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Photos from TMC’s SuperTech contest

The tenth annual Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) SuperTech competition was held last month at the TMC Fall Meeting in Orlando. The competition featured more than 130 professional technicians. Mark McLean of FedEx Freight took home first place for the second straight year, followed by co-workers Eric Vos and Charles Kerr. WyoTech student ...

P.S.I., Meritor host TTMA engineering committee

The Engineering Committee of the Truck Trailer Manufacturing Association (TTMA) held its annual meeting at the San Antonio headquarters of Pressure Systems International recently. Meritor and Pressure Systems International, manufacturer of the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by P.S.I., are long time members of TTMA and offered to host ...

Time to register for HDAW, related events

It might not seem like it, but the opening general session of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2015 is only three ...

Pro Parts hires new executive

Pro Parts, a light-, medium- and heavy-duty aftermarket parts marketing group, has hired John Younger as executive vice president. Pro Parts says Younger has extensive experience in the heavy-duty industry, having recently he held the position of vice president brake components for Advanced Wheel Sales in Columbus, Ohio. “John’s experience ...

Bendix showcases production investment in remanufacturing

Bendix has jumped on the green wave. Earlier this year the company invested more than $3.2 million into its remanufacturing operations in Huntington, Ind., and as the calendar year comes to a close, the investment is already paying off. Bendix says it is well on its way to setting corporate ...

Bergstrom celebrate 65 years in business

This year marks the 65th year in business for Bergstrom Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of climate systems to the commercial vehicle industry. The Rockford, Ill.-based company is celebrating this milestone with “Blue Sapphire” events at six facilities across the United States and world. Bergstrom was ...

Karmak sets goals to expand Fusion platform

The books haven't yet closed on 2014 but Karmak, a provider of business management solutions for the commercial transportation industry, is already looking forward to 2015. At the company's annual Leadership & Technology conference, held this week in St. Louis, Adam Madsen, director of product management, says the company is already ...

Cummins team wins scholarship contest

A Cummins-backed team has nabbed first prize in the Tauber Institute for Global Operations Spotlight! Team Project Showcase Scholarship Competition. The team consisted of students Ankur Agarwal (MSCM '14), Joshua (Shijun) Ma (EGL BSE/MSE Industrial and Operations Engineering '15), and Nikhil Vajandar (MSCM '14). The team was tasked to ...

Fleet Engineers adds sales & marketing VP

Fleet Engineers, Inc. has hired Kenneth D. Griswold as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  Griswold spent the last twenty years at SAF-HOLLAND where he held a variety of marketing and business development positions.  Most recently, Griswold served as SAF-HOLLAND’s Director of Global Marketing Communications. “Fleet Engineers is pleased ...

Turning cores into cash

You wouldn’t throw cash away, or toss a pile of checks in the trash. So why are there old cores collecting dust in your warehouse? While they admittedly don’t look or smell like greenbacks — in the aftermarket — cores equal cash. The more you return, the more you earn. Creating ...