NASHVILLE-- The American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council honored two maintenance professionals with the Silver Spark Plug award, the organization's highest honor,on Feb. 27 here at its annual meeting and exhibition.
The Silver Spark Plug is given to individuals who demonstrate a commitment to improved engineering and maintenance standards through the development of TMC recommended practices.
“The Silver Spark Plug is our industry’s highest honor, recognizing professional excellence in commercial vehicle maintenance,” said Carl Kirk, ATA vice president of maintenance, information technology & logistics and TMC executive director. “This year’s winners represent the pinnacle of our industry and we are pleased to bestow this honor on them.”
This year’s honorees are Lou Stumpp, national account manager, fleet services for Navistar, and Rich Carroll, vice president of sales and marketing for Jost International. The two men were honored with the award during the opening of the event.
“Only individuals who represent the best of our council in their commitment to improved engineering and maintenance standards through the development of TMC recommended practices are honored with the Silver Spark Plug,” said Doug White, TMC chairman and vice president of maintenance at Dunbar Armored. “I congratulate all these winners for their achievement and commitment.”