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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 ...

NGVi announces more training courses

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has announced the locations of NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety Training and CNG Fuel System Inspector ...

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 ...

The future of emission regulation

Believe it or not, it’s only been a little more than a decade since the commercial vehicle industry was first introduced to strict air quality control and emission regulations with the Highway Rule. The performance advancements made since that announcement in 2001 are staggering, and now even more changes ...

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 ...

Technician shortage a large and growing problem

This is the first of a two-part series on the diesel technician shortage. The second installment will publish later this week. Growing up, there was little doubt Jeremy Dones would join the military. What might come after was anybody’s guess.“I always liked trucks,” he says. “It was kind of ...

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 ...

Rotary Lift revamps website

Rotary Lift has redesigned its website and included more videos, images and product information. The new rotarylift.com homepage features a rotating slideshow of the company’s vehicle lifts in action, highlighting the wide variety of products available. Links below the slideshow enable users to quickly find car lifts, truck lifts and the ...