Truck Equipment en 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Truck Equipment News Mon, 06 Mar 2017 19:42:00 +0000 60031 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Truck Equipment News Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:40:00 +0000 59891 at Twin offers trailer/spreader 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Truck Equipment Thu, 02 Feb 2017 21:31:00 +0000 59541 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Truck Equipment Thu, 02 Feb 2017 21:27:00 +0000 59531 at Smithfield Foods receives award for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Truck Equipment Thu, 02 Feb 2017 20:58:00 +0000 59521 at Holland’s New plant builds low-volume work trucks with 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trailer Components Truck Bodies Truck Equipment Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:30:00 +0000 59191 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Truck Equipment News Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:57:00 +0000 58801 at Dexter to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Truck Equipment Fri, 23 Dec 2016 13:16:00 +0000 58501 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Truck Equipment News Tue, 20 Dec 2016 19:14:00 +0000 58401 at Arconic’s Contracts for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Truck Equipment News Thu, 15 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0000 58281 at