Diesel Forward expands with Florida acquisition

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Diesel Forward, through its Alliant Power dealer network of diesel repair experts, has been servicing critical diesel engine systems with OE components for more than 60 years. In continued efforts to expand their product and service network offerings, Diesel Forward has reached agreement to purchase Everglades Diesel Injection Service, Inc. This acquisition will expand Diesel Forward’s distribution footprint and product range in marine and large bore diesel fuel and air systems.

Everglades Diesel has a rich history and was the second Central Distributor for Bosch in North America. For more than 55 years it has been servicing marine fuel system and turbochargers in South Florida and Caribbean region. Everglades Diesel will now be able to better service the Southeast region with its full portfolio of on and off highway products.

The Everglades team will be joining the Diesel Forward family and will continue to operate under the leadership of Nick Cibants. Nick will assume the role of General Manager for the region and for the marine product line. Nick has more than 40 years of experience in the marine business and will help expand Diesel Forward’s marine technical and service capabilities in support of our nationwide network of fuel system expert repair shops.

Diesel Forward, Inc., is the nation’s leading provider of aftermarket diesel engine fuel systems and technical components for light, medium and heavy-duty, and off highway vehicles and equipment. The company and its Alliant Power brand distribute aftermarket new and remanufactured parts through its nationwide Alliant Power network of over 550 service dealers. 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.

Everglades Diesel is a leader in the diesel fuel injection and turbocharger repair service and parts sales in South Florida, the Caribbean and Latin America. Everglades Diesel is a Bosch, Zexel, Alliant Power, Yanmar, Delphi, and Denso authorized repair center. Is also capable to servicing Garrett, BorgWarner, Schwitzer, and Holset products.