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Alcoa investing $60M to enhance 3D printing

Alcoa is investing $60 million to expand its R&D center near Pittsburgh, Pa. and accelerate the development of advanced 3D-printing materials ...

Hirschmann Solutions honored by DTNA

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) honored Hirschmann Solutions, a supplier of antenna and transceiver systems, as a recipient of its 2014 Masters of Quality Supplier Award. The company was recognized as a quality provider of antennas and cables across multiple radio frequency categories for Freightliner and Western Star ...

WABCO pledges support for upcoming Brake Safety Week

WABCO Holdings Inc. has joined the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) in advance of the upcoming Brake Safety Week. Brake Safety Week is scheduled for Sept. 6-12, 2015, and is a major CVSA annual outreach and enforcement campaign designed to improve commercial vehicle brake safety across North America. It ...

Damon named new president at Firestone Industrial Products

Firestone Industrial Products Company, LLC has named Scott Damon President, Firestone Industrial Products. Damon succeeds John Vincent, who served as president of Firestone since 2010 and announced his retirement after 33 years with Bridgestone Americas earlier this month. In his new role as president, Damon will be responsible for leading ...

A quick peek at the Great American Trucking Show

Truck Parts & Service is on location this week at Commercial Vehicle Outlook and the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. A recap of two exciting days worth of discussions on technological innovation from CV Outlook can be found on our sister site, Successful Dealer. For a look at ...

ConMet adds to aftermarket sales force

Consolidated Metco, Inc. (ConMet) has added three new members to its aftermarket field sales team: Scott Wilson, Debbi Howard, and Brent Burich. Burich joins ConMet after a six-year stint at Ford-Blue Diamond as a parts sales manager and technical trainer. ConMet says Burich will focus on supporting aftermarket and ...

Minnesota dealer wins top award

Freightliner of St. Cloud was named the 2015 Successful Dealer Award winner Wednesday evening at the CV Outlook in Dallas, Texas. Successful Dealer is a sister publication of Truck Parts & Service.  Founded in 1963, Freightliner of St. Cloud – a finalist for the same award last year – ...

MAHLE settles lawsuits

MAHLE Filtersysteme Gmb has amicably settled two patent infringement lawsuits that it filed in the Eastern District of Michigan. The details of the lawsuits and the terms of settlement were not disclosed. "MAHLE has a broad patent portfolio secured through decades of leading edge innovation in original equipment component ...

Top truck dealer will be named today

Successful Dealer, a sister publication of Truck Parts & Service, will name its 2015 Successful Dealer Award recipient Wednesday at the conclusion of the first day of CV Outlook in Dallas, Texas. The finalists this year are River States Truck and Trailer, Freightliner of St. Cloud and Doggett Freightliner ...

Alcoa running ‘light-weighting’ contest

Alcoa Wheels has launched a new social media campaign and contest highlighting the importance and benefits of healthy living. The four-week event, branded #5lbPledge, will take place on the company's Twitter account. The campaign and contest, already underway, ends Sept. 25. #5lbPledge is a connection to Alcoa’s lightest and strongest heavy-duty truck ...