Industry News

AEM Announces “Fix The Infrastructure” Contest
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) today announced the Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge — a three-phased, crowd-sourced competition to award a total
Exel Buys Equipment Technologies
Exel Industries has acquired all of ET Works LLC, known as Equipment Technologies, the manufacturer of Apache self-propelled sprayers in Mooresville, Ind.
Daimler Trucks To Return To Iran
Daimler Trucks announced it has signed letters of intent with local cooperation partners Iran Khodro Diesel (IKD) and the Mammut Group to
ARA CEO Announces Retirement
Christine Wehrman, CEO and executive vice president of the American Rental Association (ARA) has announced her retirement from ARA to the ARA
Holz Named President of CECE
CECE, the Committee for European Construction Equipment has announced that Bernd Holz, managing director of Ammann Verdichtung GmbH and Ammann Sales Director
Johnson New Caterpillar Group President
Caterpillar Inc. announced that the company's board of directors has elected Denise Johnson, currently vice president with responsibility for the Material Handling &
FTC Publishes Ethanol Fuel Rule
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published its final amendments to its Fuel Rating Rule. The rule is intended to help customers make
First Axle For AxleTech India Plant
AxleTech International said it produced its first axle from the company’s new 45,000 sq.ft. dedicated manufacturing facility in Pune, India. The new
Manitowoc Suspends Operations In Brazil
Manitowoc Cranes, which opened its Brazilian facility in March 2012 in Passo Fundo city, Rio Grande do Sul state, has announced a
New Uniroyal Commercial Truck Tires
Uniroyal announced the launch of six commercial truck tires in the U.S. market intended to provide an affordable offering for a variety
Dietz Named President, CEO Of Horton
Horton Holding Inc., a provider of airflow solutions, announced the promotion of Cordell Dietz to president and chief executive officer (CEO). Dietz
JCB Names Witter VP Manufacturing
JCB North America has appointed Tim Witter as its vice president of Manufacturing. He replaces Stuart Hughes, who returned to JCB’s global
Westport, Cartesian Sign Investment Agreement
Westport Innovations Inc. has entered into an agreement with Cartesian Capital Group, of New York, for up to $71.3 million in financing
Sullair In Alliance With Acme Lift
Sullair, a manufacturer of compressed air solutions since 1965, announced an alliance with Acme Lift Co., a wholesale rental company, to offer
Acquisitions Spark Big Noise In Silencer Industry
The engine silencer business has seen a lot of changes recently, as three well-known brands, all previously part of IAC Acoustics, now
Mack Trucks OKs Renewable Fuel For Mack Diesels
Mack Trucks announced that following extensive truck and engine testing, it has approved the use of renewable diesel fuel in all Mack
Oshkosh Defense Chief Urias To Retire
Oshkosh Corp., announced that John M. Urias, executive vice president of Oshkosh Corp. and president of Oshkosh Defense, LLC., will retire effective
Oshkosh Defense Prez Retires
Oshkosh Corp., the Oshkosh, Wis. manufacturer of specialty and military vehicles, announced that John M. Urias, executive vice president of Oshkosh Corp.
Exhaust Gas Heating System
Watlow has introduced its Eco-Heat exhaust gas heating system, It functions as an internal load bank in medium diesel generator applications. Incorporating
Ex-Dana CEO Joins Tenneco Board
Tenneco Inc. announced that Roger J. Wood has been elected to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Wood recently retired from
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