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Keynote speaker announced for CVOC

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) the heavy-duty division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), jointly with Randall-Reilly announced that Dr. Michio Kaku will serve as keynote speaker at the sixth annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference, to be held on Aug. 26-27, 2015, immediately preceding the opening of the Great American Trucking Show (GATS) ...

Managing a multi-generational workforce

Owning and operating a business today requires managing a wide selection of personalities. And while some personality traits are incredibly unique, other traits — specifically generational traits — are commonly shared. Today’s workforce in particular includes four distinct generations, and each views their work and their career differently, says ...

CVSN opens registration for milestone Summit

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) has opened registration for its 10th annual Aftermarket Distribution Summit, which will be held ...

Buyers Products names new COO

Buyers Products has appointed Brian T. Smith as its chief operating officer. Smith will lead Buyers’ enterprise leadership initiatives, focusing on key areas, including supply, financial performance and attracting and developing talent, the company says. According to Buyers Products, Smith develops and delivers the company’s mission and strategies to the ...

ReMaTec names remanufacturer of the year

ReMaTecNews has named Søren Toft- Jensen, founder and owner of Denmark-based Borg Automotive, Europe’s largest independent remanufacturing company, as its 2015 Remanufacturer of the Year. Søren Toft-Jensen receives the award for outstanding entrepreneurship the field of remanufacturing over close to 40 years, during which he has transformed a modest electrical ...

Flanagan joins S&S Truck Parts

S&S Truck Parts, Inc., the parent company of Genuine Newstar, has hired Randy Flanagan as vice president of sales and marketing. Flanagan comes to S&S with more than 30 years of industry experience; most recently holding management roles at Hendrickson and SAF-Holland, the company says. "Building on the company's success ...

BBB Industries completes acquisition

BBB Industries LLC has completed the acquisition of ATSCO Remanufacturing, Inc. Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Phoenix, ATSCO is a leading remanufacturer of automotive power steering products for the North American aftermarket.  The company has a longstanding reputation for product leadership and customer service excellence in the power ...

SKF names new global director

SKF says Hans Sjöström has been appointed new global director of the SKF Vehicle Service Market Business Unit. Sjöström is replacing Christer Cedervall who takes up the role of Director, SKF Industrial Market Demand Chain & Logistics Services. Sjöström has been with SKF for 18 years, holding positions such as ...

Power Heavy Duty holds advisory council meeting

The Power Heavy Duty Advisory Council recently met in Salt Lake City, Utah to further the group’s mission to provide top quality supplier programs and services to its independent distributors and service specialists. The council consists of five Power Heavy Duty members who assemble on a regular basis to ...

Five ways to “win your share” of business

One of the best marketing tools in business today is free and available to anyone. It connects buyers to sellers around the block and across the globe. It's the Internet, and if you aren't making it a priority in your business you are leaving business on the table, says ...