The Great Lakes Power Group News
Great Lakes Power Partners with Konrad Marine as Authorized Distributor
Mentor, OH - May 5, 2018 - Mentor, Ohio-based Great Lakes Power Products, Inc., is proud to announce they have been appointed by Wisconsin based Konrad Marine, Inc., ("Konrad"), to sell and service Konrad products as thier authorized distributor.
Konrad is recongnized worldwide as a leader in the design and manufacturer of marine stern drives with proven reliability, strength and performance sold in applications within the commercial, military and recreational marine markets. Since 1991, Konrad stern drives are the hardest working, longest lasting, toughest stern drives / outdrives ever made.
Richard Pennza, President and CEO of Great Lakes Power stated "Konrad's product line of robust, high performance high reliabiltity stern drives was a great fit to our exisiting marine product line offerings. "Great Lakes Power's expertise, particularly in the marine industry which includes our large network of marine customers covering many of the industries in which Konrad serves, allows us to now offer a new marine propuslsion system and application solution to our customers".
"Konrad continues to raised the bar in the design and manufacture of a heavy duty sterndrive propulsion system" said Stephen Allen, Great Lakes Power's Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "Konrad's drive systems excell in the extreme duties found in military and commercial marine applications". "Great Lakes can now provide these customers with Konrad's unique drivetrain solutions" Stephen added.
The Great Lakes Power group of companies represents leading global off-highway industrial, commercial and marine power transmission, drive train and other related component manufacturers; such as Twin Disc, Dana Spicer, Clark-Hurth, Funk Manufacturing, Durst, Cotta Transmission, TDI, Axletech, Carrarro, Centa, Wichita Clutch, Kongsberg Automotive, Interlube, Donaldson, Racor, SGF and other leading off-highway power transmission equipment and parts manufacturers. The Company's success lies in its ability to bring together the strengths of its 13 branch locations and industry leading products to competently and professionally solve customer's power transmission and drive train application problems. Great Lakes Power adds value for it's customers by providing the best power transmission and drive train products, parts and services available in the industry.
Paul Greely Celebrates 40th Year with Great Lakes Power
At their annual branch management retreat in Orlando, Florida, President Rick Pennza and Vice Presidents Dave Allen and Stephen Allen presented to Paul Greely his 40th anniversary award.
For 40 of Great Lakes Power's 44 year history, Paul has worked his way up through the organization from his early days as a service technician fast forward now to managing the company's Cincinnati, Ohio and Statesville, North Carolina branch operations.
"The company has been blessed with so many long-term hard working dedicated employees over the years," commented Rick Pennza. "Paul is one of those highly regarded talents that have contributed to the success of our organization these many years."
Congratulations Paul on reaching this valued milestone.
Kurt Ferneding, head of Cincinnati's service operation, (on the right), congratulates Paul Greely (left)
Great Lakes Power Products management congratulates Paul Greely. From left to right, Stephen Allen, VP/Regional Sales Manager, Paul Greely, Rick Pennza, President, David Allen, VP of Service Operations
Great Lakes Power Products Achieves Sales Milestone
Great Lakes Power is proud to announce that Keith Montgomery, territory manager from our Evansville branch, has surpassed the $1.0 million dollar mark in sales of InterLube products for calendar year 2016.
Recognized as one of the first authorized distributor of InterLube products in North America, Great Lakes Power is an authorized sales and service center for InterLube, Lubrication Systems by Timken, part of The Timken Company. Our factory-trained sales team has helped customers develop InterLube automatic lube solutions for mobile plant and construction equipment, agriculture equipment, on-highway and off-highway chassis mounted vehicles, material handling equipment and industrial chain lubrication applications.
Joseph Farkas, National Sales Manager for InterLube was happy to add, "On behalf of the entire InterLube team we would like to extend our gratitude and congratulations to Keith on reaching such an outstanding sales benchmark. It is truly a testament to his tenacity, hard work, and continued dedication to growing the InterLube product line and brings great credit upon himself and the entire Great Lakes Power organization"
Our shareholders and management team wish to congratulate Keith for such an outstanding performance.
President and CEO
Great Lakes Power
North Atlantic Power Products Division General Manager and Corporate VP Retires
With much appreciation and applause, our shareholders, management team and staff wish to congratulate Sam Profio on his retirement from Great Lakes Power effective October 1st, 2016.
Sam Profio, a 38-year veteran of the company, was Corporate Vice President and General Manager of our North Atlantic Power Products Division when he retired. Our suppliers, our customers, and particularly our employees admired Sam for his tremendous work ethic, attention to details, and his passion to take care of the customer.
Congratulations Sam, we wish you and Suzette good health and happiness during your retirement years.
President and CEO
Great Lakes Power
Great Lakes Power Announces First Distribution and Service Dealer Appointment by CVTCORP in the Continental U.S.
Mentor, OH - Mentor Ohio-based Great Lakes Power Service Co., is pleased to announce that they have recently been appointed by CVTCORP to be their first authorized distributor and service dealer in the continental United States.
Founded in 2001, CVTCORP is the industry leader in the design, development and manufacturer of mechanical continuously variable transmissions for various off-highway, agriculture, and industrial applications. CVTCORP excels at end to end complex efficient and cost effective powertrain solutions for key manufacturers around the world. The company is privately held and headquartered outside of Montreal, Canada. For more information about CVTCORP, please visit their web-site at www.cvtcorp.com.
Daniel Girard, CVTCORP CEO and founder said: "We at CVTCORP are excited about partnering with the Great Lakes Power group to support our current and future customers. They bring an extensive knowledge of the market and have a number of key contacts with potential customers that will aid us in continuing to develop new markets."
