Topics Management

Wells to lead STEMCO Suspension Products

STEMCO has appointed Donnie Wells to vice president and general manager of STEMCO Suspension Products. In his new role, STEMCO says Wells will lead the company’s suspension products business, which includes the STEMCO Kaiser, STEMCO Gaff, STEMCO Equipment, as well as the newly acquired Goodyear Air Springs product families. “The integration of Goodyear ...

HDAW updates Leaders of Tomorrow format

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) organizers have announced a new format for the annual HDAW Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) event, to be held on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at The Mirage in Las Vegas. This year, LOT will no longer be a luncheon, but a networking event preceding the ...

Accuride revamps management team

Accuride Corporation has revised its organization and upgraded its leadership team to support its planned expansion as a supplier of high-quality wheel end solutions to the global commercial vehicle industry. The changes come just weeks after the company acquired a majority stake in Italian steel-wheel manufacturer Gianetti Ruote S.r.l., in partnership with CLN S.p.A., the first ...

Marx Group hires marketing coordinator

Christina Young is the new marketing coordinator for The Marx Group. Young joins the agency after spending more than five years in marketing and account executive roles for Euro Style in San Rafael. In her new role, Young will assist The Marx Group in the areas of marketing, public ...

SOLD panel to tackle tech shortage

Service Opportunities Learning Days (SOLD) will tackle the trucking industry's enormous technician shortage during a panel at the fourth annual event preceding Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2016 next January in Las Vegas. Organizers say the questions below are just some of the topics that will be addressed during the Jan. ...

Panelists announced for ‘360° View’ of the industry at Aftermarket Dialogue

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) and MacKay & Company have announced the panelists for a roundtable discussion at the fourth annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue (HDAD) conference, to be held January 25, 2016 at the Mirage in Las Vegas immediately preceding Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2016. The panel, titled '360° ...

Registration open for University of the Aftermarket online curriculum

The University of the Aftermarket has opened registration for 14 online, semester-long courses that begin on Jan. 11, 2016 and end May 8, 2016. The University says these online business courses enable industry professionals to learn new skills and earn continuing education units (CEUs) that can be applied toward ...

GenNext tackles project management

Trucking industry veteran and professional trainer Rick Kempksi provided GenNext members guidance on project management positions and phases during the group's Q4 webinar on Tuesday. Kempksi says project management is a vital part of business operations in today's aftermarket landscape because it allows businesses to monitor tasks in a way ...

Pascale Service Corporation opens parts store in Connecticut

Pascale Service Corporation announces the opening of a new heavy-duty truck parts and supplies store in Plainfield, Conn. Located at 1293 Norwich Rd., the new store manager is Scott Tucker and the phone number is 860-317-1070. The company says the new store will stock an extensive inventory of truck ...

Bill Hanvey to lead AutoCare Association

The Auto Care Association Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Bill Hanvey as president and chief executive officer to succeed Kathleen Schmatz, who is retiring at the end of the year after leading the association for 14 years. Hanvey, who will assume responsibilities on Dec. 1, 2015, ...