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HDA Truck Pride, iMatics LLC partner on aftermarket telematics

HDA Truck Pride has partnered with iMatics LLC to introduce a comprehensive telematics program for the commercial vehicle aftermarket. A first in ...

MacKay & Company adds consultant

Eric Zahrai has joined MacKay & Company as an independent consultant. Zahari is a global commercial vehicle industry executive with in-depth knowledge of the NAFTA and EMEA markets. He worked more than 25 years with Eaton Vehicle Group, and has held progressive leadership and expatriate roles in OEM and Aftermarket sales and marketing, business development, ...

Purkeys awarded by Maxon Lift

Purkeys has been awarded by Maxon Lift Corporation for outstanding product training and service support. Arnold Kowal, director of after sales service support for Maxon, says the Superior Partnership Contribution and Technical Training award was given to honor Purkeys for "its superior partnership contributions and achievements in the area of service support and technical training." This is the ...

Accuride planning to debut new products during HDAW

Accuride Corporation will conduct a media briefing and exhibit its newest wheel end solutions at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 next week in Las Vegas. Accuride President and CEO Rick Dauch will host the media briefing at 2:00 p.m. PST on Jan. 26, 2016. The briefing will include the ...

Wyakin Warriors honor aftermarket supporters

Meritor's Aftermarket team and industry veteran Bill Wade were recognized for their efforts supporting the Wyakin Warrior Foundation during the organization's annual Guardian Ball in Boise, Idaho, last month. Meritor was honored with the “Spirit Award” its leadership in running its “Shoes for Soldiers” marketing brake campaign last year. Wade also was ...

27 companies participating in HDAW’s Merchandising 2.0

More than two dozen companies have committed to participating in the Merchandising 2.0 program at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 next week in Las Vegas. Merchandising 2.0 is a valuable opportunity for exhibiting suppliers to demonstrate to attending distributors the best way for their product to be displayed in their ...

Getting primed for HDAW

With most of us less than a week away from departing for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016, it's time to take a quick look at what's on tap for the aftermarket biggest event this year. Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 Service Opportunities Learning Days will kick off at 12 p.m. PST ...

Aftermarket trio wins education award

A trio of heavy-duty aftermarket veterans were presented the Northwood University Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Award late last year. Matthew J. Forner of Grote Industries, Jim Lucas of Dorman Products and John Minor of Midwest Wheel were honored for providing noteworthy contributions to any level of education, inside or outside of the trucking industry. ...

21 students receive scholarships to HDAW

The kids are coming back. The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), GenNext and Northwood University announce 21 students from Northwood have received scholarships to attend Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 as part of the event's Intern program. According to organizers, the interns spend the week shadowing their sponsor’s staff and ...

Dietz named new leader at Horton

Horton Holding, Inc., has promoted Cordell Dietz to president and chief executive officer. Dietz had formerly served as chief operating officer for the Roseville, Minn.-based company and takes over for Geert Henk Touw, former president and CEO of Horton since 2010, who has retired from the organization. Dietz joined Horton in ...