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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