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Volvo Penta Appoints Stewart & Stevenson as A New Marine Power Center
06/28/2018



(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – June 28, 2018 – Volvo Penta of the Americas today announced the appointment of Stewart & Stevenson as a new Authorized Power Center for the marine industry.

Based in Houston, Stewart & Stevenson is a leading provider of specialized equipment, as well as aftermarket parts and service to the global oil and gas, marine, construction, power generation, transportation, material handling, mining, agricultural and other industries.

As a Volvo Penta Authorized Power Center, the company will be responsible for sales and service of Volvo Penta marine commercial and leisure propulsion solutions from five locations in Texas and Louisiana. In addition, the company will serve as a resource for parts, service, warranty and training for Volvo Penta dealers in these areas.

“The appointment of Stewart & Stevenson as a Volvo Penta Power Center expands our presence in the Gulf Coast region, helping us to better serve the needs of our partnering commercial operators, while offering exceptional products, innovative solutions and unparalleled customer service,” said Jens Bering, vice president of marine sales for Volvo Penta of the Americas.

“With its global reach, Volvo Penta has an unsurpassed reputation for both product innovation and technology leadership in the marine industry,” said John Merrifield, President, Stewart & Stevenson Distribution. “As a Volvo Penta Authorized Power Center, we look forward to extending the services we offer to our marine partners in Texas and Louisiana.”

With the addition of Stewart & Stevenson, Volvo Penta now has 11 marine power centers in the United States, ensuring optimal parts availability at local Volvo Penta dealerships throughout the country.

For more information about Stewart & Stevenson visit www.stewartandstevenson.com.

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About Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta, with approximately 3,500 dealers in over 130 countries, is a world-leading and global manufacturer of engines and complete power systems for boats, vessels and industrial applications. The engine program comprises diesel and gasoline engines with power outputs of between 10 and 1,000 hp. Volvo Penta is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heavy trucks, buses and construction equipment.

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For further information, please contact:

Christine Carlson
Volvo Penta of the Americas
Phone: +1 (757) 382 4084
E-mail: christine.carlson@volvo.com

Jim Rhodes
Rhodes Communications, Inc.
Phone: +1 (757) 451 0602
E-mail: jrhodes@rhodescomm.com