Bergstrom Inc. announces new partnership with Fontaine Modification

March 7, 2013

Bergstrom Inc.,a global leader in the design and supply of climate systems to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced a new partnership with Fontaine Modification, a post-production truck modification company that services OEMs, dealers and fleets throughout North America. As a result of the partnership, Fontaine Modification has also been named an approved installer of Bergstrom climate control systems.

Fontaine Modification, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, takes trucks directly from the assembly line to facilities for professional and custom product installations, increasing the speed to market, and saving time and money for the owner.

"We’re excited to be working with such a respected company in the truck industry,” said Bill Gordon, vice president Aftermarket and NITE at Bergstrom. "This will create new opportunities across North America and enable our customers to have a high-quality installation prior to the delivery of the truck."

Fontaine has more than 30 years of experience in engineering and modifications, as well as in-depth knowledge of OEM platforms and cost-saving strategies. The company has eight modification centers throughout Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Georgia and North Carolina.

"We are happy to begin this quality partnership with Bergstrom,” said Bill O’Shea, director of fleet services at Fontaine Modification. "Fontaine’s long-standing experience, engineering expertise and knowledge are valuable assets when installing Bergstrom products and systems at our modification centers.”

The new partnership with Fontaine adds to Bergstrom’s already impressive roster of roughly 439 distributors and service centers.

For more information about Bergstrom Inc., go to us.bergstrominc.com.

To find out more about Fontaine Modification, visit: fontainemod.com.

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About Bergstrom Inc.

Bergstrom (bergstrominc.com) is the leading designer and manufacturer of cab climate systems for heavy-duty commercial trucks, off-highway machines and specialty vehicles. By combining progressive engineering talent, lean manufacturing principals and a global footprint, Bergstrom offers a unique blend of commercial vehicle marketplace focus and customer value. For more information, please visit bergstrominc.com.

About Fontaine Modification

Based in Charlotte, N.C., Fontaine Modification is North America’s most comprehensive provider of truck modification services for OEMs, dealers and fleets. Fontaine uses established ship-thru agreements with all major truck manufacturers to streamline the final delivery process to the end-user. The company’s modification centers are located conveniently near OEM manufacturing facilities in Garland, Denton and Laredo, Texas; Dublin, Va.; Gainesville, Ga.; Springfield, Ohio; Williamstown, W.V.; and Charlotte, N.C. The Charlotte location is also home to the company headquarters and Innovation Center. To find out more about Fontaine Modification, visit fontainemod.com.

 

Fontaine is a Marmon Highway Technologies (MHT) company. MHT companies support the transportation industry worldwide with a wide range of high-quality products and services. MHT companies are members of The Marmon Group, an international association of business units that operate independently within diverse business sectors. The Marmon Group is a Berkshire Hathaway Company.


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