Mack Defense Receives Water/Fuel Tanker Production Order

ALLENTOWN, PA (Aug. 21, 2012) – Mack Defense, a division of Volvo Group Governmental Sales (VGGS), announced today that it will supply West-Mark, Inc. with its MACK® Granite™ model trucks following a delivery order award from the U.S. Army Contracting Command out of Warren, MI. Under this order, West-Mark, a leading manufacturer of liquid transportation equipment, will complete 100 units for delivery to the Iraqi Ministry of Defense (MOD). The order will be fulfilled by January 2013 and is worth approximately $14.5 million, including spare parts.

“An order of this size is validation of the strategy and growth potential of our group” said Tom Kelly, president of Mack Defense. “With our recent restructuring as part of the VGGS global defense organization, our portfolio and potential customer base improve each day. I look forward to what the future holds for this organization.”

Deliveries will continue through the contracting period of three years, with a two-year option. The contract includes spare parts and in-country service points.