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GenNext to hold reception before HDA Truck Pride annual meeting

GenNext HD, a new mentoring and recruiting program for the heavy-duty aftermarket, will hold its first official in-person reception from 5-6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix before the opening reception at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Business Meeting. All HDA ...

Tickets to HDMA MATS breakfast nearly gone

Tickets to the 2014 HDMA Breakfast at the Mid-America Trucking Show next month are selling quickly. The keynote speaker is Dr. Wolfgang Bernhardt, CEO of Daimler AG Trucks & Buses. The event, now in its 24th year, provides a hardy breakfast, great opportunities to network with industry peers, and a keynote ...

Reman organizations applaud bill supporting use of reman parts

Reps. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and James Lankford (R-Okla.) have introduced the "Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act of 2014 (H.R. 4056), which encourages civilian federal fleet managers to use remanufactured parts when maintaining the fleet, noting the environmental, economic and product performance benefits associated with their usage. "Remanufacturing is sustainable manufacturing," said John Chalifoux, president ...

Cherry Sales Associates relocates corporate office

Cherry Sales Associates, Inc. says they have relocated their corporate office to 1795 Vernon Road, La Grange, Ga. Founded in 1991 by Tim and Chris Cherry, Cherry Sales Associates, Inc. is a manufacturer’s sales rep organization specializing in the sale of truck equipment and heavy duty truck parts in the ...

Andrews, former Stemco president, passes away

Richard Andrews, former president of Stemco and leader in the heavy duty aftermarket for decades, passed away Sunday, Feb. 9 following an extended illness. He was also division president of EnPro Industries, Inc., Charlotte, NC, the parent corporation of Stemco Andrews' also played an active role as a facilitator during ...

Karmak names McCloud director of marketing

Karmak introduces Lisa McCloud as its director of marketing. Since joining the Karmak team in May, Lisa has been charged with leading marketing efforts focused on our goal of providing exceptional value and being a useful source of information for our customers, the company says. With the help of ...

Denu to lead Hogebuilt

Hogebuilt has appointed Kyle Denu to company president. Denu  joined the company in October 2012 as the vice president of sales and marketing. Over the past 16 months, Denu has been preparing Hogebuilt to operate as a stand-alone business unit under Fontaine Spray Suppression, a division of Marmon Highway Technologies, ...

Inland Truck Parts moving into larger North Texas facility

Inland Truck Parts is moving to a new, larger Denton, Texas facility just up the street from their former location. "With a facility that's 50 percent larger, including six more service bays, we're better equipped than ever to serve our customers," says General Manager Charlie Jetton. "This move allows ...

MAHLE updates company name

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. announced today that MAHLE Service Solutions is now the official name for the company’s division specializing in the tool and equipment segment. The new division was announced on Nov. 6, 2013 at AAPEX in Las Vegas. MAHLE RTI, formerly RTI Technologies located in York, Pennsylvania, was ...

Elwell-Parker re-launching website after 12 year hiatus

Shortly after Elwell-Parker was sold to Hoist Liftruck in 2000, Elwell-Parker's website was taken offline and redirected to the parent company's website. H&K Equipment, which itself was founded from an Elwell-Parker dealership by Alan Heidenrich and current CEO George Koch in 1983, has been working to maintain Elwell-Parker's prominence ...