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  • Stemco, Ridge Corp. come to terms to end trailer tail lawsuit

    April 26, 2016 10:47AM by Truck News

    LONGVIEW, Texas — Stemco has announced it reached a settlement with Ridge Corporation regarding alleged patent infringements involving ATDynamics’ trailer tail technology. Stemco now owns ATDynamics. The agreement between the two companies, the terms of which were not disclosed, allows

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    Ridge Corp. ordered to stop selling Green Tail devices

    September 1, 2015 7:48AM by Truck News

    LONGVIEW, Texas — A US federal court has sided with Stemco and ordered Ridge Corp. to stop selling its Green Tail trailer tail devices. The order was issued Aug. 24 following a complaint by Stemco that claimed the device infringed

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    Stemco accuses Ridge Corp. of trailer tail patent infringements

    May 31, 2015 7:11PM by Truck News

    LONGVIEW, Texas — ATDynamics and its new parent company Stemco have filed a patent infringement claim against Ridge Corp. The company is asking the courts to stop Ridge Corp. from making or selling its Green Tail aerodynamic device, on the

  • Trailer tails could get boost from Stemco ownership

    February 15, 2015 5:38PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Officials from ATDynamics and Stemco today expanded on the recently announced acquisition of the former by the latter. Just last week Stemco announced it had purchased trailer tail manufacturer ATDynamics, and will roll it into its Innovative

  • Stemco buys ATDynamics

    February 12, 2015 12:34PM by Truck News

    LONGVIEW, Texas — Stemco has announced its acquisition of trailer tail manufacturer ATDynamics. The business will be rolled into Stemco’s Innovative Tire and Mileage Solutions (ITMS) division. ATDynamics manufactures trailer tails and other aerodynamic devices. “The acquisition of ATDynamics aligns

  • New Brunswick now allows full-sized TrailerTails

    December 16, 2014 9:41AM by Truck News

    Keltic Transportation equips 90 trailers with the devices

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    October 27, 2014 8:32PM by James Menzies

    Allison has come out with its first automatic transmission aimed at the Class 8 tractor market and Erb Group is one of the first Canadian fleets to take delivery of it. They deployed five International ProStar tractors with MaxxForce engines


    October 14, 2014 8:40AM by James Menzies

    At the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego last week, ATDynamics held a press conference to announce Canadian lawmakers have finally agreed to allow full-length trailer tails right across this great country. Well, as the asterisk

  • (Most) Canadian provinces agree to allow full-sized trailer tails

    October 7, 2014 1:58PM by James Menzies

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — All Canadian provinces except for Newfoundland have agreed to allow full-sized trailer tails. As we first reported last week, the policy change was agreed upon by Ministers of Transportation and Highway Safety when they convened Oct. 1.


    August 19, 2014 12:40PM by James Menzies

    Al Smith is the happiest man in Ontario this week. Al was hired this spring by ATDynamics to grow its trailer tail business in Canada. Problem was, the devices could not yet be legally operated on this side of the

  • Ontario now allows full-length trailer tails

    August 15, 2014 10:26AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — It’s been a long time coming, but the province of Ontario has announced it will allow full-length trailer tails, making it the first province to do so. The province announced it has begun a deffered enforcement program,