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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. | July 30, 2021 – Interstate Companies, Inc., a growing industrial conglomerate headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, has purchased the assets of Southwest Products (SWP). Financial details of the purchase were not released by the privately held companies. The deal represents important strategic growth […]
Southwest Products is pleased to release several new brochures and booklets to help new and existing customers learn more about our industry-leading Fuel and Lube Trucks, Paint and Finishing process, plus two new Chassis Requirements booklets. Below is a brief description of each and a […]
We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve been named the newest distributor for Manitex International’s boom truck and articulating crane network, serving the Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah markets. The expansion allows us to use our 50 years of experience to serve Manitex’s customers in […]
If you have a business that depends on its trucks for your operation, you may have discovered one of the most difficult aspects of your vehicle or fleet management is getting the right truck for your operation. According to Smart Trucking, spec’ing a truck (specifically […]
One of the things at which our team at Southwest Products excels is making recommendations for work trucks with onboard air. We recently came across an article from For Construction Pros that hit a lot of good points about selecting onboard air compressors. Here are some of the highlights.
Our partner Iowa Mold Tooling (IMT) has recently released the new 11-foot and 14-foot version of the Dom III mechanics truck. The new models feature a more compact size, which enhances maneuverability without sacrificing lifting capacity or stability.
There are few things more critical for heavy equipment fleets than regular maintenance and service. Equipment service can be costly, time-intensive and slow down your entire worksite without the right service truck, and that makes finding a reliable fuel and lube truck one of the most important considerations for equipment managers. Having a Southwest Products fuel and lube truck as part of your service truck fleet can have a positive effect on your bottom line…
Our service truck team designs stock and custom truck bodies that are durable and dependable –you need a chassis that can magnify the work your team can do with your SWP service body. There are many chassis that we can mount your lube body on, but a few stand above the rest. These heavy duty chassis including Kenworth, Peterbilt and Western Star, offer operators varied benefits and the flexibility to accomplish more on the jobsite…
Ever wonder what it takes to build our lube trucks, mechanics trucks and custom service vehicles? Have a look inside our state-of-the-art facility and see where our service trucks are made. Our service truck team builds high quality, durable and easy-to-maintain trucks at our 176,000 sq. ft. facility in Surprise, Ariz. With an industry-leading custom build team with decades of experience, our team can build any service vehicle. Whether you need a stock truck or a custom service truck, SWP has the…
For Gabe Gallegos, no two days are the same. “Whatever you think of the typical nine-to-five, throw that out the window,” he said. Gabe runs his own roadside response company, Gabe’s Emergency Road Service, based in Walsenburg, CO. He provides roadside assistance to truck dealers and fleets such as U-Haul, Swift, Penske, Budget and FleetNet. An “average” day can have him traveling hundreds of miles across state lines to keep transportation companies’ vehicles on the road. A day can begin with work in southern Colorado, followed by a midday stop in New Mexico…
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