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Sea Bear Owner Impressed With Volvo Penta Repower

Brian Wier ended his 15-year boat ownership drought when he acquired the 32-foot-long Sea Bear and began a repower that transformed this boat into something truly exceptional. PPG got to go along for the ride and helped guide Brian through his decisions regarding the Sea Bear’s propulsion system. Brian ultimately chose Volvo […]

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PPG Keeps Greyhound and Bolt Buses On Schedule

When you’ve got a fleet of buses that will travel 1.5 million miles in a lifetime, uptime is a premium. You need those buses working and keeping your passengers safe. For Greyhound’s fleet in the Pacific Northwest, that means trusting their repair and maintenance work with us. Well, specifically with Pat Ryan’s […]

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PPG Outfits New Tug Project With Volvo Penta Engine

Tomco Marine Group’s newest project, the Waypoint 36, allows the LaConner, Washington, boat builder to experience a new power system – Volvo Penta diesel inboard engines supplied by Pacific Power Group. The Waypoint is based on the fiberglass construction of Tomco’s 365 hull and deck. The overall design is meant to deliver […]

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PPG’s Anchorage Team Helps Longtime Customer Keep Cruise Schedule

A dedicated team of techs from Pacific Power Group’s Anchorage office were deep into preseason engine maintenance on one of two day-cruise vessels Phillips Cruises & Tours operates out of Whittier, Alaska, when the M/V Klondike Express returned to port with a faulty injector. The Klondike Express had finished the first cruise […]

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Customer Profile: Lonny Lofts

Our customer Lonny Lofts started trucking a few months after graduating high school in 1980. In 1982, he bought his first Western Star truck, a 1970 with a 318 Detroit Diesel Engine. He and his father went to the Western Star factory in 1984 to watch the trucks being built, and his […]

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A Final Farewell to Long-Time Customer Zidell Marine

Nearly a year ago, Jay Zidell, President of Zidell Marine Corporation (ZMC), announced that their family-owned company would cease work at its SW Portland shipyard after the launch of its last ship, a tank barge under construction for Harley Marine. Pacific Power Group has had a long-time relationship with Zidell, most recently […]

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