Truck Parts and Service

August 2014

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6 Industry Focus The Pete Store, Freightliner of St. Cloud, Truck Centers, Inc., Stoops Freightliner and CIT Group, Inc. have been named fi nalists for the second-annual Successful Dealer award. Prime Trailer has joined the Wa- bash National dealer network, and is authorized to sell and service Wabash National dry van trailers, refrigerated trailers, and Transcraft and Benson brand platform trail- ers in Utah and Nevada. Cervus Equipment Corp. has agreed to acquire the business and assets of Peterbilt of Ontario Inc. for approximately $25.5 million. Peterbilt of Ontario currently operates 12 dealership locations across Ontario. Peterbilt Ontario Truck Centres (POTC) also is opening a new Hamilton-Niagara full-service dealership in Stoney Creek, Ont. The new facility is located between Toronto and Ni- agara Falls and features 10 service bays, a fully-equipped road service vehicle. Performance Trailer has joined the Travis dealer network. Per- formance Trailer is a part of The Performance Companies, which has offi ces in 12 locations in Texas. Truck Center Companies' Lincoln, Neb. location has added Western Star to its dealership offerings. Truck Center Companies was already a Freightliner dealer. T R U C K P A R T S & S E R V I C E | A u g u s t 2 0 1 4 Link Manufacturing has hired Michael Hof as director of sales and marketing. Kenny Newman and Craig Schoonmaker have been named account executives for Kinedyne's Canadian sales team. Bergstrom has promoted Bill Gordon to global vice president of truck sales. Hadley has appointed Bjorn Cannon to senior account manager. Associated Equipment Corporation (AEC) announces Kim Cottle, formerly president and COO, has been named president and Chief Executive Offi cer. Maxion Wheels has appointed Bill Wardle as its new vice president, global sales and marketing. Truck Bodies and Equipment International, Inc., (TBEI) has promoted Kari Carrouth to the newly created position of corporate controller for TBEI and its family of brands. Rod Strata has joined TMW Systems as executive vice president of operations. John Jacobs has retired from Phillips Industries. He was formerly the company's vice president of engineering. Karmak has hired David Green as a business consultant, and promoted Carl Try to vice president of development and Adam Madsen to the role of director of product management. Cummins announces Steve Charlton, vice president and chief technical offi cer – engine business, has retired. Jennifer Rumsey will succeed him as vice president, engineering for the engine business. Rich Freeland has been promoted to president and COO at Cummins. Navistar has hired Samara Strycker as senior vice president and corporate controller. Federal Mogul Motorparts announces Martin Hendricks has been named president, Motorparts, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Keith Power has been named president, Asia Pacifi c; Dr. Rainer Bostel has been named senior vice president and general manager, Global Braking; Bradley Norton has been named senior vice president, Global Chassis and Service; Andrew Sexton has been named senior vice president, Global Sealing and Engine; and Bob Egan has been named senior vice president, North America Sales and Strategy. People In The News Hof Gordon Carrouth Strata Dealer News Kenworth of South Louisiana has opened a new parts and service location with two service bays near U.S. Highway 90 in Lake Charles, La. CVSN announces President's Award winners CVSN has released this year's winners of the its President's Award, which will be presented in September at the Aftermarket Distribution Summit in Nashville. In 2014 the CVSN Board of Directors is proud to honor, posthumously, the follow- ing industry leaders and visionaries who, through their quiet and humble ways, left an indelible mark on the industry: Phil Raymond – Parts For Trucks; Dave Rob- blee – Six Robblees; Bo Willis – CRW Parts; Richard Andrews – Stemco; Mike McGrath – SKF. In announcing the selection of this year's recipients, Dave Willis, CVSN president and CEO at CRW Parts says, "Let us never forget those great leaders who selfl essly gave of themselves, with very little fanfare, to help make our industry better and stronger for the next generation. These fi ve leaders embody the spirit of humility, honesty, and integrity that makes this industry such a wonderful place to work."

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