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  • News Equipment

    Mission Critical buys Purkeys Fleet Electric

    November 5, 2019 2:46PM by Truck News

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Mission Critical Electronics (MCE) has announced its acquisition of Purkeys Fleet Electric. Purkeys provides electric power solutions to truck fleets, liftgate manufacturers, trailer manufacturers, truck dealers and OEMs. Its primary products include liftgate charging systems, inverters,

  • Munden Ventures makes key acquisition

    October 9, 2019 1:11PM by Truck News-West

    KAMLOOPS, B.C. – Munden Ventures has acquired the transport division of B.C.-based company Rapid Cool, taking over its reefer, truck heating and cooling, and auxiliary power unit business servicing the province’s Interior. “Rapid Cool has been the leader in providing

  • Fort Garry purchases Pinwood Truck Parts

    July 10, 2019 11:44AM by Truck News-West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Winnipeg, Man.-based Fort Garry Industries (FGI) has acquired Pinwood Truck Parts. Fort Garry purchased all the outstanding shares of Pinwood, making the company a wholly-owned subsidiary as of June 2. “The addition of the Pinwood stores under

  • Manitoulin buys B.C. logistics company

    May 14, 2019 9:23AM by Truck News

    SURREY, B.C. – Manitoulin Transport has purchased Trident Freight Logistics, marking its first logistics acquisition in B.C. The company says the purchase strengthens the national scope of its logistics operations, with five operation centers across Canada. Trident focuses on the

  • Inland moves into Saskatchewan and Manitoba with recent acquisition

    November 10, 2018 12:06PM by Truck West

    BURNABY, B.C. – Inland Kenworth extended its dealership network into Saskatchewan and Manitoba with the acquisition of Custom Truck Sales (CTS). “We chose CTS because our companies hold similar values – providing excellent service and quality products with an emphasis

  • Brandt purchases specialty transportation equipment company

    November 1, 2018 6:12PM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. – Regina’s Brandt Group of Companies plunged into the specialty transportation equipment sector with the purchase of Camex Equipment Sales and Rentals. “This is an exciting acquisition for us as Camex is a world-class company with the largest

  • Daseke acquires Alberta company Aveda

    June 7, 2018 1:30AM by Truck West

    LEDUC, Alta. – Flatbed, specialized transportation, and logistics solutions provider Daseke Inc., has acquired Alberta oil rig moving company Aveda Transportation and Energy Services. One of the fastest growing companies of its kind in North America, Aveda was purchased for

  • Essential Staffing acquires New Start Personnel

    May 25, 2018 9:44AM by Truck News

    BARRIE, Ont. – Essential Staffing has announced its acquisition of New Start Personnel, a provider of drivers, skilled trades, and office staff in the Simcoe County area. “This acquisition is part of a growth strategy for Revolution Staffing and Essential

  • Rocky Mountain Diesel acquires Dunlop Western Star Centre

    April 30, 2018 11:14AM by Truck West

    CRANBROOK, B.C. – Rocky Mountain Diesel (RMD) will be rebranded after its acquisition of Western Star dealership Dunlop Western Star Centre. With 19 years of history under its belt, RMD has been a Western Star dealer since 1991, and will

  • Gallagher acquires commercial insurance broker Palmer Atlantic

    March 12, 2018 3:05PM by Truck News

    HARTLAND, N.B. – Gallagher has purchased Palmer Atlantic, a specialized commercial insurance broker based in Hartland, N.B. Palmer Atlantic’s services are tailored for risk management and commercial insurance solutions, with an established specialism in long-haul transportation and logistics. “Palmer Atlantic

  • Kindersley Insurance acquired by Hub International

    February 9, 2018 3:18PM by Truck News

    KINDERSLEY, SK – Trucking insurance specialist Kindersley Insurance has been acquired by Hub International. The global insurance broker disclosed it has acquired shares of the Saskatchewan-based independent and commercial insurance brokerage, however terms of the deal were not disclosed. Kindersley

  • Seaway Express purchases new warehouse and tractor trailers

    January 2, 2018 4:19PM by Truck News

    CORNWALL, Ont. – Seaway Express has acquired a more than 156,000 sq./ft. warehouse in Cornwall Business Park, complete with 25 truck level doors and 30-foot ceilings. The purchases expands Seaway’s footprint in the area, which now manages more than 300,000

  • News Equipment

    Accuride to acquire European steel wheel maker

    June 19, 2017 8:58AM by Truck News

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Accuride has announced an agreement to acquire steel wheel supplier Mefro Wheels. Mefro is headquartered in Solingen, Germany, and supplies the European and Asian markets through manufacturing operations in Germany, France, Turkey, Russia, and China. “The strategic

  • Omnitracs to acquire Shaw Tracking

    June 1, 2017 5:53PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Transportation and logistics company Omnitracs today announced its intentions to sign an agreement to acquire the assets of Canadian fleet management solutions provider Shaw Tracking. “We’re very pleased to bring the operations of Shaw Tracking into the

  • News Equipment

    UAP adds to heavy vehicle parts network

    May 2, 2017 6:44AM by Truck News

    ST-AUGUSTIN-DE-DESMAURES, Que. – UAP’s heavy vehicle parts division has continued its steady growth, with the acquisition of Belcher Pieces de Machinerie. Belcher provides heavy machinery parts for the construction, mining, agriculture, and forestry industries. “We are very pleased to welcome