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Bendix names Platinum distributors for 2014

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC once again recognizes channel partners in its Premier Distributor Program (PDP) that have delivered exceptional ...

TMC fall meeting and SuperTech 2014 set for September

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council will hold its 2014 Fall Meeting and 10th annual National Technician Skills Competition ...

Filipiak joins Midwest Truck & Auto Parts

Midwest Truck & Auto Parts has hired Steve Filipiak as its new director of marketing. The company says Filipiak will be ...

Behind the curtain with PSI

When Pressure Systems International (PSI) entered the commercial vehicle market 21 years ago, it also brought with it a new maintenance concept. Maximizing tire life had been an important aspect of vehicle maintenance since trucks hit the road, but until PSI’s foray into the trucking market, no one was ...

Meritor growing brakes business overseas

Meritor and Brakes India, Ltd. announce the signing of a Licensing and Technology Assistance Agreement for the manufacture and sale of Meritor ELSA air disc brakes in India. The agreement, which expands on an existing licensing agreement for B-frame hydraulic disc brakes, air drum and air disc brakes, builds ...

Phillips Industries adds 2 North American Territory Sales Managers

Phillips Industries has added two North American Territory Sales Managers. “Our customers in the U.S. and Canada will be supported by highly qualified people representing Phillips products.  Both Andy and Brent understand the business they are in and the challenges the industry experiences from time to time," Randy Walker, ...

Consolidated Truck Parts joins VIPAR network

Consolidated Truck Parts, Rockwell, N.C., has joined the VIPAR Heavy Duty network of distributors as a stockholder. Founded in 1973 by John Hess who serves as president and owner, Consolidated Truck Parts serves the west central North Carolina market with a full selection of heavy duty truck parts, along with flywheel grinding, ...

Yokohama ultra wide base tires added to Love’s Truck Tire Care network

Love’s Travel Stop has added Yokohama Tire Corporation’s (YTC) ultra wide base (UWB) tires to its network. Love’s, with 191 Truck Tire Care locations nationwide, says it will carry two UWB tires: theTY517 (drive) and RY407™(trailer). Both tires are available in size 445/50R22.5. “This is great news for drivers and fleets across the ...

HDA Truck Pride debuts CV Logistics program

CV Logistics, the distribution facility for HDA Truck Pride members, made its debut in Phoenix last month at the organization’s annual meeting. According to HDA Truck Pride, CV Logistics is a centralized procurement solution for both members and suppliers. It focuses on product lines to entice demand while fulfilling ...

A look into Meritor’s aftermarket PDC

All aftermarket distributors know of Meritor’s parts distribution facility in Florence, Ky. The nearly 450,000 sq. ft. building has been home to the company’s aftermarket distribution in North America since the late 1970s, and Florence has housed the unit since 1976. The facility is staffed by nearly 400 employees ...