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VIDEO – The 2014 Distributor of the Year award presentation

The 2014 Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year award, sponsored by Minimizer and Meritor, was presented to Six Robblees' on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, during the opening general session of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas. For those who missed HDAW and/or the opening general ...

Next Heavy Duty Leadership course set for July

The University of the Aftermarket’s comprehensive leadership development program, Heavy Duty Leadership, will be offered again in 2015. The next class will be held July 12-17, 2015, on Northwood University’s campus in Midland, Mich. Now in its fourth year, Heavy Duty Leadership is open to any early- to mid-career management-track ...

Northwood University praises student involvement at HDAW

In short, the joint effort between GenNext and Northwood University to help ten aftermarket students attend Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) was a complete success. Sponsored by Accuride, Bendix, Betts HD, Hendrickson, Minimizer and the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), the students spend the week assisting event organizers, shadowing ...

Reduced rate still available for TMC

Fuel economy standards, alternative fuels, asset utilization and tire deployment will be among the key topics of discussion at American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council’s (TMC) 2015 Annual Meeting, set for Feb. 16-19, 2015, at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. “Important information on the latest in technology, ...

Meritor adding 200 new parts to Euclid-brand

Meritor Inc. announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2015 (HDAW) in Las Vegas Tuesday it is expanding its Euclid-branded suspension product line by adding 200 new parts to its portfolio of more than 2,000 in-stock parts. “Euclid has been an invaluable part of the heavy-duty aftermarket for 75 years, ...

Bendix Brake School hits milestone

As the Bendix On-Line Brake School nears completion of its second year, the online technical training site continues to expand its offerings to a growing number of participants. Since March 2013, when Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC established brake-school.com, the training portal has delivered more than 750,000 courses to ...

North End Spring celebrating 70 years

North End Spring will celebrated 70 years of offering truck and trailer springs and suspension hardware to the Manitoba area Feb. 1. Debbie Zajaros, the fourth owner of the business, purchased the company nine years ago from her father, Gordon Shawcross. Since 1945 the company has seen many changes to ...

Meritor expanding air disc brake product line

Meritor Inc. announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2015 (HDAW) in Las Vegas Tuesday the expansion of its air disc brake (ADB) product line and introduced updated parts catalogs to support rising market demand. The expansion, Meritor says, includes more than 150 part numbers for genuine Meritor ADB systems, ...

Minimizer heading to the race track

Doug Winters and Winters Racing have announced Minimizer will be joining their team for the 2015 NHRA Pro Modified season. “We are thrilled to have formed a partnership with Minimizer," Winters says. "It is an honor for us and the entire team to have the backing of a company of ...

Vehicle Service Group honored as Business of the Year

Vehicle Service Group (VSG), the parent company of Rotary Lift, Chief Automotive Technologies, Direct Lift, Forward Lift, Elektron, and other brands, has been named Business of the Year by the Madison, Ind.. Area Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes VSG’s leadership, vision, innovation and service in Madison, Ind., where ...