Archive for the ‘Press Releases’ Category
Friday, June 22nd, 2012
NILES, Ill. — Mohawk Mfg. & Supply Co. is pleased to introduce its newest staff engineer, Spencer Oriot.
Oriot, a native of the Chicago area, started at Mohawk in mid-June shortly after completing his Bachelor’s degree in mathematics and mechanical engineering at the University of Illinois-Chicago. In his role at Mohawk, Oriot will be assisting in materials and manufacturing process specification and validation, drawing and developing new parts, diagnosing part problems, and assisting customers in best maintenance practices.
Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
Come join us at the Ontario Transportation Expo! Canadian Sales Manager Roger Hristovski and Engineering Manager Dave Lakickas are in Booth 412, meeting our Ontario customers and displaying some of our new parts, such as the 284878 exhaust bellows for New Flyer buses and some of our newer brake parts for Meritor and MAN axles.
Monday, October 24th, 2011
NILES, Ill. (October 20, 2011) — Mohawk Mfg. & Supply Co. proudly welcomed Roger Hristovski to its team today, appointing him Canadian Sales Manager, effective immediately.
Hristovski will have sales responsibilities for all of Canada, marketing Mohawk’s full line of products and services from coast to coast to coast.
“I am excited to have joined the Mohawk family in this capacity to serve the Canadian marketplace,” Hristovski said. “Mohawk’s sales and customer service team is second-to-none in this industry, and I am honoured to be part of this group. Furthermore, I am thrilled at the prospect of working with my Canadian customers, assisting them in meeting their requirements.”
Roger brings a wealth of transportation-related experience to Mohawk. Having worked in various capacities ranging from marketing, sales, customer program management, and operations with a leading transit bus manufacturer in North America, he has far-reaching expertise that Mohawk is proud to have gained. Roger attended the University of Manitoba, earning a Bachelor of Commerce – Honours degree with majors in Marketing and Finance.
“Roger has earned a great deal of respect throughout the industry,” Mohawk President John W. Brown said. “His knowledge of the Canadian and North American markets, his customer-centric philosophy and his technical expertise will help us deliver on our commitment to our Canadian customers.”
Roger and his wife are lifetime residents of Manitoba and enjoy supporting the community in which they live. He enjoys outdoor activities including fishing, camping, outdoor sporting events, and snowmobiling. He has served the local snowmobile club as an executive since 2006.
Mohawk Mfg. & Supply Co. is a national manufacturer and distributor of replacement parts for transit and coach buses. A family-owned and operated business since its founding in 1958, Mohawk has established itself as one of the premier sources of bus parts to transit authorities and coach operators throughout the United States and Canada.
For more information, contact Robert L. Brown at (847) 647-9350, ext. 206 or Roger Hristovski at (847) 636-9610.
Friday, October 17th, 2008
Mohawk will be updating pricing at the close of business today. All orders placed before 5 pm Central Time will be processed at the current price level.
Monday, September 8th, 2008
In celebration of its 50 years in the transit and coach bus parts industry, Mohawk Mfg. & Supply Co. will thank its customers and welcome new agencies and vendors Oct. 6-8 at the APTA Expo 2008 in San Diego.
Mohawk personnel will be stationed at Booth 4850 displaying some of the company’s newly-developed parts that will keep transit maintenance affordable. Company President John W. Brown, an original founder of the family-owned and operated business, will be in attendance, as will Regional Sales Managers Jim Jimieson and Tom Gramly, Executive Vice President Robert L. Brown, and Engineering Manager Dave Lakickas.
Mohawk will also demonstrate the interactive capabilities of its website, launched earlier this year. To date, Mohawk has more than 400 registered users who can now buy any part in Mohawk’s inventory, check on shipments and backorders, and review pricing and inventory status.
Finally, Mohawk will explain how it can work with an agency to develop a part or system through its engineering and manufacturing capabilities, its deep roster of suppliers and its knowledgeable sales and customer support staff.
Mohawk was founded in April 1958 by Wilbur L. Brown, John W. Brown and Fred Winkler. The Brown family continues to own and operate Mohawk, which is now the largest independent parts supplier in the transit and coach industry.
Friday, September 5th, 2008
Are you going to be in Chicago Sept. 16-17 for BusCon? Contact Mohawk at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 800-323-7652 to arrange for a visit at our Niles facility. We will arrange for your visit.
We are located in the Northwest Suburb of Niles, just 14 miles from downtown Chicago. By visiting Mohawk, you will be able to view our warehouse and engineering facilities, ask questions of Mohawk personnel and see how our parts development can benefit your fleet.
Call us at 800-323-7652 if you have any further questions.
Wednesday, August 13th, 2008
Now you can have Mohawk news e-mailed to you as soon as it is released. Enter your e-mail address below, and confirm your subscription when a follow-up e-mail is sent to you, and you will receive new Mohawk News Center updates.
Monday, April 28th, 2008
Advertising promoting Mohawk and its new website premiered this week in BusRide, Metro and National Bus Trader magazines.
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008
NILES, Ill. — Mohawk Mfg. & Supply. Co. celebrated its 50th anniversary of serving the coach and transit bus industries as a leading supplier and manufacturer of replacement parts.
Mohawk president John W. Brown, one of the founders of Mohawk, reflected on Mohawk’s growth over the last 50 years.
“To sustain a business for 50 years is a great accomplishment, but it’s one Mohawk shares with our customers,” he said. “Our customers have allowed us to grow by giving us opportunities to provide more and more items, by asking us to help on hard-to-source items, and by testing newly-developed items on their buses.”
Monday, March 17th, 2008
Mohawk Mfg. & Supply Co. officially launched its newly-developed website this week, allowing customers greater accessibility to Mohawk’s large inventory of quality replacement parts.
The website, developed by Chicago-based web development firm Imaginary Landscape, allows customers to browse through Mohawk’s extensive inventory, place orders, check on past orders and backorders, and view any existing price agreements between Mohawk and the company.
The release of the website coincides with Mohawk’s celebration of 50 years in the industry as a leading supplier and manufacturer of coach parts. Mohawk has prided itself on its innovation and its dedication to its customers.
The advent of an Internet-based ordering system will complement the service provided by Mohawk’s staff. Customers that elect to call orders into Mohawk will receive the same service from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Central Time Monday through Friday to which they are accustomed. Customers may use the online site to order 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from anywhere in the world.