Dario Diesel Re-Opens Two Years After Three-Alarm Fire

Friday, November 09, 2018
GoLocalWorcester News Team

Dario Diesel Owner Dario Sabatini (right) and Rockland Trust’s Terry Katsaros (left).
Dario Diesel Service Inc. celebrated the grand re-opening and unveiling of its new Volvo and Hino Truck dealership after the previous facility was destroyed by a three-alarm fire in July of 2016.

Rockland Trust provided $2.5 million in funding for the construction.

“We are immensely grateful to Rockland Trust for helping make our beautiful new facility possible. You can never predict these kinds of circumstances, and we’re grateful no one was injured in the fire. It’s been a long road to recovery and we look forward to officially opening our new dealership and getting back to handling our customers’ automotive needs,” said Dario Sabatini Sr., owner of Dario Diesel.

The New Facility

The new 24,000-square-foot state of the art dealership facility located on Route 20 features a 12-bay repair garage with heated floors, LED lighting, and one of the northeast’s only heavy-duty chassis dynamometer.

In addition, the new facility includes a parts retail showroom along with an extensive parts warehouse, well appointment, drivers’ lounge, and truck sales offices.

Dario Diesel Truck Center, established in 1959, is a family-owned, full-service dealer for Volvo and Hino trucks and O.E.M (original equipment manufacturer) parts.

“Dario Diesel has been a pillar of the community for more than 6o years and we commend their resiliency after the fire. Supporting family businesses is important to us at Rockland Trust and we congratulate Dario Diesel on opening their doors once again,” said Terry Katsaros, Commercial Lending Officer at Rockland Trust.

Dario’s is also a service dealer for Cummins and Caterpillar, providing parts and repair services for a wide-range of makes and models of medium and heavy-duty trucks.

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