Articles by Jason Cannon

Jason Cannon serves as the Online Managing Editor for Truck Parts and Service and its sister site, Successful Dealer. Reach him at jasoncannon@randallreilly.com.

Jason Cannon has posted 1161 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

Dorman introduces new, ‘formerly dealer only’ headlights

Dorman HD Solutions says it has introduced new International and Freightliner headlights, along with Freightliner and Kenworth headlight bezels. The headlights ...

BRM releases new cylinder hones for diesel engines

Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM), maker of flexible hones and a full line of industrial brushes, announced plans to release a ...

Meritor appoints Pajonas to its Board

Meritor's Board of Directors announced Tuesday that it has elected Thomas L. Pajonas to the Board of Directors as a Class I director with a term expiring at the 2016 annual meeting of shareholders. Pajonas has served as senior vice president and chief operating officer of Flowserve Corp. since ...

M & K Quality Truck Sales adding parts location

M & K Quality Truck Sales announced Monday it has added the company's fourth location in the Chicago area, and it's ninth facility overall. The new parts sales operation services west and northwest Chicago suburbs and follows the company's growth in the area since first entering the market in 2012 with ...

Magnum Gaskets increases medium, heavy-duty lines

Magnum Gaskets says it has added nearly 100 SKUs to its medium- and heavy-duty product lines as part of its continued growth initiative over the past 12 months. Magnum says it has addressed needs in the diesel market by adding 99 new individually boxed heavy-duty gaskets and seals for popular ...

Centric Parts hires Orrell to boost medium-duty program

Centric Parts, a manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake components and systems, has hired Don Orrell to the newly created position of Director of Sales and Marketing, Medium Duty, and immediately assumes responsibility for Centric’s Medium Duty Program. “Centric is thrilled to have Don joining the team,” said Centric ...

SuperTech contestants get hands-on with Mack Pinnacle

Seven Mack Pinnacle Axle Back models were provided by PITT OHIO for the Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) National Technician Skills Competition – TMCSuperTech 2013 – this week. FedEx Freight's Mark McLean, Jr. was the first-place winner of the 2013 competition, earning his place as “the industry’s best technician,” and ...

New tire runout gauge from ESCO

ESCO has introduced a new Tire Runout Gauge that measures both radial and lateral tire runout conditions. The company says the tool can help eliminate irregular tire wear, ride vibration and lengthens the life of tires. This Patented Tire Runout Gauge utilizes a roller wheel placed against the tire tread ...

Thunder Creek giving away fuel trailer

Thunder Creek Equipment is giving away one of their 750 gallon standard fuel trailer (model #ADT750). The company says it will equip the unit with their most popular options, including a 40 GPM gas powered pump and aluminum wheels. The winner will also be able to choose from one ...

Dayco acquires Metavation, expands damper offerings

Dayco Products, LLC announced Tuesday it has acquired Metavation and the damper portion of EPTEC from Revstone. Metavation is a North American-based manufacturer of crankshaft damper pulleys with a research and development center in Hillsdale, Mich.; manufacturing operations in Mount Pleasant, Vassar, and Hillsdale, Mich., and San Luis Potosi, ...