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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 are set to come. Medium- and heavy-duty ...

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 ...

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 ...

SKF launches new parts app

SKF has launched a new mobile app based on its online parts catalog, SKFpartsinfo.com. The free download is available for OS and Android devices. “The SKF Parts Info app is an excellent tool, allowing customers to access the e-catalog from their mobile device just about anywhere,” says Brian Jungmann, marketing communications ...

Inland Truck Parts opens larger Texas facility

Inland Truck Parts says its vision for serving Austin, Texas is big. So big, that it could no longer be contained in an existing facility. As a result, Inland has designed and built a new, larger location to offer more of what Inland Truck Parts has become known ...