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RigDig commits to aid veteran’s group

Want to know a great way to help a military veteran? Just go to the trade show at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) next week in Las Vegas. It may sound too easy, but it’s true. Randall Reilly and RigDig Business Intelligence have announced they will pledge $50 to the Wyakin Warrior ...

GALLERY – Stone Truck Parts expands into new facility

Stone Truck Parts, a North Carolina-based truck parts distributor and the 2010 Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year, has moved into its new branch location and corporate office space in Garner, N.C. The new facility is located three miles away from Stone’s original location.  Given its nearly ...

Redline Tech Academy seeking top tech nominees

The Redline Tech Academy is seeking nominations for its Rock Star Performance Award recognizing a rising technician for their commitment to the industry, their job and their family. The winner will receive cash and prizes valued at $2,500 from Redline Detection in appreciation of their hard work and leadership. The ...

Hitting the recruiting trail: The search for quality employees

College graduates today are finding out there’s a bigger challenge than earning a four-year degree. Earning a paycheck. According to a 2014 report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), 8.5 percent of college graduates ages 21 to 24 are unemployed, and 16.8 percent of all college graduates, are underemployed. That ...

Meritor expands OnTrac customer service

Meritor says its OnTrac Customer Service Center is now open seven days a week with expanded hours Monday through Friday to better support North American customers who have technical or warranty questions. OnTrac’s new hours are 7:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. ET Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 ...

Donaldson to hold free fuel contamination webinar

Clean Fuel Solutions, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc., is offering a free 20-minute webinar discussing how different types of diesel contamination can affect operations. This informative webinar, featuring experts from Donaldson Clean Solutions, will examine how fuel-related downtime impacts the bottom line. Participants will also learn methods of ...

Buyers Produces appoints new managers

Buyers Products Company has made two appoints two its organization, naming Peter C. Parker as marketing manager and Kevin Homuth as district sales manager for the West Coast. Parker will be responsible for establishing and executing the company's corporate messaging, branding and marketing strategy, Buyers Products says. “We are excited ...

HD Reman Group holding summit this month

The Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association’s (APRA) Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group will host its annual HDRG Summit at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, just prior to the start of the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW). The theme of the entire week during HDAW is “Elevate ...

Webb Wheel splits off new business unit

Webb Wheel OEM has established an independent business focusing exclusively on the needs of the specialty truck and vocational markets. The new Specialty Truck Business Unit (STBU) was launched with TS16949:2009 quality certification in place and pre-established partnerships with industry leading truck manufacturers. The new business wing will continue operations out ...

Peterson Manufacturing celebrating 75 years

Peterson Manufacturing Company will celebrate its 70th year of keeping “Solutions on the Move” in the vehicle safety lighting industry this year. Peterson president and CEO, Don Armacost, Jr., whose father bought the business in 1956, credits the company’s success to its long history of square dealing with customers, ...