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 1172 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

Creamer to retire from Dorman board

Dorman Products Inc. announced Monday Jack Creamer Jr. will retire from the company's board of directors effective March 8. "On behalf of the entire board, I would like to thank Jack for his many years of service and invaluable contributions to our company and the board," said Steven Berman, the company's chairman and CEO."Jack has ...

Record Supply joins VIPAR

VIPAR Heavy Duty has announced that Record Supply, Inc. in Gillette, Wyo. is its newest stockholder to join its network of distributors. President Kevin Record's company operates a heavy distribution business from a nearly 1,500 sq. ft. showroom with additional warehouse space in two locations of over 10,000 sq. ft. Record Supply specializes in truck parts, ...

Interstate Batteries names senior VP

Dallas-based Interstate Batteries' Senior Vice President Walt Holmes has been named senior vice president for distributor operations & innovation team. “I am very excited to take on these additional responsibilities and opportunities in working with our many wonderful distributors,” Holmes said.  “Scott provided a strong foundation in this position ...

Aerosmart skirting EPA certified

Sustainable Aerodynamic Concepts' Aerosmart trailer skirting has received EPA SmartWay certification. Manufactured in Northwest Arkansas exclusively by military veterans, Aerosmart trailer skirting is made with materials reclaimed from scrap semi trailers with repurposed aluminum from donated, decommissioned semi-trailers. Features of the Aeromsmart trailer skirting include: • Aluminum sheet construction allows ...

Weldon Parts joins Dually Drain Pan network

Dually Drain Pan announced Monday that Weldon Parts has become its newest "Warehouse Distributor" for the new Super Single Axle Drain Pan. The new orange pan featuring the Weldon Parts logo is available now at all of Weldon's 18 locations in Arkansas, Florida, Missouri,Nebraska, Oklahoma amd Texas.

Baldwin group wins achievement awards

Four Baldwin Filters employees were recently presented the CLARCOR Achievement Award for outstanding achievement in 2012. Bob Jaixen, Stan Johnston and John Macrander from the Kearney, Neb., Baldwin Filters location and George Lundgren from the Yankton, S.D. facility were recognized for their efforts in recent expansion projects at the ...

BettsHD offers total installation fender kits

BettsHD announces the availability of Total Installation Kits (TIK) for its most popular fenders. According to BettsHD, each TIK is a single, easy to order part number for single axle, half and full tandem axle applications. BettsHD TIK includes two fenders with vibration absorbing rubber insulators to prolong product ...

Jacobs’ brake to be used in Volvo engine

Jacobs Vehicle Systems announces it has launched an engine brake for the new Volvo 7.7L engine. The Engine Brake by Jacobs was the result of a three-year collaboration between Jacobs and Volvo engineers to provide an integrated engine brake solution that exceeds the retarding needs of the medium-duty truck ...

NGVi to exhibit at TMC

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute will exhibit at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition from March 11-14, 2013 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Conference Center in Nashville. NGVi will be located at booth #800. According to NGVi, the exhibition serves as the ...

Eaton launching new 10 speed transmission

Eaton is launching a new Fuller Advantage Series of heavy-duty 10 speed transmissions, scheduled for commercial production this September. Fuller Advantage Series transmissions will be available in both manual and automated designs and automated versions are scheduled for production in the first quarter of 2014. The company says it incorporated ...