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Vero Beach, FL ‐ May 2015 ­‐ Girard Equipment, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Laverty as its Managing Director of European Operations. Laverty brings a wealth of experience to his new role with over twenty-three years in the tank transport industry.

Martin LavertyPrior to his start with Girard Equipment, Laverty has held a variety of roles ranging from managing director, sales director and market development director for other companies including Containers and Pressure Vessels Limited and Suretank Limited in Ireland and G Magyar in France. Laverty has a mechanical engineering background enabling him to provide input on new product design and development as well as new product offerings.

“The UK has become one of the largest markets for us, “said Tim Girard, president of Girard Equipment. “Martin’s extensive knowledge and experience along with his proven ability to build relationships will be invaluable to our customers and the continued international growth of our company.”

Laverty assumed his duties with Girard Equipment in February 2015.

About Girard Equipment, USA
Family­‐owned and operated since 1952, Girard Equipment, USA is one of the world’s leading builders of road tanker equipment, and the only manufacturer of Tank Container Equipment in North America. Headquartered in Vero Beach, Florida with USA sales centers in La Porte, TX and Chicago, IL and branch ofYices in Rotterdam, Beijing and the United Kingdom. Quick delivery of quality products, complete customer satisfaction and reliability from the highly trained staff is the cornerstone of Girard’s operation. Girard is dedicated to the production of quality parts, while offering first-­rate service and support to its loyal customer base.