APPLETON, WI – Labrie Equipment Ltd., of Quebec, has finalized its purchase of the Leach refuse truck product lines from Federal Signal Corp., according to Waste News. Labrie will gain control of the assets Aug. 1. The agreement also includes Leach’s parts business, which Labrie will acquire Jan. 1, 2007. Labrie, which makes manual and automated side loaders, plans to expand its product line with Leach’s rear and front loaders. Business will continue as usual at the Appleton, Wis., office currently operated by Leach, according to company officials. Labrie plans to retain key personnel, the report said.