Nova Enterprises, Lockhart Truck Center announce merger

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DARTMOUTH, N.S. — Nova Enterprises and Lockhart Truck Center have merged their respective truck dealerships. With the merger, James MacKay, president of Nova Enterprises, becomes chairman of the board and Peter Macgillivray, president of Lockhart Truck Centre, will become president and dealer principal of the combined operations. Also joining the ownership group are John A. Mackay and Rod MacKay.

“James and Peter would like thank the hard work and dedication to the trucking industry of their respective partners, Jack Mackay and David Lockhart. Jack will be retiring. David will be moving on to new opportunities,” said a joint release.

Lockhart Truck Center has locations in Dartmouth and Westville. Nova Enterprises has three locations in Truro and one in Dartmouth. The combined operations will employ more than 150 staff.

“The amalgamation of these two companies will allow us to focus on serving our customers in all locations,” the companies said in a release. “We will also continue to grow the Freightliner and Western Star brand in Nova Scotia.”

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