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Polar names Weybright VP/supply chain management

Polar Corp. on Tuesday, June 21, announced that Russ Weybright has been named vice president of supply chain management. Based at the company’s manufacturing facility in Opole, Minn., Weybright is responsible for procurement, planning and logistics at the company’s Polar Tank Trailers and Polar Service Centers businesses. “For the ...

Landoll selects Double Coin as OEM standard on all trailer models

Double Coin Tires and China Manufacturers Alliance announced its partnership with Landoll Corp. to supply Double Coin Tires for all Landoll trailer models. “Landoll began using Double Coin’s 10R 17.5 tire, and we realized the overall quality within a short period of time,” says Jim Ladner, sales manager ...

Accuride acquires Forgitron Technologies LLC

The Accuride Corporation announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Forgitron Technologies LLC, a portfolio company of ...

Meritor launches third-party logistics service

Offering a number of unique, core logistics competencies including packaging and kitting, material planning, warehousing, distribution, customer support and consulting services, Meritor has launched an aftermarket-based, third-party multiple logistics service called Meritor Aftermarket Services. The service was launched for North America at the Ninth 3PL Summit and Exhibition. The ...

Horton celebrates 60 ‘cool’ years

Horton, Inc., a provider of premium engine cooling solutions worldwide, celebrates its 60th anniversary in September 2011. From its beginnings with three employees and no machines in 1951, the Horton of today has an international presence and state-of-the-art technical centers for development and testing that include specialized test ...

Wabco adds features to TrailerGuard

Wabco Holding announced that it has added three functions to its TrailerGuard system designed to allow fleet managers to remotely identify trailers that require service through the portal’s display of warning lamps indicating any errors in the trailer’s electronic breaking system. EBS error warnings are designed to allow rapid ...

Roadranger, Eaton create transmission protection plan

Roadranger Marketing has announced it is now offering its automated transmission extender protection plan to owner-operators in the United States and Canada. In addition to providing additional warranty after the original factory warranty runs out, Roadranger says the program includes the benefit of numerous component upgrades from Eaton. Initially ...

Silver Eagle introduces aftermarket parts catalog

Silver Eagle this month is releasing its first aftermarket parts catalog, showcasing replacement parts and assemblies the company manufactures for converter dollies and drawbars. The 40-page catalog is filled with full-color photographs, making it easier for maintenance crews and purchasing associates to identify parts. Catalogs can be requested or ...

Meritor appoints Wormington director of sales, North American Trailer

Meritor Inc. has announced the appointment of Curt Wormington as the director of sales for its North American Trailer Products business.  He succeeds Walt Sherbourne who has rejoined Meritor's Aftermarket business. According to Craig Frohock, general manager, North American Trailer, Wormington is responsible immediately for the growth of the ...

Goodyear introduces long- and regional-haul wide-base tires

Goodyear has announced the introduction of its G392 SSD drive and G394 SST trailer wide-base tires for long-haul and regional-haul applications.  The new wide-base tires, which feature Fuel Max Technology offer flat protection, thanks to Goodyear’s exclusive DuraSeal Technology, a gel-like inner liner which instantly seals punctures of ...