Power Heavy Duty adds three members

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Updated Nov 23, 2021

Power Heavy Duty has expanded its network of independent truck parts and service specialists with the addition of three distributors, Romaine Electric, Central Truck & Diesel, Inc. and Dixie Auto Parts.

“With locations in strategic markets and a dedication to providing superior service, the addition of these distributors further enhances our network’s ability to serve customers across the country,” says Jim Pennig, vice president of business development, VIPAR Heavy Duty Family of Companies. “Power Heavy Duty is committed to serving the needs of our distributors and we look forward to working together to continue to grow their businesses.”

Romaine Electric, based in Kent, Wash., was founded in 1921 and serves customers in numerous vocations from 15 locations across eight states. Celebrating 100 years in business, the company focuses on rebuilding rotating electric and related electrical products in addition to heavy-duty truck parts. 

Central Truck & Diesel Inc., established in 1987, is a family-owned and operated business located in Casper, Wyo. With a focus on tractor and trailer parts and heavy-duty truck and trailer repair, the company provides critical parts delivery and mobile truck and trailer services to its customer base of independent service facilities, fleets, independent owner/operators, municipalities, bus garages and more.

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Dixie Auto Parts, located in Walterboro, S.C., has been serving owner/operators, municipalities, construction and agricultural customers for nearly 60 years. The company offers an extensive inventory of heavy-duty truck parts, as well as aftermarket automotive parts. Dixie Auto Parts is a member of Pronto Automotive Distribution Network, which is a member of NEXUS North America and NEXUS Automotive International, a worldwide group of parts distributors.

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