York, NE – April 10, 2018 – CSM Companies, their subsidiaries, and their employees are proud to be active members of their communities. Through events like Crazy Legs, Bowling for Kids’ Sake, and community mentoring, the CSM Family is helping make a difference in their communities.
Sahling Kenworth’s Tracy Rasmussen embodies the network-wide outreach of CSM Companies.
Dedicated Fleet Services (DFS), known for customized fleet care, has been building heavy duty flatbed bodies for a national distributor. Fifteen completed builds into the first order, the company is poised for many more builds in the program.
MADISON, WI – March 26, 2018 – On April 20, 2018, CSM Companies will be participating in Bowl for Kid’s Sake. This event is the most significant fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters, with over $68,000 (and counting!) raised for the organization this year. CSM Companies’ involvement with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County is in its seventh year.
WAUSAU, WI – March 21, 2018 – On March 15, 2018, the Wausau branch of Wisconsin Kenworth attended the United Way of Marathon County Youth Hiring Fair at the Boys & Girls Club of the Wausau Area. This event provided the ability to meet with hundreds of students, between the ages of 14-18, that were looking for seasonal, part-time, full-time, and apprenticeship positions in the Wausau area. This is the third year the United Way of Marathon County put on the event.
MADISON, WI – March 13, 2018 – Wisconsin Kenworth has announced their Vocational Truck Event for the year of 2018. This annual event, which occurs the first Saturday in April every year, will be held April 7th, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Wisconsin Kenworth – Madison.
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – February 23, 2018 – Throughout the month of February, Mack Trucks has been travelling to select locations to showcase the brand New Mack Anthem. On February 23, it blessed French Ellison Truck Center’s Corpus Christi location.
Wisconsin Kenworth, a CSM Company, has brought home another Gold Award from the Kenworth Annual Meeting.
The Gold Award is a highly regarded prize in the PACCAR and Kenworth Trucks world. The coveted crystal logo bug award gets handed out to a handful of dealer groups that excel in sales and customer service. 2017 marks the seventh consecutive year that Wisconsin Kenworth has brought home the gold.
Another high honor is the Silver Award, and this year’s recipients included French Ellison Truck Center (FETC) of Texas. As a Kenworth dealer that prides itself on customer satisfaction, FETC is a repeated winner of the award.
MADISON, WISCONSIN – February 1, 2018 – CSM Companies, Inc. has acquired the operating assets of the Berger Dealer Group, LLC which does business as Eastern Michigan Kenworth and Central Michigan Kenworth. The acquisition includes four locations in Dearborn, Clinton Township, Saginaw, and Lansing. CSM subsidiary Michigan Kenworth, LLC will operate the four locations. Along with existing locations in Grand Rapids and Gaylord, Michigan Kenworth will now service the entire state of Michigan for Kenworth Truck Company.
Wisconsin Kenworth’s George Andler recently received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award. ESGR is “a Department of Defense agency that seeks to promote a culture in which all American employers support and value the military service of their employees.” The Patriot Award is one of the ESGR’s highest distinctions given to employers who go above and beyond in support of America’s many civilian soldiers.
UPDATE JAN 2018 – CSM Takes Delivery of Multiple PACCAR Complete Drivetrain Demo Trucks
Several Kenworth trucks, equipped with a 12-speed PACCAR transmission and a PACCAR MX13 engine, have started arriving in mass to many of the 19 CSM Kenworth locations. The trucks are set up as demonstrators to help customers get the first-hand experience with the latest in drivetrain technology.