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Volvo Penta Names Interstate PowerSystems as a New Marine Power Center Covering the Midwest
04/30/2018



(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – April 30, 2018 – Volvo Penta of the Americas today announced the appointment of Interstate PowerSystems as a new Authorized Power Center for the marine industry.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Interstate PowerSystems is a division of Interstate Companies, Inc., which has been in business since 1957 with more than 20 locations in the upper Midwest. As a Volvo Penta Authorized Power Center, Interstate PowerSystems will be responsible for sales and service of Volvo Penta marine commercial and leisure propulsion solutions in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois and upper Michigan. In addition, the company will continue to serve as a resource for parts, service, warranty and training for Volvo Penta dealers in these areas.

“The appointment of Interstate PowerSystems as a Volvo Penta Power Center is part of our long-term strategy to expand our marine commercial expertise and serve the needs of commercial operators with exceptional products, innovative solutions and unparalleled customer service,” said Jens Bering, vice president of marine sales for Volvo Penta of the Americas.

“Because of the knowledge and experience stemming from decades of doing business, Interstate has built a reputation based on the quality of products we carry as well as the excellent service we provide,” said Michael Masters, president of Interstate PowerSystems. “Volvo Penta has a tremendous product range and a world-class distribution system with parts availability that you won’t find anywhere else in the marine commercial industry.”

With the addition of Interstate PowerSystems, Volvo Penta now has 10 marine power centers in the United States, ensuring optimal parts availability at local Volvo Penta dealerships throughout the country.

For more information about Interstate PowerSystems visit www.istate.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