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Minimizer releases integrated aftermarket fender bracket

Minimizer now offers the only truly integrated aftermarket fender and bracket system available in the industry. Guaranteed for life, Minimizer says its fenders are made from high-density polyethylene. The material is formed using Minimizer’s proprietary thermoform technology, and the company says it also offers bracket systems made from a ...

Pardo’s presents parts sales award

Pardo’s Truck Service Parts presented Mike Boggs of the Schumann Agency with its first annual “Joe Pardo Sales Rep of ...

Allstate Peterbilt opens new parts facility

Allstate Peterbilt has opened a parts only facility in Grand Forks. The location is the newest of three ...

WABCO wins Daimler supplier award

WABCO Holdings Inc. Tuesday announced the company has been granted Daimler's Supplier Award in recognition of WABCO's outstanding performance during 2012. Headquartered in Germany, Daimler Trucks is the world's largest manufacturer of trucks above 6 metric tons gross vehicle weight. WABCO won the 2012 Daimler Supplier Award in the Electrics/Electronics category ...

Fras-le has new E-catalog for disc brake pads

In a partnership with Illumaware LLC, Fras-le North America has launched a new electronic catalog for its line of hydraulic and air disc brake pads. The site, powered by MyCarParts – Illumaware's online software tool – houses data in Fras-le’s electronic catalog, which is now compliant with the latest AAIA ACES and ...

TruckHelp.com parts site now live

A new online truck parts supplier has entered the marketplace. TruckHelp.com's inventory of heavy duty truck parts includes everything from intricate engine parts, to basic filter replacements. The company says most of the heavy duty truck parts it has available come with a warranty and customer service tailored to each. Many ...

New 2013 VDO Instrumentation Catalog now available

The new 2013 VDO Instrumentation Catalog for medium- and heavy-duty trucks is now available from Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket. In addition to highlighting all of the VDO instrument lines, the new 80-page full-color catalog features a wide variety of new VDO products that represent the company’s latest offering ...

Cottrell changes cylinder part numbers

Cottrell has changed part numbers for all manufactured aluminum cylinders ordered through its parts department. The new part number scheme is more descriptive of the exact cylinder customers are purchasing, the company says. The company has made this reference guide available to customers in order to help determine what cylinders ...

PreSet Plus wheel ends now standard on Peterbilt

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it has made PreSet Plus hub systems as standard equipment on all Peterbilt Class 8 trucks. PreSet Plus hub systems are designed to improve serviceability and reliability of vehicle wheel ends. "Peterbilt is taking the lead in the industry when it comes to standardizing components that ...

Investor groups acquires Brake Parts Inc.

Brake Parts Inc announced today that it has been acquired by a group of investors led by Torque Capital Group, a New York based private equity firm. The business was spun off to its shareholders in November 2012 by its parent, Affinia Group Holdings, of Ann Arbor, Mich. “Now that the ...