Milwaukee-based Arbon Equipment Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Rite-Hite, announced it acquired Pugleasa Co. Inc., a loading dock and industrial door sales and service organization headquartered in Arden Hills, Minn.November 8, 2021
Spartan Motors subsidiary Utilimaster announced Feb. 26 it will develop a new vehicle production facility for aftermarket parts.February 28, 2020
GRAPEVINE, Texas — Fleets have found various ways to handle the need for parts: expanding inventory levels, not substituting cheaper but less reliable ones for critical parts, doing some warranty work themselves, keeping the average age of trucks low or turning to electric trucks.January 29, 2020
Commercial vehicle supplier Tenneco Inc. announced co-CEO Brian Kesseler will assume the newly consolidated role of CEO.January 10, 2020
DRiV Inc. is the name of an aftermarket parts and ride performance company that is being launched in the wake of Tenneco Inc.’s separation into two independent companies, Tenneco announced.February 19, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Fleet executives are standardizing parts ordering and maintenance procedures as they deal with truck equipment that is increasingly complex and costly.January 29, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Truck makers are wrestling with how to invest in automation, electrification and traditional powertrains — all at once. Additionally, more trailers will use telematics to relay diagnostic information and secure parts while new relationships will form between suppliers and technology startups, according to experts at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue.January 29, 2019
Equipment and component manufacturers in the trucking industry are looking to expand their online presence and also see potential in 3D printing, both of which could help them reach more customers, they said.
A growing economy and strong new truck sales have increased demand for aftermarket parts, creating supply challenges. Truck manufacturers and component suppliers said they’re working to alleviate pressure on the industry by expanding offerings, improving distribution channels and using predictive forecasting tools to get ahead of demand.