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Meritor, Doleco ink distribution agreement

Meritor has agreed to a master distribution agreement with Doleco USA, Inc., to sell Doleco's cargo restraint products for flatbeds and van trailers to North America independent distributors and OE dealers, effective immediately. "Doleco has had an excellent reputation for designing and building high-quality cargo restraint solutions since 1935," says Aaron Bickford, director, ...

Tire balancing tool

IMI has introduced Equal W, a product that continuously balances wide base tires while in use. According to IMI, some fleets use wide base tires to achieve weight reduction and potential fuel savings of 2 to 3 percent. Equal provides similar benefits by saving fleets 2 percent in fuel economy by continuously balancing the entire ...

Blast from the past: One upping your profitability

This article is originally from the October 2012 issue of Truck Parts & Service, and is a supplement to an ...

New tool chest from Milwaukee

Milwaukee Tool introduces a new 46 in. steel storage chest and cabinet. Built for extreme productivity, Milwaukee says the new storage solution was designed with the function, durability and organization options that professional users need every day. “Many storage solutions in this category do not have the durability that professionals ...

Magnetic LED flood light

Larson Electronics has released a new 45 watt magnetic LED panel floodlight. The company says the light offers high light output from a compact form factor and is designed to provide a more durable and energy efficient alternative to halogen lights. This light produces a wide flood beam of ...

New hydraulic bulkhead reservoir

Buyers Products introduces a new 36-gallon, hydraulic, bulkhead reservoir to its line of hydraulic truck equipment. The new reservoir is ideal for use on technician’s trucks with hydraulic cranes and compressors, the company says. Buyers’ new reservoir is constructed of 12-gauge, black powder-coated steel with 36-gallon gross capacity and 30-gallon ...

Bendix voices support for reman bills

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC applauds recently introduced legislation to encourage the use of remanufactured parts in federal vehicles, which supports remanufactured parts for the cost, environmental, and performance advantages they offer. 565, introduced in the U.S. Senate on February 25, and its companion legislation, H.R. 1613, introduced in ...

Meritor, Kenworth announce new agreements

Meritor' Permalube RPL Series Drivelines have been added as an option on selected, new Kenworth Class 8 on-highway trucks. Meritor’s Permalube RPL drivelines feature permanent lubrication to help reduce operating and maintenance costs – plus they offer high torque capacities. Nylon thrust washers eliminate metal contact points to prevent wear. Triple-lip ...

New Snap-on gas leak detector

The new Snap-on ACT825 A/C Leak Detector is a stand out in any shop with its large LCD color screen, mode/status indicators and powerful battery. Its intelligent design, user-friendly interface and heated “environment sensing” tip offer highly accurate readings and virtually eliminates false alarms, the company says. “The new ACT825 ...

Keynote speaker named for MERA Conference

Jack Stack, founder, president, and CEO of SRC Holdings Corporation, will deliver a keynote address at this year’s remanufacturing and sustainability conference co-hosted by the Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) and the Golisano Institute for Sustainability on Sept. 30, 2015, in Troy, Mich. “We are honored to have ...