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Refuse industry accepting of Minimizer fenders

Minimizer says its fenders are rapidly gaining popularity in the refuse market. “Nothing stands up to the rigors of the waste ...

Goodyear service network expanding in North Carolina

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will expand its Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Network in the Greensboro, N.C., market. “North ...

Optronics adds 24 LEDs to line

Optronics International has revealed 24 new Panelite Millennium Series SKUs with GloLight LED lamps. The new products combine the look of GloLight lamps with the signature aerodynamic chrome-plated bezels of the Panelite Millennium Series to create a distinctive new, ultra-high-style offering, the company said in a release.  “Owner-operators often like to make a personal statement with their vehicles, and ...

Rotary Lift introduces new heavy-duty four-post lifts

Rotary Lift introduces its news HDC series heavy-duty four-post vehicle lifts The lifts are available with capacities of 50,000 lbs. (P/N HDC50) and 60,000 lbs. (P/N HDC60) for servicing a variety of heavy-duty vehicles including trucks and buses. The battery-powered lifts are easy to operate, economical to maintain and ...

Tire handling product from Marangoni

Marangoni Tread North America has added the Easy Gripper to its lineup of tire handling/maintenance products. Marangoni says the Easy Gripper is attached to forklifts to simplify the handling and transfer of over the road tires. The Easy Gripper uses three pointed arms to secure a tire for lifting, ...

TMC releases 2014-2015 RP manual

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) has published its 2014-2015 Recommended Practices Manual, now available for purchase in print or electronic media in either single-user or multi-user versions. The two-volume set features TMC’s Recommended Maintenance Practices Manual and Recommended Engineering Practices Manual, and includes more than 40 ...

Accuride debuts Accu-Flange wheel treatment

Accuride introduced Monday its Accu-Flange aluminum wheels, featuring a specially-treated rim designed to reduce the rim flange wear seen in heavy-haul, shifting-load and frequent stop-start applications. Accu-Flange is the second wheel released by the company this spring. In March, Accuride debuted introduced two new 22.5-in. x 14-in. Accu-Lite Duplex aluminum wheels. According ...

Rotary Lift distributors achieve ALI certification

Rotary Lift announces more than 50 members of its extensive service network have completed the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Lift Inspector Certification Program over the past nine months, considerably bolstering the company’s overall network. The certifications mean Rotary Lift has more ALI Certified Lift Inspectors within its distribution channel ...

Bendix demonstrate safety products for political leaders at DC event

Nearly 90 key legislators, regulators, and advocacy and industry group leaders – including U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx – participated in a demonstration by Bendix of its advanced safety technologies for commercial vehicles May 7-8 in Washington, D.C. Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC conducted the learning experience at ...

Marangoni opens new retread plant

Marangoni Tread North America announces Bob Majewski, owner of Sumerel Tire Service, Newport, Ky. has expanded his operation to now include the middle Tennessee market area with the addition of a new Marangoni retread facility in Lebanon, Tenn. According to the company, Wilson County Tire & Retreading brings to ...