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Hume named regional manager at Hutchens

Hutchens Industries announces the promotion of Kandy Hume to regional manager for the Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, western Missouri, North Dakota, ...

New Firestone drive tire

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions Group (BCSG), a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, is introducing the new Firestone brand FD695 PLUS drive tire. The FD695 PLUS is approved for use on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay-certified equipment and is suited for fleets running California Air Resources Board (CARB)-compliant vehicles. The FD695 PLUS is designed for optimum ...

Meritor and PSI renew alliance

Meritor, Inc. and Pressure Systems International (PSI) have announced the renewal of their alliance covering the distribution of the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by PSI in North America. Under terms of the agreement, Meritor remains the exclusive distributor of MTIS by PSI for the commercial semi-trailer market and aftermarket in North America, selling a ...

Haldex receives Caterpillar supplier award

Haldex Commercial Vehicle Systems has earned Caterpillar‘s Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) bronze award at the company’s Marion, N.C. facility. Haldex’s Marion facility builds new and remanufactured products (mostly air compressors) for Caterpillar’s air brake vehicles. According to Haldex, Caterpillar’s SQEP program is designed to place special emphasis on ...

Goodyear introduces Super Single Tire for severe-duty applications

Goodyear is releasing the G278 MSD to replace its G178 Super Single and provide enhanced mileage, as the result of a one-inch larger footprint, deeper tread depth and special compounding. Available in 385, 425, and 445/65R sizes in 22.5, the G278 MSD is an all position tire for on/off ...

Mack to roll out new products at Waste Expo 2011

Mack Trucks Inc. will showcase its TerraPro refuse series lineup, including a natural gas-powered version, and roll out several new product enhancements during Waste Expo 2011 in Dallas. Introduced in Oct. 2010 at the Mack World Sales Conference, the NG-powered version of the TerraPro Cabover gives customers an ...

Ancra tarp straps to be produced in USA

Ancra International has introduced the new Silverline Elite EPDM Tarp Strap, the company’s first Silverline product exclusively produced in the USA. Until now, the Silverline brand tarp strap has been positioned as a Chinese-made natural rubber product, Ancra says. The company will begin manufacturing the Silverline Elite EPDM and ...

Dana breaks ground on technical center in China

Dana Holding Corp. on Tuesday, May 10, broke ground on a technical center in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China. The new center will provide advanced product and applications engineering through research, design, development and testing of off-highway axles, driveshafts and transmissions; commercial vehicle driveshafts; light-duty axles and driveshafts; and sealing ...

Kenworth’s Renton Plant receives environmental honor

The Kenworth Truck Company manufacturing plant in Renton, Wash., was recently honored with a 2010 Gold Award presented by the King County Industrial Waste Program. The award is for compliance with the plant’s industrial wastewater discharge permit. The award recognized the plant for one year of no wastewater violations of any ...

Paper Transport to test CNG/diesel dual fuel system

GreenMan Technologies Inc. announced that its American Power Group Inc. subsidiary has signed a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Test Vehicle Exemption agreement with Paper Transport Inc. to launch an over-the-road test of APG’s dual fuel system. The EPA exemption will allow APG to gather critical performance and emissions ...