Toronto, Ontario – Paul & Steve Harper, owners of Harper Group Inc., the parent company of Harper Power Products Inc., are proud to announce the addition of Thomas Built Buses to their product line-up.
Thomas Built Buses is a leading bus manufacturer in North America, offering a full line of school, commercial and specialty buses to value-minded buyers. With more than one third of the school buses on the road today being Thomas Built Buses, Harper Power Products is proud to bring their sales, parts and service capabilities to the table as the new Ontario dealer.
“The addition of Thomas Built Buses to the Harper network is another milestone in our company’s history as we can now offer our customers the broadest selection of commercial vehicles anywhere in Ontario,” said Paul Harper.
Thomas Built Buses offers three different types of buses: Type C conventional buses, Type D transit-style buses for longer routes and increased seating capacity, and smaller Type A Minotour buses. Each can be custom built to the customer’s specification, accommodating just about any requirement.
The Harper Group has also appointed Michael J. Donnelly to the position of General Manager for the Harper Bus Sales division. “Mike has been a tremendous asset to our organization and we are confident that given his industry knowledge and experience he will lead this division to great success,” said Steve Harper.
The Harper Bus Sales division will be headquartered out of the Harper Power Products Toronto location with a number of Harper locations throughout Ontario providing sales, parts, service and warranty support.
About Harper Power Products Inc.
Harper Power Products Inc. (www.harperpowerproducts.com) is the authorized distributor in Ontario for Detroit Diesel and Mercedes-Benz On-Highway engines, Detroit Diesel, MTU, DEUTZ and Mercedes-Benz Off-Highway engines, MTU Onsite Energy Power Generation and Allison Transmission. Harper Power Products Inc. has been providing world class products and an unwavering commitment to service excellence to its customers for 43 years. Harper Power Products Inc. is part of the Harper Group of companies along with Harper Freightliner Inc., Harper Ontario Truck Centres and Harper Leasing Inc.
About Thomas Built Buses
Thomas Built Buses (www.thomasbus.com) is the leading manufacturer of school buses in North America, with more than one-third of the market. Since the first Thomas Built bus rolled off the assembly line in 1936, the company has focused on delivering the smartest and most innovative buses in North America. Thomas Built Buses, Inc. is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer on the continent and a leading manufacturer of class 3-8 vehicles. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Sterling, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is a Daimler company.