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Optronics debuts technical training program

Optronics International has introduced its Bright Ideas Technical Training Program, which the company says is designed to help today’s fleets, distributors ...

Eaton updates lubricant product lines

Eaton announced Tuesday at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 in Las Vegas that it has revised the company’s line of ...

Overhead shop lifts from Rotary Lift

When raised on vehicle lifts, trucks and buses can block overhead shop lights and force heavy-duty technicians to use other ...

Meritor increasing scope with Service Point

Meritor has partnered with TruckDown Info International, Inc., to enhance its Meritor Service Point network, the company announced Tuesday at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 in Las Vegas. TruckDown is an efficient online system customers can use to locate qualified service centers in the United States and Canada. Fleets can also manage ...

Finding the ‘right people for the right seat’

Bob Greenwood wants the aftermarket to hit the delete button on “trade.” Speaking Sunday for a second consecutive year at Service Opportunities Learning Days (SOLD) in Las Vegas before Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW), Greenwood says the aftermarket of tomorrow will be defined by young people entering the industry ...

VIPAR Heavy Duty sponsors Northwood University student

VIPAR Heavy Duty is sponsoring a Northwood University student intern during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016, set for next week at The Mirage in Las Vegas. John Wilson from Ramsey, Minn., is a senior in the aftermarket management program at the Midland, Mich.-based school and will actively participate with ...

Firestone introducing air springs app

Firestone Industrial Products Company will debut a new heavy-duty air springs app and its newest Air Spring Replacement catalog at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016, next week in Las Vegas. “We understand that the trucking industry is not a 9-to-5 operation. We’re thrilled to give HDAW attendees a special preview ...

Accuride planning to debut new products during HDAW

Accuride Corporation will conduct a media briefing and exhibit its newest wheel end solutions at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 next week in Las Vegas. Accuride President and CEO Rick Dauch will host the media briefing at 2:00 p.m. PST on Jan. 26, 2016. The briefing will include the ...

Wyakin Warriors honor aftermarket supporters

Meritor's Aftermarket team and industry veteran Bill Wade were recognized for their efforts supporting the Wyakin Warrior Foundation during the organization's annual Guardian Ball in Boise, Idaho, last month. Meritor was honored with the “Spirit Award” its leadership in running its “Shoes for Soldiers” marketing brake campaign last year. Wade also was ...

27 companies participating in HDAW’s Merchandising 2.0

More than two dozen companies have committed to participating in the Merchandising 2.0 program at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 next week in Las Vegas. Merchandising 2.0 is a valuable opportunity for exhibiting suppliers to demonstrate to attending distributors the best way for their product to be displayed in their ...