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Winter safety tips for using space heaters in service operations

KPA Online has published an article offering dealers and service providers tips for safely using space heaters to keep repair facilities warm during these bone-chilling winter months. Written by KPA's Lori Matthews, the post notes that in 2011, "space heaters were involved in an estimated 53,600 reported U.S. home ...

Surplus-Solutions.com rolling out new mobile-friendly site

Surplus-Solutions.com has launched a mobile-friendly version of its website. "As our traffic has grown by 800 percent, we realized a good ...

Bendix building a new headquarters

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC will construct a new headquarters in Northeast Ohio, expected to be within a 20-mile radius of its current Elyria location. Bendix ...

Email marketing: Don’t fear Spam

Remember when Spam was just a canned meat product? It seems so long ago. Over the past 15 years, spam, or spamming, has entered everyone’s vocabulary as a way to describe unsolicited and unwanted online messages. Most commonly used when discussing email, spam messages are the messages consumers don’t ...

PressureGuard debuts new website

PressureGuard Tire Inflation Systems has launched its new website. PressureGuard says the new website helps build the visibility of the PressureGuard system and its benefits. The optimized navigation and functionality enhances the user experience, making it easier to locate important advantages of PressureGuard, and helping the user to understand ...

Michelin Retread reduces plant environment footprint

Michelin Retread Technologies (MRT) in Covington, Ga., has made significant progress in reducing the plant’s environmental footprint, which is part of a company-wide commitment and priority to improving what it calls sustainable mobility. In the last decade, the Covington facility, which is SmartWay certified, has lowered its footprint by ...

VIPAR Heavy Duty adds distributor

VIPAR Heavy Duty has added Autosuministros Peninsulares, S.A. de C.V. to its network of distributors. Founded in 1990, the company has since grown to two locations. The main location is in Merida, the capital of the Mexican state of Yucatan, and a branch location is in Queretaro in central Mexico. Autosuministros ...

Bremskerl expanding to new location

Bremskerl announces it will move to a larger 50,000 sq. ft. facility in Bartlett, Ill. on March 1, 2015, to meet continued demand for their RoHS and REACH compliant friction materials. “The new facility provides approximately 40,000 square feet of additional space that will allow us to expand our ...

GALLERY – Wednesday at TMC

The 2015 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting began winding its way to its conclusion on Wednesday in Nashville. Wednesday was the final day for the exhibit hall, and included several study group sessions and the TMC Industry Awards Luncheon. TMC formally concludes Thursday after two more study ...

The challenge of fleet utilization during a tech shortage

Fleet utilization is defined as the percentage of power units a fleet has on the road generating revenue at any given time. But when it comes to actually describing utilization, the explanation is a lot longer than a single sentence definition. During a technical session Wednesday at the Technology ...

An unlikely ally

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