operational oversight to manage any size cleanup or emergency.  We have the experience and equipment to clean your most difficult tanks up to a six million gallon, 240-foot diameter refinery tank.

Auchter Industrial Vac. stands ready to handle the various needs of the petroleum and industrial industries.


AIV is a proud partner of Arcadis, a leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm.

Our Range

Centrally located in Linden, New Jersey, we are in the heartland of the petrochemical facilities of the New Jersey/New York. Harbor, but serve much of the tri-state are and beyond. AIV stands ready to provide prompt service with their modern fleet of vehicles and specialty equipment. We take great pride in our safety records and customers’ satisfaction, and we are dedicated to making sure the job is done the right way.