Vipar Heavy Duty network adds Fontaine Parts Connection products

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Vipar Heavy Duty has announced a new product program with Fontaine Parts Connection, manufacturers of fifth wheels and associated parts. Under the agreement, Vipar Heavy Duty’s network of truck parts professionals will add products manufactured by Fontaine Parts Connection to their portfolio of premium brands offered to the heavy-duty aftermarket.

“Vipar Heavy Duty is pleased to align our distributors with Fontaine Parts Connection, an industry leader in the fifth-wheel product category,” says Steve Badowski, director of program management for Vipar Heavy Duty, based in Crystal Lake, Ill. “Our two organizations have a mutual commitment to add value and grow market share, and this new partnership will help strengthen that effort.”

Fontaine Parts Connection is the dedicated aftermarket company of Fontaine International Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of fifth wheels and associated parts. They are an ISO/TS 16949:2000-certified manufacturing company with multiple facilities and distribution points throughout North America. Based in Irondale, Ala., Fontaine International is a Marmon Highway Technologies/Berkshire Hathaway company.