ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Gray Manufacturing Company, Inc. announced today that it has formed a strategic relationship with GreatAmerica Leasing Corporation. The Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based company will help Gray provide more ways for their customers to acquire needed equipment and further strengthen Gray’s direct relationships with their end users.
“We saw a need to provide our customers with financial options that could help them purchase top of the line equipment while having minimal impact on their cash flow,” said Todd Michalski, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “GreatAmerica is known as a high integrity service provider that understands our industry. Their financial programs will add yet another tool to help us serve our customer base.”
GreatAmerica has over 20 years’ experience working with equipment manufacturers and distributors throughout the vehicle service equipment industry. Their simple one-page application, quick credit turnaround, and can-do attitude help improve sales with monthly payment plans that make cash flow sense.
“Gray’s reputation in the industry as an excellent manufacturer and service provider is a perfect fit for us,” said Lane Wolbe, Vice President of the Distribution Group at GreatAmerica. “Our shared cultural interests, attention to service, and professionalism will help make this a durable relationship.”
About Gray Manufacturing
Established in 1920, Gray Manufacturing Company, Inc., a family owned and operated business located in St. Joseph, Missouri and manufactures and sells portable lifting equipment for use by professional mechanics in the service and repair of trucks and busses. Gray is recognized around the world for providing the highest quality shop service equipment for the automotive, truck and service vehicle industries. Gray also has a patented wireless system for synchronizing multiple lifting devices by means of radio communication to coordinate their lifting and lowering of a load. www.grayUSA.com
GreatAmerica Leasing Corporation was founded in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1992. GreatAmerica is a national commercial equipment finance company dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors, and dealers be more successful and keep their customers for a lifetime. GreatAmerica provides financing and consulting services in all fifty states and some U.S. Territories. GreatAmerica has a staff of over 300 employees with offices in Iowa, Missouri and Georgia. http://www.greatamerica.com