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Rudy Guiliani to speak at upcoming VIPAR Heavy Duty conference

Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, will serve as the keynote speaker for the VIPAR Heavy Duty ...

Meritor sells Mascot brand

Meritor, Inc. announces it has completed the sale of its Mascot operations in Canada and the United States to an entity that will operate under the name Mascot Industries LLC. All other Meritor ...

Dayton Parts named master distributor for Doleco USA

Dayton Parts announces a master distribution agreement with Doleco to distribute Delco’s cargo restraint products to North American customers, effective ...

DOTY Finalist: Sadler Power Train

Sadler Power Train Sadler added 10 employees in the last year. When he says it out loud, John Sadler can barely believe it. Ten people. “That’s big. We rarely have like that,” says the president of the back-to- back Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year finalist. “But then when ...

Two weeks remaining to register for next ACOFAS clinic

The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS) will host a two-day technician training clinic on computer technology and diagnostic equipment in November. Scheduled for Nov. 4-5, 2014 at the Country Inn & Suites (201 Airgate Dr., Morrisville, NC 27560) just outside of the entrance to the Raleigh-Durham ...

What was the most useful tool you’ve purchased in 2014?

Service Opportunities Learning Days (SOLD) organizers are conducting a technician survey to identify “What tool or equipment did you purchase this past year that has made your job easier?” The survey can be found at www.sold15.info, by clicking the Technician Survey section. SOLD organizers say tools can include “scanners, alignment ...

Trucking Efficiency debuts new website

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) and Carbon War Room introduce the new www.truckingefficiency.org. A joint effort between the two groups, Trucking Efficiency is dedicated to identifying and promoting efficient technologies for the commercial vehicle marketplace. “This initiative will stimulate increased adoption of efficiency technologies among truck owners ...

VIPAR Heavy Duty welcomes newest stockholder

The Joe Gear Companies is the newest stockholder to join the VIPAR Heavy Duty network of distributors. Since beginning operations in 1957, VIPAR says the Joe Gear Companies have grown to become five separate companies in six locations, each with a unique contribution to its market. While each company ...

Day 3 at TMC

Another day, another full slate of activities at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Fall Meeting in Orlando. Wednesday's activities were highlighted by the crowing of the tenth SuperTech national grand champion. For the second year in a row, the honor went to FedEx Freight's Mark McLean. FedEx actually ...

McLean repeats as SuperTech Champ

An emotional Mark McLean held off a challenge from FedEx Freight co-workers Eric Vos and Charles Kerr to become the third repeat winner in SuperTech history on Wednesday at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Fall Meeting in Orlando. He thanked his fiancé, co-workers and other competitors for their ...