(February 20, 2023)– CSM Companies is proud to announce the Kenworth Parts Council has elected CSM Companies Parts Director, Eric Bontrager, to serve on their 2023 Parts Chairman Council.

Kenworth Names 2023 Parts Council

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2023 Kenworth Parts Council. Leading parts directors and managers from Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada serve on the council, which focuses on further enhancing parts quality and customer support for truck operators and fleets.

PACCAR Parts supports Kenworth dealerships in their efforts to expedite repairs and increase customer uptime by helping to maintain industry-leading parts availability throughout the Kenworth dealer network, and by providing access to parts in 24 hours or less through its network of distribution centers strategically located throughout North America.

Kenworth Parts Council members for 2023 are:  Chairman – Eric Bontrager, CSM Companies (Windsor, Wis); Ryan Colby, Kenworth Sales Company – Salt Lake City (West Valley City, Utah); Sébastien Letendre, Kenworth Maska (La Présentation, Quebec); Patrick Lisconish, Kenworth Northeast Group (Syracuse, N.Y.); Scott Lockhart, MHC Kenworth (Denver, Colo.); Troy Powers, Rihm Kenworth (South St. Paul, Minn.); Jeff Weaver, Truckworx Kenworth (Birmingham, Ala.); Clayton Zuchotzki, GreatWest Kenworth (Calgary, Alb.); and Kenworth Dealer Council representative Mike Levering, Truckworx Kenworth (Birmingham, Ala.).

Kenworth dealers offer genuine Kenworth proprietary parts and provide all-makes parts and service (partsandservice.kenworth.com) through 461 locations in the United States and Canada. Kenworth dealers also offer TRP parts, which are reliable aftermarket products designed and tested to exceed customers’ expectations for quality and value. Regardless of the age, make or application of the vehicle, TRP is the all-makes answer. For more information, visit www.TRPParts.com.

Kenworth Truck Company, founded in 1923, is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Throughout 2023, Kenworth is celebrating its historic 100th anniversary. To learn more about the 100th anniversary celebration visit www.Kenworth100.com. Kenworth is “Driving the Next 100 Years.” Kenworth’s Internet home page is at www.kenworth.com. Kenworth is a PACCAR company.

About CSM Companies

As a leader in the transportation industry, the CSM family of companies offers a comprehensive network of businesses across 5 states to meet the continued demand for premium transportation products. This includes 23 heavy- and medium-duty truck dealerships, 2 commercial vehicle and automotive dealerships, 5 Premier Leasing & Rental locations, 2 Dedicated Fleet Service locations, and CSM Financial. CSM features Kenworth, Mack, Hino, and AutoCar trucks.