MHC Kenworth Colorado was named 2010 Kenworth Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada at the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently at the Paccar Engine Plant in Columbus, Miss. NorCal Kenworth was named 2010 Kenworth Medium Duty Dealer of the Year.
“It’s a great honor for MHC Kenworth Colorado to receive the prestigious Kenworth Dealer of the Year award,” says Tim Murphy, president of MHC Kenworth, which operates 41 Kenworth dealerships in 10 states. “It’s certainly gratifying to be recognized for our efforts from among the many outstanding Kenworth dealers.” The award encompasses MHC Kenworth Colorado locations in Colorado Springs, Denver, Grand Junction, Greeley and Pueblo, Colo., and Cheyenne, Wyo.
MHC Kenworth Colorado was chosen as Kenworth Dealer of the Year from among Kenworth’s five Gold Award winners for 2010. Other Gold Award winners are Custom Truck Sales (Regina, Sask.), Edmonton Kenworth (Edmonton, Alb.), Kenworth of Buffalo (Buffalo, N.Y.) and Kenworth of South Louisiana (Gray, La.).
“MHC Kenworth Colorado had an outstanding performance during 2010,” says Bill Kozek, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice president. “Our Dealer of the Year offers the entire Kenworth heavy- and medium-duty product line – including the Kenworth T700 and Paccar MX engine – operates excellent facilities, invests in the business and has employees who are relentless in their pursuit of providing exceptional customer support.”
During the Kenworth Dealer Meeting, Kenworth also honored its 13 Silver Award winners for 2010: Bayview Kenworth, GreatWest Kenworth, Kenworth Amos, Kenworth of Jacksonville, Kenworth Quebec, MHC Kenworth – Kansas City, MHC Kenworth Oklahoma, Motor Power Kenworth – Great Falls, Papé Kenworth of Central California, Truck Enterprises – Harrisonburg, Wallwork Kenworth, Wichita Kenworth and Wisconsin Kenworth.
NorCal Kenworth has locations in San Leandro, Sacramento, Anderson and Gilroy, Calif. “We’re very honored to receive the Kenworth Medium Duty Dealer of the Year award,” says Harry Mamizuka, president. “The hard work of our many employees combined with the strong Kenworth product line enables NorCal Kenworth to provide quality medium-duty trucks to customers in a range of applications, including agricultural, construction, fire department, landscaping, petroleum, regional haul and utility.”
Tom Bertolino, NorCal Kenworth vice president, says the award is a significant achievement for the company. “We’ve invested in personnel, parts and service to offer customers a high level of quality support for their medium-duty truck operations,” Bertolino says.
“NorCal Kenworth possesses a strong willingness, commitment and dedication to serve and support medium-duty customers,” Kozek says. “Our Medium Duty Dealer of the Year also embraces Kenworth new products – such as the Kenworth T440 and T470, factory-installed front drive axle option and heavier front axles – which benefit customers.”