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Registration open for summer Heavy Duty Leadership course

Northwood University announces its registration is now open for its fifth annual Heavy Duty Leadership program, set for July 10-15, 2016, at Northwood's campus in Midland, Mich. Heavy Duty Leadership is open to any early- to mid-career management-track professional in the commercial vehicle aftermarket. The program’s curriculum is designed ...

Iasiello named general manager of Power Heavy Duty

At its annual member meeting during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016, Power Heavy Duty announced the appointment of Mark ...

Thoms named president at Midwest Fuel Injection

Paul Thoms has been named president at Midwest Fuel Injection. Thoms is a 30-year diesel industry veteran, and has been with Midwest Fuel Injection since the early 1990s. He was promoted to general manager in 2010 and vice president in 2012. "This promotion is an opportunity for Midwest Fuel Injection ...

A blueprint for your next hire?

Employee and technician recruitment remained center stage Monday at Service Opportunities Learning Days (SOLD) 2016 at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas. Following Sunday’s incredibly detailed and specific corporate recruiting training class from Bob Greenwood, Monday’s event expanded out to discuss how regional and national efforts will ...

Finding the ‘right people for the right seat’

Bob Greenwood wants the aftermarket to hit the delete button on “trade.” Speaking Sunday for a second consecutive year at Service Opportunities Learning Days (SOLD) in Las Vegas before Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW), Greenwood says the aftermarket of tomorrow will be defined by young people entering the industry ...

HDA Truck Pride, iMatics LLC partner on aftermarket telematics

HDA Truck Pride has partnered with iMatics LLC to introduce a comprehensive telematics program for the commercial vehicle aftermarket. A first in the heavy-duty aftermarket, the integrated platform delivers "a telematics ecosystem with mutually beneficial results to fleets, independent repair facilities and the HDA Truck Pride membership network," says Tina Alread, ...

MacKay & Company adds consultant

Eric Zahrai has joined MacKay & Company as an independent consultant. Zahari is a global commercial vehicle industry executive with in-depth knowledge of the NAFTA and EMEA markets. He worked more than 25 years with Eaton Vehicle Group, and has held progressive leadership and expatriate roles in OEM and Aftermarket sales and marketing, business development, ...

Purkeys awarded by Maxon Lift

Purkeys has been awarded by Maxon Lift Corporation for outstanding product training and service support. Arnold Kowal, director of after sales service support for Maxon, says the Superior Partnership Contribution and Technical Training award was given to honor Purkeys for "its superior partnership contributions and achievements in the area of service ...

Accuride planning to debut new products during HDAW

Accuride Corporation will conduct a media briefing and exhibit its newest wheel end solutions at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 next week in Las Vegas. Accuride President and CEO Rick Dauch will host the media briefing at 2:00 p.m. PST on Jan. 26, 2016. The briefing will include the ...

Wyakin Warriors honor aftermarket supporters

Meritor's Aftermarket team and industry veteran Bill Wade were recognized for their efforts supporting the Wyakin Warrior Foundation during the organization's annual Guardian Ball in Boise, Idaho, last month. Meritor was honored with the “Spirit Award” its leadership in running its “Shoes for Soldiers” marketing brake campaign last year. Wade also was ...