Heil Trailer, Serva to form EnTrans International

Sept. 8, 2014

Heil Trailer and Serva are now part of EnTrans International. Both companies are owned by American Industrial Partners (AIP) and will continue to operate under their existing brand names.

According to AIP, market and operational synergies will position EnTrans to be a leader in its marketplace and place a solid foundation for growth over the long-term. EnTrans will be able to offer its customers a broad range of products including a wide variety of hydraulic fracturing equipment, as well as tank trailers used to transport dry bulk, refined petroleum and crude oil. 

Gary Riley will serve as the chairman and CEO of EnTrans. Previously, he was the CEO of Enovation Controls, a global manufacturer of natural gas compression, transmission and control systems headquartered in Tulsa, OK.

Riley has also been a member of the American Industrial Partners Advisory Board since 2006.

Randall Swift, currently the CEO of Heil Trailer, will become president of EnTrans with responsibility for day-to-day commercial activities of both Heil Trailer and Serva. Joe Haniford, the COO of Heil Trailer, will serve as COO of EnTrans with responsibility for all manufacturing operations. Arty Straehla and Pete Seitz, the founder of Serva, will continue in their current capacities and each will join the board of directors of EnTrans. In addition, Pete Seitz will serve as special advisor to the EnTrans CEO.

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