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MERA notes progress with remanufacturing bill

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) has voiced its support of new remanufacturing legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate. Introduced on Feb. 25 by Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and James Lankford (R-OK), the Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act (S. 565) encourages the federal government to use remanufactured parts ...

Phillips releases newest Qwik Tech Tips

Phillips Industries has released its newest edition of Qwik Tech Tips. This month’s issue offers advice on emergency repairs to damaged air coil fittings. “In an emergency situation, when damage occurs to the brass fitting, or lead in close proximity to the fitting, it is possible to temporarily repair the ...

Bendix building a new headquarters

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC will construct a new headquarters in Northeast Ohio, expected to be within a 20-mile radius of its current Elyria location. Bendix ...

Email marketing: Don’t fear Spam

Remember when Spam was just a canned meat product? It seems so long ago. Over the past 15 years, spam, or spamming, has entered everyone’s vocabulary as a way to describe unsolicited and unwanted online messages. Most commonly used when discussing email, spam messages are the messages consumers don’t ...

Bremskerl expanding to new location

Bremskerl announces it will move to a larger 50,000 sq. ft. facility in Bartlett, Ill. on March 1, 2015, to meet continued demand for their RoHS and REACH compliant friction materials. “The new facility provides approximately 40,000 square feet of additional space that will allow us to expand our ...

Fleetline debuts new in-store displays

Fleetline has introduced new point of purchase displays for its distributors. The new displays are designed to capture the buyer’s attention and showcase the craftsmanship of Fleetline products. They feature stainless steel and polyethylene quarter fenders, mud flap hanger brackets and a tandem fender sample, the company says. The old ...

Michelin launches enhanced smartphone app

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has launched a new smart phone app for its Michelin Advantage Program members, which consist of fleets and owner-operators with less than 100 vehicles. Michelin says the app is designed to meet the specific needs of these businesses who may not have all the available resources ...

Power Heavy Duty caps productive meeting at HDAW

Members of Power Heavy Duty met together at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas last month to review the group’s achievements since becoming part of the VIPAR Heavy Duty family of companies. “Since Power Heavy Duty became part of the VIPAR Heavy Duty family of companies, we’ve ...

Shell debuts new website, enhances coolant portfolio

The Shell Rotella brand has launched a new website called WhatisPC11.com to help educate and inform people about the next generation of diesel engine oils known as API Proposed Category 11 (PC-11). Shell Rotella created the website to be a resource for topics such as the fundamentals of PC-11, ...

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 ...