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Klein promoted to President at Inland Truck Parts

Inland Truck Parts Company has promoted Greg Klein to president, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Dave Scheer will remain chief executive ...

Link Manufacturing earns EMS ISO registration

SRI Quality System Registrar has recently awarded an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) certificate to Link Manufacturing Ltd., located in Sioux Center, Iowa, for the environmental management system related to the design and manufacture of cab suspensions, auxiliary suspensions, chassis suspensions, and accessories.. “We are pleased to acknowledge ...

Fontaine Modification reopening Texas facility

Fontaine Modification Vocational Services is reopening its modification center in Garland, Texas. The Garland facility has been closed since 2012, when ...

Betts Company names new marketing manager

Randy George has joined Betts Company as marketing manager and will be responsible for the execution of all marketing communications activities for Betts Company and its three divisions, BettsHD, Betts Spring Manufacturing and Betts Truck Parts & Service. "Randy is a seasoned cross-channel marketing and business development professional with expertise ...

New Brunswick ruling allows aerodynamic boat tail devices

The Province of New Brunswick recently enacted a deferred enforcement policy on Nov. 25, 2014 to officially allow full length, maximum efficiency “boat tail’ aerodynamic devices to operate within its territory as an interim measure in advance of Provincial legislative changes. The Province of Ontario also has enacted a ...

GALLERY: Rush Tech Rodeo and Expo Day 2

Tuesday was the finals of Rush Enterprises's ninth annual Tech Skills Rodeo in San Antonio. More than 900 participants completed 2,000 tests to compete for a spot at the onsite event, with 150 semi-finalists making it to onsite competition at the Grand Hyatt. Above is a gallery of some of ...

Rush Enterprises opens 11th parts call center

Rush Enterprises, Inc. has opened its 11th RushCare Rapid Parts Call Center. Each call center provides support to regional customers who call to request parts quickly, over the phone, without extended hold time.  These call centers offer customers access to regional and even national inventory, in real-time. Currently, the RushCare Rapid ...

GALLERY: Rush Truck Center Rodeo & Expo

Rush Enterprises, Inc. is holding its ninth annual Tech Skills Rodeo in San Antonio this week. More than 900 participants completed 2,000 tests to compete for a spot at the onsite event, with 150 semi-finalists making it to onsite competition at the Grand Hyatt. This year, the company added a ...

Eaton enhances UltraShift PLUS for compatibility two 2-speed axles

Eaton has increased the functionality in its lineup of UltraShift PLUS automated transmissions with enhancements that allow for compatibility with 2-speed axles. Geared primarily to increase the appeal of UltraShift PLUS among vocational customers, especially dump and heavy haul fleets, the new compatibility provides a cost-saving alternative to torque ...

More NGVi classes scheduled for 2015

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has opened registration for more 2015 training courses. Registration is open for another two weeks for the Jan. 13-15 courses in Phoenix, and until Jan. 14 for the Institute’s Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training in Long Beach from Jan. 27-29. NGVi says it ...