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Vehicle Service Group honored as Business of the Year

Vehicle Service Group (VSG), the parent company of Rotary Lift, Chief Automotive Technologies, Direct Lift, Forward Lift, Elektron, and other ...

Bendix announces staff updates

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has appointed John Kemer vice president and general manager, Valves and Modules. Kemer also becomes the newest member of the Bendix Leadership ...

HDAW closes with traditional Pinewood Derby

The annual Pinewood Derby, sponsored by Minimizer, has become of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week's most anticipated events. This year, 23 companies entered the event.

Meritor growing wheel-end line

Meritor Inc. announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2015 (HDAW) Tuesday in Las Vegas that it is creating a one-stop resource for wheel-end solutions by adding three new products. The launch of the Doctor Preload Bearing Adjustment Tools, Temper-Loc spindle nuts from Temper and Meritor hubcaps is another step ...

GALLERY – Wednesday at HDAW

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2015 transitioned from educational to conversational Wednesday in Las Vegas. Beginning with a record-setting number of one-on-one sessions Wednesday morning and continuing through an equally massive trade show and industry reception, this year's milestone event continues to outdo itself. HDAW might end tomorrow, but the results ...

Tim Bauer named director of reman for Meritor

Tim Bauer has been named director, Remanufacturing, North America for Meritor Inc. Bauer is responsible for overall leadership, growth and profitability of the company’s remanufacturing activities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. "Tim’s deep understanding of Meritor’s customers, competitors and the value of extending the life of a part ...

The Age of Disruption

We are in a tumultuous age. Business moves faster today than any point in the past, and operating within today's increasingly competitive marketplace takes work. When distribution strategies of old have been disrupted, there only one way to respond, says Dirk Beveridge. You have to update your vision. You have ...

HDMA announces new board

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) recently held its annual election of officers and governors during the fall board of governors meeting, held recently in Dearborn, Mich. The HDMA board is responsible for the strategic direction, performance and member satisfaction of the 220+ member Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association. HDMA’s ...

GALLERY – Tuesday at HDAW

Today was another busy day in Las Vegas at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW). Truck Parts & Service named Six Robblees' as its 13th annual Distributor of the Year, Dr. Tony Alessandra roused the audience with an excellent presentation on how personality impacts sales, and, of course, the yearly trade ...

FleetPride makes major acquisition in New England area

FleetPride, Inc. says it has acquired the assets of six locations owned by Pardo's Truck Service Parts Warehouse, Inc. in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland markets. Pardo's will retain its Kearney, N.J., location and FleetPride will serve as a supplier to the location. "This acquisition is strategically important to FleetPride ...