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Accuride expands aluminum wheel capacity in Mexico

Accuride Corporation announced it has completed its initial expansion of aluminum wheel production capacity in Mexico. The company says its expansion, ...

Gunk improves brake parts cleaner

Gunk brand has announced a reformulation of its Chlorinated Brake Parts Cleaner. According to Gunk, the new cleaner has been reformulated to quickly remove brake fluid, dust build-up and oil from all brake parts. Gunk says the parts cleaner provides consumers with a serious solution to their cleaning and degreasing needs. Leaving no residue, Gunk ...

Lista creates new series of toolboxes, equipment

Lista International has released its new Technician Series toolboxes, which it says offers the largest capacity and most durable boxes ...

Ridewell releases new disc brake axle

A disc brake version of Ridewell’s brand axle is available with Wabco Pan 22 air disc brakes and has a 5-inch diameter axle, a parallel spindle and a hub-piloted 11.25-inch diameter bolt-circle long stud for aluminum wheels. The axle beam rating is 23,000 pounds with a .59-inch wall ...

Phillips Industries adds to sales force

Phillips Industries has hired Tom Pittam to fill the new position of global sales representative in Asia. Pittam will report directly to Travis Hopkey, global business development manager and will be responsible for continuing Phillips’ growing presence in the Asia region. “In order to grow our business in S.E. ...

Wallwork Kenworth opens new operation in Minot, N.D.

Wallwork Kenworth has opened a new 18,400-square-foot parts and service operation near U.S. 2, located on 3 acres at 2300 20th Ave. S.E. in Minot. The dealership features seven service bays, with one bay dedicated to providing Kenworth PremierCare ExpressLube services. The 1,000 square-foot parts show room is ...

Snap-on offers diagnostic station

Snap-on’s D-Tac Elite diagnostic station is designed to allow service technicians to diagnose multiple problems. The station includes a diagnostic charger, battery, starting and charging system tester, engine starter, digital multimeter, cable voltage drop tester and flash-reprogram device.

Hunter introduces RX16 scissor lift

Hunter’s RX16 scissor lift combines a space-saving low-profile design with added power and advanced features. The dual-capacity system offers the ground-clearance advantages of a standard-capacity lift to handle most vehicles, yet adds Hunter’s Power-Up feature to boost capacity up to 16,000 pounds if needed. Surface-mount installations offer a ...

Parker Chelsea introduces 877 series PTO

Parker Chelsea says power density is what customers will find in the new Chelsea 877 Series power take-off. The new series provides a compact housing that helps eliminate clearance issues and two assembly arrangements are offered that maximize installation possibilities, the company says. High capacity bearings and superior gear designs ...

Freightliner names top 50 elite dealerships

Freightliner Trucks announced that it has awarded its top 50 dealer sales professionals “Elite” status through its annual Leland James Sales Achievement program. Created in 2003 and named after Freightliner Trucks’ founder Leland James, the program recognizes and rewards outstanding sales results from dealerships in the United States and ...

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