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GALLERY – Tuesday at TMC

If you like trade shows, Nashville was the place for you on Tuesday. The 2015 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting offered six hours of exhibit viewing at the largest trade show in organizational history. Above are some photos from the show floor, as well as other TMC events being held this week in ...

GALLERY – Monday at TMC

The 2015 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting is underway in Nashville. The event began Sunday with a full slate of press conferences (new product releases can be found HERE) and the announcement of the CCJ Career Leadership Award, then really kicked into full gear Monday with study group task force meetings, fleet talk, the ...

STEMCO acquires ATDynamics

STEMCO has acquired ATDynamics, Inc., which designs, manufactures and supplies a suite of clean technology products engineered to reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions in the global freight transportation industry. The business will become part of the Innovative Tire & Mileage Solutions (ITMS) group of STEMCO, which the company says also offers the industry’s most ...

Maxwell Technologies reaches distribution agreement with Purkeys

Maxwell Technologies has signed an agreement with Purkeys, an electrical systems solutions provider for the trucking industry, for distribution of Maxwell's ultracapacitor-based Engine Start Module (ESM) product line to the North American heavy-duty trucking industry. Purkeys will take orders for Maxwell's ESM, which supplies dedicated power for truck engine starting, ...

VIPAR holding customer drawing at TMC

To give fleets the opportunity to learn about its national accounts program, VIPAR Heavy Duty will exhibit at Booth 508 during the upcoming 2015 TMC Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, from Feb. 16-19, 2015, in Nashville. VIPAR Heavy Duty invites fleets of all sizes to stop by its booth ...

PSI celebrates record year

Pressure Systems International (PSI) completed 2014 with record sales worldwide of its automatic tire inflation system for commercial vehicles. Annual sales for the company worldwide exceeded forecast by 19 percent and resulted in a 27 percent year-over-year increase. The Meritor Automatic Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by PSI continues to be the most popular ...

The aftermarket’s new race car

If you attended Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) last month in Las Vegas, there’s a pretty good chance you saw it. Bright red and sitting front and center at Wednesday’s all-industry reception and Tuesday’s Meritor event, Doug Winters’ hot rod is a can’t miss automobile. And while there’s no doubt the ...

CVSN announces keynote speaker for 2015 Aftermarket Distribution Summit

President Dave Willis and the Board of Directors of the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) announce Dennis Conner, known in the Yacht racing world, as "Mr. America's Cup" will be the keynote speaker at the CVSN September Summit in Newport, Rhode Island. The dates for the 2015 Summit are ...

VIDEO – The 2014 Distributor of the Year award presentation

The 2014 Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year award, sponsored by Minimizer and Meritor, was presented to Six Robblees' on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, during the opening general session of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas. For those who missed HDAW and/or the opening general ...

Northwood University praises student involvement at HDAW

In short, the joint effort between GenNext and Northwood University to help ten aftermarket students attend Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) was a complete success. Sponsored by Accuride, Bendix, Betts HD, Hendrickson, Minimizer and the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), the students spend the week assisting event organizers, shadowing ...