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We Are Sponsoring the 2024 Frank N. Bender Logistics Leadership Conference

We are a proud sponsor of this year’s Logistics Leadership Conference! Join TMCC and the Frank N. Bender Center for Applied Logistics Management (CALM) for a day of insightful speakers and industry/student networking. RSVP here!

RSVP Information
Event: Frank N. Bender Logistics Leadership Conference
Date: Friday, April 26, 2024
Time: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Location: TMCC Dandini Campus, V. James Eardley Student Services Center, Red Mountain Building, 7000 Dandini Blvd., Reno, Nevada 89512
Catering: Lunch provided by the award-winning TMCC Culinary Program
Networking: Full Tilt Logistics is sponsoring a Wine and Cheese R&R that will be held during the Centerpiece Raffle. Two tickets per registration, must be 21+.

Mark your calendars! Silver State International and Peterbilt Truck Parts & Equipment are proud to host the 3rd annual NV Kids Foundation Texas Hold ‘Em Charity Poker Tournament on Saturday, April 20, 2024! NV Kids Foundation is still looking for sponsors so check it out here.

Peterbilt Truck Parts & Equipment announced recent expansion of its cutting-edge body shop.

The expanded facility boasts 12 service bays and has provided six new positions within the department. The facility is equipped with the area’s only Beeline-certified frame correction rack.

The body shop also features a 50-foot side down draft paint booth with an Imron Elite mixing bank, AcquireRX camera, a full line of fabrication and welding equipment, including MIG, TIG, Air Arc, and capabilities in steel and aluminum.

The body shop is open Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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As Northern Nevada’s heavy-duty truck repair destination, we are thrilled to announce the recent expansion of our cutting-edge body shop. With an unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional service, the expanded facility now features a total of 12 service bays, solidifying its position as the region’s largest and most well-equipped heavy-duty collision center.

Driving Excellence: A Closer Look at Our Expanded Body Shop

At Peterbilt Truck Parts and Equipment, we understand the diverse needs of our customers, from addressing major collision damage to handling minor paint touch-ups. Our team of highly skilled technicians is now ready to provide top-notch service for all makes and models in an even more expansive and advanced facility.

Key Features of the Body Shop:

Seamless Insurance Assistance: Navigating insurance processes can be daunting, but at Peterbilt Truck Parts and Equipment, we’ve got you covered. We work seamlessly with insurance companies, guiding you through the entire process to ensure a smooth and stress-free experience. From the initial assessment to the final touches, we are committed to doing the job right from start to finish.

Peterbilt Truck Parts and Equipment’s expanded body shop is a testament to our ongoing dedication to excellence. With advanced technology, skilled technicians, and expanded capacity, we are poised to deliver an elevated repair experience for our valued customers. Trust us with your heavy-duty truck repairs, and let us take your journey to the next level.

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To learn more about our expanded body shop, contact Peterbilt Truck Parts and Equipment body shop at 775-359-8840. Our team is ready to provide the highest level of service for all your heavy-duty truck repair needs.


To Our Valued Clients,

At Peterbilt Truck Parts and Equipment, we’re dedicated to providing you with top-tier services and equipment that enhance your business’s efficiency and performance. We’re excited to share some big news with you. We are now officially an Allison Transmission Authorized Service Facility and Dealer!

Our commitment to excellence in service and support has led us to this exciting milestone. With our new capabilities, you can expect even greater benefits when you choose Peterbilt Truck Parts and Equipment.

Unmatched Expertise: Our certified technicians are now trained and equipped to handle Allison Transmission systems, ensuring that your fleet operates at peak performance. From diagnostics to repairs and regular maintenance, we’ve got you covered, both here at the dealership and through our mobile technician services. 

Genuine Parts: As an Authorized Dealer, we can supply you with authentic Allison Transmission parts, guaranteeing the highest quality and longevity for your vehicles. 

