CHARLOTTE, Mich., March 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Emergency Response ("Spartan" or "Spartan ER"), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) ("Spartan" or the "Company"), announced today that it has added Georgia-based Peach State Emergency Vehicles, a division of Peach State Truck Centers and sister company of Alabama Emergency Vehicles, to its expanding footprint of Spartan Authorized dealerships.
Peach State Emergency Vehicles is authorized to sell and service the full portfolio of Spartan Emergency Response fire apparatus, including Aerials, Pumpers, Rescues, Tankers, and Wildland units.
"Signing Peach State Emergency Vehicles enables us to expand our reach and re-establish Spartan's presence in fire houses in the Southeast," said Todd Fierro, President of Spartan Emergency Response. "We look forward to working alongside this established and highly successful dealership group. Like us, they are committed to customer satisfaction and first responder safety."
As the heavy-duty truck dealer of choice serving the southeastern U.S. for more than 40 years, Peach State now provides customers with new Spartan fire apparatus vehicles, as well as Spartan Authorized Parts, and factory authorized repair services from three locations throughout central Georgia and Alabama.
"Spartan manufactures the kind of safe, durable, highly engineered solutions our fire departments are asking for," said Jeff Cook, Director of New Truck Sales at Peach State Emergency Vehicles. "The aerial lineup alone includes Spartan-owned Ladder Tower and Smeal apparatus, and UST tankers, in addition to Spartan's renowned pumpers. This represents a major expansion of available emergency vehicle offerings, and we look forward to providing our customers with the industry's best in both product and aftermarket support."
With a legacy of chassis expertise, Spartan Emergency Response builds vehicles from the ground up on the industry's safest custom cab and chassis foundation, built to handle customer-specific equipment and route needs. Spartan works with individual fire departments to strategically translate the specs of each truck into a design that represents the best possible mix of safety, speed, agility, ergonomics, and serviceability.
About Spartan Motors
Spartan Motors, Inc. is the North American leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing and assembly for the commercial and retail vehicle industries (including last-mile delivery, specialty service, and vocation-specific upfit segments), as well as for the emergency response and recreational vehicle markets. The Company is organized into three core business segments, including Spartan Fleet Vehicles and Services, Spartan Emergency Response, and Spartan Specialty Vehicles. Today, its family of brands also include Spartan Authorized Parts, Spartan Factory Service Centers, Utilimaster®, Strobes-R-Us™, Smeal, Ladder Tower™, and UST®. Spartan Motors and its go-to-market brands are well known in their respective industries for quality, durability, aftermarket product support, and first-to-market innovation. The Company employs approximately 2,300 associates, and operates facilities in Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Florida, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota; Saltillo, Mexico; and Lima, Peru. Spartan reported sales of $816 million in 2018. Learn more about Spartan Motors at www.spartanmotors.com.
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