About Tornado Global Hydrovacs

For over 30 years, Tornado Global Hydrovac has been designing and manufacturing hydrovac trucks. After years of heavy investment in research and development, we combined our passion for heavy equipment with an intuitive knack for smart design. With these tools, Tornado has developed the ultimate Hydro Excavator that sets the industry standard for excellence.

Our trucks offer a safer way to dig and excavate. This non-destructive digging technique has applications in a variety of industries including the oilfield, construction, utilities companies, public works, municipal departments and more.  

Tornado Hydrovacs is a division of Petrofield Industries, a subsidiary of Empire Industries. We have been a member of the Alberta business community since 1984. Feedback from our clients consistently highlights our superior customer service, attention to detail, and the highest quality final products as reasons they keep doing business with us.

Petrofield Industries

Petrofield Industries Inc. is a manufacturing company based in Alberta, Canada focused primarily on oilfield equipment. Petrofield has been in business since 1985 and currently has 50 employees building equipment in 30,000 square feet of manufacturing space. The company’s two operating divisions are Tornado Hydrovacs and True Edge Metal Works. Petrofield became part of the Empire group of companies in November 2007.

True Edge Metal Works is a material cutting company based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. They have been in business since 1985.

In November 2007, Tornado became part of the Empire Industries Ltd. Group of companies.