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Isuzu Motors America, LLC Appoints New Technical Sales Manager

Plymouth, MI – Isuzu Motors America, LLC has appointed Alex LaDuke to the new role of Technical Sales Manager, moving from Senior Applications Engineer. LaDuke brings extensive customer service interaction within the technical sales and application review process into his new role. LaDuke has been employed with Isuzu for almost 5 years.

Press Release – 1/6/2023

Isuzu Assigns Distributors Added Areas Of Responsibility

Isuzu North America, LLC announced the following expanded areas of responsibility to these Distributors – Husker Power Products and Mack Boring & Parts Company. “Added to their current areas of responsibility, I have assigned Kentucky and Eastern Tennessee to Husker Power Products,” said Russel Pollack, Executive Manager, Distributor Sales & Business Development, “also Virginia and West Virginia will now be added to Mack Boring & Parts Company,” Pollack continued. “These Distributors have proven track records in all of their distribution areas, it becomes a natural progression to award these new areas of responsibility to both of them, all to better serve our customers” Pollack said.

Press Release – 11/10/2022

Isuzu Assigns New Sales Reorganization

Isuzu Motors America, LLC, PowerTrain Division is pleased to announce the promotion of Russel Pollack to Executive Manager, Distributor Sales & Business Development. The appointment was made by Ken Martin, Executive Director, Sales & SCM. “In his new role, Russ will be responsible for managing the Isuzu Diesel Distributor network and the internal sales team supporting this activity. This assignment adds to his existing responsibilities of business development and power unit program management,” said Martin.

Press Release – 11/1/2022

Isuzu Diesel Annual Distributors Sales Award Conference Winners

Ridgedale, MO at Big Cedar Lodge Conference Center – Isuzu Diesel presented their top annual Sales Awards in the following categories: Isuzu Diesel Engines and Power Units Sales Awards and Isuzu Diesel Parts Sales Awards (non-road).

“All of our Distributors and award winners have shown exceptional efforts during times of logistical challenges and should be congratulated for every sale made throughout 2022. In recognition for outstanding sales volumes and service to customers we are pleased to present the following Isuzu Diesel Distributor Companies with these Awards,” said Ken Martin, Executive Director Sales & SCM.

Press Release – 10/19/2022

Isuzu Motors America, LLC Appoints New Leader Of Powertrain Division

Plymouth, MI – Isuzu Motors America, LLC has announced that Masaaki Sugino has been appointed Executive Vice President, PowerTrain Division. His fifteen years of extensive training and multiple global management positions within Isuzu Motors Limited, Isuzu’s parent company, has primed Sugino to lead Isuzu’s PowerTrain Division. With a master’s degree in International Relations, his guidance will be welcomed for a growing need in worldwide manufacturing, sourcing, and marketing.

Press Release – 7/12/2022

Isuzu Diesel Appoints Hamilton Power Solutions New Territory For Midwest States

Plymouth, MI – February 11, 2022 Isuzu Diesel has awarded Hamilton Power Solutions expanded distribution and servicing territory for Isuzu Diesel industrial engines, power units, accessories and parts into Upper Michigan, the majority of Wisconsin and certain counties in Northern Illinois. This new three-state territory compliments Hamilton Power Solutions’ existing territory in both the Northwest and Southwest United States.

“Isuzu’s strategies are to deliver the most reliable, eco-friendly, durable, and technologically advanced products in the industry with world-class customer support. It is why we collaborate with distributors who are willing to invest the resources necessary to accomplish this,” said Ken Martin, Executive Director, Sales & Business Advisor, Isuzu. “Hamilton Power Solutions has proven that they can deliver. This additional territory builds on a proven relationship with Hamilton Power Solutions. They will support our customers with an experienced team already in place to help insure the best customer service possible.”

Press Release – 2/11/2022

Isuzu Diesel Announces Expanded Distributor and Dealer Territory For Hamilton Engine

Plymouth, MI – December 14, 2021 Isuzu Diesel has increased the distribution territory for Hamilton Engine to include Arizona, Nevada, and Southern California. This adds to its current territory of Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

“Isuzu’s strategies are to deliver the most reliable, eco-friendly, durable and technologically advanced products in the industry and have world-class customer support. We collaborate with distributors who are willing to invest the resources necessary to accomplish these strategies. Hamilton Engine has proven that they can deliver. Under new ownership, we believe they are investing and expanding on our compatible goals and strategies into a larger territory of responsibility. Isuzu is excited to award this territory expansion to Hamilton Engine, and we look forward to supporting their team in their efforts” said Ken Martin, Executive Director, Sales and Business Advisor.

Press Release – 12/14/2021

Isuzu Motors Limited and Cummins Inc. Announce Global Mid-Range Powertrain and Advanced Engineering Collaboration

Plymouth, MI – February 8, 2021 On Friday, February 5, 2021, Isuzu Motors Limited and Cummins Inc. (Cummins) announced agreements for a global mid-range diesel powertrain and advanced engineering collaboration, including an Advanced Technology Agreement to conduct joint research for various powertrain technologies using the companies’ respective advanced engineering capabilities.

Press Release – 2/8/2021

Isuzu launching new power units targeting power generation applications

Written by Mike Brezonick

While there is likely never a period when engineering time and resources aren’t at a premium for OEMs and distributors, that situation has only been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies are being stretched thinner than ever and often can dedicate fewer people to product development projects.

As seen in the August 2020 issue of Diesel Progress

Isuzu Motors America Opens New Engine and Power Unit Prototype Center

Wixom, MI – February 10, 2020 Isuzu Motors America, LLC has recently opened a new (8,000 sq.ft.) technical engineering facility to better serve their engine and power unit customers and distributors in power generation, agricultural, construction and off-highway equipment manufacturing.

Press Release – 2/10/2020

Isuzu PowerTrain Presents 2019 Sales Achievement Awards

Plymouth, MI – The 2019 Isuzu PowerTrain Distributor Conference and Sales Awards were held on Tuesday, June 11, at the Hyatt Regency located in Lake Tahoe, NV. The Conference presented new product offerings, sales achievement awards and marketing support.

Press Release – 7/17/2019