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Minimizer launching ‘industry-changing truck fender’ at GATS

Minimizer – a manufacturer of poly truck fenders, poly toolboxes, customized mudflaps and bracket kits – will launch what it describes as an “industry-changing truck fender” Thursday, Aug. 25, at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. The new fender will make its debut at 1:15 p.m. CT ...

Detroit Radiator president/CEO Pruitt recognized as top entrepreneur

Randy Pruitt, president and chief executive officer of Detroit Radiator Corp., recently was recognized by Ernst & Young as an ...

Penray names McGonigle chief financial officer

Penray announced that Tom McGonigle has been named chief financial officer, effective immediately. Before joining Penray, Tom was vice president of finance for PLZ Holding Corp. (parent company of Claire-Sprayway Inc.), based in Addison, Ill. He held the position of CFO at Bridgeview Aerosol, a manufacturer of custom ...

New tire runout gauge from K-Line Industries

K-Line Industries has introduced a tire runout gauge that measures both radial and lateral tire runout conditions. According to K-Line, the use of this tool can help eliminate irregular tire wear, ride vibration and lengthens the life of tires. K-Line’s Tire Runout Gauge utilizes a roller wheel placed against ...

Rosen joins Fontaine Trailer

Fontaine Trailer has hired Dan Rosen as vice president of sales and marketing for the heavy-haul business based in Springville, Ala. He will report directly to John Craig, president of Fontaine Trailer Company headquartered in Jasper, Ala. Rosen is tasked to grow the business adhering to 80/20 business principles ...

Jacobs Certified ISO 14001

The Jacobs Vehicle Systems (JVS) Environmental Management System was formally certified to the ISO 14001 Standard. JVS successfully passed a five-day audit of its environmental programs and processes to demonstrate full conformance with the standard, and was certified by DEKRA Certification, Inc., an ANAB Accredited Registrar. Environmental protection and ...

Albano joins Webb Wheel’s OEM Business

Bob Albano has joined Webb Wheel Products OEM Business Unit as an account executive. Albano will be responsible for supporting the product and service needs of Webb OEM customers in the trailer, truck, motor home and military markets. Albano comes to Webb from Terenine Techology Solutions. “Bob has excellent experience ...

Bendix air discs standard on Peterbilt Class 8 truck models

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake says its Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes have attained standard position on the steer axle of all Peterbilt Motors Co. Class 8 truck models. Bendix says the ADB22X air disc brake is a lightweight air disc brake package offering longer brake life, reduced stopping distance ...

Yokohama Tire announces price increase

Yokohama Tire Corp. on Monday, June 13, announced that it will implement a price increase of an average of 8 percent on all of its light and medium commercial truck tires sold in the United States, effective July1. There also will be in-line adjustments, which will be announced ...

Eaton leads dialogue on Green transportation

Green mobility, alternative energy and energy efficiency were among the topics of discussion at the Energy Evolution: Achieving Sustainable Urbanization in China symposium, presented by Eaton Corp. The half-day event, held in Beijing, brought together business, public-sector and academic leaders to discuss how they can work together to ...