Vipar Heavy Duty Announces Acquisition of Power Heavy Duty
January 06, 2014
Vipar Heavy Duty announced the acquisition of Power Heavy Duty based in Pearland, Texas. As a result of the transaction, Power Heavy Duty will become part of the Vipar Heavy Duty family of companies and continue to serve the marketplace as a separate brand.
Power Heavy Duty members serve the needs of their customers from over 200 locations across the U.S., while Vipar Heavy Duty distributors operate from over 500 locations across the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico.
The combined network “footprint” of over 700 locations will serve end users including fleets, owner-operators, and independent repair shops under the Vipar Heavy Duty and Power Heavy Duty brands locally.
Through the integration of Power Heavy Duty into the Vipar Heavy Duty family of companies, all corporate functions including central administration and management, program management, marketing and communications, and technology will be performed by Vipar Heavy Duty.
Brett Upton, with his 20-year tenure and knowledge of the Power Heavy Duty membership and their needs, will continue to be the point of contact for member development, recruitment, and other member needs for Power Heavy Duty.