Tricia Kane has been named the new marketing communications manager for Bee Line
, a Bettendorf, Iowa, manufacturer of wheel alignment, computer balancing and collision correction equipment for heavy-duty tractors and trucks.

Kane has more than 15 years of management experience in the manufacturing industry. She also has experience in product marketing, brand management and marketing communications.

"We are thrilled to welcome Tricia on board," said Doug Edwardsen, national sales manager, in a press release. "Her vast experience with product marketing, research and strategy will be a great asset to Bee Line as we continue to grow the company."