Bruno Sells Pow’r Topper Line
Clock Conversion acquires line of power pickup cap/shell lifts for trucks.
- By David Kopf
- May 12, 2011
Automotive vehicle lift manufacturer Bruno Independent Livings Aids has sold its Pow’r Topper line to Clock Conversions of Grand Rapids, Mich. Bruno’s trademarked name for the product, Pow’r Topper, was not part of the transaction, and is being retired, according to Bruno.
The products provide a power lift and tilt system that raises the shell/cap on the bed of their pickup truck so that mobility users and load and unload their wheelchairs.
Under terms of the agreement, Clock acquired all existing inventory, names of key suppliers, Bruno demo equipment stands, manufacturing and assembly fixtures, andengineering and application drawings.
“We are happy that this product could continue to be available, as a solution to protect the mobility device in pickup truck applications,” sais Bruno Automotive Product Manager, Andrew Bayer. “Bruno is continuing to streamline our product mix to focus on our core product offerings. We decided to work with Clock as they are a respected ‘van converter’ in the mobility industry and have the ability to provide power tilt cap dealers installations.”
A public statement from Bruno said that a source at Clock, said the new firm anticipates to be up and running by mid-June.
Bruno will continue to handle all warranty support for Pow’r Toppers it sold. Clock will offer full factory installations for any dealers who wish to avail themselves of this service.
Any dealers interested in marketing the Clock device are encouraged to contact Brandon Cavagnaro at 800-732-5625 Ext. 309 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
David Kopf is the Editor of HME Business.