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TMC SuperTech, fall meeting registration now open

Registration is now open for ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) fall meeting and national technician (SuperTech) skills competition. This fall’s ...

HDAW 2015 to add tool and equipment hall

Organizers of the 10th annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week next year’s show will feature a new Tool & Equipment exhibit ...

Bendix honored by Paccar

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC (BSFB) have earned placement on Paccar’s list of premier suppliers that meet the OEM’s demanding quality expectation of 50 PPM for parts and components. The distinction is earned by lowering PPM, or product defects expressed in Parts Per Million, to below 50. Bendix reduced ...

DTNA rolls out new parts ordering platform for fleets

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced Tuesday the launch of a new online parts ordering tool. Pinnacle Truck Parts, an e-commerce platform that facilitates transactions between customers and DTNA’s parts and service network, was created to deliver uptime by simplifying and expediting the parts ordering process. It is the latest addition ...

STEMCO revamps, relaunches website.

STEMCO has launched a redesigned website. The newly redesigned STEMCO website features increased functionality and interactivity, and consolidates the various STEMCO brands under one site to better promote its message of safety and quality, the company says.  These brands include STEMCO Wheel End Products, STEMCO Suspension Products, STEMCO Brake Products, ...

Tidewater Fleet Supply honors Webb Wheel’s Stepp

Tidewater Fleet Supply hosted its annual customer appreciation dinner cruise on the Spirit of Norfolk with an audience of 240 customers and employees last week. During the evening the company awarded Dan Stepp of Webb Wheel with its 2014 Manufacturer’s Rep of the Year award. Presented annually, Tidewater Fleet Supply ...

Registration open for Truck Product Conference

Registration is now open for the Truck Product Conference, your chance to preview next year's vocational truck and product offerings from 11 leading chassis manufacturers. This year's event is scheduled Sept. 16 - Sept. 18, 2014 at the adoba hotel Dearborn/Detroit. The event provides upfitters and companies with an opportunity to ask questions ...

Gordon named global VP at Bergstrom

Bergstrom has promoted Bill Gordon to global vice president of truck sales. Gordon will be responsible for all truck related activities including OEM, OES, Aftermarket strategic pricing, as well as further developing global aftermarket opportunities for Bergstrom, the company says. "Our Truck customers are rapidly becoming global with operations in ...

Meritor settles antitrust suit with Eaton for $500M

Eaton will pay half a billion dollars to settle an antitrust lawsuit filed by Meritor, Inc. nearly eight years ago. Meritor Inc. said Monday that ZF Meritor LLC, a joint venture between a Meritor, Inc. subsidiary and ZF Friedrichshafen AG, and Meritor Transmission Corporation, reached a settlement agreement with Eaton Corporation relating to the ...

2014 rewind: Top TPS stories from 2014

The new year isn't so new anymore, with nearly six full months under our belts. Here's a look back at 14 of the "biggest" stories from Truck Parts and Service so far in 2014. Top stories were determined chosen by looking at the number of views on our website. 14. VIPAR ...