Continuously variable transmission (CVT) manufacturer CVTCORP has signed Great Lakes Power Service of Mentor, Ohio, as its first distributor/service dealer to represent the company in the continental U.S.
“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 U.S.,” says Rick Pennza, Great Lakes Power’s President and CEO.
Great Lakes Power has four “operating entities” including Great Lakes Power Products, Great Lakes Power Service, North Atlantic Power Products and US Power, as well as 14 locations across the Midwest and Eastern U.S. It provides parts and support for off-highway transmissions, axles, marine transmissions, mechanical drive systems, electronic and mechanical control systems and filtration and lubrication systems.
“We, at CVTCORP are excited about partnering with the Great Lakes Power Group to support our current and future customers,” says Daniel Girard, CVTCORP CEO and founder. “Their national presence and knowledgeable workforce will ensure our customer base will have access to the best in class after sales support. In addition, 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.”
Earlier this year, CVTCORP announced a partnership with Skyjack to provide CVTs for Skyjack’s TH series telehandler.