Clarke in the News

Stay connected with the latest news across all the divisions of Clarke. From new products and services to tradeshow announcements, learn about our ongoing efforts and developments as the leader in the transportation, fire protection and power generation industries.

TMCs Silver Spark Plug Winner: Peter Savage

On February 24, the American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council honored four professionals with its highest honor — the Silver Spark Plug — at the opening of TMC's 2020 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition. "The Silver Spark Plug is given to individuals who demonstrate professional excellence in commercial vehicle maintenance as our industry's highest honor," said TMC Executive Director Robert Braswell. "Our winners this year represent the highest-level expertise and ability in our industry and we are pleased to recognize them with this award." Peter Savage, director of quality and implementations here at Clarke Power Services earned the…

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On-Time Delivery to COVID-19 Hospital in New York

The continued rise of COVID-19 cases in New York has created an immediate need to increase hospital capacity. To help meet the demand of increasing intensive care beds to 37,000 by the end of April and increase general hospital bed capacity by 50%, the Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked with building eight temporary hospitals throughout the state. One of these temporary hospitals is a facility on the SUNY Stony Brook Campus on Long Island. It can hold up to 1,000 patients — and while it's originally intended for non-COVID patients, it may be repurposed to treat localized COVID-19…

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Clarke Power Services Coronavirus Response Update

Taking care of customers is at the center of everything we do at Clarke Power Services. Even as we navigate these times of rapid change, our priority – you – remains the same. As we navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation together, we want to share with you the extra precautions we’re taking at Clarke to serve you. We’ve always taken pride in clean and well-run shops, and we know this is more important than ever right now. Like many others, we’re taking guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which recommends regular cleaning as one of the most…

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Clarke Power Services Technician Wins First Place at Daimler’s DTNA North American Engine Technician Skills Competition

Sept. 6, 2019 – At Daimler’s Annual DTNA North American Engine Technician Skills Competition, Kyle Ballard with Clarke Power Services (Clarke) won first place out of over 500 expert-level engine technicians. To get to the national competition, Ballard first had to compete in an exam-round and a regional round. Over 500 expert-level engine technicians participated in the North American online exam round earlier this year. Three Clarke technicians’ scores earned them three of eight spots in the Eastern Regionals. Ballard placed first in the Eastern Regional Competition, and moved on to the Finals to compete against five other technicians from…

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Vehicare Fleet Solutions Expands Data Services Offerings

CINCINNATI, OH, April 23 Vehicare Fleet Solutions (Vehicare), a premier fleet maintenance and management company, has expanded its data services to include telematics by becoming an Authorized Geotab Reseller. Vehicare is an asset maintenance and management solutions provider that delivers a broad range of support for companies that operate equipment and want to maximize their uptime and return on investment. Solutions are customized to meet the specific needs of customers and include support and full services ranging from complete asset management to preventative…

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New CAT18 Engine Series at Clarke Fire

Clarke has now officially released the new CAT18 engine series. This new Clarke line offers models from 1470-2100 RPM at 460-800 BHP (343-596 kW). Not only is Clarke offering models with new ratings, the CAT18 engines feature new Soft Start functionality designed to test the initial engine commissioning , and a new 6 up digital display gauge that will display RPM, engine temperature, oil pressure, engine hours and will display voltage for battery set #1 and #2. The CAT18 engine series has been carefully designed for high volume pumping applications such as oil and gas refineries, mining operations, power plants,…

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Clarke Powered Solutions Appointed as Perkins Engines Distributor in the USA

Perkins Engines Company Limited has signed a distribution agreement with Clarke Powered Solutions (Clarke) to officially appoint Clarke as a Perkins Engines distributor in the United States beginning in 2018. Clarke will provide sales, service and full distribution support for Perkins engines and parts to Perkins customers and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the Midwest and Northeast United States. Clarke will establish its distributorship headquarters in Kansas City, Kansas, and manage 44 locations throughout its 24-state territory. This announcement positions Clarke to join Perkins Power Corporation (PPC) and Pacific Power Group (PPI) as the primary Perkins Engines…

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Clarke Power Services Added as an Official EnerDel Distributor

Indianapolis, IN- April 11, 2018, EnerDel, a leading manufacturer of lithium-ion Energy Storage Systems (ESS), today announced that they have extended their distribution channel through a new agreement with Clarke Power Services to provide EnerDel’s Vigor+ ESS pack for the Allison Hybrid H 40/50 EP™ system. Effective immediately, the agreement entitles Clarke Power Services the rights to distribute EnerDel’s Vigor+ ESS pack for the Allison Hybrid H 40/50 EP™ system installed in diesel-hybrid buses in their territory. This territory includes Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, and Tennessee. Through the Clarke Power Service network EnerDel will be able…

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