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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 one was actively maintaining them while ...

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 ...

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 ...

ReMaTec names remanufacturer of the year

ReMaTecNews has named Søren Toft- Jensen, founder and owner of Denmark-based Borg Automotive, Europe’s largest independent remanufacturing company, as its 2015 Remanufacturer of the Year. Søren Toft-Jensen receives the award for outstanding entrepreneurship the field of remanufacturing over close to 40 years, during which he has transformed a modest electrical ...

Double Coin holding customer drawing

Double Coin and CMA has launched a “Smart Money Tire Drawing,” the company's first-ever on-going quarterly tire giveaway. Eligible Double Coin steer tires include the FR605, RR680, RR300, and the RT600. The company says participants can enter the quarterly drawing by signing up on Double Coin’s new blog page. The ...

FleetPride opens new N.C. location

FleetPride, Inc., has opened its second branch in the greater Charlotte, N.C., metro area. Located at 155 Corporate Boulevard in Indian Trail, its southeastern metro location just off Highway 74 is also well situated to serve customers in nearby Monroe, the company says. "Because Charlotte is one of the state's ...

Meritor donates $50,000 to Wyakin Warrior Foundation

Staff Sgt. George Nickel of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 321st Engineer Battalion was in a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle with three other soldiers clearing the route to a downed helicopter in central Iraq when they ran over a 500-lb. insurgent bomb. Only Nickel survived the February 2007 explosion, ...

Stertil-Koni report uncovers lift safety, maintenance tips

According to a recent industry overview conducted by Stertil-Koni, a broad range of vehicle maintenance facilities across North America are increasingly mandating new engineering approaches to their in-ground vehicle lifting systems that more fully address safety, structural and long-term maintenance concerns experienced with traditional in-ground lifting systems. “Safety, performance ...

MERA schedules multiple Council meetings

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) will host the a joint meeting of the MERA CEO Council, CFO Council and Sales & Marketing Council on Aug. 17 – 18 in Chicago. The first of its kind, this collective meeting of three MERA councils will include value-added topics and ...