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MERA hosting reman tech forum in July

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) will host a Remanufacturing Technology Forum July 23 at COBO Convention Center in Detroit. The forum offers attendees the opportunity to learn more about additive manufacturing technologies currently utilized by leading remanufacturers. The conference will feature sessions focused on four specific technologies: ...

GenNext holds quarterly leadership webinar

GenNext hosted its second webinar of 2015 yesterday with an engaging discussion on leadership from Peter Palmer and John Deane of Dale Carnegie training. The webinar, titled “Getting Results without Authority,” focused on using clear, accountable and positive communication to motivate employees in the workplace. Using the tenets of Dale ...

One week remaining to register for NGVi event

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) says registration for its upcoming technician safety training courses in Atlanta concludes next week on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. NGVi says the Atlanta event will include a one-day NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety Training, and a two-day CNG Fuel System Inspector Training. ...

GenNext holding webinar next week

GenNext will hold a one-hour leadership webinar at 11 a.m. EDT next Thursday, May 14. Titled "Getting Results without Authority," the webinar will be led by Dale Carnegie. GenNext says Carnegie is a well-versed leadership speaker. This is the second educational webinar GenNext has held this year. Jim Pancero kicked off ...

As the workforce evolves, so must your business

What color is a yield sign? If you said yellow, congratulations, you're in the majority. You're also wrong. Public highway yield signs have been red for more than 30 years. Conventional wisdom isn't always right, and Bruce Wilkinson, president of Workplace Consultants, says falling victim to conventional wisdom and the ...

GenNext hits membership milestone

More than 250 people have now signed up for GenNext HD. “We’re happy to hit this milestone and we see significant growth on the horizon,” says Steve Hansen, GenNext president.  Created with the goal of aiding the next group of heavy-duty aftermarket leaders, GenNext is bringing value to its members in ...

NGVi adds more classes to 2015 schedule

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) continues to add training events for this summer. NGVi now has courses featuring its NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety Training and CNG Fuel System Inspector Training, scheduled later this month in Fort Worth, Texas, and Sacramento, Calif. The same courses will then be ...

Avoiding the tempation of emission tampering

This is Part I of a five-part special report on emission tampering released last week by Successful Dealer. For access to Parts II-V, please see the links at the bottom of the page. For as long as heavy-duty trucks have been on the road, people have been tinkering with ...

Webb Wheel offers tips on drum removal

The Webb Wheel OEM has provided tips on how to remove brake drums that are not easily pulled off the hub pilot pads. Corrosion often causes drums to become “frozen” onto the hub. Webb's tips explain the proper procedure to loosen a stubborn drum without component damage or potential personal injury.  The ...

University of the Aftermarket introduces online courses

The University of the Aftermarket, an operating unit of Northwood University, is offering aftermarket professionals nine online courses that will begin on either May 18 or June 29, 2015. The courses enable industry professionals to earn continuing education units (CEUs) that can be applied toward their AAP (Automotive Aftermarket ...