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51 FACT BOOK 2015 m ETRO m AGAZINE > bus & chassis manufacturers Denotes advertiser Glaval Bus, a div. of Forest River Inc. 914 County Road 1 North Elkhart, IN 46514 (800) 445-2825 Fax: (574) 264-9036 Email: Phil Hayes, GM Paul Marnocha, director, sales & mktg. Heidi Smart, dealer sales rep. June Van Nevel, dealer sales rep. Goshen Coach 25161 Leer Dr. Elkhart, IN 46514 (866) 522-5424 Fax: (574) 266-5866 Email: Goshen Coach, located in Elkhart, Ind., manu- factures small to mid-size shuttle buses. It oper- ates over a 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility where they produce over 1,200 shuttle buses, annually. Goshen Coach was established in 1985 and has steadily grown in volume and size over the years. It ofers a wide variety of foor plans, including accessibility packages and several chassis options accommodating 12 to 45 passengers for transit and retail use. Ford, Chevy, Freightliner and International chassis available. Krystal Bus 1655 Wall Street Salina, Kan. (800) KRYSTAL Fax: (785) 823-9471 Email: Jef Montgomery, pres. John MacKinney, sales mgr. Manufacturer of shuttle buses on Ford and International chassis ranging from 22 to 40 feet, with seating capacities from 14 up to 42 passengers. Also ofers ADA-compliant buses in various seating confgurations. With particular focus on styling and superior ft and fnish, the product line is designed to ac- commodate a wide variety of applications. Meridian Specialty Vehicles 6275 S. Pearl St., Ste. 900 Las Vegas, NV (702) 997-1668 Fax: (702) 659-8980 Email: Dave Ronsen, CEO Howard Kelly, mktg. mgr. Meridian is a Mercedes-Benz approved upftter and specializes in the Sprinter plat- form. They build the 18 mpg vehicle with three door styles — sliding, dual-panel bus and forward plug — each with a host of foor plans to compliment them. The forward plug door is only installed at Meridian, who was granted approval by Mercedes-Benz to make the necessary structural modifcations in their OEM-style manufacturing facility to allow an extra two seats in the vehicle and add a very sexy, sleek look to the bus. In addition to three door styles, Meridian also ofers four foor plan designs — Shuttle, Stadium Shuttle (ofering 52 cubic feet of luggage capacity), Para Transit and limo-style J-Seating — with dozens of optional confgurations. Manufactures Sport, Primetime, Univer- sal, Titan II, Titan II LF, Concorde II, Apollo, EnTourage, Legacy and Synergy Tour Coach, ranging from 21 to 43 feet in length for up to 45 passengers. Entire product lineup Altoona-tested. Glaval is an ISO- 9000-certifed company and all vehicles come with a fve-year/100,000-mile limited warranty. Dan Flynn, dealer sales rep. Bill Beck, dealer sales rep. Micro Bird Commercial designs and manufactures a complete line of commercial buses for up to 25 passengers, built with superior durability providing the best cost of ownership in the marketplace. Flexible foor plans allow for many confgurations, including special needs passen- gers, while standard features and options include lap and shoulder belt seating and more. Propane-powered Micro Bird is avail- able as an afordable green solution. Micro Bird Commercial buses are purpose built for tours, assisted living, public transit, shuttle bus markets and much more. Micro Bird Inc. 3000 Girardin Street Drummondville, Quebec J2E 0A1 Canada (819) 477-8222 Fax: (819) 475-9633 Email: Steve Girardin, pres. Normand Paquet, VP, sales & mktg. Randy van Rees, territory mgr. Philip Turner, territory mgr. James Mansell, territory mgr. Daniel Ward, territory mgr.

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