Industry Briefs

DENSO makes generous donation to engineering programs

The DENSO North America Foundation (DNAF), the philanthropic arm of DENSO, will provide nearly $1 million in college university grants for 22 institutions and educational programs across North America for 2017, the company confirmed Tuesday. DENSO says these funds are to aid in the providing of hands-on learning opportunities in areas from robotics and thermodynamics to design and materials development. “Innovation throughout the manufacturing industry will continue to produce more growth ...

HDA Truck Pride and suppliers make generous donation to Wyakin Foundation

HDA Truck Pride membership, together with select supplier partners, have presented more than $88,000 in donations to the Wyakin Foundation. Raised during the HDA Truck Pride Annual Membership meeting last month, the impressive total is comprised of individual donations, as well as generous incentives generated on show orders provided by SAF Holland, Phillips Industries, Timken and PAI. “We are honored to welcome Wyakin Foundation to the HDA ...

Tips for purchasing the right in-ground lift

Rotary Lift has released a series of tips for service providers looking to purchase an axle-engaging in-ground lift. According to the company, heavy-duty in-ground lifts come in three basic lifting styles–standard (full-length pistons), modular (staged pistons) and scissor. Common among the three styles are the following benefits: Dramatically speeds heavy-duty repair service. Provides more working room around and under a vehicle. Provides unobstructed access to all ...