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ConMet names new aftermarket sales director

Consolidated Metco (ConMet) has named Matt Wasem its director of aftermarket sales, responsible for increasing sales, improving the capabilities of ConMet's distribution network ...

Northwood University introduces aftermarket MBA program

The new Motor Vehicle Aftermarket Executive MBA from Northwood University’s DeVos Graduate School is designed with the career demands of emerging and established industry leaders at all levels of the aftermarket supply, distribution and service network in mind. The inaugural class of this fully accredited MBA program will kick ...

Double Coin, CMA notify NHTSA of non-compliant sidewall markings on tire models

Double Coin and CMA formally notified the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA) last month of non-compliant sidewall markings on certain Double Coin branded TBR tires produced by Double Coin Holdings, LLC. After a full audit in June 2014, CMA notified NHTSA that certain Double Coin tires omitted the ...

Dayco website, app awarded

Dayco Products was presented with a Bronze Stevie Award in the Industrial Website Awards category and a Bronze Stevie Award in the Utilities & Services App Awards category in The 12th annual American Business Awards. Dayco was recognized for its first-to-market VIN Scanning smartphone app and its newly-redesigned website, ...

Midwest Wheel honors top salesperson

Midwest Wheel Companies announces Jose Gutierrez from Veyance Technologies has won the company’s 21st annual Don Shoemaker/Scott Wilson Sales Professional of the Year Award. The award was presented to Gutierrez by John Minor, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Midwest Wheel Companies during a ceremony at the ...

That’s a wrap: Day 2 at CVSN

Tuesday was another busy day in Nashville at the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) Aftermarket Distribution Summit continued at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. The day featured six supplier meetings, two educational seminars, a series of CVSN board meetings and an exciting evening featuring magician and comedian Harry Maurer. Below are ...

Accuride facility earns 2014 AME Manufacturing Excellence Award

Accuride's Henderson Operations steel wheel manufacturing facility in Henderson, Kent. has earned an Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) 2014 Manufacturing Excellence Award. An AME representative will visit the Accuride plant Sept. 18 to present the award. The company will also be honored during the 2014 AME International Excellence Inside Conference, Nov. ...

Brand building in the 21st century

How do your customers view your business? Do they think what you want them to think? If they don’t, there could be disconnect in your branding strategy. Speaking Tuesday at the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) Aftermarket Distribution Summit, Ira Blumenthal, president of Co-Opportunities, Inc., says branding has become one ...

Managing a multi-generational workforce

Owning and operating a business today requires managing a wide selection of personalities. And while some personality traits are incredibly unique, other traits — specifically generational traits — are commonly shared. Today’s workforce in particular includes four distinct generations, and each views their work and their career differently, says ...

Up Around the Bend in the Aftermarket

Buried in the middle of a widely productive an informative first day at the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) Aftermarket Distribution Summit were updates for two very important and valuable upcoming events. Who is ready to go back to Vegas? Believe it or not, we’re just four months away from ...