Penray Approved Supplier To Vipar Heavy Duty

21Wheeling, IL July 23, 2014 – The Penray Companies, Inc. was recently awarded approved supplier status for their full line of products for VIPAR Heavy Duty.

“With the average age of heavy-duty and light-duty trucks over 11 years, the need to maintain vehicles with high quality service chemicals is more important than ever,” said Mark Kardon, Director of Marketing for Penray. “Partnering with VIPAR Heavy Duty is a perfect fit for Penray. Our strong brand presence in the heavy-duty market fits very nicely with VIPAR Heavy Duty’s business model. Penray offers a broad variety of service chemicals, cooling system filters and cold weather products to support the VIPAR Heavy Duty distributor and their end-user customer.”

VIPAR Heavy Duty, headquartered in Crystal Lake, IL, is one of the largest independent heavy-duty truck parts distribution networks in North America. VIPAR Heavy Duty’s footprint of over 500 locations is dedicated to supporting its distributors and their end-user customers with quality name brand parts and expert advice to help save time and keep their trucks running.

“The opportunity to be associated with such a strong market leader is an honor. Our sales and marketing team is preparing a program kick-off to introduce VIPAR to Penray. We are extremely excited to be an approved supplier to VIPAR,” said Bill Nonnamaker, Sr. Vice President Sales for Penray.

Founded in 1951, The Penray Companies, Inc., headquartered in Wheeling, IL, supports the heavy-duty and fleet industries with a comprehensive line of chemical additives and functional fluids for fuel, cooling systems, maintenance cold weather and shop chemicals. Penray also offers a full range of automotive products, including brake cleaners, fuel system cleaners and solvents. Details on Penray’s products for the heavy-duty market can be found at

About VIPAR Heavy Duty VIPAR Heavy Duty is North America’s leading network of independent aftermarket truck parts distributors. VIPAR Heavy Duty distributors serve the needs of their customers from over 500 locations across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. VIPAR Heavy Duty distributors are specialists who understand the demands of their local, regional, and national customers for quality parts and exceptional service. For more information, visit