Better Roads Digital Magazine
Issue link: http://read.dmtmag.com/i/165348
ummer is the busiest time of the
year for most companies in our
part of the business world.
Landscapers are working daylight to
dark, road builders are working three
shifts, and the aggregates suppliers are
trying their best to
keep up with
at the magazine
ramp up, too.
Editors ﬁnd travel
is more frequent
new vehicles and
products seem to
grow exponentially during the
summer and on
This is also the
time when we
are up to our
sure the ProPickup
Truck Expo goes oﬀ
without a hitch.
PPTE, which is
held in Dallas August
22-24 in conjunction with the Great
American Trucking Show, brings "trucks"
from ½-ton pickups to Class 8 big rigs
together under one roof.
If you've never been to GATS or PPTE,
it's deﬁnitely worth the time and expense
if you: 1) use pickups for your business;
and 2) love to get a ﬁrst-hand look at "all
things truck related."
There are hundreds of aftermarket and
OEM manufacturers displaying the latest
and greatest products and accessories for
big rigs at GATS, and plenty of booths full
of new products in the PPTE section for
pickups whether used for work or play.
Another part of PPTE is our special
hour-long "SmartSessions" where guest
speakers will be discussing the virtues
pickups, performance add-ons
and towing liability issues. The
This will be the
second year for
PPTE and I hope
you'll stop by the
yourself. You can
also register there
for a chance to win
our Mobil Delvac/
Trucks Surveyor 1,
which will be on
have several of
our previous sweepstakes project trucks on display, and you
can chat with the owners/winners.
Save the date: August 22-24, Dallas, TX.
See you there.
Bruce W. Smith, Editor
Editorial Director: Marcia Gruver Doyle
Editor: Bruce W. Smith
Executive Editor: Tom Jackson
Associate Editor: Larry Walton
Managing Editor: Amy Materson
Design & Production
Art Director: Richard Street
Advertising Production Manager:
Senior VP, Construction Media:
VP of Sales, Construction Media:
Chairman/CEO: Mike Reilly
President: Brent Reilly
Chief Process Oﬃcer: Shane Elmore
Chief Administration Oﬃcer:
Senior Vice President, Sales: Scott Miller
Senior Vice President, Editorial
and Research: Linda Longton
Vice President of Events: Alan Sims
Vice President, Audience
Development: Stacy McCants
Vice President, Digital Services:
Director of Marketing: Julie Arsenault
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