Reduced Downtime: Minimizing downtime is crucial in the trucking industry. With our Allison Transmission expertise, we can diagnose and resolve issues faster, so your vehicles spend less time in the shop and more time on the road.

Exclusive Service: Our partnership with Allison Transmission allows us to access their cutting-edge technology and resources, ensuring that your fleet benefits from the latest advancements in transmission systems.

*Competitive Advantage: When you work with Peterbilt as an Allison Transmission Authorized Service Facility, you’re gaining a competitive edge in the market. Your clients can rely on your commitment to top-notch service and performance.

Your success is our priority, and we’re dedicated to providing the best support possible for your business. We look forward to continuing our partnership and helping you take your fleet to new heights.

Have questions or need to schedule a service? Contact our team today.


Congratulations to Lane Powell, Chief Operations Officer of Silver State International and Peterbilt Truck Parts and Equipment on his Twenty Under 40 nomination!

Peterbilt Truck Parts & Equipment and Silver State International announced that Mike Altimus has been promoted to President.

With a tenure of more than 30 years, Altimus’ journey with Silver State International and Peterbilt Truck Parts & Equipment began when he joined as a parts runner at the age of 18.

As he moved up through the ranks, Altimus served in parts sales, outside sales, and eventually as a parts manager.

In 2007, owner of Silver State International, John Phillips purchased the Peterbilt Truck Parts & Equipment dealership, and brought the two management teams together.

Altimus was promoted to the director of parts for both dealerships, allowing him the opportunity to manage a $20 million per year department.

In 2010, Altimus was promoted to general manager, and after three years in that role, to vice president/general manager of both companies.

Altimus has a wealth of leadership experience in ensuring that the company meets set goals, plans for growth, leads the market, and continues to have financial security.

In his new role, Altimus will be responsible for achieving business goals and growth, developing strategic partnerships with key customers, suppliers, and stakeholders, as well as fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation within the two companies.

Altimus supports many local high school sports and clubs. He also has engaged with organizations like Project Bear Hugs, Special Olympics, and Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation.

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Peterbilt Truck Parts & Equipment has earned a new certification. The dealership is now an Allison Authorized Service Facility and Certified Dealer.

The new certification allows Peterbilt Truck Parts & Equipment to perform Allison Transmission specific service and repair in-house, as well as complete warranty repairs.

Two in-house service technicians and one mobile service technician completed a week-long, out-of-market training, where they completed the necessary education and hands-on training required to become a certified location. The dealership has acquired the tooling required by Allison Transmission to be named as an Allison Authorized Service Facility.

As a certified dealer, they are also now carrying a full inventory of parts. The dealership is only one of three certified locations in the area.

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Peterbilt Truck Parts & Equipment and Silver State International announced Anne Keele has been promoted to chief financial officer of the companies.

Keele joined Peterbilt Truck Parts & Equipment 25 years ago, first serving as an office manager, and then controller. During her career with the company, she has been responsible for accounts payable and receivable, truck sales administration and inventory control auditor.

She offers a wealth of experience managing all accounting operations, inventory and truck sales, as well as working to improve and develop the business processes and policies to maintain and continue to enhance internal controls.

Keele studied music at the University of Nevada, Reno and business management at Brigham Young University in Idaho. She is a member of the Reno Pops Orchestra and Northern Nevada String Serenade and previously acted as the parent teacher organization president at Stead Elementary.

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Peterbilt Truck Parts & Equipment and Silver State International announced Marty Makrdichian has been promoted to director of service of the companies.

Makrdichian has been a member of the Peterbilt Truck Parts & Equipment and Silver State International team since 2006. He has over 17 years of experience in the trucking industry with most of it being in the service department.

Makrdichian grew up in the industry and was wrenching with his father by 4 years old. He has continued developing his skills through other certification programs including Paccar, MX, Cat, Cummins, ASE, Peterbilt Service Management, and leadership through the University of Nevada, Reno, Extended Studies.

In his current role as director of service, Makrdichian oversees five service departments with over 70 employees.

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