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Bendix achieves another production milestone

Production of two high-performing solenoid valves from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has surpassed one million units just three years ...

BettsHD named a ‘Masters of Quality’

BettsHD has received the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Masters of Quality award. BettsHD has received the annual award six times, including 2002, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012 and now 2014. Among the record 91 suppliers who received the award, BettsHD is the only California-based company. According to DTNA, the selected ...

Bendix makes donation to aid hospital

To help St. Damien Pediatric Hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, better serve its patients and their families, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC is purchasing $10,000 worth of new computers for the hospital, and will send seven employees to train the staff on their use as well as provide other ...

Minimizer offers preview of new corporate website

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xn7y-neOCQo Minimizer has published a video that features information about the company’s soon-to-be-released enhanced website. Hosted by Caleb Ostrander, marketing specialist at Minimizer, the short video highlights how Minimizer has worked to update its site to create a more visual and user-friendly experience. “The biggest change with this new website is ...

Marx Group adds Young

Samantha Young has joined The Marx Group (TMG) as the newest member of the agency’s creative team. Before joining The Marx Group, Young was a graphic designer for Ogden Costa Creative Group where she helped create website banners, emails, and direct mail materials that included work with the ...

Bergstrom names new vice presidents

Effective immediately, Bergstrom announces Aaron Potter and Steve Boyle will take on new roles that will further strengthen the company's finance organization. Potter has been promoted to vice president, Financial Planning and Analysis, and Boyle has been named vice president and treasurer. Bergstrom says Potter will be responsible for creating and driving ...

Lincoln Electric acquires industrial manufacturer

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. has acquired Rimrock Holdings Corporation, a privately held manufacturer and integrator of industrial automation products and robotic systems with two divisions, Wolf Robotics LLC and Rimrock Corporation. Wolf Robotics integrates robotic welding and cutting systems predominately for heavy and transportation OEMs and suppliers. Rimrock Corporation ...

Red Eye Radio bringing tunes to GATS

Red Eye Radio network’s lobby booth will be turning up the heat with country music artists John Anderson, Waterloo Revival, LOCASH, and Tony Justice at this year's Great American Trucking Show from Aug. 27-29 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. In addition to the music, Marc Springer, owner-operator ...

Fleetline adds aftermarket sales manager

Fleetline has hired Kevin Freson as Aftermarket Sales Manager. Fleetline says Freson will be responsible for strengthening relationships with independent aftermarket customers, new business development and increasing market share. Freson comes to Fleetline with 20-plus years of experience in sales and management. He most recently worked for Stens Corporation as their East Coast Territory ...

Commercial Fleet Tire Digest tackles EPA Phase II

Pressure Systems International (PSI) has published its most recent issue of its Commercial Fleet Tire Digest, which it has titled Understanding Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Rulemaking – Phase II." In it, PSI breaks down the regulatory categories that will be included under Phase II, as well as five sub-categories that will ...