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GenNext adds to Board of Directors

GenNext has voted and approved to install three new directors and one new senior advisor to its board of directors. In an effort to keep representation equal and receive valuable input and feedback between the GenNext members and the board, GenNext says both suppliers and distributors will serve on the board with two-year alternating rotations. The ...

GenNext, Northwood team up to bring students to HDAW

GenNext and Northwood University have joined forces to cover the costs for ten Northwood University students to attend Heavy Duty ...

Minor named president at Midwest Wheel

John Minor has been elected president at Midwest Wheel Companies, the fifth in the company's 104-year history. The move is effective Jan. 1, 2015. Minor joined Midwest Wheel in 1972. He was named general manager of the company’s Des Moines location in 1980 and was later promoted to executive vice president and ...

Finding your future staff

While the driver shortage works its way into public consciousness with segments on cable news and articles in the Wall Street Journal, the looming aftermarket talent gap remains unknown outside of the industry. There are great jobs and career opportunities the aftermarket the average college graduate simply doesn’t know ...

TBEI promotes Lee

Truck Bodies and Equipment International (TBEI) has promoted Steve Lee to engineering and quality manager at its Lake Crystal, Minn., facility. TBEI’s Lake Crystal facility manufactures the Crysteel, J-Craft and Ox SuperDump lines of dump bodies. "We are excited to expand Steve’s role within TBEI,” says Archie England, TBEI vice ...

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 officer. Klein will be responsible for Inland's strategic execution and will lead the company's operations. A seasoned executive, he joined Inland as chief financial officer in 1995 and was ...

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 for Betts Company and its three divisions, BettsHD, Betts Spring Manufacturing and Betts Truck Parts & Service. "Randy is a seasoned cross-channel marketing and business development professional with expertise ...

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 ...

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 ...