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Who will be on the stage in Las Vegas?

With only three weeks remaining the in open nomination period for the 2014 Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the ...

Ferro to lead Fras-le

Fras-le has named Pedro Ferro as its newest CEO. Ferro joins Fras-le after a successful career at Meritor as senior vice president and president of Aftermarket ...

Rotary Lift introduces new heavy-duty four-post lifts

Rotary Lift introduces its news HDC series heavy-duty four-post vehicle lifts The lifts are available with capacities of 50,000 lbs. (P/N ...

TMC releases 2014-2015 RP manual

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) has published its 2014-2015 Recommended Practices Manual, now available for purchase in print or electronic media in either single-user or multi-user versions. The two-volume set features TMC’s Recommended Maintenance Practices Manual and Recommended Engineering Practices Manual, and includes more than 40 ...

Theme announced for 2015 Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week has announced its theme and leadership for next year’s milestone 10th anniversary. Set for Jan. 26-29, 2015 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, HDAW’s upcoming theme is “Elevate Your Business.”  The new event co-chairs are Emily Poladian, global manager of strategic planning for Firestone Industrial ...

Registration open for MERA technology expo

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) has joined a growing coalition of leading organizations supporting NACE|CARS 2014 Industry Week in Detroit this summer, and has announced plans to host a technology expo during the event. MERA says its Remanufacturing Technology Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to ...

Accuride debuts Accu-Flange wheel treatment

Accuride introduced Monday its Accu-Flange aluminum wheels, featuring a specially-treated rim designed to reduce the rim flange wear seen in heavy-haul, shifting-load and frequent stop-start applications. Accu-Flange is the second wheel released by the company this spring. In March, Accuride debuted introduced two new 22.5-in. x 14-in. Accu-Lite Duplex aluminum wheels. According ...

Rotary Lift distributors achieve ALI certification

Rotary Lift announces more than 50 members of its extensive service network have completed the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Lift Inspector Certification Program over the past nine months, considerably bolstering the company’s overall network. The certifications mean Rotary Lift has more ALI Certified Lift Inspectors within its distribution channel ...

Ayres named VP at Palfinger Liftgates

Gene Ayres has been named executive vice president of sales and marketing for Palfinger Liftgates. In this new role, Gene will report directly to Hakan Peterson, president at Palfinger Liftgates. "We look forward to leveraging Gene's experience and background as we continue developing liftgate sales in North America" says Peterson. ...

Distribution profitability webinar set for June

GenNext will hold its first webinar, “Power of 1 percent: Improving Profitability in Wholesale Distribution,” at 11 a.m. EDT on June 5. GenNext says the webinar will offer insightful tips for current managers and up-and-coming leaders in both the supplier and distributor channels. GenNext says the webinar is open ...