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Commercial Fleet Tire Digest tackles EPA Phase II

Pressure Systems International (PSI) has published its most recent issue of its Commercial Fleet Tire Digest, which it has titled Understanding Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Rulemaking – Phase II." In it, PSI breaks down the regulatory categories that will be included under Phase II, as well as five sub-categories that will ...

Eaton wins ‘Supplier of the Year’ honor

Eaton has been named Suppler of the Year for its aftermarket operations in Mexico and Latin America by Paccar Parts. Eaton ...

Prestone Command releases white paper on coolant maintenance

Prestone has released a white paper titled "Critical Warm Weather Maintenance For Engine Coolant In Heavy Duty Vehicles." According to Prestone, extreme seasonal heat presents a challenge to heavy-duty engines and those responsible for their maintenance. Prestone says its white paper places special emphasis on testing essentials for coolant concentrations ...

Trade secrets: Making trade shows work for you

The trucking industry is awash in trade shows. Nearly every event on the calendar features some level of vendor-to-customer booth interaction. Each meeting has its own speakers and seminar schedules, but when it comes to the show floor, the blueprint is nearly always the same. Big room, lots of suppliers and ...

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 ...

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 recognition of Optronics’ ability to meet and exceed Altec’s expectations and requirements in four key areas of performance. Optronics lighting products are standard on all Altec vehicles and ...

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 lineup for the 10th anniversary Aftermarket Distribution Summit, set for Sept. 12-16, 2016, at the Newport Marriott in Newport, R.I. The theme for this year's event is "Navigating Smoothly ...

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 ...