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Phillips debuts liftgate sockets

Phillips Industries has introduced single and dual pole liftgate sockets with the swivel and automatic disconnect features of its STA-DRY S7 connectors. The new S1 and ...

Aftermarket interior comfort products from Dometic

Dometic introduced its improved line of portable interior comfort products last week at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Dometic’s ...

SmartTruck debuts TopKit system

SmartTruck introduces its new TopKit system for dry-van and refrigerated trailers. SmartTruck says designed the TopKit system to provide a cost-competitive, nearly invisible alternative to side ...

SmartWay verifies Duraturn tires

CMA announces three commercial Duraturn tires have met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay Technology Program. EPA has verified the Duraturn DS28 in the steer position, DA20 in both steer and drive positions and the DT22 in the trailer tire position. CMA says these products ...

New rust inhibitor product

Berkebile Oil Company introduces its new Protection First Class (PFC) penetrating lubricant and rust inhibitor. The product is the first of its kind for Berkebile and represents the company’s entry into a new category of environmentally responsible lubricants. In formulating PFC, the company chose to use 99 percent pure ...

New liftgate installation kits from Phillips

Phillips Industries is now offering a complete kit with everything required for a liftgate dual pole installation or a single to dual pole conversation. According to Phillips, fleets are seeing an increasing need to have a ground return system versus a chassis ground system for the supplemental power requirements ...

SuperSprings International awarded new patents

SuperSprings International has been awarded United States patents for its SumoSprings vehicle suspension enhancers. The patents cover vehicular applications for two of the three SumoSprings designs, the Rebel and the Maxim. “Vehicles are always evolving, so in order to be innovative, we have to continually test and monitor how our ...

Bendix unveils improved brake reman facility

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has expanded its remanufacturing capabilities and capacity with a $3.2 million capital investment in equipment and facility upgrades at its Huntington, Ind., plant. The Bendix Brake Shoe Remanufacturing Center now handles the complete salvage, coining, and assembly processes that make up start-to-finish remanufacturing and ...

New product from FTG

FTG introduces its newest 777R series fuel filter/water separator/heater product. FTG says the 777R is a complete fuel filtration/water separator/heater system that removes contaminants from fuel and adds heat using a three-step process. The company describes the process as follows: As fuel enters the assembly, it moves through the centrifuge and ...

ConMet improves online resources for aftermarket

Consolidated Metco (ConMet) launched a new online catalog this week, which follows the release of ConMet Hub Training 2.0 earlier this spring. The online catalog features more than 60 ConMet hubs, including hub/cup/stud, PreSet, and PreSet Plus assemblies for both tractors and trailers; more than a dozen varieties of ...