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Diesel Forward and Makelim Unit Merge

The Heavy Duty Division of H.G. Makelim Co. has merged with Diesel Forward, Inc.

Both companies distribute aftermarket diesel engine parts for manufacturers such as Bosch, Stanadyne, Denso, Delphi, Alliant Power, Borg Warner, and Holset.

Bob Breunig, president of Diesel Forward, said, “Through this affiliation, we will expand our distribution and service reach and capabilities.”

Chuck Hess, president of H.G. Makelim Co.’s Heavy Duty Division, said, “This is a merger of two highly compatible aftermarket leaders.”

Diesel Forward, Inc., based in Windsor, WI, operates DIS Distribution, Alliant Power, which distribute diesel engine parts, and Diesel Injection Service, an on-site and mobile service center.

H.G. Makelim Co., headquartered in South San Francisco and Denver, supplies industrial engines and diesel parts and accessories throughout the Western United States. Its Industrial Engine Division is unaffected by the merger.

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