February 5, 2019 1:00 PM, EST

Volvo Group Announces Oklahoma City Facility for Recycled, Renovated Parts

The Volvo Group is opening a Dex Heavy Duty Parts site in Oklahoma City, according to a Feb. 4 press release. Dex, a subsidiary of Volvo and a supplier of recycled, renovated and surplus medium- and heavy-duty truck parts, also operates a site in Advance, N.C.

Dex Heavy Duty

“We’re pleased to open a second Dex Heavy Duty Parts facility in Oklahoma City, enabling us to reach even more distributors,” Director of Operations Darin Redmon said. “Extending the life of used parts through recycling and refurbishing is good for the environment and beneficial to our customers.”

Thirty employees will work at the facility, including 25 industrial workers. The Volvo Group invested $5 million in the renovation of the 153,000-square-foot building, which sits on 25 acres.

Volvo Group, based in Gothenberg, Sweden, operates production facilities in 18 countries, sells its products in more than 190 markets and has nearly 100,000 employees. The company posted about $43 billion in sales in 2018. — Transport Topics