Penske Truck Leasing has now opened its 17th North American truck collision repair center, in Annapolis Junction, Md.
<p>There are 15 U.S. locations: East Hartford, Conn; Fort Wayne, Ind.; Garland, Texas; Greensboro, N.C.; Houston; Indianapolis; Lithia Springs, Ga.; Milwaukee; Norcross, Ga.; Phoenix; Poplar Bluff, Mo.; Reading, Pa.; Tampa, Fla.; Toledo, Ohio; and Woodland, Calif. A center is also located in Canada, in Burlington, Ontario. </p><p>These <a href="https://www.pensketruckleasing.com/maintenance/collision-repairs/">truck collision repair centers</a> can do: repair warranty work; computerized brand color matching; refinishing and customized repairs, including decals and graphics; and mechanical repairs. </p><p>In 2011, Penske collision repair centers handled over 21,500 repairs. </p><p>“By retaining these repairs, we’re able to keep these dollars in-house,” stated James Svaasand, Penske’s business ventures general manager. “We are also able to provide consistent service and professionalism, using advanced systems.” </p><p>In the interim, customers can also access temporary replacement vehicles via <a href="http://www.pensketruckrental.com/commercial-truck-rental/">Penske Truck Rental</a>. </p><p>“The Annapolis Junction facility serves the needs of Penske’s own truck fleet and contract customers, as well as commercial truck fleets,” Svaasand noted. </p><p>The 15,500-square-foot building is housed on 5.2 acres and utilizes light fixtures that reduce energy use by 50 percent.</p><p>The structure contains a high-efficiency paint spray booth that greatly filters emissions. This booth employs smart technology that minimizes energy and fuel consumption, housing a high-tech air filtration system. </p><p>“Prior to opening this Annapolis Junction collision repair center, <a href="https://www.gopenske.com/">Penske</a> vehicles, and our customer’s vehicles, were being serviced from our repair centers in Pennsylvania and North Carolina,” said Jack Gallagher, senior vice president for the Northeast region. </p><p>Located near I-295, the Annapolis Junction location allows Penske to increase business opportunities within the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., corridor. </p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Truck collision repair center in Annapolis Junction, Md., opened by Penske<a href="http://t.co/xnjKxTHa" title="http://ow.ly/9segI">ow.ly/9segI</a></p>— Penske News (@PenskeNews) <a href="https://twitter.com/PenskeNews/status/176662003287470080">March 5, 2012</a></blockquote><p></p><p><em>By Alen Beljin</em></p></div>
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