"For over 43 years, Great Lakes Power has been an industry leader in providing power transmission and drive train products and service to our customers and we are excited that CVTCORP has called upon us to support their product offering in the US." said Rick Pennza, President and CEO of Great Lakes Power. "Companies that bring to the market advances in technology to help customers run their equipment more efficient and add cost savings solutions, will be well positioned in the market place and CVTCORP has that potential." Pennza added.
David Allen, Vice President of Service Operations at Great Lakes added. "It's an honor to be the first organization appointed by CVTCORP to represent them in the US. Our relationships with many of the world leading manufacturers of off-highway equipment in multiple commercial and industrial applications, provides CVTCORP the exposure and industry leading customer service and support needed to meet the forward and aftermarket expectations of our customers in this demanding marketplace."
About Great lakes Power
The Great Lakes Power group of companies represents leading global off-highway power transmission, drive train and other related industrial component manufacturers such as Twin Disc, Dana Spicer, Clark-Hurth, Funk Manufacturing, Durst, Cotta Transmission, TDI Engine Air Starters, Axletech, Carraro, Altra/Wichita Clutch, Kongsberg Automotive, Interlube, Donaldson, Racor and other leading off-highway power transmission equipment and parts manufacturers. The Company's success lies in its ability to bring together the strengths of each organization to competently and professionally solve customer's power transmission and drive train application problems. Great Lakes Power adds value for it's customers by providing the best power transmission and drive train products, parts and services available in the industry.
For more information about the Great Lakes Power Group of Companies call 800-325-6880, or visit www.glpower.com for additional information.
Great Lakes Power Acquires Twin Disc Southeast Assets Expands Its Authorized Twin Disc Distribution Territory
Mentor, OH - September 24, 2015 - Mentor Ohio-based Great Lakes Power Products, (www.GLPower.com) is pleased to announce the acquisition from Twin Disc, Inc., the distribution rights to sell and service Twin Disc products in the states of North and South Carolina, Georgia and most of Florida and the purchase of certain inventory and operational assets from Twin Disc Southeast, Twin Disc's wholly owned subsidiary. Great Lakes Power will continue to operate out of Twin Disc Southeast's four existing branch locations in Jacksonville, Tampa and Miami, Florida and Beaufort, North Carolina.
"Seven months ago we expanded our Twin Disc distribution rights to include the Mid-Atlantic state territories" commented Rick Pennza, President and CEO of Great Lakes Power. "This acquisition, which now encompasses the remaining Southeastern United States, provides us additional synergies that will benefit the many marine and industrial OEM's, boat builders, (both pleasure craft and commercial), and key engine manufacturers dealers as well as those marine and industrial fleet operators using Twin Disc products up and down the entire Atlantic coast", Mr. Pennza added.
"We feel fortunate to start off with an experienced staff of management, sales, service and administrative personnel that Twin Disc Southeast has provided us and are looking forward to working with them and the many marine and industrial power transmission and drive train customers in this newly acquired territory" said Stephen Allen, Vice President of Sales at Great Lakes Power. "Great Lakes Power is an industry leader in the sales and service of leading power transmission and drive train products and we're planning to leverage that expertise by adding value to those customers located in these territories" Stephen added.
"Our father, Harry L. Allen Jr., founded Great Lakes Power with the Twin Disc product line as the foundation of our distribution business", commented Harry L. Allen III, Great Lakes Power's Vice President and Chief Engineer. "Twin Disc has and will continue to be the Power behind Great Lakes Power."
With fourteen locations throughout the Mid-West and spanning the entire Eastern United States, the Great Lakes Power group of companies represents leading global off-highway power transmission, drive train and other related industrial component manufacturers such as Twin Disc, Dana Spicer, Clark-Hurth, Funk Manufacturing, Cotta Transmission, Tech Development Inc., (TDI), Axletech, Carraro, Comer Industries, Wichita Clutch, Kongsberg Automotive, Interlube, Donaldson, Racor and other leading off-highway power transmission equipment and parts manufacturers. The Company's success lies in its ability to bring together the strengths of each organization to competently and professionally solve customers' power transmission and drive train application problems. Great Lakes Power adds value for its customers by providing the best power transmission and drive train products, parts and services available in the industry.
Great Lakes Power Products - PRWeb Press Releases
Great Lakes Power has announced the launch of their new, mobile-accessible, e-store for off-highway power transmission and drive train products. The mobile e-commerce site allows customers to order needed parts from the field.
(PRWeb August 26, 2015)
Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/power/transmission/prweb12926759.htm
08/26/15 3:00 pm
Great Lakes Power performance and expertise as an authorized Twin Disc distributor and service center has led to their territory to being expanded to the Mid Atlantic states. Great Lakes Power has existing branch locations to service the expanded territory.
(PRWeb February 20, 2015)
Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/twin/disc/prweb12530796.htm
02/20/15 10:00 am
Great Lakes Power Products announced that Global leader Comer Industries, headquartered in Italy, has selected the Ohio company as their authorized service center in North America. Great Lakes Power is a respected distributor, manufacturer, and service center for the power transmission and drive train industries.
(PRWeb October 21, 2014)
Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/comer/industries/prweb12263747.htm
10/21/14 8:00 am
Great Lakes Power's new website design enables easy and fast access to online parts catalog. Additionally, the website uses responsive design so that it can be easily used on smartphones and tablets.
(PRWeb November 07, 2013)
Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/great-lakes/power/prweb11312500.htm
11/07/13 10:00 am
Great Lakes Power Products, Inc., was recently honored by Racine Wisconson-based Twin Disc, Inc., for 40 years as an authorized distributor.
September 9, 2014
Read the full story here.