Truck Equipment http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/taxonomy/term/7348/more en Eaton’s Transmission Enhancements Target Vocational Fleets http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/eaton-s-transmission-enhancements-target-vocational-fleets <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Eaton has created a new Aggressive Performance calibration for the company&rsquo;s lineup of <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="UltraShift">UltraShift</span> <em>PLUS</em> and Fuller Advantage automated manual transmissions. The new software feature will help vocational fleets in the highly demanding construction site environments often encountered in North America.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/eaton-s-transmission-enhancements-target-vocational-fleets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/eaton-s-transmission-enhancements-target-vocational-fleets#comments Truck Equipment News Mon, 06 Mar 2017 19:42:00 +0000 60031 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Badger Truck Equipment Restructures, Upgrades Paint Department http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/badger-truck-equipment-restructures-upgrades-paint-department <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Badger Truck Equipment (BTE) has announced the restructuring of its commercial paint department, resulting in the hiring of new employees, as well as a refurbished space and a new paint vendor.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/badger-truck-equipment-restructures-upgrades-paint-department" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/badger-truck-equipment-restructures-upgrades-paint-department#comments Truck Equipment News Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:40:00 +0000 59891 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Twin offers trailer/spreader combo unit http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/twin-offers-trailerspreader-combo-unit <div class="node-body article-body">Equipements Twin is providing its new galvanized sidewalk trailer/spreader combo unit, equipped with a stainless steel Fisher spreader.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/twin-offers-trailerspreader-combo-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/twin-offers-trailerspreader-combo-unit#comments Truck Equipment Thu, 02 Feb 2017 21:31:00 +0000 59541 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Hiniker plows have stainless moldboards http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/hiniker-plows-have-stainless-moldboards <div class="node-body article-body">Hiniker 7000 Series plows are now available with corrosion-resistant stainless steel moldboards. The 30-inch-high, high-strength torsion-tube moldboard design provides</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/hiniker-plows-have-stainless-moldboards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/hiniker-plows-have-stainless-moldboards#comments Truck Equipment Thu, 02 Feb 2017 21:27:00 +0000 59531 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Smithfield Foods receives award for using liftgate handrail system http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/smithfield-foods-receives-award-using-liftgate-handrail-system <div class="node-body article-body">Safety National Awards Safety First awards Smithfield Foods for implementing an interlocking handrail system on liftgate platforms to eliminate injuries due to falls off the back of DSD route trucks.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/smithfield-foods-receives-award-using-liftgate-handrail-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/smithfield-foods-receives-award-using-liftgate-handrail-system#comments Truck Equipment Thu, 02 Feb 2017 20:58:00 +0000 59521 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Holland’s New plant builds low-volume work trucks with high-volume processes http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/holland-s-new-plant-builds-low-volume-work-trucks-high-volume-processes <div class="field-deck"> Mastering assembly line techniques of the mass producers, Holland LP consolidates operations into one plant to handle one-off truck orders </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What if you build one product per month and a different type of product once a year, and demand for these myriad products began to grow? That was the dilemma facing Holland LP until a couple of years ago.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/holland-s-new-plant-builds-low-volume-work-trucks-high-volume-processes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/holland-s-new-plant-builds-low-volume-work-trucks-high-volume-processes#comments Trailer Components Truck Bodies Truck Equipment Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:30:00 +0000 59191 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>Flexible assembly lines, lean principles, and a focus on plant safety were among the priorities for the new 185,000-sq-ft plant that the Equipment Business Unit of Holland LP opened this past summer in University Park IL.</p> Vanair acquires Goodall Manufacturing http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/vanair-acquires-goodall-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Vanair Manufacturing, Inc acquired Goodall Mfg LLC January 3.</p> <p>Goodall manufactures jump-starting and battery-charging technology and has been serving the transportation and construction industries since 1939.&nbsp;</p> <p>Vanair manufactures a wide range of electric, hydraulic and pneumatic power sources.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/vanair-acquires-goodall-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/vanair-acquires-goodall-manufacturing#comments Truck Equipment News Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:57:00 +0000 58801 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Dexter to Acquire IMT’s Axle Divisions http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/dexter-acquire-imt-s-axle-divisions <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The IMT Group announced that Dexter Axle Company has agreed to acquire IMT&rsquo;s light-, medium- and heavy-duty axles business.&nbsp; The IMT divisions to be acquired by Dexter consist of the Ingersoll Axles division of IMT Partnership in Ingersoll, Ontario and Indianapolis, Indiana, and the light-duty Axles division of IMT Standen&rsquo;s Limited Partnership in Calgary, Alberta.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/dexter-acquire-imt-s-axle-divisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/dexter-acquire-imt-s-axle-divisions#comments Truck Equipment Fri, 23 Dec 2016 13:16:00 +0000 58501 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Maxon Dismisses Lawsuit Against Palfinger Liftgates http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/maxon-dismisses-lawsuit-against-palfinger-liftgates <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Palfinger Liftgates announced that Maxon Lift Corp. chose to dismiss its patent infringement lawsuit against Palfinger.</p> <p>In July of 2016, Maxon filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California&nbsp;concerning infringement of three separate patents that were issued to Maxon. The patents in question&nbsp;relate to power down on command features offered on the Maxon BMR series column lift.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/maxon-dismisses-lawsuit-against-palfinger-liftgates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/maxon-dismisses-lawsuit-against-palfinger-liftgates#comments Truck Equipment News Tue, 20 Dec 2016 19:14:00 +0000 58401 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Arconic’s Contracts for Alcoa Wheels Top $450 Million http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/arconic-s-contracts-alcoa-wheels-top-450-million <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Arconic (NYSE:ARNC) has signed more than $450 million in long-term agreements over the past year with customers in North America , South America, Europe and Asia for its forged aluminum wheels&mdash;the largest being with PACCAR to supply wheels for PACCAR trucks under the Kenworth and Peterbilt nameplates.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/arconic-s-contracts-alcoa-wheels-top-450-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/arconic-s-contracts-alcoa-wheels-top-450-million#comments Truck Equipment News Thu, 15 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0000 58281 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com