May 14, 2013, Garden City Park, N.Y. – Leonard Bus Sales held the company’s official grand-opening for its new Trans Tech sales and customer support facility in Garden City Park, N.Y. on May 9th. The new facility will provide service and support for Trans Tech Type-A school and commercial bus customers in the New York City metro area.
Welcoming Leonard Bus Sales to the Garden City Park business community were local leaders, including State Senator Jack Martins, Assemblyman Edward P. Ra, Nassau County Legislator Richard Nicolello, District 6 Councilwoman Dina Giorgio, District 5 Councilwoman Lee Seeman, members of the New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce including President Mark Laytin, and a representative for Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos among others. (Photo: Pat Leonard of Leonard Bus Sales is seen here cutting the ribbon to officially open the new Leonard Bus Sales Type-A school bus facility in Garden City Park.)
“We were truly honored and humbled by the outpouring of support,” said company President Mike Leonard. “After seeing the enthusiasm and welcoming nature of our local elected officials and business community, it was clear we made the right decision to open our new Type-A school bus facility in Garden City Park.”
The 4,500 square foot Leonard Bus Sales, Inc. facility is located at 202 Thorens Ave in Garden City Park, N.Y. It will include technicians specializing in the service and customer support of Trans Tech’s Type-A school and commercial buses. The facility will also be home to expert parts and sales professionals. The maker of the Type-A school buses, Trans Tech, is located in Warwick (Orange County, N.Y.). Trans Tech is also New York’s only school bus manufacturer.
“As we look to grow our Type-A school bus market it continues to be essential to have a convenient location that our customers can go to for their service, parts and sales needs,” said Leonard Bus Sales, Inc. President Mike Leonard. “We are excited about growing our Type-A school bus business here in Garden City Park and we look forward to continuing Leonard Bus Sales Inc.’s long tradition of outstanding corporate citizenship.”
Leonard Bus Sales, Inc. is owned and operated by the Leonard family, a recognized leader in the distribution and support of quality, environmentally-friendly school and commercial buses. A third generation family-owned business, Leonard Bus Sales has nearly 50 years of experience providing cost-saving fleet management and award-winning customer support services. Leonard Bus Sales is the exclusive distributor of Trans Tech Bus in New York State. The company is headquartered in Deposit, NY and operates additional facilities in Bergen, Rome, Saratoga Springs and now Garden City Park. www.leonardbus.com
Trans Tech Bus is a manufacturer of industry-leading Type-A school buses. Offering a family of single and dual wheel models, Trans Tech Bus is known for its innovative and fuel-efficient conversion designs. With a wide array of versatile floor plans the company is able to meet ever-changing customer demand. Trans Tech Bus is a division of Transportation Collaborative Incorporated located near the New York metropolitan area in Warwick, NY and New York’s only school bus manufacturer. www.transtechbus.com