CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. VIPAR Heavy Duty has announced a new product program with Fontaine Parts Connection, a manufacturer 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,” said Steve Badowski, director of program management, VIPAR Heavy Duty. “Our two organizations have a mutual commitment to add value and grow market share and this new partnership will help strengthen that effort.”
Based in Irondale, Ala., Fontaine Parts Connection is the dedicated aftermarket company of Fontaine International Inc., a Marmon Highway Technologies/Berkshire Hathaway company. Fontaine is the world’s largest manufacturer of fifth wheels and associated parts, and is an ISO/TS 16949:2000 certified manufacturing company with multiple facilities and distribution points throughout North America.