Diesel Forward, Inc. purchases Southwest Diesel and Electrical Corporation

(Windsor, WI) – Diesel Forward® has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of Southwest Diesel and Electrical Corporation. The closed date was Friday, January 10, 2020. Both companies distribute diesel engine parts for leading global manufacturers such as Alliant Power®, BorgWarner®, Bosch®, Cummins®, Delphi®, Denso®, Garrett®, Holset®, Mann + Hummel®, Parker Racor®, Stanadyne®, and Yanmar® into the aftermarket. This acquisition will strengthen Diesel Forward’s presence in the Western Region.

Houman Kashanipour “HK”, president of Diesel Forward, said, “This addition to the Diesel Forward family is a complementary expansion that will benefit our customers, employees and our suppliers. Through this acquisition, we will expand our distribution, service reach and capabilities. Customers will have expanded access to service as well as product and technical support. We will continue to build on our leadership position in light, medium, and heavy-duty diesel engine and aftertreatment component distribution.”

This acquisition supports our mission of being recognized within the independent aftermarket as the leader in distribution and service of diesel engine and aftertreatment components. It strengthens our value that we are easy to do business with. It enhances the knowledge base of our employees as well as building and maintaining long-term relationships with our suppliers.

Diesel Forward, Inc., is the nation’s leading provider of aftermarket diesel engine fuel systems and technical components for light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles and equipment. The company and its Alliant Power brand distribute aftermarket new and remanufactured parts through more than 21 central distributors and over 550 service dealers around the world. Diesel Forward is also the largest distributor of top OEM brands to the aftermarket, including its national fleet accounts, through company-owned warehouses across four U.S. time zones.

Southwest Diesel and Electrical Corporation, located in Phoenix, AZ is an authorized distributor and repair facility for many of the world’s top fuel system manufacturers under a 11,000 sq. ft. warehouse. Southwest Diesel specializes in the sales and service of diesel and electrical products. Their knowledgeable sales staff can answer questions and provide solutions to injector and pump needs. The company offers an on-site fuel injection shop for remanufacturing and calibration of components, utilizing state-of-the-art test equipment. The fuel injection shop is a Bosch authorized facility in Arizona.