Minimizer

Photos from Minimizer’s anniversary party

The Minimizer team welcomed nearly 300 of its closest friends for a 30-year anniversary party this past weekend in Minneapolis. Held at the Muse Events Center in downtown Minneapolis, Minimizer CEO and Chief Visionary Craig Kruckeberg gave a short speech during the event in which he graciously thanked everyone ...

Minimizer to celebrate 30 years

Minimizer will celebrate its 30th anniversary in style this weekend with an event in Minneapolis. Born out of a simple idea when he saw his wife ...

Minimizer enhances its social media campaign

Minimizer has launched an enhanced social media campaign to help keep customers up-to-date on the company’s latest news and announcements. Minimizer ...

Minimizer adds to leadership team, staff

Minimizer has hired Jason Rhoads as Director of Marketing, where he will provide enhanced marketing tools for the Minimizer sales team, develop strategy for reaching new markets and creating dynamic opportunities to promote Minimizer's unique value propositions. Most recently Rhodes served as National Sales Manager for Randall- Reilly Business ...

Minimizer sponsoring industry GenNext program

Minimizer will sponsor a support and mentor program for next generation trucking industry leaders. Steve Hansen, Minimizer National Accounts Manager, will head the organization in which veteran industry professionals cultivate talent and leadership amongst younger industry managers, the so-called next generation. “Minimizer is proud to sponsor this new catalyst for young industry ...

Minimizer’s Kruckeberg named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year

Craig Kruckeberg, CEO and chief visionary at Minimizer, has been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year in the manufacturing category. “For once, I’m speechless,” says Kruckeberg, “I was not expecting to win the award. It was an honor just to be a finalist. The real winners here are the ...

September 2012 Industry Focus

People in the News   Following are personnel changes and announcements in the trucking industry:   Bergstrom Inc. has named Alan Leupold director of test and development. Reyco Granning has named Brien Scheffee leader of the company’s light-vehicle and powered-vehicle units, while Joe Gallo will lead the trailer group and Steve Denny will ...

August 2012 Industry Focus

People in the News   Following are personnel changes and announcements in the trucking industry:   Daimler Trucks North America has made two senior leadership changes. John O’Leary has been named chief financial officer, and will continue to serve on the company’s Executive Operating Committee. Friedrich Baumann has been appointed to succeed ...

March 2012 Industry Focus

CAROLINA RIM & WHEEL, FLEET BRAKE NAMES DISTRIBUTORS OF THE YEAR Carolina Rim & Wheel of Charlotte, N.C., and Fleet Brake of Calgary, Alberta have been named co-winners of Truck Parts & Service’s 2011 Distributor of the Year award, sponsored by Minimizer. The award was presented during the opening session ...

HDAW ’12 Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week ’12 (Sponsored Information)

The 2012 HDAW Product Showcase Under the theme “Corporate Culture: The Foundation for Success,” Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2012 takes place this month in Las Vegas where it is expected to draw thousands of aftermarket distributors, suppliers, shop owners and other industry professionals. Featuring forums, workshops, business sessions and one-on-one ...