Vanair acquires Grip Idle Management

Vanair acquires Grip Idle Management

Vanair says Grip Idle Management's technology integrates with Vanair's existing EPEQ Idle Management Systems.

Vanair announced that it has acquired Grip Idle Management, a company focused on advanced vehicle engine idle reduction.

Grip Idle Management’s technology in idle management systems is designed to minimize fuel consumption, reduce engine hours, decrease emissions, and optimize overall fleet performance, the company says. Vanair says this technology integrates with Vanair’s existing EPEQ Idle Management Systems.

“The Grip Idle Management acquisition is a significant milestone for Vanair, reinforcing our dedication to driving innovation in Mobile Power Solutions,” said Greg Kokot, president at Vanair. “This strategic move not only expands our technological expertise but also underscores our commitment to delivering even greater value to our customers.”

Vanair says it will integrate Grip Idle Management’s advanced idle reduction systems into its range of vehicle solutions, and that the integration of Grip’s advanced idle management technology will enhance the existing features of Vanair’s EPEQ IM Cab Comfort Climate Control Systems.

Grip Idle Management, presently based in Ontario, Canada, will be relocated to Vanair’s headquarters in Michigan City, Indiana.

“We are excited to have been given the opportunity for Vanair to take the GRIP Idle Management System to new heights and look forward to being a part of their success in the future,” said Brian Bassindale, president at Grip Idle Management.

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