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powers gold rush - Southwest Products

QP Generators Now Powering Gold Rush

If you want to see the intense challenges that mines face daily, just turn on Discover Channel’s Gold Rush. The mining crew works in the remote Yukon wilderness, hundreds of miles away from the nearest city and often in extreme environmental conditions. This summer, Southwest Products QP mobile diesel generators were transported to Todd and Parker’s isolated mining camps. QP 220, 80 and 35 units were used to power their wash plant, sorting operation and camp necessities. SWP’s generators provide the crew with reliable power to operate in the toughest conditions.

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Truck Fleet - Southwest Products

Reduce Your 2015 Tax Liability with New Equipment Purchase

Thanks to the recently-passed Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, bonus depreciation is making a comeback for new equipment purchases. That means for new equipment purchases that are made before the end of the year, bonus depreciation of up to 50% of the asset’s purchase price is allowed in addition to the normal amount. If your business qualifies, the bonus depreciation can help reduce income and reduce your tax liability. Our inventory of stock lube trucks and generators are ready for quick delivery before the end of the year…

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Lube Skids - Southwest Products

Preventative Maintenance with SWP Lube Skids

For those who need a versatile option for fleet and heavy equipment service, a lube skid from Southwest Products could be the perfect fit to solve maintenance needs. Our lube skids allow you to turn any truck into a lube truck to help with the maintenance requirements of your fleet. They’re lightweight and easily attached to a mechanics truck such as the IMT DOM II, and can also be easily loaded into trailer or truck bed. They can be loaded onto a truck quickly and efficiently when needed, and their compact designed allows them to be stored out of the way when not in use. They’re built with the same tough construction as our lube trucks…

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QP 50 Generator - Southwest Products

New QP 50 Generator Launching at PowerGen 2015

Southwest Products today introduced its newly-developed QP 50 generator which offers environmentally-friendly and extremely quiet operation. The generator is SWP’s first Tier 4 Final mobile generator and is currently in final testing and will be launched at the upcoming PowerGen International show in December 2015. The new mobile diesel generator, developed in-house by SWP’s expert engineering team, comes standard with a highly dependable Isuzu and is built to operate effectively in all types of terrain and harsh environments. Construction sites, event…

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PowerGen 2015 SWP

PowerGen International 2015

The largest power generation trade show of the year is fast approaching. PowerGen International is just around the corner on Dec. 8-10, and we’re gearing up to show off our QP and VP generators and how they can power your job sites efficiently. Visit our […]

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Volvo Penta 8.16 Liter Tier 4 Engine - Southwest Products

Better Emissions, Reliability with Volvo Penta

Southwest Products recently added Volvo Penta off-highway industrial engines to its lineup, offering customers highly reliable and durable option to power their equipment. Southwest Products now offers Volvo Penta’s 8-16 liter range of Tier 4 Final engines. Volvo Penta’s off-highway engines are characterized by their low emission levels, low weight, compact design and easy installation that make them perfect for agriculture equipment applications. They deliver superior engine performance, reduced environmental impact and higher fuel-efficiency. The engines have a long history of success and offer customers in the agriculture…

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Industrial Service Trucks - Southwest Products

Southwest Products Delivers New Industrial Service Trucks to Salt River Project

A recent delivery of newly-designed and custom-built industrial service trucks from Southwest Products to the Salt River Project (SRP) power district continues the decades-long partnership involving fleet upgrades and vehicle support by the two organizations. Southwest Products (SWP) delivered five new customized, state-of-the-art fuel and lube trucks this spring and completed delivery to SRP on four articulating crane trucks last year. As they have for more than 40 years, SWP fulfills the equipment service needs and fleet support for the power district, helping to reduce downtime that might delay power service repairs. SRP is one of the…

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Fuel-Flexible Industrial Engines - Southwest Products

Reduce emissions, fuel costs with PSI fuel-flexible industrial engines

As production and sales of SWP vehicles and power generation equipment continues to expand across the country, the company recently added its first selection of alternative fuel industrial engines produced by Power Solutions International (PSI). Illinois-based PSI is one of the largest providers of industrial fuel-flexible engines in North America…

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IMT Mechanics Trucks on worksite - Southwest Products

Announcing New Territory for IMT Mechanics Trucks

Southwest Products has worked with Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc. (IMT) to expand its sales territory into the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. SWP has been a distributor of IMT mechanics trucks in the western U.S. for many years, and will now offer mechanics truck sales, parts and service to customers throughout Oregon and Washington. The IMT Dominator series of mechanics trucks are used in many industries such as construction, mining, railroads, municipal fleets, general contractors, and rental companies. They include six models of mechanics trucks all with a range of truck body sizes and various crane strengths…

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Southwest Products - Washington Location

New Location in the Northwest Now Open

Southwest Products recently announced the opening of their new sales, parts, and service center in southwest Washington, bringing their lineup of specialty vocational trucks and commercial generators to the Northwest. SWP manufactures customized service trucks, industrial tanks, and generator sets for many applications. The company has experienced the largest area of growth in their customizable lube trucks, and during the past two years production has nearly doubled. No longer just a regional manufacturer focused mainly on customers in Arizona and southern California, SWP is also a newly-named Diamond Distributor…

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