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Klein promoted to President at Inland Truck Parts

Inland Truck Parts Company has promoted Greg Klein to president, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Dave Scheer will remain chief executive ...

Betts Company names new marketing manager

Randy George has joined Betts Company as marketing manager and will be responsible for the execution of all marketing communications activities ...

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 ...

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 ...

Retread Tire Association grows once again

The following companies are the newest members of the Retread Tire Association (RTA): Carbon Activated Corp., Compton, Calif.; Great Lakes Tire, LLC, Warren, Mich.; Smith Brothers Tire Service, Sylvania, Ga.; Jay Tomlinson Tires, Inc., Canada; and MIG s.r.l., Italy. “We continue to be very pleased and gratified at the ...

Aftermarket expert will kickoff SOLD15 at HDAW

ACOFAS, organizer of this year’s SOLD15, has announced that the Fourth Annual SOLD program will be kicked off by Robert (Bob) Greenwood, an internationally recognized expert in the field of automotive service business management. This innovative program will address many vital issues affecting all of us in the service industry. SOLD was organized three ...

How to stop worrying and build a crisis management plan

When it comes to handling a crisis, Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 film “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” is the textbook example of what not to do. And while it’s safe to say the movie’s plot — U.S. Air Force general orders an ...

Accuride reaches new CBA for Gunite facility

Accuride Corporation has successfully reached a new four-year collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW), Local 718, which represents 291 hourly associates at Accuride's facility in Rockford, Ill. The plant produces Gunite-brand brake drums, hubs and other wheel-end components for the North American ...

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 ...