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First Call Truck Parts featured in local ad

Joe Ward, owner of First Call Truck Parts, and his business have been featured in an advertisement for a local bank in the Jacksonville, Fla. area. The advertisement, “Long Live Local,” showcases how the First Commerce Business Services is working to help local operations like First Call Truck Parts ...

GenNext accepting mentorship applications

GenNext announces it is now accepting applicants for its mentorship program on its website. Available HERE, the GenNext mentorship program focuses ...

New wheel-end manufacturer enters market

A new heavy-duty parts manufacturer has emerged and says it promises to put a new spin on the wheel-end. Brian Beathard ...

Bendix offers service tips for Brake Safety Week

With the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Week campaign taking place this week (Sept. 7-13) Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC is aiming to help fleets, drivers, and technicians get ready for the annual inspections. The CVSA effort – also known as Operation Airbrake – is an annual ...

CAT leader to keynote reman conference

Robert Paternoga, general manager, remanufacturing, Caterpillar Inc., will deliver the evening keynote address during the MERA-Golisano remanufacturing and sustainability conference on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 on the campus of the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y. “Bob Paternoga’s experience and outlook related to remanufacturing and sustainability will be well-received ...

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 ...

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) Limited, becomes the fifth rebuilder in the program.  The company has 65 employees and an office, warehouse and shop facility of more than 42,000 square-feet that will be ...

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 ...

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