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Detroit Radiator execs featured in book

Detroit Radiator Corporation CEO Randy Pruitt and general manager David Bitel are featured examples in the new book Rocket Fuel: The One ...

PEAK launches new online platform

PEAK Commercial & Industrial has launched an online resource to aid fleets in maximizing efficiency and profitability. Sean Wheatley, director of marketing for PEAK Commercial & Industrial, ...

Registration open for MERA’s Technology Forum

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) has opened registration for its second annual Remanufacturing Technology Forum. Scheduled for July 23, 2015, in conjunction with the NACE/CARS Expo in Detroit, MERA says the event will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about additive manufacturing technologies currently utilized by leading ...

Ryan promoted at Point Spring & Driveshaft

Sean Ryan has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer at Point Spring & Driveshaft, effective May 13, 2015. The appointment was approved by the company's Board of Directors. Point Spring & Driveshaft CEO Bill Ryan believes son Sean brings a fresh perspective into his new position. "Sean spent ...

Univ. of Memphis establishes award honoring Mike Pennington

The University of Memphis has established the D. Mike Pennington Award for Outstanding Mentoring in the Department of Journalism. The award honors distinguished alumnus D. Mike Pennington, Class of 1972, and is the first mentoring award in the College of Communication and Fine Arts and the first faculty award ...

Betts Truck Parts & Service honored by Bendix

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has recognized Betts Truck Parts & Service with the highest ranking of platinum in its Premier Distributor Program (PDP). PDP recognizes distributors for delivering exceptional performance to fleet customers across North America. Betts Truck Parts & Service has achieved this status in both ...

One week remaining to register for NGVi event

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) says registration for its upcoming technician safety training courses in Atlanta concludes next week on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. NGVi says the Atlanta event will include a one-day NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety Training, and a two-day CNG Fuel System Inspector Training. ...

Accuride’s Dauch to speak at Heavy Duty Leadership

The University of the Aftermarket, an operating unit of Northwood University, announces Accuride President and CEO Rick Dauch will serve as the opening speaker for the upcoming Heavy Duty Leadership seminar. Heavy Duty Leadership is a week-long educational program for high-potential professionals in the commercial vehicle aftermarket. The program, ...

Implementing the ‘Master’ plan

Selling points for adding a master warehouse to a distribution business There’s nothing worse than discovering you don’t have a place to store something you need. It can happen to anyone, but when it happens in the aftermarket it’s more than just a point of frustration. It can negatively impact ...

GALLERY – Hunter Engineering striving for more than just sales

It may sell products, but Hunter Engineering Company says it's more than just an equipment provider. To its customers, Hunter says its goal is to be a partner. During an engaging facility tour on Tuesday at its headquarters in Bridgeton, Mo., Hunter showcased the steps it is taking to not only improve its automotive and ...