Tramec, LLC Acquires Sloan Transportation Products, Now Tramec Sloan, LLC

May 15, 2013, 11:00 ET from Tramec, LLC

IOLA, Kansas, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary E. Sullo, President of Tramec, LLC, announces that Tramec has acquired Sloan Transportation Products, founded in 1977, headquartered in Holland, Michigan.  The new legal entity, Tramec Sloan, LLC, will be fully integrated into Tramec, LLCSloan Transportation Products is an ISO certified company serving the heavy-duty tractor and trailer industry as a single source provider of original equipment quality air and electrical components. Sloan is recognized as a leading supplier of quality heavy-duty truck and trailer products to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket.  The company has one of the industry's broadest product offerings for the tractor and trailer replacement market, including air and electrical delivery components, lift gate cylinders, hose clamps, gladhands, brass fittings, water pumps, oil filler caps, dipsticks, and air compressor discharge hoses. Sloan is the exclusive distributor of Michelin heavy-duty wiper blades.  Sloan Transportation Products is best known for MAXX Duty performance parts and brass manufacturing capabilities in Bucyrus, Ohio.  Sloan maintains stocking warehouses in Bucyrus, Ohio; Holland, Michigan; and Portland, Oregon.

Gary Sullo said, "The addition of Sloan to the Tramec group of companies significantly expands our product portfolio and enhances our presence in the heavy duty marketplace.  Sloan provides an exceptional level of customer service and their expertise in manufacturing and aftermarket distribution will benefit customers across all Tramec companies. Sloan is an excellent strategic fit with the Tramec business located in Iola, Kansas and will be integrated into one company, Tramec Sloan, LLC, that will be under the leadership of myself and Thomas Bronz, President of Tramec Sloan, LLC."  Thomas Bronz stated, "Our management, sales and operations teams look forward to providing service excellence to Tramec and Sloan customers, under the new name Tramec Sloan, LLC, with increased manufacturing capabilities and our vast combined product portfolio."

About Tramec, LLC
Tramec, LLC was formed in May 2008 with the merger of Tramec Corporation, Iola, Kansas, a family owned business that was founded in 1980 to service the heavy-duty tractor and trailer markets, and MacLean Crewson of Buffalo, New York.  Tramec, LLC companies include Tramec Continental-Aero, Tramec Hill Fastener, Tramec HDSS, Stemco Crewson and Tramec Sloan, LLCTramec LLC supplies a diverse range of highly engineered components to the heavy-duty tractor and trailer OEM and aftermarket sales markets, along with the general industrial fastener market.  The company's product portfolio includes:  automatic brake adjusters, air brake connectors and fittings, brake hose assemblies, pressure release valves, electrical connectors and components, specialty fasteners and a diverse range of truck and trailer components and accessories.

For information, contact Gary E. Sullo at or 847-455-5920.  Visit