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Diamond International breaks ground on new Missouri dealership

Diamond International of Springfield, Mo., held a groundbreaking ceremony on April 4 at 2635 E. Diamond St., the future home of the new facility. The ceremony was followed by a luncheon reception for Diamond International customers, employees and local community leaders, including Jim O’Neal, mayor of Springfield. More ...

Accuride to expand wheel production

Accuride Corporation has announced plans to expand aluminum wheel production capacity at its Camden, Kershaw County, S.C. plant. The company says it will invest at least ...

Fontaine Parts opens Canadian distribution center

Fontaine Parts Connection has opened a distribution center in Calgary, Alberta to serve its customers in Western Canada. Fontaine has contracted with FMi Logistics Inc. to fulfill its parts order from its warehouse, the company says. “Adding this distribution center enables our customers throughout Western Canada to obtain their ...

Caterpillar opens new parts distribution center in Mexico

Caterpillar Logistics Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., announced the addition of a new parts distribution center in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The 500,000-sq. ft. facility will employ up to 150 people and is expected to be operational mid-2013. The company says this investment represents the ...

New catalogs from WIX Filters

WIX Filters has issued its 2012 heavy-duty trucks master catalog, which covers more than 5,000 products with dimensions, thread sizes, gasket information and application summary. “Our catalogs provide WIX customers with a universal resource for dependable product information,” says Dan Moser, publications manager for WIX Filters. “Since our first ...

Parker’s Racor Division offers engine air cleaner

Parker Hannifin’s Racor Division designed its Eco-III-XL Series heavy-duty engine air intake filters to meet the demanding requirements of trucks, buses and equipment for agricultural, construction, turf care, forestry and mining applications. The air cleaner features a decreased pressure drop at higher airflows, four levels of protection, airflow rates ...

Cummins looking for assistance with website design

During the research phase of the MyCummins and Cummins.com redesign projects, the company’s Web redesign vendor, frog, categorized Cummins’ key themes as: • Proven Innovation (Visionary technology and a heritage of future-focused thought leadership); • Targeted Performance (Products universally recognized as best in class and fit for market); and • Global Impact (A commitment ...

Buy a Snap-on socket set, get two free ratchets

Snap-on has a special offer to receive two free Snap-on ratchets with the purchase a 12-piece Torx Bit Socket Set (212EFTXY). “This is a great opportunity to get the high-quality tools you need at an unbelievable value,” says Gerry Beronja, director of customer marketing for Snap-on. “From the finest ...

PEAK Automotive debuts iPhone application

PEAK Automotive Products has created a BlueDEF locator application for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad electronic devices, and the program is now available on iTunes. PEAK says the location-based application allows diesel engine drivers to find BlueDEF retailers near their current location. By selecting a BlueDEF retailer on the ...

Great Dane targets corrosion

Great Dane Trailers’ new lines of dry vans, reefers and flatbed trailers feature several updates aimed at fighting corrosion and new chemicals used on roads in cold weather, the company announced Wednesday, March 21, in Louisville. Now standard on its dry vans are EnduroGuard rear frames, which have redesigned ...