Transmission Maker CVT Signs First Distributor | Construction News

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CVT Corp., Montreal, Quebec, a world leader in the advanced engineering, design, and manufacture of mechanical continuously variable transmissions (mCVT) has signed a distributor and service agreement with Great Lakes Power Service Co., of Mentor, Ohio, to represent them in the continental United States.

With the anticipated production launch in 2017 of the mCVT products in off-highway, ag, and industrial markets, CVT is gearing up to make sure customers and end users will have the support they expect.

Great Lakes Power will support all service and warranty activities for
CVT products and will also work to distribute some defined products in key market areas.

Great Lakes Power is a family owned business headquartered in Mentor, Ohio. With four operating entities (Great Lakes Power Products, Great Lakes Power Service, North Atlantic Power Products and
US Power), and working from 14 locations throughout the Midwest and Eastern United States, it serves a global market in the off-highway power transmission and drive-train industries.

With more than 100 employees, Great Lakes Power distributes, provides
aftermarket service support, supplies parts, manufactures, and remanufactures products and provides engineering support for a wide range of off-highway transmissions, axles , marine transmissions, power takeoffs, and other mechanical drive systems, electronic and mechanical
control systems, filtration and lubrication systems, and many other power transmission and drive train products and components.

Daniel Girard, CVT Corp. CEO and founder said: “We, at CVT Corp. are excited about partnering with the Great Lakes Power Group to support our current and future customers. 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.”

Rick Pennza, Great Lakes Power’s president and CEO added: “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 CVT Corp. has called upon us to support their product offering in the US.”