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Area Diesel Service honored by BorgWarner

Area Diesel Service, Inc. has been named a BorgWarner Franchise Distributor for turbocharger products in the North American aftermarket. While BorgWarner ...

Video series showcases Betts Spring production process

Betts Spring Manufacturing has developed a new educational YouTube channel to help explain its rigorous quality control, production processes and its unique manufacturing process. The videos feature Betts Company president and COO, Bill Betts, and Joe Devany, director of operations, who oversees spring manufacturing by the company. The first video in the series explores ...

TMC, SuperTech set for Sept. 21-24

American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) will hold its 2015 Fall Meeting and 11th annual National Technician Skills Competition – TMCSuperTech 2015 – Sept. 21-24 at the Walt Disney Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla. Carl Kirk, ATA vice president of maintenance, information technology & logistics, says the meeting's theme will be "Maintenance ...

Futurist Dr. Michio Kaku will headline Commercial Vehicle Outlook

Renowned physicist and futurist Dr. Michio Kaku will headline the 6th annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook, Aug. 26-27, 2015, at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, just prior to the Great American Trucking Show. Trucking’s Future Now is the theme for this year’s CV Outlook and Kaku’s remarks will set the ...

Webb Wheel newsletter offers brake drum tips

Webb Wheel OEM's latest newsletter provides best practice tips to get maximum service life from brake drums as well as recommendations for when they need to be removed and replaced. The newsletter includes images and clear explanations of conditions that require a brake drum be taken out of service, ...

Minimizer live streaming ChampTruck Charlotte race

ChampTruck fans will have a chance to see semi trucks race around one of the country's most famous tracks, and won't even have to be there in person to watch it. Minimizer says it will live stream the Meritor ChampTruck World Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway July 3-4. Fans can log ...

STEMCO acquires Goodyear Air Springs business

STEMCO has acquired the manufacturer of Goodyear air springs, as well as Super Cushion and Spring Ride air springs, from ContiTech, a division of Continental Corporation. With the acquisition, STEMCO acquires the Super Cushion and Spring Ride lines of truck, trailer and truck cab suspension products, as well as ...

Hadley sells mirror division

Hadley announced Tuesday the sale of its transit mirrors line and related operations in Elkhart, Ind. to Safe Fleet, a division of The Sterling Group. Brands include Pretoria, SMI, Prime Design, ROM, Bustin, SpecFlor, Transpec and FoamPro. Hadley says it will continue to develop its full line of transit interiors, ...

Don Sturdivant named FleetPride CEO

FleetPride, Inc.'s Board of Directors Monday appointed Don Sturdivant the organization's new CEO. The board says it conducted a thorough and extensive search process for a CEO and it became clear during the process that Sturdivant's successful track record, prior experience and strong leadership skills made him the right leader for ...

Donaldson announces management changes

Donaldson Company announces Joseph E. Lehman, vice president, Global Operations, will retire on Aug. 1, 2015. "Joe has helped lead the transformation of our global manufacturing and distribution capabilities through his relentless focus on Continuous Improvement and outstanding Customer service," says Tod Carpenter, Donaldson president and CEO. "He is renowned for ...