Topics Parts

A look into Meritor’s aftermarket PDC

All aftermarket distributors know of Meritor’s parts distribution facility in Florence, Ky. The nearly 450,000 sq. ft. building has been home to the company’s aftermarket distribution in North America since the late 1970s, and Florence has housed the unit since 1976. The facility is staffed by nearly 400 employees ...

MAHLE debuts more aftermarket part numbers

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. has introduced 84 new part numbers in May for various types of bearings, gaskets, piston rings, thermostats and cylinder components, now available for a range of light vehicle and heavy-duty applications. MAHLE says new part numbers are available for the following products: Piston Rings, Cylinder Head Gasket ...

Alliance Truck Parts adds to exhaust product line

Alliance Truck Parts has expanded its exhaust product line to include torsional and standard bellows. Suited for the heavy-duty market, Alliance ...

Recovery machine from MAHLE

MAHLE Service Solutions releases its ACX1280, a new R1234yf recovery machine that is certified to meet all applicable performance and safety standards that are part of the stringent SAE J2843 standard. Designed to recover, recycle and recharge R-1234yf to SAE purity standards, the ACX1280 is part of MAHLE Service Solutions line ...

Truck tailgate spreader

Hiniker says its new stainless steel tailgate spreader provides optimum control for material spreading applications. According to Hiniker, the spreaders uses a “no-dribble” bubble auger design so flow stops when the auger stops. The spreader also features a convenient in-cab variable-speed controller with blast control and control for optional vibrator. Hiniker says ...

Registration open for MERA’s Technology Forum

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) has opened registration for its second annual Remanufacturing Technology Forum. Scheduled for July 23, 2015, in conjunction with the NACE/CARS Expo in Detroit, MERA says the event will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about additive manufacturing technologies currently utilized by leading ...

Peterson introduces two new LED products

Peterson Manufacturing has expanded its LED product offering with the LumenX stop-turn-tail lamp featuring an integrated back-up lamp, and an interior lighting system for cargo vehicles. Dubbed a “cyclops style” lamp by Peterson, the LumenX lamp embeds a small white lens within the main red LumenX lens, allowing one ...

Phillips Industries releases compact trailer wiring system

Phillips Industries has released the VOLT-BOX, the industry’s first and only compact STA-DRY trailer wire management system. Even with its slimmer design, Phillips says VOLT-BOX offers more interior room than the competition, keeping wires pinch-free and organized while maintaining the standard 7-way trailer mounting bolt pattern for easy retrofit. ...

Firestone plant reaches safety milestone

Firestone Industrial Products announced today that its Dyersburg, Tenn., manufacturing facility has reached the milestone of working one million man-hours without a lost-time accident. “Safety is the top priority for each of our employees,” says Mike Kroeger, plant manager in Dyersburg. “This milestone represents each employee’s commitment to keeping ...

BBB Industries acquires ATSCO Remanufacturing

BBB Industries, LLC has agreed to acquire ATSCO Remanufacturing, Inc. The completion of the transaction is subject to the customary conditions, and is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2015, the company says. Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Phoenix, ATSCO is a leading remanufacturer of automotive ...