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Dan Sacconi Named General Supervisor Of Fontaine Modification’s New Truck Modification Center

Dan Sacconi has actually been called general manager of the brand-new Fontaine Adjustment Vocational Services Truck Modification Center in Avon Lake, Ohio. This center is devoted to modifying and upfitting the new Ford F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks that are developed throughout the street at the Ford Ohio Assembly Plant. Sacconi and his team have actually been busy preparing 19,000 square feet of the brand-new Fontaine Modification facility that is now operational, as well as gearing up to get the staying 30,000 square feet all set for additional Ford production later on this year. Fontaine will utilize the facility to set up all-wheel drive systems and a special tractor package for beverage fleets and other less than truckload shipping (LTL) and regional shipment applications. Fontaine likewise will make wheelbase modifications and carry out compressed natural gas (CNG) tank upfits on F-650 and F-750 trucks at the facility. Ford dealerships and fleet clients can deal with Fontaine to develop custom adjustments for their particular applications. Fontaine’s ship-through contract with Ford (31V) enables modifications to be finished without any extra shipping cost to the customer. “Dan inspires more than two decades of experience with truck adjustment, upfitting and center management to his new position leading our Avon Lake truck adjustment center,” stated Paul Kokalis, president of Fontaine Modification. “Under his leadership, the procedure of moving into the facility and preparing it for the very first phase of production has actually gone efficiently, and we are thrilled to start production in assistance of Ford and our mutual clients.” Sacconi has a long profession in the transportation market. He had motor transport training during his 7 years in the U.S. Marine Corps and official training in motor fleet upkeep management at Wright State University. He previously acted as a production supervisor for Volvo Trucks in Orrville, Ohio, and as an operations supervisor of a Reading Group upfit center …
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“> See all stories on this topic New fire engine contributed to Escanaba

Town Fire Department fleet ESCANABA MUNICIPALITY, Mich.(WLUC) The Escanaba Municipality Fire Department is pleased to provide its brand-new fire truck to the fleet. It’s a 100 Type Spartan Aerial Platform Fire engine. It includes a 500 horse power diesel engine, a ladder that has a vertical reach of a 100 feet and a horizontal reach of 94 feet. The fire truck is an extremely reliable tool for the firemen that has the capability to release 2,000 gallons of water per minute. “If I’m going to stream 100 gallons per minute at a fire that would take 10 to 12 personnel,” stated Tom Sealander, ladder captain. “With this truck we can do it with 2. It’s going to be a larger knockdown ability. It will certainly boost the safety of the firemens.” The fire engine was finished last month in South Dakota. It was then shipped to Grayling for the lettering and final detailing prior to going across the bridge Tuesday night. Viewers with disabilities can get help accessing this station’s FCC Public Inspection File by calling the station with the details noted below. Concerns or issues associating with the accessibility of the FCC’s online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or Public File Liaison: Chad Grueneberg 177 U.S. 41 East Negaunee, MI 49866 906.475.4161 ext 141 …
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