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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 ...

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, hands-free use with a simple foot ...

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 ...

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 ...

Horton debuts pneumatic fan drive maintenance kit

Horton, Inc. it has introduced a Pneumatic Fan Drive Diagnostic and Maintenance Kit to help extend the life its pneumatic fan drive products. According to Horton, the simple 15-minute check at routine vehicle maintenance intervals may help prevent premature failures that can lead to days of equipment downtime and ...

New grille, bumper paints from PlastiKote

PlastiKote introduces its new Chassis & Grille Guard and Bumper Paints, which are designed to renew vehicle appearance and provide strong protection from the elements. “Over time, vehicle bumpers and grilles can get nicked or suffer damage from the weather,” says Shelley Potaniec, product manager, aerosols for Valspar. “PlastiKote Chassis ...

MERA speaks out in support of new legislation

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) applauds the passage of S.565, “The Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act,” by the U.S. Senate on June 15, 2015. Introduced earlier this year by Senators Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and James Lankford (R-Okla.), MERA says the legislation requires federal agencies to encourage ...

Truck wheel detachment product from Wheel-Check

Wheel-Check introduces its Wheel-Checks product line, designed to improve vehicle safety by reducing wheel detachment. Wheel-Checks are loose wheel-nut indicators that identify a loose wheel nut with a simple visual inspection. When the wheel nuts are properly torqued to specs, the Wheel-Checks are then placed on the wheel nuts in a ...

CyberFuels introduces new fuel additive

CyberFuels says its new Dynamo Cetane Booster diesel fuel additive has been registered and confirmed by the EPA for its ability to improve fuel economy and Cetane performance. CyberFuels says its booster product also can help reduce emissions to comply with Class 8 truck EPA and CARB regulations.  The ...

Meritor enhances Drivetrain Direct support network

Meritor is expanding support for aftermarket differential and transmission component rebuilders enrolled in its Drivetrain Direct program by offering more personalized service and quicker response from a single point of contact. "Each member of the Drivetrain Direct Support Team will build a commercial relationship with rebuilders and know their ...