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Bison Names Van Meter Inc. as Newly Authorized Distributor for Iowa


January 21, 2013 - St. Charles, IL – Van Meter Inc., a supplier of high quality electrical and mechanical components, is now an authorized distributor of Bison Gear and Engineering products.

With over 50 years of experience designing innovative motor and gearmotor solutions, Bison has earned a reputation for solving tough power transmission applications for a multitude of different industries; such as food processing, industrial equipment and conveyors. Bison's latest developments include PowerSTAR™, a right-angle gearmotor equipped with advanced hypoid gearing and SANIMotor®, an IP69K rated stainless steel gearmotor designed for wash-down applications.

"We are very excited to welcome Van Meter Inc to the Bison distribution team and look forward to the expertise and professionalism they will utilize in providing solutions to our customers' application needs," says Todd Lucich, VP of Sales and Marketing at Bison.

Van Meter power transmission specialists are ready and waiting to assist customers with any questions regarding Bison products.

"The addition of Bison Gear and Engineering products to Van Meter helps to complete our offering of power transmission products to our customers," says Jim Halverson, Director of Power Transmission. "Bison Gear and Engineering provides the perfect solution for our customers by offering both expertise and solutions to their challenges."

For a complete look at all of the products and services they offer, check out the Van Meter, Inc. website at www.vanmeterinc.com

Van Meter Inc. is an electrical and mechanical distributor of supplies, services and solutions. The 100 percent employee-owned company is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with 12 locations throughout the state. It serves the construction, commercial, industrial and institutional markets.

About Bison

Bison Gear and Engineering began in 1960 by designing problem-solving gearboxes and gear motors for their customers. Today, the company has grown into an industry leader for fractional horsepower electric motor, integral gearmotor and gear reducer products by implementing innovative lean manufacturing processes, world class engineering and customer support teams driven by their Robusticity® design philosophy; allowing Bison to consistently expand its product line with new motion control and power transmission solutions. 

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