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Link Manufacturing earns EMS ISO registration

SRI Quality System Registrar has recently awarded an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) certificate to Link Manufacturing Ltd., located in Sioux Center, Iowa, for the environmental management system related to the design and manufacture of cab suspensions, auxiliary suspensions, chassis suspensions, and accessories.. “We are pleased to acknowledge ...

Lincoln Industries displays products at Vegas event

Lincoln Industries displayed its modified After Effect brand of large-diameter bull bars and step bars at two recent events surrounding the 2014 Wrangler National Final Rodeo (NFR) in Las Vegas. After Effect exhibited at the Wrangler Hollywood Theatre during the Wrangler NFR Countdown Show. A truck featuring the company's 5-in. ...

Durcak appointed at Timken

Patrick Durcak has been named sales manager for Timken’s commercial vehicle aftermarket in Canada. He reports to Frank Mascia, managing director for the company’s business in Canada. Timken says Durcak is responsible for all sales and training activities in the Canadian market. Prior to joining Timken, he held positions with Federal Mogul Canada, Fram Canada ...

Howes debuts Truckers of Tomorrow scholarship program

Howes Lubricator Products and Sage Truck Driving Schools announce the creation of the “Howes Truckers of Tomorrow $1000 Scholarship Program.” The scholarship is funded by Howes Lubricator and can be applied for at all SAGE Truck Driving Schools across the country. SAGE has 25 locations and provides high quality ...

MERA grows again

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) welcomes SRC Electrical LLC and McGladrey LLP as its newest member companies. SRC Electrical is an employee-owned company that performs remanufacturing and builds new starters, alternators, generators and compressors. McGladrey is a leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle ...

Phoenix USA releases new catalog

Phoenix USA, Inc. has released its 2015 product catalog. Phoenix USA says its new 2015 product catalog features decorative wheel products, storage solutions and lighting accessories for the towing, utility, trailer, service truck and other vehicle markets. New products being introduced in the catalog include 16-gauge galvanized steel service body ...

Rippinger joins Eisbrenner PR

Eisbrenner Public Relations has hired Tom Rippinger as an account supervisor. Rippinger comes to Eisbrenner from the Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA), where he served as senior manager, communications and member services. In his new position, Rippinger will rely on his expertise in the aftermarket and OEM industries to ...

PSI named a top workplace for 2014

Pressure Systems International (PSI) has been named a Top Workplace for 2014 by the San Antonio Express-News and its employees. The San Antonio Express-News teamed with Workplace Dynamics to choose winners of this award based on the results of surveys conducted with employees of companies doing business in the San ...

Donaldson VP stepping down

Donaldson Company announces Peggy A. Herrmann, vice president, disk drive and microelectronics, will retire on Monday, Jan. 23, 2015. Over the span of her 25-year career at Donaldson, Herrmann has been a key contributor to the growth of the company. Her roles have included manager of business analysis; manager ...

Donaldson announces changes to its board of directors

Donaldson Company announces Trudy Rautio has been appointed to its board of directors, effective Jan. 30, 2015. Rautio, 62, is president and CEO of Carlson (a global hospitality and travel company), a position she has held since 2012. Rautio has been a senior executive with Carlson since 1997 and has served ...