St. Cloud, MN, Nov. 15, 2010 — Polar Service Centers (PSC), a division of Polar Corporation —Polar Service Centers today announced that it has acquired JARCO, INC. The transaction closed on November 5, 2010.
Based in Salem, IL, JARCO is a leader in the design, customization, manufacturing, and servicing of truck-mounted tanks for the propane delivery industry. JARCO is a principal supplier to many of the largest, most prestigious propane fuel marketers in North America and specializes in providing chassis-specific design services and industry-leading, quality products to this market.
PSC has acquired JARCO’s operations and facility which will continue to operate at its existing location in Salem, Illinois. JARCO’s employees and management have joined the PSC team and will continue to provide the same high level of quality, service and performance expected by its customers.
“JARCO is the leader in truck mount delivery solutions, particularly chassis-specific design for the propane distribution market, due to its design and innovation expertise, production experience, strong quality systems and excellent customer relationships,” said Craig Fisher, president of Polar Service Centers. “The combination of JARCO’s capabilities with Polar Service Center’s strengths in service and parts distribution, and a national footprint, provide our combined customer base complete end-to-end solutions for their propane delivery vehicle needs. With our plan to expand bobtail upfitting to several service center locations across the U.S., we will be in the unique position to service our customers nationwide.”
“Joining Polar Service Centers is an extremely exciting and positive development for JARCO, our employees and customers,” commented JARCO President Nancy Coop, who continues as a key member of the team. “Polar Service Center’s resources and national capabilities, along with the excellent match with JARCO’s team, make us a great combination. This can only be good news for all our customers, and it provides significant opportunities to further reinforce our solid reputation for first class products, services and solutions.”
About PSC Polar Service Centers, a division of Polar Corporation
Polar Service Centers is the tank and dry bulk trailer industry’s largest network of parts, service and equipment centers, providing a full range of maintenance, DOT certifications, parts distribution and new and used equipment sales including trailers, truck mounted tanks and tractor repairs. PSC operates a network of over 28 locations.
Polar Corporation is the company headquarters for the Polar Tank Trailer, Polar Service Center and Quality Trailer Products divisions located in St. Cloud, MN. For more information, visit www.polarcorp.com.