Started in 1911 as Republic Welding Company, Republic Diesel today is a multi-faceted company providing complete services to the trucking and heavy equipment industry.  Our 100+ years in business reflects our long-term commitment to providing the finest in services to our customers. We have a strong reputation for going beyond the norm. We consider our greatest asset to be a company-wide attitude of uncompromising dedication to quality.  We are motivated by an ambition to exceed our own expectations. You can see our company philosophy in the attitude of all of our friendly, professional employees.

We provide complete diesel engine machining services, yard trucks and day cabs for sale, rental or lease.



Republic Diesel acquires Center Automotive

Republic Diesel, headquartered in Louisville, Ky., has acquired certain of the assets of Center Automotive Machine, in Akron, Ohio.

The new name will be Center Diesel & Machine, a division of Republic Diesel, and will operate at the same location, 274 E. South Street, Akron, Ohio.  In addition, Republic Diesel has locations in Louisville and Paintsville, KY, Jeffersonville, IN, and Harrogate, TN.

Republic Diesel is an industry leader providing complete diesel engine machining services, undercarriage, driveshafts, and yard trucks, as well as off highway and industrial equipment, the company says.

“We welcome the addition of Center Diesel & Machine and look forward to expanding our services to a new geographic region”, says Steve Gettelfinger, president of Republic Diesel. “This is a great opportunity to connect with new customers and to be able to better serve our current customers.”