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Two more companies join MERA

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) welcomes Intitek-TMA Canada and Woodland Fluid Power as its newest member companies. Intitek-TMA Canada is based in Mississauga, Ontario. It provides industrial equipment and continues to evolve technologically to adapt its products range to the markets it serves. Woodland Fluid Power is based in Magnolia, Texas. The company specializes ...

Optronics honored with Altec QCDS award

Optronics International has been presented with Altec’s prestigious QCDS Award, the highest honor for Altec suppliers. The award was presented in ...

CVSN confirms speakers for upcoming Aftermarket Distribution Summit

President Dave Willis and the Board of Directors of the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) have released the full speaker ...

Only two days left to nominate a Distributor of the Year

If you've been thinking about nominating an independent aftermarket distributor for our Distributor of the Year award but haven't gotten around to it, you're almost out of time. The open nomination period for the annual award will close tomorrow evening. As you know, all independent aftermarket distributors (sans 2014 winner ...

Keynote speaker announced for CVOC

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) the heavy-duty division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), jointly with Randall-Reilly announced that Dr. Michio Kaku will serve as keynote speaker at the sixth annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference, to be held on Aug. 26-27, 2015, immediately preceding the opening of ...

Managing a multi-generational workforce

Owning and operating a business today requires managing a wide selection of personalities. And while some personality traits are incredibly unique, other traits — specifically generational traits — are commonly shared. Today’s workforce in particular includes four distinct generations, and each views their work and their career differently, says ...

Behind the curtain with PSI

When Pressure Systems International (PSI) entered the commercial vehicle market more than 20 years ago, it also brought with it a new maintenance concept. Maximizing tire life had been an important aspect of vehicle maintenance since trucks hit the road, but until PSI’s foray into the trucking market, no ...

Gregory’s Fleet Supply reaches 50

Gregory's Fleet Supply is celebrating its 50-year anniversary in 2015. The aftermarket parts distributor, located in Virginia Beach, Va., was founded by Claude Gregory Jr. in 1965. In speaking with the Virginia Beach Beacon about his company's milestone, Gregory, now 86, says the success of his business today can be traced ...

CVSN opens registration for milestone Summit

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) has opened registration for its 10th annual Aftermarket Distribution Summit, which will be held Sept. 12-16, 2015, at the Newport Marriott in Newport, R.I. "This year's Summit, with the theme 'Navigating Smoothly in a Sea of Uncertaint' will again feature critical education in best ...

MERA speaks out in support of new legislation

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) applauds the passage of S.565, “The Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act,” by the U.S. Senate on June 15, 2015. Introduced earlier this year by Senators Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and James Lankford (R-Okla.), MERA says the legislation requires federal agencies to encourage ...

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