VIPAR adds Central Mexico-based distributor

News Truck Parts and Service Staff March 10, 2014

Central Mexico’s American Smartrucks S.A. de C.V., a heavy duty truck parts distributor, has joined the VIPAR Heavy Duty network of distributors as a new stockholder, the company announced Monday.

Established in 1998, American Smartrucks serves owner operators, fleets, maintenance facilities and small trailer manufacturers from locations in Mexico City, Estado de Mexico, and Puebla, Mexico with a wide variety of heavy duty parts including seals, bearings, braking system valves, drums, friction, lubricants, clutches, filters, lighting, electrical connectors, suspension, cargo control, rims, water pumps, clutches, fifth wheels, batteries and fan clutches.

“American Smartrucks is a leading provider of truck parts in central Mexico with a broad product focus and emphasis on customer service,” says Jim Pennig, vice president of business development for VIPAR Heavy Duty. “We are a North American network of truck parts distributors and excited to expand our footprint in Mexico with the addition of this new stockholder to the VIPAR Heavy Duty family.”