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June 1, 2021


DEUTZ Power CenterNORCROSS, GA (June 1, 2021) – Mike Winkler and Loewen Payne have joined DEUTZ Power Centers as new engine sales managers. Winkler will be working from the new DEUTZ Power Center Mid-America location in Mansfield, Texas and Payne will be stationed at DEUTZ Power Center Great Lakes in Elgin, Illinois.

In his new position, Winkler will be responsible for leading new engine sales efforts throughout the large DEUTZ Power Center Mid-America territory, which expands south from the Dallas area to Houston, Midland-Odessa and across the South Central United States.

“We’re delighted to have Mike join our new team in the Dallas area,” said Dominick “Nick” Vermet, vice president of Power Center operations for DEUTZ Corporation. “He has a long career of selling new diesel and natural gas engines in Texas and Oklahoma, including the many oil fields located in those areas. Mike has just the right skill set for this unique region, and we look forward to great things from him.”

Payne will have similar responsibilities as the new engine sales manager for DEUTZ Power Center Great Lakes. He will sell engines throughout that particular territory, which includes Northern and East Central Illinois and Northern Indiana, as well as Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

“DEUTZ Power Center Great Lakes is expanding its focus on selling new DEUTZ engines to OEMs,” said Vermet. “Loewen comes to us with many years of territory equipment sales so he knows the value of equipment uptime that you get with DEUTZ engines. By hiring him, we’re demonstrating our commitment to this region, and we know he will be an excellent addition to our team there.”

DEUTZ Power Centers provide dedicated application engineering and technical sales resources for OEMs that utilize DEUTZ products. Manufacturers can receive custom, value-added production and assembly services that result in the best possible DEUTZ solutions for their engine specification and configuration needs. Power Center customers can also purchase new DEUTZ engines powered by diesel fuel or natural gas, as well as DEUTZ Xchange remanufactured engines.

For more information about DEUTZ Power Center Great Lakes and DEUTZ Power Center Mid-America, visit To learn more about the complete line of DEUTZ diesel and natural gas engines, please visit


For more than 150 years, DEUTZ engines have supplied customized, cost-effective power to a broad array of machine types and market segments. The nine millionth DEUTZ engine was produced in 2015.  From its headquarters in Norcross, GA, DEUTZ Corporation, a subsidiary of DEUTZ AG, supports a broad range of engines with capacities up to 620 kW that are used in construction equipment, agricultural machinery, material handling equipment, stationary equipment, commercial vehicles, rail vehicles and other applications.

The company is committed to providing optimized power solutions from the drawing board to prototype to production release. The organization serves as a sales, service, parts, and application engineering center for the Americas, employing nearly 300 people. DEUTZ Corporation also operates a value-added production facility for some of its key OEM partners, as well as an engine remanufacturing facility in Pendergrass, Georgia. Strategically located DEUTZ Power Centers and Service Centers are designed to uniquely support both OEM partners and end users. For more information, visit