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  • Great Dane plant wins safety award

    April 20, 2018 2:00PM by Truck News

    STATESBORO, Ga. – Great Dane’s manufacturing plant in Statesboro, Ga., has been recognized for its commitment to safety. It received the Georgia Association of Manufacturers award for having no lost work cases in 2017. “Great Dane is a proud member

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    Nikola to manufacture trucks in Arizona

    January 30, 2018 1:17PM by Truck News

    BUCKEYE, Ariz. – Nikola Motor Company today announced it will build its hydrogen-electric semi-trucks in Buckeye, Ari. It has chosen a new 500-acre, one million sq.-ft. facility on the west side of Phoenix, where it says it will add more

  • Nett Technologies to move into larger facility

    November 21, 2017 12:45PM by Truck News

    MISSISAUGA, Ont. – Nett Technologies, a Canadian manufacturer of emissions control systems, has announced it’s moving into a larger facility Dec. 15. The company will move into an 87,000 sq.-ft. manufacturing space, doubling the size of its current location. It

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    Eberspaecher growing North American operations

    November 21, 2017 9:57AM by Truck News

    WIXOM, Mich. – Eberspaecher says its North American exhaust technology business is poised for growth, with 10 new product launches planned over the next year at its Wixom, Mich., plant. The facility produces parts for light commercial trucks, as well

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    Bendix expands damper manufacturing capacity

    October 19, 2017 10:14AM by Truck News

    HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Bendix has announced it’s expanding production at its Huntington, Ind., plant and injecting US$3.8 million into the facility. Bendix will add two new production lines to manufacture vibration damper product lines. They’re used to reduce torsional vibration

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    Hino to introduce new Classes 7/8 trucks

    September 29, 2017 10:45AM by Truck News

    MINERAL WELLS, W.V. – Hino has announced it is expanding its U.S. operations, and introducing a new line of Classes 7 and 8 trucks. The company is converting a former Cold Water Creek distribution center and converting it to a

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    Stemco to open new brake friction manufacturing facility

    June 14, 2017 4:13PM by Truck News

    ROME, Ga. – Stemco has announced the upcoming opening of its first brake friction production plant. The 43,000 sq.-ft. plant, located in Rome, Ga., will open in July and will manufacture brake shoes and friction components for medium- and heavy-duty

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    Stoughton acquires land across from manufacturing plant

    April 13, 2017 8:14AM by Truck News

    BRODHEAD, Wis. — Stoughton Trailers has announced it has purchased 17 acres of land across the street from its manufacturing plant in Brodhead, Wis. “The Stoughton Trailers Brodhead manufacturing facility is a critical component of our manufacturing footprint,” said Bob

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    Wabash National invests in composites manufacturing facility

    February 21, 2017 7:29AM by Truck News

    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. – Wabash National has announced a $3-million investment into a Minnesota manufacturing facility to expand production of molded structural composites (MSC). The investments is part of a broader $10-million long-term investment in composites, the company announced. “In

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    Bendix doubles manufacturing capacity at Mexico plant

    December 13, 2016 2:20PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix has doubled solenoid valve and assembled manifold manufacturing capabilities at its Acuna, Mexico manufacturing plant. The US$1.5 million investment saw a new low-flow solenoid production line and a new manifold line added. “Modern solenoids are capable

  • Great Dane names new manufacturing v.p.

    June 3, 2016 9:49AM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — Great Dane has announced the hiring of Brian Sage as executive vice-president of manufacturing. Sage will work with Sam Gupta, executive vice-president of manufacturing for several months during a transition period, before taking over full responsibility for

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    Trailer order intake slowing, but manufacturers still busy: FTR

    April 22, 2015 10:20AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Trailer orders in March were up 7% compared to February, but 25% off the torrid pace of March 2014, according to the latest data from FTR. FTR says orders are weakening because fleets have already placed their

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    Jost International produces 400,000th fifth wheel

    December 19, 2014 5:33AM by Truck News

    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — Jost International recently shipped the 400,00th fifth wheel manufactured at its Greeneville, Tenn. facility. The milestone fifth wheel was installed on a Class 8 truck bought by Werner Enterprises. The company has been manufacturing Jost fifth wheels

  • Link Manufacturing achieves ISO 14001 certification

    December 16, 2014 7:40AM by Truck News

    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa — Link Manufacturing has achieved an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) certificate for operations at its Iowa plant, home to production of cab suspensions, auxiliary suspensions, chassis suspensions and accessories. The certification was awarded by SRI