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Detroit Radiator Corporation takes ‘party’ on the road

Detroit Radiator Corporation launched "Party with DR·COOL!" events for select business-to-business customers this month. DR·COOL is Detroit Radiator Corporation’s award-winning, 18-wheeler truck and trailer/mobile marketing unit. It travels the country to approximately 15 industry tradeshows each year, showcasing products, awards, sponsorship memorabilia and company history. “We wanted to create a ...

Don’t get sick on your business

Dealing with employee health is a major aspect of running a business. Everybody gets sick, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t frustrating to see productivity wane due to health-related employee absences. But in spite of that age-old problem, many businesses remain reactive to employee health and wellness. By shifting your focus to ...

Managing a multi-generational workforce

Owning and operating a business today requires managing a wide selection of personalities. And while some personality traits are incredibly unique, other traits — specifically generational traits — are commonly shared. Today’s workforce in particular includes four distinct generations, and each views their work and their career differently, says ...

Behind the curtain with PSI

When Pressure Systems International (PSI) entered the commercial vehicle market more than 20 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 ...

GALLERY: Meet the Mack Masters champions

Clarence Oosterhoff, Dan Orser, Matthew Giesbrecht and Tyler Kronebusch, from Prince George, British Columbia-based Babine Truck & Equipment, were named the inaugural 2015 Mack Masters champions this week at Mack's Customer Care Center in Allentown, Pa. The award capped nearly six months of competition which saw the Babine group ...

Gregory’s Fleet Supply reaches 50

Gregory's Fleet Supply is celebrating its 50-year anniversary in 2015. The aftermarket parts distributor, located in Virginia Beach, Va., was founded by Claude Gregory Jr. in 1965. In speaking with the Virginia Beach Beacon about his company's milestone, Gregory, now 86, says the success of his business today can be traced ...

CVSN opens registration for milestone Summit

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) has opened registration for its 10th annual Aftermarket Distribution Summit, which will be held Sept. 12-16, 2015, at the Newport Marriott in Newport, R.I. "This year's Summit, with the theme 'Navigating Smoothly in a Sea of Uncertaint' will again feature critical education in best ...

STEMCO files patent infringement claim against Ridge Corporation

STEMCO has announced updates regarding the motion for preliminary injunction that it filed against Ridge Corporation on behalf of STEMCO subsidiary, ATDynamics. As previously announced, STEMCO-ATDynamics filed a lawsuit against Ridge Corporation in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Case No. 2:15-cv-01877-BRO-MAN. Through its Motion ...

Buyers Products names new COO

Buyers Products has appointed Brian T. Smith as its chief operating officer. Smith will lead Buyers’ enterprise leadership initiatives, focusing on key areas, including supply, financial performance and attracting and developing talent, the company says. According to Buyers Products, Smith develops and delivers the company’s mission and strategies to the ...

ReMaTec names remanufacturer of the year

ReMaTecNews has named Søren Toft- Jensen, founder and owner of Denmark-based Borg Automotive, Europe’s largest independent remanufacturing company, as its 2015 Remanufacturer of the Year. Søren Toft-Jensen receives the award for outstanding entrepreneurship the field of remanufacturing over close to 40 years, during which he has transformed a modest electrical ...