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New 15-ton Lightweight Block

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

The new Skookum 15-ton lightweight block is the culmination of over two years of research and development between Skookum Blocks and Rigging and B/A Products Co. Made in the USA, B/A Products Co. says the block is the first major redesign of the snatch block […]



USAC/MD Reaches $100,000 Milestone in Donations to the Survivor Fund

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum Press Release:  The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum announced on September 23 that United States Auto Club, Motoring Division, Inc. (USAC/MD) reached a coveted milestone. Over the nine year history of the USAC/MD […]



Navistar Announces Wide-Ranging Strategic Alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Navistar International Corporation announced on September 6, 2016, that it has formed a wide-ranging strategic alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus, which includes an equity investment in Navistar by Volkswagen Truck & Bus and framework agreements for strategic technology and supply collaboration and a procurement […]



Interoperability

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The first time I heard the word interoperability was at a Traffic Incident Management (TIM) seminar. I could hardly pronounce the word let alone spell it. The definition of interoperability is the ability of systems – especially computers or telecommunications — to work together without being specially configured to […]



One Action-Packed Weekend

Sep 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

On Wednesday, September 7, eight of us from Wisconsin piled into a van and headed south to Chattanooga to participate in the many activities at the Tennessee Tow Show celebration of the 100th anniversary of the first tow truck manufactured by Ernest Holmes. The weekend included […]



Thank you Tennessee Tow Show Attendees

Sep 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Thanks to all who attended the Tennessee Tow Show and were a part of the industry’s 100-year celebration. Chattanooga was the place to be for industry events, a show floor packed with towing and recovery products and services, museum activities, beauty contest, parade, parties and […]



See You at the Tennessee Tow Show

Sep 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

See you in Chattanooga, September 8 – 10, 2016, at the Chattanooga Convention Center to celebrate the industry’s centennial. There’s plenty to see and do: exhibits, demos, museum events, festivities and much more. For a show schedule and details visit tennesseetowshow.com.



Tow Trucks for Tots Donates Backpacks

Sep 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Worldwide Equipment Sales Tow Trucks for Tots donated backpacks to the Village of Dixmoor, Ill.’s first annual Back to School Fest. Tow Trucks for Tots representatives heard of the event through Early Walker of All Area WW Towing of Dixmoor. Within a few days Tow […]



The Unofficial End of Summer

Sep 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

While the calendar says it is still summer, there are a couple things happening around here that indicates it is the unofficial end of summer: yellow school buses bringing kids back to school and Labor Day weekend. Labor Day was an American Labor Movement introduced by […]



Kenworth Launches Kenworth Essentials App for Smartphones and Mobile Devices

Sep 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

  Kenworth Truck Company has launched the new Kenworth Essentials app for Apple and Android smartphones and mobile devices.   The World’s Best(R) app provides easy access to important Kenworth and industry news in real time. Use the new app to explore Kenworth truck models, […]