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Meritor honors engineer with Lifetime Achievement Award

Meritor, Inc. recently honored  Jesse Ramirez with the company's 2013 Manufacturing Lifetime Engineering Achievement Award. Ramirez, senior gear development engineer at Meritor's Morristown, Tenn. facility, earned the award for developing precision forging and machining processes that have improved product quality and reduced costs. Since beginning his career at Meritor as an ...

Marangoni opens new retread plant

Marangoni Tread North America announces Bob Majewski, owner of Sumerel Tire Service, Newport, Ky. has expanded his operation to now include the middle Tennessee market area with the addition of a new Marangoni retread facility in Lebanon, Tenn. According to the company, Wilson County Tire & Retreading brings to Middle Tennessee and the Nashville market ...

Kirby to lead Bergstrom’s aftermarket sales team

Bergstrom Inc. has promoted Joe Kirby to general manager of Aftermarket sales. Kirby will be responsible for North American marketing, regional ...

Cleveland Tank & Supply granted ISO 9001:2008 certification

Cleveland Tank & Supply announced Monday that it earned certification as an ISO 9001:2008 organization through Perry Johnson Registrars Inc. To become ISO 9001:2008 certified, Cleveland Tank & Supply underwent a stringent evaluation process that included a quality system management review, management system document review, pre-audit, initial assessment, and clearance on ...

Video log: Meritor test lab

CCJ Executive Editor Jack Roberts is in Milan, Italy, this week visiting a Meritor test lab. Below are some videos he's shot in his trip, including some of checking out Ferraris and Lamborghinis at a nearby track and some footage from the European truck racing circuit: http://youtu.be/FCOeKdpOfGc http://youtu.be/3ZEp3jyvCaY http://youtu.be/u7up51Rzq9Q http://youtu.be/rudvTh1fqb8 http://youtu.be/n2-0Ygeddlk http://youtu.be/8uEYkf10XG8 http://youtu.be/IW5bYt2tHrg http://youtu.be/tvU9ss9vMMQ http://youtu.be/oNxwvLpBRjw

The four skills every salesperson needs

Not everyone is born to sell. All salespeople — even those who are part of a team — still require planning and communication skills to thrive today. Jim Pancero notes four skills in particular that are vital to salespeople of all generations: attitude, operational personal persuasive skills, tactical skills and strategic ...

Managing a new generation of employees

Think about the salespeople in your business today. How many of them are over 50? How about 60? How many of them will be retiring from your business in the next five to seven years? If the answer is a significant number, it may be time for your business ...

Meritor announces intelligent axle system

By Jack Roberts The electronic revolution shaping the truck industry seems to be permeating every vehicle system imaginable. And now, Meritor says it is working on a electronic control system that will dramatically enhance gear efficiencies inside its truck axles. At a press briefing at Meritor's Cameri Axle Plant outside ...

Donaldson announces leadership change

Donaldson Company announces Norm Linnell, vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary will be retiring on Aug. 1, 2014. Linnell, 54, joined Donaldson in 1996 as general counsel and secretary and was promoted to vice president in 2000. During Linnell's tenure, he played a key role in supporting the company's ...

Federal-Mogul renames Vehicle Components division

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation said Thursday, effective immediately, the company’s Vehicle Components division will be renamed Federal-Mogul Motorparts. Federal-Mogul Motorparts is the provider of premium brands, including MOOG, Fel-Pro, Champion, Wagner, ANCO and Ferodo, to the global aftermarket.  Federal-Mogul Motorparts also provides high-quality vehicle braking, chassis and wiper components to global original ...