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U.S. diesel price climbs for third consecutive week

The U.S. average price for a gallon of diesel climbed for the third consecutive week, this time rising 2.6 cents ...

Jacobs names new GM in China

Jacobs Vehicle Systems has appointed William Wang as general manager of the company’s Suzhou facility in China. Jacobs’ China-based engineering, manufacturing and commercial functions will report ...

Phillips Industries launches online catalog

Phillips Industries has placed its full product catalog online at www.phillipsind.com. The online catalog will be continuously updated with part numbers and descriptions for all products available from Phillips, including newly introduced components as they are developed and released, the company says. The online catalog is fully searchable by part ...

Kelley named president of Webb Severe Duty

Marmon Highway Technologies named Ken Kelley president of Webb Severe Duty. In his new position, Webb says Kelley will be responsible for continuing to grow the company’s transit/coach market share and will lead the introduction of new Vortex and friction couple technologies to other severe-duty markets. “Ken has shown through ...

Beltway Companies complete sales, service expansion

Beltway Companies announced the opening of its newest International commercial truck dealership location, Western Maryland International, at 208 Market St. in Cumberland, Md. The dealership sells International Trucks and parts and service for all makes, stocking more than $2.5 million in parts inventory. Western Maryland International’s service department ...

Navistar opens product support center

Navistar recently unveiled a new 70,000-square-foot product support center in Woodridge, Ill. “Navistar is committed to providing the best vehicle uptime and customer support in the truck industry,” said Vaughn Allen, vice president, global service, Navistar. “Our state-of-the-art center houses all product support and education personnel under one roof—which ...

Dieselcraft Fluid Engineering device cleans waste oil

Dieselcraft Fluid Engineering’s Fuel Factory, a modular drum top centrifuge processing system driven by a gear pump, is designed to clean 216 gallons of waste oil per hour. The system is built to clean waste motor oil, diesel fuel, transmission fluid, hydraulic fluid and vegetable oil without any ...

New vibration-reduced air hammers

Ingersoll Rand expanded its MAX family of air tools with the new 118MAX Long Barrel and 122MAX Short Barrel Air Hammers. According to Ingersoll Rand, the 118MAX and 122MAX vibration-reduced air hammers are designed to deliver comfort, power and productivity to help technicians handle material prep and fabrication jobs. “Ingersoll ...

Meritor announces executive appointments

Meritor, Inc. announced changes to its executive management team, effective immediately. The board of directors has elected Pedro Ferro to the position of vice president and president of the company's Industrial segment and an executive officer. Ferro will report directly to Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president. Ferro ...

ATA announces 2011 Management Conference & Exhibition highlights

The American Trucking Associations says its annual Management Conference & Exhibition, scheduled for Oct. 15-18 in Grapevine, Texas, will feature leading voices from the worlds of business and government. “Our industry faces numerous challenges – both political and economic – after the Great Recession,” says Bill Graves, ATA president ...