Aftermarket Parts en Bendix to expand production in Huntington <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC will expand its manufacturing capabilities and capacity with a $3.8 million capital investment in equipment to launch two new production lines in Huntington, Indiana.</p> <p>The lines will manufacture a portion of the company&rsquo;s vibration damper product lines, and will be installed in available space at the company&rsquo;s Module Center. Vibration engine dampers are used to reduce torsional vibration on engine crankshafts to prevent shaft failure and reduce noise. They also play a role in improved fuel economy.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aftermarket Parts News Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:07:00 +0000 65781 at VIPAR Heavy Duty adds Mexico-based RGDAYA as newest distributor <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Refacciones Generales Di&eacute;sel Agr&iacute;cola y Automotriz, S.A. de C.V. (RGDAYA) is the newest company to join the <a href=";RE=MC&amp;RI=2368012&amp;Preview=False&amp;DistributionActionID=9863&amp;Action=Follow+Link">VIPAR Heavy Duty</a> network of distributors as a stockholder. Established in 1947, RGDAYA is currently among the top distributors in the heavy-duty aftermarket segment in Mexico.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aftermarket Parts News Mon, 09 Oct 2017 18:35:00 +0000 65521 at Bendix adds logistics center at campus in Acuña, Mexico <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In response to dramatic, prolonged growth at its Acu&ntilde;a, Mexico, manufacturing campus, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has established the Acu&ntilde;a Logistics Center to help improve materials flow, inventory control, and cost savings.</p> <p>Initially opened in mid-2016 with a significant expansion in January 2017, the logistics center is the fourth building on the expanding Acu&ntilde;a campus.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aftermarket Parts News Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:52:00 +0000 65241 at Fontaine Fifth Wheel names Buchanan new president <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="">Fontaine Fifth Wheel</a> announced management changes: Buc</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aftermarket Parts News Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:51:00 +0000 65231 at VIPAR Heavy Duty, Dayton Parts finalize agreement <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href=";RE=MC&amp;RI=2368012&amp;Preview=False&amp;DistributionActionID=9476&amp;Action=Follow+Link">VIPAR Heavy Duty</a> and <a href=";RE=MC&amp;RI=2368012&amp;Preview=False&amp;DistributionActionID=9475&amp;Action=Follow+Link">Dayton Parts</a> have announced a new multiyear agreement between the companies under which VIPAR HD will offer the complete line of Dayton Parts pr</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aftermarket Parts News Tue, 26 Sep 2017 18:10:00 +0000 65031 at Daimler triples online parts orders through eCommerce platform <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has tripled online parts orders through its eCommerce platform, Pinnacle Truck Parts.</p> <p>Pinnacle Truck Parts is an eCommerce website that delivers increased uptime by simplifying and expediting the parts ordering process. This robust tool streamlines the parts ordering process by providing online, real-time competitive pricing and parts availability for over 650,000 SKUs from dealer and parts distribution center inventories.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aftermarket Parts Chassis News Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:42:00 +0000 65001 at SAF-HOLLAND investing $4 million in new Dumas facility <div class="node-body article-body"><p>SAF-HOLLAND is expanding its operations in Dumas, Arkansas, and will invest $4 million to open a new facility in the old Federal-Mogul building to accommodate increased business.</p> <p>SAF-HOLLAND has increased its Dumas staff by over 40%, creating 60 new jobs to date with plans to end up at approximately 65 total new positions. The investment will be additional manufacturing/warehousing space, paint line, robotic welding cells and other new technology and equipment, thus stepping up the group&rsquo;s capacities in axle and suspension systems in the Americas region.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aftermarket Parts News Fri, 01 Sep 2017 12:29:00 +0000 64431 at WABCO signs agreement with Nexteer Automotive <div class="node-body article-body"><p>WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) has signed a long-term cooperation agreement with Nexteer Automotive, a global leader in intuitive motion control, headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan. WABCO and Nexteer will collaborate to develop and supply active steering systems for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles using Nexteer MagnaSteer Actuation Technology.</p> <p>WABCO and Nexteer will integrate MagnaSteer&rsquo;s proven technology with Sheppard&rsquo;s suite of power steering gears, which has set the industry standard for heavy-duty commercial and specialty vehicles.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aftermarket Parts News Tue, 29 Aug 2017 15:29:00 +0000 64351 at Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing acquires Mascot Truck Parts <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing LLC is acquiring the U.S. and Canadian business operations of Mascot Truck Parts, a leading provider of remanufactured driveline components for the heavy- and medium-duty truck aftermarket in the U.S. and Canada.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aftermarket Parts News Mon, 28 Aug 2017 15:13:00 +0000 64321 at Daimler gives Masters of Quality Supplier Award to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aftermarket Parts Chassis News Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:30:00 +0000 64031 at