Cotta Transmission Company, a leader in the design and manufacturing of industrial and specialty transmissions, announced that Palmer Johnson Power Systems has been selected as their first authorized stocking distributor. Palmer Johnson specializes in servicing and supplying components for heavy duty, off highway transmissions and axles. The company currently operates 10 sales and service branches across North America with more than 140 employees. Palmer Johnson will serve as Cotta’s exclusive distributor in the following states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin.

“We are pleased to align our sales organization with Palmer Johnson in their assigned states” said Wayne Hanna, President and CEO of Cotta. “Palmer Johnson will play a major role in strengthening the Cotta brand and in bringing value to users of our products. Cotta is dedicated to providing customers with superior products and service. Our association with Palmer Johnson is key to successfully expanding our presence in markets across the country and opening new markets throughout North America. All of their organization’s field and inside sales staff have committed to aggressively marketing our product lines. Palmer Johnson supports our business strategy not only from a sales and marketing standpoint, but also in their commitment in their quest to provide customers with unparalleled customer service and field support.” Hanna went on to say.

“Cotta has a long history in the OEM markets. We are very excited to begin offering their products through the distribution channel” said Eric Quinn, Palmer Johnson’s Vice President –Business Development. “As the very first distributor for Cotta, our sales team can bring value to the Cotta line by helping integrate Cotta products into new applications by offering a complete system solution to our customers. It is quite an honor to be the first distributor appointed by Cotta.” said Quinn.