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ISS expanding into HD market

Instrument Sales and Service, Inc. (ISS), a remanufacturer of automotive electronics in North America, says it is expanding into the Off Highway, Heavy Duty Truck, and Fleet markets. "ISS offers an extensive portfolio of remanufacturing capabilities for Off Highway and Heavy Duty Truck electromechanical components, including Instrumentation, Displays, Navigation, Electronic Control Modules, HVAC Controls, Driver Interface ...

Federal-Mogul to separate aftermarket, powertrain businesses

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp. announced Wednesday plans to separate its Powertrain and Motorparts divisions into two independent, publicly traded companies serving the global original equipment and aftermarket industries. "By separating the Powertrain and Motorparts divisions of Federal-Mogul, we are creating two independent, market-leading companies that will be among the largest ...

Eaton expands Authorized Rebuilder Program, adds 5th rebuilder

Eaton has expanded its Authorized Rebuilder Program to include Edmonton, Alberta-based Pacific Truck. Pacific Truck, a division of Crane Carrier (Canada) ...

Aftermarket Distribution Summit to feature GenNext reception

GenNext will hold a reception at the upcoming CVSN Aftermarket Distribution Summit on Sept. 15 in Nashville. The reception will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. after the first day of general sessions. GenNext is a non-profit organization that is focused on educating, mentoring and recruiting the next ...

DOTY Finalist: Blaine Brothers

Clocks don’t mean that’s helped Blaine Brothers much at Blaine Brothers. Sure, all of their locations have them, but they are more decorative than anything. Customer downtime is the only time that really matters. “We try to have 100 percent complete customer satisfaction at all times,” says Kevin McCarty, vice president of ...

Getting involved in the aftermarket

The heavy-duty aftermarket is an industry of individuals. Talented, driven and financially savvy entrepreneurs populate all corners of the marketplace, and each equipped with different skill sets, these leaders have built strong businesses in an increasingly competi- tive marketplace. But just because a business is in the black doesn’t ...

Last chance for early bird registration to World Reman Summit

There are just days remaining to take advantage of early bird registration savings for two conferences hosted by the Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) and the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, Sept. 24-26, 2014, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y. Both conferences are intended for senior executives engaged in ...

How RSD has impacted the aftermarket

It’s been nearly five years since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published its final ruling updating Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 121 – Air Brake Systems, and re-introduced commercial trucking to reduced stopping distance (RSD). Written with compliance dates in 2011 and 2013, the 2009 ruling forced ...

MAHLE Aftermarket names new sales leader

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc., Service Solutions division, has named Terry Taylor to the position of head of sales where he will be responsible for all sales for MAHLE Service Solutions, including what was the former MAHLE RTI division. Taylor has more than 20 years of experience in the aftermarket, including ...

GALLERY – The best of Overdrive’s ‘Pride & Polish’

Buried in the midst of a hectic five days in Dallas last week was Overdrive magazine’s annual ‘Pride & Polish’ truck beauty contest. Pride & Polish is the premier truck beauty championship series in North America; honoring creativity, excellence and dedication to truck drivers who go above and beyond ...