A no-cost permanent remedy kit – Bendix part number K140496 – is now available to enable repair of Bendix SR-5™ spring brake valves identified in a voluntary safety recall campaign. Bendix is directing impacted vehicle owners to work through their vehicle OEM or an authorized Bendix parts outlet – depending on how each OEM has elected to administer the recall – to obtain this remedy kit....More
New updates to Muncie Power Products, Inc.’s online, product configuration tool – M-Power – are now available.
The Quick Reference and Power Take-Off Designer have been updated with new products. Both tools are easier to use with improved functionality and product compatibility.
The Competitor Crossover tool features more competitor crossovers for power take-offs. M-Power’s Competitor Crossover tool has improved functionality for an easier PTO series crossover....More
Maxon Industries, Inc., d.b.a. Maxon Lift Corp, has filed four patent complaints in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against four competitive liftgate manufacturers.
Each lawsuit alleges patent infringement of three separate patents that were issued to Maxon, one in 2012, one in 2013, and one in 2014. The patents in question specifically relate to features offered in the Maxon BMR series column lift....More
DexKo announced that it intends to expand the core business of AL-KO Vehicle Technology based in Kötz, Germany, through the takeover of Winterhoff Group based in Breckerfeld, North Rhine-Westphalia.
Both companies have agreed to this under a contract. With this acquisition, AL-KO is expanding its entire area of the product segments of jockey wheels, couplings and fittings....More
SnowEx has announced an upcoming national educational tour titled “The Power of Salt Brine” that will travel to various Midwest and Northeast cities from August through September. The training tour will give contractors a face-to-face opportunity, in their home areas, to learn best practices for using liquids as part of their management plan for snow and ice control.
The subject matter will explore how snow and ice professionals can:...More
SAF-Holland announced that U.S. Xpress is equipping 1,800 of its new Wabash National and Hyundai Translead trailers with SAF ULX40 Slider Suspension Axle Systems, complete with its New P89 Air Disc Brake.
U.S. Xpress, Inc., headquartered in Chattanooga, Tenn., is the nation’s second largest privately owned truckload carrier....More
Go To Parts, Wastequip’s OEM parts division, has entered an agreement with McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., adding it as a Galbreath parts dealer in Texas, California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado and Oregon....More
Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America recently launched a new parts cross-reference feature for their online Select Part Stores. The Select Part Store is an e-commerce platform that offers customers the experience of visiting a parts counter with the convenience of online ordering....More