Equipment & Parts http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/taxonomy/term/7344/more en AdjustRite now includes supplier LKQ Corp. http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/adjustrite-now-includes-supplier-lkq-corp <div class="node-body article-body">PPG has expanded its AdjustRite commercial estimating system Commercial Parts Listing Program with the addition of LKQ Corporation to its supplier data base.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/adjustrite-now-includes-supplier-lkq-corp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/adjustrite-now-includes-supplier-lkq-corp#comments Equipment & Parts News Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:29:00 +0000 64071 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com PPG Daimler gives Masters of Quality Supplier Award to Meritor WABCO http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/daimler-gives-masters-quality-supplier-award-meritor-wabco <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Meritor WABCO announced it has received the prestigious Masters of Quality Supplier Award from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) for the second consecutive year.</p> <p>The 2016 Masters of Quality Supplier Award recognizes outstanding suppliers that have received high scores on their quality, delivery, technology and cost performance as measured on a balanced scorecard basis. The honored suppliers represent the top-quality providers of components and services for DTNA&rsquo;s Freightliner and Western Star truck brands.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/daimler-gives-masters-quality-supplier-award-meritor-wabco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/daimler-gives-masters-quality-supplier-award-meritor-wabco#comments Aftermarket Parts Chassis News Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:30:00 +0000 64031 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Meritor WABCO receives awards from Hino http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/meritor-wabco-receives-awards-hino <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Meritor WABCO received the 2016 Excellence in Quality and the 2016 On-Time Delivery Performance awards from Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc.</p> <p>Meritor WABCO has been recognized with the quality award eight times and has received the on-time delivery award six times.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/meritor-wabco-receives-awards-hino" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/meritor-wabco-receives-awards-hino#comments Aftermarket Parts Chassis Market Stats Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:18:00 +0000 64011 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Eco Flaps receives EPA approval to meet GHG regs http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/eco-flaps-receives-epa-approval-meet-ghg-regs <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.ecoflaps.com/" target="_blank">Eco Flaps</a> announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pre-approved its trailer splash guards to be used by vehicle manufacturers to meet GHG2 regulations through model year 2020 with a 1.25 percent reduction in fuel usage.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/eco-flaps-receives-epa-approval-meet-ghg-regs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/eco-flaps-receives-epa-approval-meet-ghg-regs#comments Trailer Components News Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:47:00 +0000 63981 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Bendix reaches milestones across multiple product lines http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/bendix-reaches-milestones-across-multiple-product-lines <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems says its manufacturing facilities have achieved production milestones across four product lines to meet increasing market demand: remanufactured brake shoes, air disc brakes, actuators, and vibration engine dampers produced.</p> <p>The company makes brake shoes at its Huntington, Indiana, campus; air disc brakes in Bowling Green, Kentucky; actuators in Acu&ntilde;a, Mexico; and dampers in North Aurora, Illinois.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/bendix-reaches-milestones-across-multiple-product-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/bendix-reaches-milestones-across-multiple-product-lines#comments Aftermarket Parts News Mon, 07 Aug 2017 20:23:00 +0000 63871 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Sauer retirement: Praise, best wishes for ‘Voice of the Industry’ http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/sauer-retirement-praise-best-wishes-voice-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Bruce Sauer bids final farwell after a 40-year career in the trailer-, truck body-building industry. We’ve collected a few words about Bruce from some folks who have worked with him.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/sauer-retirement-praise-best-wishes-voice-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/sauer-retirement-praise-best-wishes-voice-industry#comments Trailers Truck Bodies Trailer Dealers Chassis Equipment & Parts Fabrication News Fri, 04 Aug 2017 18:55:00 +0000 63821 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>With notepad in hand and a camera slung over his shoulder, Bruce Sauer has spent 42 years bringing readers the latest trailer manufacturing processes.</p> It’s time to say goodbye http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/it-s-time-say-goodbye <div class="field-deck"> July 2017 Editorial </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Almost 43 years ago, I pulled up in front of a two-story house in Houston’s most notoriously funky neighborhood. And now it’s over. The fastest 42 years I have ever lived. </div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/it-s-time-say-goodbye" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/it-s-time-say-goodbye#comments Aftermarket Parts Snow & Ice Trailers Truck Bodies Trailer Dealers Truck Equipment Distributors, Upfitters Chassis News Fri, 04 Aug 2017 18:19:00 +0000 63801 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Haldex receives supplier recognition from Wabash http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/haldex-receives-supplier-recognition-wabash <div class="node-body article-body">Wabash National has recognized Haldex as a top-performing supplier, for the period of July 2016 to June 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/haldex-receives-supplier-recognition-wabash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/haldex-receives-supplier-recognition-wabash#comments Trailers Equipment & Parts News Wed, 02 Aug 2017 16:21:00 +0000 63721 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Detroit Connect: Flexible fleet telematics, analytics platform http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/detroit-connect-flexible-fleet-telematics-analytics-platform <div class="field-deck"> DTNA's new cloud-based, real-time tool built to evaluate truck performance </div> <div class="node-body article-body">​YOUNTVILLE, CA. Taking the next step in telematics, DTNA can now provide more vehicle data than ever before, along with a new service to “pre-analyze” and stream fleet-wide results measuring safety, uptime, fuel economy and performance—a suite of services designed to validate DTNA’s own truck performance claims and ease the “data overload” for customers, according a presentation to industry editors here. The Detroit Connect platform has also been designed to serve as a hub for the wide range of telematics services now available for commercial vehicle operations—trailer tracking, reefer monitoring, etc.—cutting telecom costs while offering third parties the opportunity to develop additional applications.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/detroit-connect-flexible-fleet-telematics-analytics-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/detroit-connect-flexible-fleet-telematics-analytics-platform#comments Equipment & Parts News Tue, 01 Aug 2017 17:06:00 +0000 63691 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>The hardware underlying the Detroit Connect platform resides in the easily accesible&nbsp;&quot;e-vault&quot; in the new Freightliner Cascadia. The &quot;open&quot; system is designed to serve as a&nbsp;gateway for the wide range of telematics&nbsp;applications on modern commercial vehicles, streaming data to the cloud from a single connection.</p> AeroFlap cleared of patent infringement claim http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/aeroflap-cleared-patent-infringement-claim <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Fleet Engineers announced it received a favorable judgment in the matter of Fleet Engineers Inc. v. Tarun Surti and Mudguard Technologies LLC.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/aeroflap-cleared-patent-infringement-claim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/aeroflap-cleared-patent-infringement-claim#comments Aftermarket Parts News Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:41:00 +0000 63671 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com