Muskegon, Michigan, September 27, 2017 – SAF-HOLLAND, a leading global manufacturer of trailer suspension and axle systems, truck suspensions, fifth wheels, landing gear, and coupling products, today announced its support of the Wyakin Foundation through its Gold Line Quality Parts product line with HDA Truck Pride members. SAF-HOLLAND has donated $74,079.86 to the Boise, Idaho-based Wyakin.
The SAF-HOLLAND promotion was focused on its new Gold Line Quality Parts product line of high quality parts used in conjunction with its industry leading fifth wheels, landing gear and suspensions. The promotion included greases, bearings, king pin locks, air springs, and landing gear accessories.The Wyakin mission is to serve as a conduit, connecting wounded and injured veterans to successful and fulfilling civilian futures through education, development, and guidance.“The Wyakin Foundation is an outstanding organization where a large percentage of every dollar counts toward helping Veterans transition into our industry. We need more great people in the Heavy Duty industry and the Wyakin Foundation can be a resource for every supplier in this industry,” said Carl Mesker, Vice President of SAF-HOLLAND Aftermarket. “We are excited about the success of our promotion, and appreciate the outstanding participation from our HDA Truck Pride members.”Wyakin serves the men and women who have served us, providing expert professional and leadership development, strategic networking support, academic and career planning, and project management experiences. Now in its sixth year, the program is designed to fully prepare wounded and injured veterans for fulfilling post-military careers through development of critical skill sets as well as renewed sense of purpose and self-identity.“I cannot begin to articulate the life-changing effects that the generosity of SAF-HOLLAND will have on our wounded veterans, and the impact it will have on their families, fellow veterans, and communities,” said Brent Taylor, Executive Director, Wyakin Foundation. “There are veterans throughout the country in need of the services that we provide. By partnering with Wyakin Foundation, SAF-HOLLAND has answered the call to serve those who have served us. They are investing in meaningful change.”