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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 ...

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 ...

Reduced rate still available for TMC

Fuel economy standards, alternative fuels, asset utilization and tire deployment will be among the key topics of discussion at American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council’s (TMC) 2015 Annual Meeting, set for Feb. 16-19, 2015, at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. “Important information on the latest in technology, ...

Optronics teaming up with Dorian Drake International

Optronics International has finalized contract negotiations with export management leader, Dorian Drake International, Inc. Officials from both companies expressed excitement about the new relationship, which will enable Optronics to gain access to worldwide markets for its lighting products. The news was released at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2015 ...

RigDig donates $2,600 to Wyakin Warriors

RigDig Business Intelligence and Randall Reilly have donated $2,600 to the Wyakin Warriors Foundation. RigDig pledged to donated $50 to the foundation for any Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) attendee who stopped by their booth and mentioned the foundation while trying out RigDig's intelligence tool at last week's show. "On ...

Minimizer heading to the race track

Doug Winters and Winters Racing have announced Minimizer will be joining their team for the 2015 NHRA Pro Modified season. “We are thrilled to have formed a partnership with Minimizer," Winters says. "It is an honor for us and the entire team to have the backing of a company of ...

Bendix opens registrations for Brake Training School

Bendix has released the 2015 schedule and opened registration for its in-person Bendix Brake Training School. Offered by Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake, this year’s training school opens Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Owosso, Mich. Classes are scheduled into November, with a total of 19 ...

GALLERY – Wednesday at HDAW

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2015 transitioned from educational to conversational Wednesday in Las Vegas. Beginning with a record-setting number of one-on-one sessions Wednesday morning and continuing through an equally massive trade show and industry reception, this year's milestone event continues to outdo itself. HDAW might end tomorrow, but the results ...

Stone Truck Parts names ‘Vendor of the Year’

Stone Truck Parts has selected Grote Industries as its 2014 Vendor of the Year. Jim Stone, Jr., purchasing manager for Stone Truck Parts, presented the award at Stone’s annual sales meeting in January. He credits Grote’s win on its ongoing partnership with Stone Truck Parts and their many efforts to help Stone ...