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Power Heavy Duty holds advisory council meeting

The Power Heavy Duty Advisory Council recently met in Salt Lake City, Utah to further the group’s mission to provide top quality supplier programs and services to its independent distributors and service specialists. The council consists of five Power Heavy Duty members who assemble on a regular basis to ...

SAF-HOLLAND rolls out new program for distributors

SAF-HOLLAND has launched a new program aimed at helping familiarize distributors with the company's full suite of offerings. "This program will help to educate and equip our distributors in recognizing that SAF-HOLLAND Original Parts goes beyond simply providing HOLLAND fifth wheel components,” says Juan Hernandez, International Marketing and Sourcing ...

Registration now open for TMC Fall Meeting

Registration is now open for the ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Fall Meeting and SuperTech competition. This year’s event will ...

Volvo opens used, surplus parts facility in N.C.

Volvo Group subsidiary Dex Heavy Duty Parts LLC has opened a new facility in Advance, N.C. Dex, a supplier of recycled, renovated and surplus medium- and heavy-duty truck parts, offers new life to trucks by offering recycled and renovated parts to second- and third-generation truck owners. “Since 2012, Dex has recycled more ...

Phillips May Qwik Tech Tips now available

The current issue of Phillips Qwik Tech Tips is available and can be viewed here. This month's tip covers plug and socket preventive maintenance. Phillips suggests cleaning the 7-way connections every 3-6 months or more often if the vehicle is excessively exposed to magnesium or calcium chlorides.

Hendrickson launches new global websites

Hendrickson launches global, multi-lingual European and India websites.  “The introduction of these regional websites demonstrate our support and commitment to building global relationships, extending our reach and providing innovative products and services to benefit truck and trailer manufacturers, fleets and owner operators in these various countries,” stated Mark ...

Bendix offers tips for preparing for CVSA Roadcheck 2015

Improving highway safety isn’t always about what happens behind the wheel or on the road. As fleets and owner-operators across the trucking industry prepare for the annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck program, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC offers insight on factors that affect the highway ...

Accuride tapped to supply Daimler aftermarket group with brake drums

Accuride Corporation has signed a multi-year agreement with Daimler Trucks North America to supply its American-cast-and-machined Gunite brake drums to Daimler’s aftermarket parts group, one of the leading all-makes parts brands in the commercial transportation industry. “We are pleased to have been chosen as Daimler’s primary aftermarket wheel end supplier ...

A look into Meritor’s aftermarket PDC

All aftermarket distributors know of Meritor’s parts distribution facility in Florence, Ky. The nearly 450,000 sq. ft. building has been home to the company’s aftermarket distribution in North America since the late 1970s, and Florence has housed the unit since 1976. The facility is staffed by nearly 400 employees ...

Meritor recognizes top engineers

Meritor, Inc. recently recognized the company's top engineers. Jay Beeler was named Meritor's 2014 Manufacturing Engineer of the Year. Beeler, manufacturing engineer for Meritor's Morristown, Tenn. facility, earned the award for development work on the relaunch of the company's 14X near net program as well as milling technology and forging simulation processes that ...

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