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Business, Logistics, Equipment

Floor Makers Using New Materials, Designs to Meet Fleet Demands for Longer Trailer Life

Fleets today are running their trailers longer than they ever have, and they expect trailer suppliers to make products that can meet higher standards.

November 28, 2011
Business, Logistics, Equipment

October Trailer Orders Dip to 17,384, But Pace Quickens for Plants, Retailers

New orders for commercial trailers dipped 0.8% in October from the year-ago level after a rise in cancellations, but manufacturers and retail sellers reported strong late October and early November activity.

November 28, 2011
Business, Equipment

Philadelphia Manufacturing Growth Slows

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region declined this month but showed expansion, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said.

November 18, 2011
Equipment, Business

Equity Firm Buys Aftermarket Distributor TruckPro

Private equity firm Harvest Partners said it completed its acquisition of aftermarket heavy-duty truck parts distributor TruckPro Inc.

November 10, 2011
Business, Equipment

Goodyear’s 3Q Income, Sales Reach Record

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said its third-quarter net income and sales rose to records.

October 31, 2011
Business, Equipment

Cooper Tire’s 3Q Income Declines

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. said its third-quarter earnings fell to $17 million, or 27 cents a share, from $45 million, or 71 cents, a year ago.

October 31, 2011
Business, Equipment

CVG Reports Higher Third-Quarter Profit

Commercial Vehicle Group reported third-quarter income of $7.4 million, or 26 cents per share, up from to $1.1 million, or 4 cents, a year ago.

October 28, 2011
Business, Equipment

Accuride Reports Third-Quarter Loss

Commercial vehicle component manufacturer Accuride Corp. reported a third-quarter loss of $17.2 million, or 36 cents per share, compared with a profit of $30.8 million, or 8 cents, a year ago.

October 26, 2011
Business, Logistics, Equipment

Frozen Food Express Selling Dry Vans, Tractors to Celadon

Frozen Food Express Industries said it will sell more than 400 dry vans and almost 300 tractors to truckload carrier Celadon Trucking Services.

October 20, 2011
Business, Equipment

Philadelphia Manufacturing Index Rises

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region increased in October, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday.

October 20, 2011

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