Monday, March 12, 2012

Modern Group Awarded Expanded Territory in Northern New Jersey

Bristol, Pa.—March 12, 2012—Modern Group, Ltd., a leading distributor of power generation products, construction equipment, and material handling products, announced that Generac Power Systems recently awarded them with additional market area responsibilities in Northern New Jersey. Generac is a leading designer and manufacturer of power generation systems. The award reflects a track record of success as a Generac Industrial Power dealer and Modern Group’s commitment to providing outstanding sales and service of Generac products to all of New Jersey.

“Assigning this new market responsibility to Modern Group was a logical choice,” said Jeff Slayton, northeast regional development manager, Generac. “Not only do they have the overall capacity, facilities, and presence across New Jersey, but they have demonstrated a real commitment to growing their business. Modern Group is a key distribution partner of Generac Power Systems, and this extension of their territory is exciting for us both.”

Modern Group provides Generac backup power solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial applications—from as small as 3 kilowatts all the way up to 9 megawatts. They also have electronically dispatched technicians who are certified by both Generac and the Electrical Generating Systems Association (EGSA), as well as a fully stocked parts department.

 “Modern Group is thrilled to expand our relationship with Generac,” said John McClure, general manager, Modern Group Power Systems. “We see tremendous opportunities for the growth of backup power across New Jersey. We look forward to working with Generac in this new capacity.”

Modern Group has locations in Edison and Hasbrouck Heights to serve Northern New Jersey. Headquartered in Bristol, Pa., they have ten locations serving New Jersey, Pennsylvania - east of State College, and New Castle County, Del.

About Modern Group 
With more than $100 million of collective annual sales, Modern Group provides sales, leasing, short-term rental, service, parts, training and financing solutions through its forklifts, power systems, construction, and warehouse products businesses. Modern is a 100% employee-owned ESOP with more than 350 owners at ten locations serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. For more information visit 

About Generac (NYSE: GNRC)
Since 1959, Generac has been a leading manufacturer of backup power generation products serving industrial, light commercial, and residential markets. Generac power systems range in output from 800 watts to 9 megawatts, include a complete line of automatic transfer switches, and are available through a broad network of independent and industrial dealers, retailers and wholesalers. For more information on Generac and its product line, please visit Follow Generac on Twitter @generacpowersys. Become a fan on Facebook at