According to Jeff Barr, ConMet vice president of sales, the change allows the company to focus its resources more effectively on customers and to utilize strengths of the two organizations.
"ConMet is recognized as a technology-driven, multi-material, precision manufacturing operation," Barr said. "We think there's some knowledge we can bring to the table to advance things a bit in the market. Simplex fifth wheels have addressed weight and maintenance issues. We'd like to see if there are some new benchmarks we can achieve."