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Meritor commits portion of proceeds of reman sales to aid wounded vets

Meritor, Inc. says it is launching “Shoes for Soldiers” to help severely wounded, injured or ill veterans become leaders in business, ...

Meritor seeking independent garages for ‘service point’ partnership

Meritor Inc. is looking for partners in independent service repair shops around the country. The company announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week ...

Aftermarket status check: Good and getting better

The tidal wave of truck sales from 2006 and 2007 have spent the last year crashing into the aftermarket, and ...

Pete Joy elected to HD Aftermarket Industry Hall of Fame

Pete Joy, vice president of sales & marketing for Phillips Industries, was elected to the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Industry Hall of Fame at HDAW Tuesday morning.

Six Robblees’ wins Distributor of the Year

Six Robblees' has been named the 13th annual Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year, sponsored by Minimizer and Meritor, during the opening general session of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) today at the Mirage in Las Vegas. Based in Seattle, Wash., Six Robblees' is a 102-year old third-generation ...

GALLERY – Monday at HDAW

The tenth annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) is now underway. The milestone event officially kicked off last night with the annual opening reception, and it was preceded by a great day of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue. A stable economy and correspondingly strong aftermarket anchored the conversation. HDAW continues Tuesday with the presentation ...

Dieli talks economic growth at Aftermarket Dialogue

The underrated recovery continues. That was the main sentiment from economic forecaster Bob Dieli during the opening session of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue on Monday in Las Vegas. Dieli says America's current economic cycle is proving to be stronger and, most importantly, more stable, than it is getting credit for. Now ...

TBEI adds territory manager

Truck Bodies & Equipment International, Inc. (TBEI) has hired Robert (Bob) Plichta as the new South Central territory manager for the Crysteel, Rugby, and DuraClass brands. Plichta will be based in Arkansas, and will cover the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. “We are excited to have Bob join ...

EPA, motor vehicle industry reach brake manufacturing agreement

Representatives of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) and motor vehicle industry associations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the agency and the motor vehicle industry for the reduction of copper in brake pads. The MOU calls for the reduction ...

Brake Parts, Inc. acquiring OE Quality Friction

Brake Parts, Inc. LLC (BPI) announces its plan to acquire the assets of OE Quality Friction Inc. (OEQF), headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, according to David Overbeeke, president and CEO of Brake Parts, Inc. On Jan. 20, 2015, Brake Parts entered into an asset purchase agreement with OEQF’s receiver and ...