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Who's Who in the Military Vehicle Hobby: Adelman's Truck Parts & Sales

Carl Adelman,
Adelman’s Truck Parts & Sales

Carl Adelman

Adelman’s Truck Parts and Sales Corporation is a leading provider in the truck salvage and truck transmission and differential rebuilding industry. Founded in 1926, Adelman’s Truck Parts and Sales Corporation has become a world-wide, multi-faceted organization serving customers on 6 continents.

Now president of the company, Carl is part of the fourth generation to operate this family-run business. Around 1965, the company began to take a hard look at the military aspect of the truck industry. Current inventory includes M920s, M916s, M35s, M923s, M931s, M813s, and parts for most military vehicles. He is proud to say that Adelman’s serves the trucking industry with quality parts, trucks, trailers and equipment, whether military, civilian, and off road from 1/2 ton to heavy duty.

Today, its inventory and organization are unparalleled in the industry. Adelman’s meticulously organized inventory covers 180 acres outside and 200,000 sq. ft. of warehouse. Also, theirChicago, IL location offers a large inventory of military engines, generators, and parts.

The staff is expertly trained to quickly and easily locate the trucks and parts you’re looking for. And if what you are looking for is not “on the shelf”, they will custom build it for you. That’s because, as Carl puts it, “Efficiency and service are the goals of every member of our organization (owners, office staff, sales force, yard personnel and shipping-and-receiving staff). Adelman’s knows your time is valuable and we don’t believe in ‘downtime’.” He wants to remind MVM readers, “We have a huge selection of military trucks and military truck parts!’

Adelman’s Truck Parts & Sales
2000 Waynesburg Dr. SE
Canton, OH44707
330-456-0206 or 1-800-643-2001

{Editor's Note: When restoring, driving, and preserving historic military vehicles, one of your best tools is your network. To help you establish a strong network of resources, we are pleased to present profiles of some of the hobby’s business leaders.

When searching for parts, vehicles, information, clubs, or just want to expand your own network, be sure to check our Military Vehicles Resource Directory. can be assured these businesses share your passion for collecting, preserving, driving, and exhibiting historic military vehicles.}

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