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Buyers Products names new COO

Buyers Products has appointed Brian T. Smith as its chief operating officer. Smith will lead Buyers’ enterprise leadership initiatives, focusing on key areas, including supply, financial ...

ReMaTec names remanufacturer of the year

ReMaTecNews has named Søren Toft- Jensen, founder and owner of Denmark-based Borg Automotive, Europe’s largest independent remanufacturing company, as its 2015 ...

FleetPride opens new N.C. location

FleetPride, Inc., has opened its second branch in the greater Charlotte, N.C., metro area. Located at 155 Corporate Boulevard in Indian Trail, its southeastern metro location ...

Meritor donates $50,000 to Wyakin Warrior Foundation

Staff Sgt. George Nickel of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 321st Engineer Battalion was in a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle with three other soldiers clearing the route to a downed helicopter in central Iraq when they ran over a 500-lb. insurgent bomb. Only Nickel survived the February 2007 explosion, ...

Remy releases voltage control technical bulletin

Remy has introduced a technical service bulletin for techs titled "Remy GM Regulated Voltage Control (RVC) Computer-Controlled Charging." In it, the company writes, "GM RVC charging system voltage varies from approximately 11.5 to 15.5 volts. During fuel economy mode, when voltage is at the lowest, customers or technicians monitoring ...

Retread Tire Association adds six new members

The Retread Tire Association has added six new members: Creative Rubber, LLC, Baton Rouge, La.; Truck Pro S.A. de C.V., Calexico, Calif.; Indra Machinery Co., Ltd., Thailand; Industrias Del Neumatico, Spain; Kocaeli Lastik Sanayi A.S., Turkey; Outback Tires, Trinidad. “We continue to be very pleased and gratified at the amount of ...

MERA schedules multiple Council meetings

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) will host the a joint meeting of the MERA CEO Council, CFO Council and Sales & Marketing Council on Aug. 17 – 18 in Chicago. The first of its kind, this collective meeting of three MERA councils will include value-added topics and ...

NGVi extends early bird registration for upcoming courses

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has extended its early-bird pricing rates to June 26, 2015, for upcoming training courses July 7-9, 2015, in Chicago and Northern California. NGVi says interested parties can save up to $360 with early-bird pricing rates. The Institute also is offering an additional 10 percent discount ...

PSI hosts U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce

Pressure Systems International (PSI) received a visit from Marcus Jadotte, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Industry & Analysis, International Trade Administration earlier this week at its San Antonio headquarters. Jadotte toured PSI to gather input on how U.S. companies are affected by international trade policies, including pending international trade ...

WW Friedline celebrates 50 years

Somerset, Pa.-based WW Friedline, Inc. recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. The business now rests in the hands of second generation president Mark Friedline, the son of the company's founder, Wayne W. Friedline. "I was the youngest of a family of four," he says. "I just love trucks and the good people ...