Palmer Johnson Power Systems Expands ZF Territory

Mon November 09, 2009 - National Edition

Palmer Johnson Power Systems has two new developments in its partnership with ZF Services North America.

The off-highway division of ZF Services North America has expanded Palmer Johnson’s authorized territory to include Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. Combined with the Great Lakes and Upper Midwest territory awarded to Palmer Johnson in 2005, Palmer Johnson is now an authorized ZF distributor and service center for 18 states in the United States.

Palmer Johnson’s authorized off-highway territory now includes: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

Palmer Johnson will offer full off-highway repair and remanufacturing services in each of its seven branches in these states. This includes branches in Chicago, Ill.; Kansas City, Kan.; St. Paul, Minn.; St. Louis, Mo.; Oklahoma City, Okla.; Dallas, Texas and Madison, Wis.

Additionally, the Commercial Vehicle (CV) division of ZF Services North America has named four Palmer Johnson locations authorized service centers. The CV division of ZF includes the Ecomat and AS Tronic transmissions utilized in on-highway cranes, city buses and coaches. This new commercial vehicle territory includes Arizona, No. California, Minnesota, Wisconsin and No. Illinois including the greater Chicago area.

Headquartered in Friedrichshafen, Germany, ZF manufactures heavy-duty specialized transmissions, front and rear axles, CVT technology, and control mechanisms, designed to offer high performance and economy in the most severe operating conditions for applications in the construction, agriculture, industrial and other on-highway and off-highway markets.

Palmer Johnson Power Systems specializes in servicing and supplying components for heavy-duty, off highway transmissions and axles. Palmer Johnson is the authorized distributor and service center for leading manufacturers including Twin Disc, ZF Off-Highway, Carraro, Funk, AxleTech, Eaton and more. The company operates 10 full-service branches across North America with more than 50 factory-trained technicians. PJ Power also operates volume OEM transmission and axle remanufacturing programs out of the company’s Madison, Wis., headquarters.

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