Truck Equipment http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/taxonomy/term/7348/more en Carrier Transicold to Acquire Select IMPCO Road and Rail Transport Product Lines http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/carrier-transicold-acquire-select-impco-road-and-rail-transport-product-lines <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Carrier Transicold has signed an agreement to acquire select IMPCO road and rail transport product lines, including the ComfortPro Auxiliary Power Unit (APU), from Westport Fuel Systems, Inc.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/carrier-transicold-acquire-select-impco-road-and-rail-transport-product-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/carrier-transicold-acquire-select-impco-road-and-rail-transport-product-lines#comments Truck Equipment News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:13:00 +0000 61171 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Eaton, Cummins Form JV for Automated Transmissions http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/eaton-cummins-form-jv-automated-transmissions <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Eaton (NYSE:ETN) and Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) announced an agreement to form a joint venture for automated transmissions for heavy-duty and medium-duty commercial vehicles. The joint venture will be named Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/eaton-cummins-form-jv-automated-transmissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/eaton-cummins-form-jv-automated-transmissions#comments Truck Equipment Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:12:00 +0000 61011 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Intercon Opens New Facility in Pennsylvania http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/intercon-opens-new-facility-pennsylvania <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Intercon Truck Equipment Company, Inc., parent company of Intercon of Baltimore and Triad Truck Equipment, Inc., has completed its relocation and construction project at 142A Conchester Highway in Aston, Pennsylvania.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/intercon-opens-new-facility-pennsylvania" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/intercon-opens-new-facility-pennsylvania#comments Truck Equipment News Thu, 06 Apr 2017 18:03:00 +0000 60981 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Monroe Truck Equipment Acquires Towmaster http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/monroe-truck-equipment-acquires-towmaster <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc. has acquired Towmaster, Inc., based in Litchfield, MN, a manufacturer of tag and large fifth-wheel trailers for the construction and rental markets.&nbsp; In addition, Towmaster is a manufacturer, distributor and installer of truck equipment for the municipal and commercial markets specializing in snow and ice-related equipment.<br /> &nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/monroe-truck-equipment-acquires-towmaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/monroe-truck-equipment-acquires-towmaster#comments Truck Equipment News Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:34:00 +0000 60911 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com 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>