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The changing face of tech candidates

This is the second of a two-part series on the diesel technician shortage.  A bright spot in the technician shortage is that more and more job seekers are realizing that becoming a diesel technician offers a stable career with good pay. No longer are admission offices filled only with ...

NTN welcomes Miller

NTN Bearing Corporation of America (NBCA) welcomes Kimberly Miller as its new vice president – marketing. Miller will have responsibility for all marketing functions to support the Industrial and Automotive Business Units, the company says. She reports directly to Paul Johnson, executive vice president of NTN USA and vice chairman of NBCA. “We are very pleased ...

Donaldson announces Inventor awards

Donaldson Company announces the winners of its 12th Annual Inventor Awards given to employees whose work on various technology innovations have contributed to Donaldson's continued ...

Nominate your favorites for Distributor of the Year

Who’s the best distributor in the marketplace? Think about it. Who do you know who does a truly excellent job serving their customers? Do you have anyone in mind? Great, now let us know. The nomination period for the 13th annual Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year award is ...

MERA CEO Council meeting moved to June

The first meeting date for the Motor and Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) CEO Council has been changed from May 19 to June 26 to resolve a conflict with a major aftermarket customer meeting. David Overbeeke, president and CEO, Brake Parts Inc., will host the inaugural meeting at the Brake ...

New class graduates from University of the Aftermarket

Leadership 2.0, the University of the Aftermarket’s automotive aftermarket Leadership Development Program, concluded on Friday, April 11, 2014 with a graduation ceremony for its 38 participants. Leadership 2.0 is an intense and intellectually challenging leadership-development program specific to the vehicle aftermarket. Participants in this year’s program represented a wide ...

Zwicker to chair MERA board

The Motor and Equipment Remanufacturer's Association (MERA) announce the election of Shawn Zwicker, general manager, ReCon Europe and Joint Ventures, Cummins Inc., to the position of chairman of the MERA Board of Directors. Zwicker succeeds MERA Founding Chairman Michael Cardone, Jr., chairman, CARDONE Industries, Inc., who will continue to ...

Inland Truck Parts opens larger Texas facility

Inland Truck Parts says its vision for serving Austin, Texas is big. So big, that it could no longer be contained in an existing facility. As a result, Inland has designed and built a new, larger location to offer more of what Inland Truck Parts has become known ...

Rofin joins MERA

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturer’s Association (MERA) welcomes Rofin-Sinar, Inc. as its newest supplier member. MERA says its membership network of companies engaged in the remanufacturing industry — both large and small, automotive and heavy-duty, independent and OE — continues to grow. With more than 35 years of experience in ...

VIPAR makes management appointment

VIPAR Heavy Duty announced Thursday the promotion of Larry Griffin to director of program management. Griffin joined VIPAR Heavy Duty in September of 2012 as program manager. In his new role, Griffin will be responsible for directing the activities of the organization’s program management team that oversees all ...