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Plex presents annual Impact Awards

Plex has announced its the 2015 Plex Impact Awards recipients: American Axle & Manufacturing, FloraCraft and Accuride Corporation. The annual awards honor manufacturers for industry leadership, innovation and transformation. Plex announced the winners at PowerPlex 2015, the company’s annual customer event that brings together manufacturing leaders from discrete and process industries to share best practices in ...

New heavy-duty four-post vehicle lift

Forward Lift says its new CR Series four-post vehicle lifts are designed specifically to help heavy-duty service facilities get trucks ...

Timken rolling out full line of wheel end components

The Timken Company is now offering a full line of commercial vehicle wheel end components, the company announced Wednesday. “Taking a system approach to wheel end part selection can mean trouble-free installation because all the components will fit correctly, install easily and can keep turning reliably for more miles,” says ...

New switches from Peerless Electronics

Peerless Electronics Inc., says its now offers more than five switch and relay solutions for work trucks and heavy-duty vehicles. These include 40 amp reversing rocker switches from CW Industries, new forward and reversing relay modules and 12V Motor Reversing Intermittent Duty DPDT Vehicle Solenoids from the Cole Hersee ...

New electric winch product

Buyers Products introduces two new waterproof, electric winches. Available in two sizes, 9,500-lb. and 12,000-lb., the new commercial-grade electric line pull winches are ideal for utility, government and contractor fleet vehicles, the company says. The waterproof-submersible construction seals and protects the electronics and internals for reliable use in the harshest ...

Two more companies join MERA

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) welcomes Intitek-TMA Canada and Woodland Fluid Power as its newest member companies. Intitek-TMA Canada is based in Mississauga, Ontario. It provides industrial equipment and continues to evolve technologically to adapt its products range to the markets it serves. Woodland Fluid Power is based ...

Optronics honored with Altec QCDS award

Optronics International has been presented with Altec’s prestigious QCDS Award, the highest honor for Altec suppliers. The award was presented in recognition of Optronics’ ability to meet and exceed Altec’s expectations and requirements in four key areas of performance. Optronics lighting products are standard on all Altec vehicles and ...

New trailer jack product

Northern Tool + Equipment has introduced a new trailer jack with exclusive fast action technology under its Ultra-Tow brand. The new jack has been designed with exclusive components that nearly eliminate the need for cranking, the company says. It is said to feature a step-down base that provides quick, ...

TMD nabs ISO 50001 certification

TMD Friction says the OE braking technology has been certified with the "ISO 50001 Certification for the Energy Management System" at its plant located in Querétaro, Mexico. As of 2013, this certification has only been obtained by 4,770 companies globally from all sectors, and only 34 companies in ...

Airman receives patent for aerodynamic system

United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent #9,045,176 Under Trailer Aerodynamic Control System to Airman Inc. for its creation of under trailer slipstreams to remove rear trailer door drag. According to Airman, air flowing under a trailer is pressurized due to the forward movement of the ...

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