January 3, 2019

Acela Truck Company and Roughrider International Announce Strategic Distribution Partnership for Canadian Mining, Oil & Gas, Powerline and Pipeline Markets

BELGRADE, MONTANA AND FORT MCMURRAY, ALBERTA, CANADA - Acela Truck Company and Roughrider International recently announced a strategic partnership to provide Acela Monterra extreme-duty, high-mobility trucks to the Canadian market. The two industry-leading companies are partnering to offer North America’s most capable on- and off-highway trucks to Canadian markets, expanding Acela Truck Company’s growing distribution footprint and Roughrider’s growing product offerings.

“It’s a natural marriage for Acela and Roughrider to combine forces in Canada,” says David Ronsen, President of Acela Truck Company.  “Acela offers the most capable truck chassis for the most extreme job sites in the world and Roughrider excels in selling,leasing, renting and servicing specialized and complimentary products and services throughout Western Canada to a host of clients operating in some of the most demanding worksites. Together, Acela and Roughrider will provide mining,pipeline, powerline and oil & gas operators with a suite of unique products designed to significantly reduce operating cost, enhance job site access and equipment uptime.”

“Roughrider is always looking for new products that can help our customers fill their unique requirements more efficiently and increase productivity.The Acela Monterra fills multiple fleet requirements that enable us to increase our clients’ competitive advantage,” said James Secord, Roughrider’s COO.  “Given the current Canadian oil prices, the two companies are positioned to offer world class, low maintenance, high availability trucks that outperform other wheeled vehicles, saving operators thousands.  The productivity and accessibility capabilities of the Monterra, combined with its flexibility in range of mission application is truly unmatched. Monterra operators quickly understand that they run circles around other truck chassis in our extreme Canadian environments. Whether we’re renting or selling, our clients trust us to bring them the best-in-market solutions and our partnership with Acela allows us to provide extreme value and cost savings.”

The Acela Roughrider partnership launches a new era of competitive, superior, and cost-effective wheeled vehicle platforms for Canadian customers.

About Acela TruckCompany

Acela Truck Company delivers the most capable class 5-8 high-mobility 4x4 and 6x6 truck chassis in North America. ATC has developed an advanced reconditioning and recapitalization process that allows us to provide military-grade trucks to commercial markets at a fraction of the cost of less capable products.

About RoughriderInternational

With a rich history in Western Canada dating back to 1888, the Secord Family and the Roughrider group of companies are proud to be a family and aboriginally owned company located in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. Roughrider specializes in creating professional, scalable energy solutions that are delivered through safe, consistent, and dependable equipment and trained professionals that exceed customer expectations by creating extreme value. Roughrider International is dedicated to maintaining its core investment in the community and family values of customer service and employee satisfaction together with their partners in the Oil Sands.


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