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Plombco reaches agreement with Lynn Parker Associates

Plombco has appointed Lynn Parker Associates (LPA) as the exclusive sales agency for North America. Plombco is celebrating its 30th year of operation in 2015 and continues to develop new ways to better service its customer’s needs. “Lynn Parker has over 40 years of experience working in the automotive industry ...

Retread Tire Association grows again

The following companies are the newest Members of the Retread Tire Association (RTA): Nol-Tec Systems, Lino Lake, Minn.; Recauchutagem Nortenha, Portugal; Tatko Servis Kaucuk Otomotiv Ticaret, Turkey; Turkey Retreader Association, Turkey. “We continue to be very pleased and gratified at the amount of support our exciting new association continues ...

Yokohama to participate in multi-channel marketing campaign

Expanding on an initial partnership announced in late 2014, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) has inked a three-year multichannel partnership with ...

HDMA adds seven new members

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) has added seven members in 2015: Thermal Dynamic International, SWS Warning Systems, Inc., IMI Precision Engineering, NGK Spark Plugs, Inc., Raybestos Powertrain, LLC, Bee Line Company and Parker Hannifin Automation Group. HDMA says its continued growth is driven by industry recognition of the ...

New PSI Tire Digest available

PSI has published its March issue of Commercial Fleet Tire Digest. This month’s issue focuses on handling tire and wheel assemblies safely. The document features a chart showing the weight combinations typical for tire and wheel assemblies in today’s marketplace, and then detailed information on how those weights impact ...

Bigwood joins Noregon Systems

Noregon Systems says Tim Bigwood has joined the company as vice president of operations. Bigwood, who has over 16 years of experience in operations, will be responsible for driving execution and alignment among Noregon’ s product fulfillment, sustainment, call center and information technology teams, the company says. He will ...

Link adds customer service chat feature to website

Link Manufacturing, Ltd., has introduced ChatLink, a new chat feature to its website. The new offering allows visitors to the Link Manufacturing website to get immediate answers to any product question. By using a simple familiar interface, Link says customers will now have greater flexibility in their communication choices. Additionally, the ...

Four companies join Retread Tire Association

The following companies are the newest Members of the Retread Tire Association (RTA): Industrial Compressor Solutions, Taylors, S.C.; Rubberhog, Cottrellville, Mich.; Tri-State Tire, Inc., American Fork, Utah; Valor Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Canada. “We continue to be very pleased and gratified at the amount of support our exciting new ...

Chusid promoted at Spectronics

Spectronics Corporation has promoted Daniel Chusid to technical sales and regulatory compliance specialist. Chusid joined Spectronics eight years ago as a sales administrator. In his new role, he will be responsible for maintaining legal and regulatory compliance for the company. He also will provide direction to affected business areas ...

Arkilander new vice president at Palfinger North America

Tim Arkilander has been named executive vice president of sales and business development for Palfinger North America. Reporting directly to Mark Woody, managing director of the Palfinger North America Group, he will be responsible for all Palfinger Truck Mounted Forklifts, among other product lines. In his former capacity, Arkilander has ...

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