Inland Celebrates Grand Opening for New Prince George, B.C., Location
May 18, 2017
PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia – Inland recently celebrated the grand opening of its new, 100,000-square-foot, full service dealership in Prince George.
The grand opening, which was open to the public, featured food and refreshments, vendor booths, and the appearance of company officials and local dignitaries during a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new facility.
From left are: Boyd McConnachie (Inland Kenworth VP – Business Development), Dick McConnachie (Inland Kenworth Vice Chairman), Lyn Hall (Mayor, Prince George), Leigh Parker (Inland Kenworth Chairman), Rick Bruneski (General Manager, Inland Kenworth – Prince George), Dennis Haan (President, Eagle Builders), and Bill Currie (Inland Kenworth President/COO).
“Our new facility reflects record-setting growth in the economy of Prince George, considered as the ‘northern capital’ of British Columbia,” said Bill Currie, president and chief operating officer of Inland. “The new Prince George location will provide customers with an excellent facility to view truck and equipment inventory, receive outstanding service support with fast diagnostic response, while also keeping fleets, contractors, and government agencies well-stocked with parts.”
Currie noted that the dealership outgrew its former Quinn Street location, which served the needs of local customers, fleets, and operators for nearly 60 years. The new location is at 7337 Boundary Avenue in the Prince George Global Logistics Park, south of the downtown area and about 11 kilometers southeast of its previous site.
Inland – Prince George features 36 truck, equipment and body shop bays; and a large parts inventory to meet customer parts and service needs. Specialty equipment and service offerings include a wheel alignment bay, a body shop with a down-draft drive-thru paint booth, diesel particulate filter (DPF) cleaning machine, flywheel resurfacing machine, frame straightening bay, overhead cranes for faster and safer service of heavy components, 2-hour truck diagnosis through Kenworth PremierCare® ExpressLane, dedicated express lube bays, and a large driver’s lounge with flat screen TVs, microwaves and recliners.
Inland – Prince George is open from 7 a.m. to midnight Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The phone number is 250-562-8171 or toll-free 888-552-5532. The dealership’s management includes Rick Bruneski (general manager); Jeff Morrison (parts manager); Chris Cisecki (truck service manager); Dan Kokesch (equipment service manager), and Brad Cain (body shop manager).