August 12, 2013 - Industry News
Scott McKain, bestselling author, will kick off the 9th annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week with a keynote address at the opening general session addressing how to distinguish yourself from the competition.
Tags: Events, HDAW
August 8, 2013 - Industry News
As part of the Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group Summit to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on Jan. 27, 2014, there will be a luncheon featuring the annual “Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year” Award.
Tags: Events, HDAW, HDRG
August 6, 2013 - Industry News
Accuride Corp. has completed the sale of substantially all of the assets of its Imperial Group business to Imperial Group Manufacturing Inc., a new company formed and capitalized by Wynnchurch Capital for total cash consideration of $30 million at closing, plus a contingent earn-out totaling up to $2.25 million.
Tags: Accuride, Mergers & Acquisitions, Wheels
Companies that remanufacture engines could see their customer base shrinking, according to a Frost & Sullivan analysis, as OE engines improve and interest in hybrids and alternative fuel vehicles increases.
Tags: Remanufacturing, Frost & Sullivan, Engines, Aftermarket
East Manufacturing has appointed David Miedl as Director of Aftermarket Parts Sales & Service. Miedl replaces Ted Hutchison who is retiring from the position after 25 years of service to East Manufacturing.
Tags: Leadership, East Manufacturing, Trailers, Aftermarket
American Power Group Corp. announced that Ervin Equipment, Inc. has expanded its product line to include glider kits with APG’s Turbocharged Natural Gas Dual Fuel Upgrade System.
Tags: APG, Ervin Equipment, Glider Kits, Natural Gas, Dual Fuel
August 5, 2013 - Industry News
Bosselman Boss Truck Shops, Inc. is announced its newest location in Gretna, Neb., at Interstate 80, Exit 432, next to the Flying J Travel Plaza.
Tags: Expansion, Truckstops
August 2, 2013 - Industry News
Progressive Insurance customers with heavy trucks now have more than 100 places to get their vehicle repaired if they choose to use Progressive’s network of heavy truck repair shops.
Tags: Progressive Insurance
July 24, 2013 - Industry News
Fleet interest in air disc brakes is growing, Meritor says, but time-tested and trusted drum brakes will dominate the market for some time to come.
Tags: Brakes, Meritor, Air Disc Brake
July 22, 2013 - Industry News
Continental Tire helps establish local South Carolina veteran retreader with the first first all-new ContiTread licensed truck tire retreading facility in the U.S.
Tags: Continental Tire the Americas, ContiTreads, Tires, Retreads
July 15, 2013 - Industry News
Meritor is reinvigorating a 75-year-old brake manufacturing facility in Wales, complete with a state-of-the-art engineering and test center, to meet expected increased demand in North American, European and emerging commercial vehicle markets.
Tags: Meritor, Air Disc Brake, Brakes, Global
July 10, 2013 - Industry News
Power Train Service, an independent aftermarket parts and service provider, has been named an authorized rebuilder of Eaton transmissions, allowing it to offer a rebuilt transmission with 100% genuine Eaton parts.
Tags: Eaton, Aftermarket, Transmissions, Remanufacturing
Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week '14 conference organizers announced that “Driving Energy Into the Industry’s Future " is the theme for the annual conference, to be held Jan 27-30, 2014 at the Mirage in Las Vegas.
Tags: Aftermarket, Events, HDAW
July 9, 2013 - Industry News
Inland Truck Parts has just expanded its North Dakota presence with the opening of a new Fargo facility. It joins 27 other Inland stores across the Midwest, all 100% employee-owned for responsive customer service.
Tags: Aftermarket, Expansion
TransAxle announced that it has been selected by Eaton as one of the first participants in its Authorized Rebuilder program. TransAxle and its sister company TRC, will have the opportunity to remanufacture and sell a differentiated choice for Eaton's lineup of heavy-duty transmissions.
Tags: Eaton, Aftermarket, TRC, TransAxle
July 8, 2013 - Industry News
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton has launched a new Eaton Authorized Rebuilder program that will give three large independent aftermarket providers an opportunity to rebuild and sell a differentiated choice for Eaton’s popular lineup of heavy-duty transmissions.
Tags: Eaton, Aftermarket
July 2, 2013 - Industry News
Kenworth dealer Trans Power has opened a new parts location one mile west of U.S. Interstate 75.
Tags: Kenworth Dealer, Dealers, Parts, TRP, Aftermarket Parts
June 26, 2013 - Industry News
The Environmental Protection Agency is more ambitious for the next phase of its heavy-duty truck fuel economy standards than it was for the first, and will look at trailers as well as new engine and transmission technologies.
Tags: Fuel Economy Standards, GHG, EPA, Fuel and Oil, President Obama, ACT Expo
June 24, 2013 - Industry News
Line-X Protective Coatings announced the strategic purchase of leading automotive aftermarket supplier, American Aftermarket Group.
The Mahle Group recently relocated the Mahle Clevite Ann Arbor office to Farmington Hills, Mich., where it now joins the corporate Mahle family.
Tags: Relocation, Mahle Clevite
Accuride Corp. announced it is investing $5.8 million to expand its powder coating capacity with the installation of a new coating line at its steel wheel production facility in Henderson, Ky.
Tags: Accuride, Expansion, Wheels
Betts Company, Fresno, Calif., has hired Bob Herold as vice president of sales. Herold is responsible for all sales activities at Betts Company’s two manufacturing divisions, BettsHD and Betts Spring Manufacturing.
Tags: Aftermarket, People, Betts Company
June 19, 2013 - Industry News
Gates adds 128 new part numbers covering late model vehicles to its line of OEM quality aftermarket products.
June 18, 2013 - Industry News
New analysis from the vehicle data services provider Polk identified 171,724 used commercial vehicle registrations in the first quarter of the year, an increase of 4.7% when compared to used registrations during the first quarter of 2012.
Tags: Vehicle Registration, Polk, Used Trucks
June 17, 2013 - Industry News
Bob joined Phillips Industries in 1963, then known as H.W. Phillips Company. In 1968 inspired by customer demands Phillips started manufacturing the first pre-assembled light cords in 1968, launching the company on its present trajectory.
Tags: Phillips Industries, Leadership, Aftermarket
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