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Stemco completes acquisition of Crewson

Stemc0 announces the acquisition of the remaining interest of the Stemco Crewson, LLC joint venture from Tramec, LLC. The joint venture was formed in 2009 to expand Stemco’s brake products offering to include automatic brake adjusters, the company says. The purchase of the remaining interest in the joint venture ...

TMC debuts interactive website

The Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) has released TMC Connect, its new interactive content-rich website. TMC describes the site as a collaborative and social networking site ...

HDA Truck Pride to sponsor GenNext

HDA Truck Pride has signed on as a corporate sponsor of GenNext, the heavy-duty aftermarket’s newest leadership group. HDA Truck Pride joins Minimizer, Meritor, Betts HD, and Midwest Wheel Companies as sponsors of the new program. Gen Next is set to have its first official event next month at the HDA Truck Pride annual meeting ...

University of the Aftermarket to present Aftermarket 101 program in June

The University of the Aftermarket will present its annual “Aftermarket 101” program June 10-11, 2014 at Federal-Mogul’s headquarters in Southfield, Mich. The University says the program is specifically created for new employees in the automotive or heavy-duty aftermarket and will provide a better understanding of the industry, its structure ...

TMC awards Silver Spark Plugs; names board

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) awarded its highest honor — the Silver Spark Plug Award — to seven trucking industry professionals during its annual meeting Monday in Nashville. The 2014 TMC Silver Spark Plug recipients are: Jim Clark, recently retired as director of engineering for TMD ...

Monday at TMC

The first day of the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting was a busy one. The day was filled with task force meetings, then fleet talk, the opening general session/fleet operator's forum and the opening of the TMC trade show. Here are some photos highlighting the day.

Aftermarket a hot topic at TMC

With more than 100 task force meetings scheduled, the aftermarket was bound to find its way into a couple discussions on Monday at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting in Nashville. But once meetings kicked off the aftermarket proved to be a hot topic, taking precedence in ...

VIPAR adds Central Mexico-based distributor

Central Mexico's American Smartrucks S.A. de C.V., a heavy duty truck parts distributor, has joined the VIPAR Heavy Duty network of distributors as a new stockholder, the company announced Monday. Established in 1998, American Smartrucks serves owner operators, fleets, maintenance facilities and small trailer manufacturers from locations in Mexico ...

WheelTime provides updates on new services

WheelTime held a press conference Sunday before the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting in Nashville to update the industry on its wide array of service products. The company offered updates on its business relationship with American Power Group (APG) in promoting its dual-fuel engine technology, its new ...

Phillips enters lighting market with new partnership

During a press conference held today at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting, Phillips Industries announced a new partnership with LED manufacturer Innotec. The new partnership will offer Innotec’s Boardfree LED lights packaged with Phillips’ Sta-Dry trailer harnesses. This partnership signifies Phillips’ entrance into the exterior trailer ...