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Karmak hires Kenser as newest regional manager

Karmak, Inc. announces the hiring of Bryan Kenser as the newest regional manager. "Bryan's diverse background and experience in this industry ...

Cummins plans to meet new emissions and efficiency standards

Upon release of the first-ever greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and fuel-efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, Cummins Inc. ...

Bendix praises FMCSA safety plan

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems says it commends the efforts of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in creating its draft ...

Caterpillar announces expansion plans for remanufacturing facility

Caterpillar Inc. announced plans to significantly expand its remanufacturing facility in West Fargo, N.D. The increased capacity will help meet the strong demand for remanufactured drive train components for large off-highway trucks and other mining equipment, including final drives, transmissions, torque convertors and steering clutches, the company says. The ...

Tracer releases high-performance, portable refrigerant leak detector

Tracer Products has introduced the TP-9360 PRO-Alert, a portable refrigerant leak detector that features high-performance, heated-diode sensor technology to accurately detect refrigerant leaks down to 0.25 oz. per year (7 g/year). According to Tracer, the PRO-Alert features dual-sensitivity controls — a high-sensitivity setting when initially checking the general leak ...

Aljex names Hirschman president, Freeman VP/sales

Aljex Software, a provider of hosted software solutions for freight brokers, carriers and other transportation companies, announced that Joe Hirschman has been named president of the 15-year-old company. Former president Tom Heine is now chief executive officer of the company he founded. Hirschman previously held the position of vice ...

Michelin receives two ‘Best Value’ logistics awards from U.S. military

Michelin North America recently was honored with two Best Value Awards from the Defense Logistics Agency. Michelin Truck Tires and Michelin Aircraft Tires each received their fourth consecutive award at a ceremony held during the 2011 DLA Industry Conference and Exhibition in Columbus, Ohio. In 2011, Michelin was among ...

Snap-on Shop and Tech Catalog now available

Snap-on’s new Shop and Tech catalog now is available and has offers on shop equipment needs from air conditioning to welding. It also contains tools for technicians like lighting, specialty meters and personal protection. The 16-page catalog features more than 150 Snap-on specialty equipment and tools, including EVAP ...

Alliance Truck Parts offers all-makes radiator line

Alliance Truck Parts now offers radiator replacements for all makes of medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses that are all-new construction – not re-cores or refurbished – and are engineered to be “drop in and go.” The cycle- and leak-tested radiators are fabricated of all-aluminum, helping to improve ...

First-ever heavy truck fuel economy standards on the way

Work trucks, buses and other heavy-duty vehicles will, for the first time, have to trim fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions under new efficiency standards. The White House says the standards – which apply to vehicle model years 2014 to 2018 – will save businesses billions of dollars ...

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