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Palmer Johnson Enterprises

Three companies, one family

The 150-strong team at Palmer Johnson Enterprises spans three companies: Palmer Johnson Power Systems, Hamilton Engine & Trident Engineered, all serving the off-highway market with powertrain and engine solutions. We’re a passionate company focused on two core objectives: making Palmer Johnson a genuinely great place to work and providing customers with unmatched, world-class service.

Who We Are

Treat all employees fairly, respectfully and equally
Be direct and honest
Be a powerful creator
Act with INTEGRITY - always
Be open to change and failure
Promote diversity
Seek to understand
Put the best interests of the entire enterprise first
Be a Safety Warrior

Leadership

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    Craig Parsons

    Owner & CEO

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    Craig Swenson

    President

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    Mo "Eric" Mott

    CFO

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    Brad Borchers

    Vice President Hamilton Engine & Trident Engineered

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    Adam Becker

    Vice President Operations

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    Ashley Matthys

    Vice President Human Resources

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    Eric Ring

    Distribution Manager

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    Phil Turnquist

    IT Manager

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    Matt Ellsworth

    Sr. Marketing Manager

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Family of Companies

  • Palmer Johnson Power Systems

    Palmer Johnson Power Systems, founded in 1977, specializes in servicing and supplying components for heavy-duty, off-highway powertrain solutions, including transmissions and axles. The company currently operates seven sales and service branches across North America with more than 160 dedicated employees. Palmer Johnson is the authorized distributor and service center for leading off-highway manufacturers including Twin Disc, ZF Off-Highway, Dana Spicer, Carraro, Funk, Wichita, Eaton Airflex and more. Palmer Johnson also operates volume OEM transmission and axle re-manufacturing programs out of the company's Madison, Wisconsin, headquarters for equipment manufacturers including John Deere, Caterpillar, AGCO and CNH.
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  • Palmer Johnson Power Systems

    Palmer Johnson Power Systems, founded in 1977, specializes in servicing and supplying components for heavy-duty, off-highway powertrain solutions, including transmissions and axles. The company currently operates seven sales and service branches across North America with more than 160 dedicated employees. Palmer Johnson is the authorized distributor and service center for leading off-highway manufacturers including Twin Disc, ZF Off-Highway, Dana Spicer, Carraro, Funk, Wichita, Eaton Airflex and more. Palmer Johnson also operates volume OEM transmission and axle re-manufacturing programs out of the company's Madison, Wisconsin, headquarters for equipment manufacturers including John Deere, Caterpillar, AGCO and CNH.
    Visit Palmer Johnson Power Systems's site
  • Hamilton Engine

    Hamilton Engine Sales was founded in 1954. We have 60 years of experience applying gaseous and diesel engines to any application requiring a turning shaft. Markets include, agricultural, construction machinery, welders, compressors, material handling, pump/irrigation, forestry and mining. Hamilton Engine is a trusted distributor of Deutz, Isuzu, and Scania diesel engines.
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  • Trident Engineered

    Trident Engineered solutions provides total integrated engineering results for clients in markets on the move. Our industry expertise allows us to work as an extension of your engineering capabilities, offering complete scalability in size and scope of projects tailored to your application. From designing and building to delivery and ongoing support, we power your project and help you compete in a modern OEM world.
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Grow a career, gain a family

Whether support or sales, a technician or executive, we provide a range of opportunities to hone your skills on company time. If you want to be the best, then we’ll dedicate the time and resources to help you excel.

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DP employer of the year 2020
When Work Works Award 2020