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Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Mack Unveils Medium-Duty Truck Plant in Southwest Virginia

Mack Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (left) and Mack President Martin Weissburg shake hands after unveiling a Mack bulldog statue. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

SALEM, Va. — Mack Trucks opened a facility to produce a new series of medium-duty trucks in southwest Virginia.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 30, 2020
Business, Equipment

Mack Truck Workers Begin Strike at Plants in 3 States

Mack Truck workers strike. Workers install parts on an engine at a Mack Trucks assembly facility in Macungie, Pa. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Thousands of Mack Truck workers were on strike Oct. 13 at plants in three states, the first such walkout in decades.

October 15, 2019

Mack Selects David Hartzell to Lead Defense Unit

Mack Trucks named David Hartzell CEO of Mack Defense.

February 12, 2018
Business, TCA

Mack Trucks Prevails in Mark Fidrych Wrongful Death Suit

Mark Fidrych in his dump truck, 2006 Mark Fidrych in his dump truck, 2006, by Josh Reynolds/AP

WORCESTER, Mass. — The state Supreme Judicial Court has upheld rulings in favor of the truck manufacturer and the maker of a piece of truck equipment in a wrongful death suit filed by the widow of Northboro pitching star Mark Fidrych.

November 28, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Mack Upgrades Interiors of Pinnacle, Granite Models

New Mack Pinnacle, Granite interior The new driver-focused interior of Mack's Pinnacle and Granite models. (Mack Trucks)

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Mack Trucks has introduced interior and exterior updates to its Pinnacle and Granite models.

September 18, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Mack Launches New Highway Tractor, the Anthem

Mack's new Anthem Mack Trucks showed off the new Anthem at an Allentown, Pa., event. (Joe Howard/Transport Topics)

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Mack Trucks introduced the Mack Anthem, its long-awaited new highway tractor, to an arena packed with dealer representatives, who company executives thanked for their patience and who were promised a truck that boasts gains in fuel efficiency, driver comfort and technological innovation compared to previous models.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
September 14, 2017
Business, Equipment

Mack to Unveil New Highway Model in September

Mack will unveil newest highway truck in September Mack/YouTube

Mack’s newest highway truck will debut Sept. 13. The vehicle will be on display at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta Sept. 25-28.

July 10, 2017

Mack Trucks Names New Boss for Lehigh Valley Plant

Mack, on Aug. 24, announced that Rickard Lundberg has been appointed vice president and general manager of its Mack Lehigh Valley Operations plant in Pennsylvania.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
August 25, 2016

Man Behind Mack Trucks' Museum Plans to Call it a Career After 58 Years

Brockway model 152W44 (1947) at the Mack Truck Historical Museum (Wikimedia Commons)

At the age of 80, Don Schumaker, the curator emeritus of the Mack Trucks Historical Museum in Allentown, Pennsylvania, plans to retire this year after 58 years at the museum. Maybe. He's tried to retire from Mack before.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
January 4, 2016

Road Choice Truck Parts Adds New Products

Road Choice Truck Parts said it has launched new product categories for the heavy-duty truck and trailer market.

February 17, 2015