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Trucking Makes Case for Increased Size, Weight; Cut in FET

Posted on 2/28/2014 by Gwen Brown

Courtesy of CCJ Digital When it comes to trucks and highways, federal policy makers are needlessly shooting the U.S. economy in the foot, a panel who represented trucking, manufacturing and transportation planning told the House highway subcommittee Thursday. And, for many of the committee members who asked questions or commented, the experts’ arguments were persuasive.

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New Department of Transportation Report on Highway, Transit Conditions Points to Need for More Investment

Posted on 2/28/2014 by Gwen Brown

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that a new report on the state of Americ’'s transportation infrastructure, 2013 Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance, confirms that more investment is needed to maintain and improve the nation's highway and transit systems. Earlier this month, Secretary Foxx highlighted the need for transportation investment in a speech that took aim at America’s infrastructure deficit and identified ways to use innovation and improved planning to stretch transportation dollars as effectively and efficiently as possible.

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Beall Petroleum and Dry Bulk Tank Trailers Being Produced in the Midwest

Posted on 2/28/2014 by Gwen Brown

Beall Trailers, part of Wabash National Corporation’s (NYSE: WNC) Walker Group division, announced it has started manufacturing its 406 petroleum and dry bulk tank trailer models at Walker Group manufacturing facilities in Fond du Lac and New Lisbon, WI, in addition to its Portland, OR, location.

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Pressure Systems International Reports Record Year

Posted on 2/28/2014 by Gwen Brown

Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) completed 2013 with record sales of their automatic tire inflation system for commercial vehicles. Annual sales for the company world-wide exceeded forecast by 14% and resulted in a 21% year over year increase.

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Pierquip, Inc. Promotes Patrick Archambault to Sales Manager

Posted on 2/28/2014 by Gwen Brown

Andrew Rowland, General Manager of Pierquip, Inc. is pleased to announce that Patrick Archambault has been promoted to the position of Sales Manager effective March 3.

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Wabash National Corporation Announces New Management Assignments

Posted on 2/28/2014 by Gwen Brown

Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC) a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America's leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, today announced two management changes to support the company's ongoing strategic growth.

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Meritor Honors Facilities in North America and Europe for Quality Achievements

Posted on 2/28/2014 by Gwen Brown

Meritor Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is presenting facilities in North America and Europe with chairman, gold and silver 2013 Quality Achievement Awards for efforts which increased product and manufacturing quality.

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EXALOY LLC ANNOUNCES A NEW COMPANY TO THE HEAVY-DUTY TRUCKING INDUSTRY

Posted on 2/28/2014 by Gwen Brown

EXALOY LLC, a North American supplier of Cargo Control systems (winch and ratchet strap assemblies along with other related products to restrain a load) and Metal products (underbody toolboxes, cab racks, bulkheads, and accessories) for the transportation, agriculture, and industrial markets, today announces that Tom Haughs, formerly with Tarpstop LLC, has a partnership in EXALOY LLC as their Vice President of Sales and Marketing/GM.

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Meritor Recognizes Central Michigan University Students for Logistics Project

Posted on 2/28/2014 by Gwen Brown

Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) recognized the work of student teams from Central Michigan University (CMU) during the fall 2013 semester. Meritor leaders worked closely with 16 student teams from two senior-level marketing and logistics classes to analyze freight costs. Each team submitted reports to Meritor and Zac Williams, CMU associate professor of logistics and marketing.

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Meritor Appoints Sandra Quick Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Posted on 2/17/2014 by Gwen Brown

Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today that Sandra Quick has joined the company as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.

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