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Dayco website, app awarded

Dayco Products was presented with a Bronze Stevie Award in the Industrial Website Awards category and a Bronze Stevie Award in the Utilities & Services App Awards category in The 12th annual American Business Awards. Dayco was recognized for its first-to-market VIN Scanning smartphone app and its newly-redesigned website, DaycoProducts.com. The American Business Awards are the ...

Midwest Wheel honors top salesperson

Midwest Wheel Companies announces Jose Gutierrez from Veyance Technologies has won the company’s 21st annual Don Shoemaker/Scott Wilson Sales Professional ...

That’s a wrap: Day 2 at CVSN

Tuesday was another busy day in Nashville at the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) Aftermarket Distribution Summit continued at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. The day featured six supplier meetings, two educational seminars, a series of CVSN board meetings and an exciting evening featuring magician and comedian Harry Maurer. Below are a few photos from the day. And ...

Accuride facility earns 2014 AME Manufacturing Excellence Award

Accuride's Henderson Operations steel wheel manufacturing facility in Henderson, Kent. has earned an Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) 2014 Manufacturing Excellence Award. An AME representative will visit the Accuride plant Sept. 18 to present the award. The company will also be honored during the 2014 AME International Excellence Inside Conference, Nov. ...

Brand building in the 21st century

How do your customers view your business? Do they think what you want them to think? If they don’t, there could be disconnect in your branding strategy. Speaking Tuesday at the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) Aftermarket Distribution Summit, Ira Blumenthal, president of Co-Opportunities, Inc., says branding has become one ...

Managing a multi-generational workforce

Owning and operating a business today requires managing a wide selection of personalities. And while some personality traits are incredibly unique, other traits — specifically generational traits — are commonly shared. Today’s workforce in particular includes four distinct generations, and each views their work and their career differently, says ...

Up Around the Bend in the Aftermarket

Buried in the middle of a widely productive an informative first day at the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) Aftermarket Distribution Summit were updates for two very important and valuable upcoming events. Who is ready to go back to Vegas? Believe it or not, we’re just four months away from ...

Coaching your team: Leadership tips from Sam Wyche

Talent is great. But talent alone doesn’t always guarantee success. Great talent still needs great coaches. Sam Wyche knows this all too well. The former NFL player and coach – one of only four men in history to play and coach, as a head coach and an assistant, in a ...

GenNext to hold more webinars

GenNext announces it will host two quarterly educational webinars as part of its mantra to Educate, Mentor, and Recruit in the coming months. The group will hold a webinar with Nancy Friedman, “The Telephone Doctor” at 11 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Oct. 8, and a webinar with leadership expert ...

Federal-Mogul buying TRW engine valve business

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation Wednesday announced that its Powertrain division has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire TRW's engine valve business. The transaction is subject to regulatory and other approvals, and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015. "The TRW acquisition is a sign of our ...