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Aurora Parts & Accessories, LLC Partners with New Wabash National® Full Line Dealer in West Coast Territory

Posted on 5/21/2014 by Gwen Brown

Aurora Parts & Accessories, LLC, in support of their strategic alignment with Wabash National, announced today that TEC Equipment, Inc. is their new full line dealer in the west coast territory for Wabash National®, Transcraft® and Benson® brand trailers.

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Pitts Enterprises Dvisions: Dorsey Trailer, Pitts Trailers, Dynaweld Trailers Reward Employees with Stock Ownership Plan

Posted on 5/21/2014 by Gwen Brown

Pitts Enterprises, Inc. and its divisions, Dorsey Trailer, Pitts Trailers, and Dynaweld Trailers, announced the adoption of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) that will allow employees to share in the company’s growth and success. “Owning Pitts Enterprises has been rewarding for me. Now everyone with Pitts can share in the joy and rewards of ownership”, said Jeff Pitts, Chief Executive Officer.

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Antares Trailers Opens Facility in Northern Indiana

Posted on 5/21/2014 by Gwen Brown

Antares Trailers, an original equipment manufacturer of over-the-road flatbed, dropdeck, and intermodal chassis trailers, announced the debut of its 48’ galvanized combo flatbed this week. The trailer, featuring individually sliding air ride suspensions and a weight of 9,850 lbs with winch track, is being manufactured in Antares’ 50,000 sq. ft. facility in northern Indiana.

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Minimizer Fenders; a Spray Suppression Leader for the Refuse Industry

Posted on 5/21/2014 by Gwen Brown

According to Minimizer, their fenders are chosen by more refuse companies than any other fender option in the industry.

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Meritor® Adds Two New Axle Ratios to Improve Fuel Efficiency

Posted on 5/20/2014 by Gwen Brown

Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is meeting the commercial vehicle industry’s demands for increased fuel efficiency by adding optimized axle ratios to its proven 14X rear-drive axle portfolio.

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Meritor® and Meritor WABCO to Showcase Commercial Vehicle Drivetrain Solutions During Meritor DriveForce™ Tour

Posted on 5/20/2014 by Gwen Brown

Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced it will showcase the latest in commercial vehicle drivetrain solutions at truck dealerships around the country during the Meritor DriveForce™ Tour.

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Aero Guard® Fixed Mount Bumper Launched for International® Prostar® Exclusively by Hendrickson

Posted on 5/20/2014 by Gwen Brown

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim announces the release of the All Makes AERO GUARD® resin bumper for International ProStar® with a fixed mounting bracket that retrofits to all truck year models. AERO GUARD bumpers are exclusive to Hendrickson and are engineered for increased impact durability and to weigh less. In addition, the AERO GUARD bumper for ProStar offers nearly 3.75-inches of additional ground clearance compared to the factory supplied plastic bumper and is available in a two piece design.

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Hendrickson Announces the May HVSI Suspension Training Program in the Chicagoland Area

Posted on 5/15/2014 by Gwen Brown

The Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute (HVSI) scheduled its next session of hands-on technical suspension training for the heavy-duty transportation industry.

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Granite Equity Selects XL Specialized Trailers as its Spotlight Award Company of the Year

Posted on 5/15/2014 by Gwen Brown

Granite Equity announced today that it has named its portfolio company, XL Specialized Trailers, its 2013 Spotlight Company of the Year. The Spotlight Award is given each year to a Granite Company that has exhibited notable performance. In the two years since the end 2011, XL has released numerous successful new products and has significantly increased both sales and market share. The company and its performance will be highlighted in a video presentation shown at Granite Equity’s upcoming annual stakeholder meeting.

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Felling Trailers Implements Weekend Shift

Posted on 5/15/2014 by Gwen Brown

Felling Trailers implemented a weekend shift recently to increase production, decrease lead time, and offer this alternative work schedule at its Sauk Centre, MN location. “In an effort to level load our capacity in particular areas and decrease lead time, we added a weekend shift,” stated Paul Radjenovich, Vice President of Operations.

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