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Donaldson to close Iowa plant

Donaldson Company announces its intent to close its Grinnell, Iowa, manufacturing facility, which manufactures mufflers and other exhaust products for off-road equipment. The Grinnell plant opened ...

DOTY Finalist: Wheelco

Satisfying customer needs has directly contributed to the success at Wheelco. “’Customer Driven’ is our core philosophy,” says President Steve Stich. “It’s underneath our name on the literature we hand out. It’s communicated from all of our managers throughout our operation and to the customers.” He adds, “It all starts with . If we take care of ...

Omnitracs announces business changes

Omnitracs, LLC has renamed its FleetRisk Advisors business unit to Omnitracs Analytics, and has promoted Dean Croke to vice president over ...

Why tire pressure stability is a goldmine for you and your customers

At any given time, Steve Phillips has more than 100,000 commercial tires rolling down North American roadways. As senior vice president of fleet resources at Werner Enterprises, Phillips is responsible for maintaining more than 7,100 trucks and 23,000 trailers for the Omaha, Neb.- based fleet. With such a large investment on ...

Inland Truck Parts & Service acquires new facility, expands

Inland Truck Parts & Service has acquired East Tulsa Truck Parts, adding more remanufacturing capacity and local expertise to the company's Tulsa presence. "East Tulsa Truck Parts is a large remanufacturer with a long Tulsa history," says Inland President and CEO Dave Scheer. "ETTP technicians will be joining our ...

Retread Tire Association adds members

The following companies are the newest members of the Retread Tire Association (RTA): Best One Retreading of Indianapolis, Indianapolis; Daeho Industry Company, Ltd., Korea; Kelsey Tire, Camdenton, Mo.; Les Equipments Qué-mont, Inc., Canada; Mai Italia SRL, Italy; SOS Tire & Auto, Garden City, Ga. “We continue to be very ...

NGVi early bird savings end this week

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) announces early bird registration rates will expire Wednesday for its NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety Training and CNG Fuel System Inspector Training courses next month in Louisiana. Set for Dec. 9-11, 2014 in Baton Rouge, NGVi says the three days of training ...

Goodyear opens new Commercial Tire & Service Center

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has opened a new Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Center in the Greensboro, N.C., area, offering premium Goodyear truck tires, retreads and services, according to Paul Wanstreet, president and COO of Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers. “This state-of-the-art center is an important piece in ...

Don’t forget to update your Buyers’ Guide listings

Now is the time. We're in November, and the Truck Parts & Service Buyers' Guide print edition is right around the corner. As such, we would  like to invite all current suppliers with product listings in our virtual Buyers' Guide, or suppliers interested in joining the Buyers’ Guide, to check our Buyers’ ...

Registration open for University of the Aftermarket program

The University of the Aftermarket, an operating unit of Northwood University, is now registering aftermarket industry professionals for 11 online courses that will begin January 12 and March 16. The extensive offering of online courses enables industry professionals to earn continuing education units (CEUs) that can be applied toward ...