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Maxwell’s Engine Start Module for Truck Starting Now Available Through VIPAR Heavy Duty

Maxwell’s Engine Start Module for Truck Starting Now Available Through VIPAR Heavy Duty

| Jeff Brakley, Senior Business Portfolio Manager – Truck

It is a pleasure to announce that Maxwell has entered into a two-year agreement with VIPAR Heavy Duty to distribute Maxwell’s Engine Start Module. Through the agreement, buyers now have access to the Engine Start Module through the VIPAR Heavy Duty network.

VIPAR Heavy Duty is North America’s leading network of independent aftermarket truck parts distributors that consists of 129 stockholder distributors with approximately 550 retail store locations throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. VIPAR Heavy Duty distributors are specialists who understand the demands of their local, regional and national customers for quality parts and exceptional service.

The company is ideally suited to handle the ESM, and our truck team is pleased to be working with VIPAR Heavy Duty to make our ESM widely available to owner operators and fleets by expanding our major distribution network.

Wolfgang BeezJeff Brakley
Senior Business Portfolio Manager – Truck
About this author

Jeff Brakley is Senior Business Portfolio Manager for Maxwell’s truck unit and has contributed to the development of the Engine Start Module (ESM) from its inception. He is a member of SAE International and an Associate Corporate member of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC). Jeff serves on the S.1 Electrical & Instruments Task Force, and recently contributed to the SAE J3053 Task Force to develop the Heavy Duty Truck Electrical Circuit Performance Requirement for 12/24 Volt Electric Start Motors Recommended Practice.

Throughout his 30-year career, Jeff has held both engineering management and program management positions for several leading national defense contractors and commercial companies, including General Dynamics, Martin Marietta, L3 Communications and Ametek Programmable Power. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering from Purdue University and an MBA in technology management from the University of Phoenix.

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