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 Peterbilt Reaches 1,000,000 Vehicle Milestone 

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

On January 10, Peterbilt Motors Company announced the production of the 1,000,000th Peterbilt vehicle. The Model 567 Heritage rolled off the assembly line at the company’s Denton, Texas manufacturing facility. “The production of one million trucks is a proud moment, and the Model 567 Heritage […]

Live and Learn

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Did you ever learn from an experience that was totally surprising and unpleasant? Kind of a “who would have thought?“ moment? These experiences are often followed by you saying, “Oh, well, live and learn.” Hopefully these gained experiences are  teaching moments and knowledge builders. Life’s […]

Florida Tow Show Adds Third Hotel

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

The 2018 Florida Tow Show® hosted by the Professional Wrecker Operators of Florida has added a third hotel for the show: the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, an official Walt Disney World® hotel, just six blocks away. For reservations phone 855-757-4984. Use reservation code PWF. […]

Stolen Tow Trucks

Jan 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

On January 15, 2018, two tow trucks were stolen from Worldwide Equipment Sales in Rockdale, Ill. The trucks are: Navy blue 2015 Dodge Ram 4500 (gas engine) with a Vulcan wrecker unit. The truck was in for repair at the time of the theft and […]

Isuzu Breaks Sales Records

Jan 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announced that it broke two sales records in 2017, making last year its new benchmark for retail sales of Isuzu-brand trucks and Isuzu parts. This marks the third year in a row that Isuzu has established records in these […] Announces Collaboration with Towbook

Jan 26th, 2018 | By | Category: New Products

Digital roadside assistance platform has announced their upcoming integration with Towbook cloud-based towing software. Roadside assistance and towing professionals will now be able to accept and manage jobs on the Towbook platform. Benefits include improved job management, administrative savings and enhanced communications for […]

Outside — Inside

Jan 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Ever pick up a piece of fruit — like a nice, shiny apple — and start thinking about how good it’s going to taste but then you take a big bite only to find it’s so tart it makes your eyes water and you spit […]

Down for the Count

Jan 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The flu and cold bugs have really hit my employees, my husband and me. While I’m at work today, the past couple of days I’ve felt like a losing boxer unable to get to my feet before the referee counts to ten  – down for […]

New Dynamic 701 with Negative Tilt

Jan 19th, 2018 | By | Category: New Products

Dynamic Towing Equipment & Manufacturing has announced their new Dynamic 701 unit featuring negative tilt. The 5,000-lb. fully-extended wheel-lift has 25 degrees of negative and power tilt. Reach is 79 inches. The unit is based on the original Dynamic 701 design, but offers the benefits […]

The Will-Burt Company Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Jan 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

On January 31, 1918, Burton W. Cope signed incorporation documents creating The Will-Burt Company in Orrville, Ohio. The company’s history can be traced back to 1894 when the Cope brothers opened a general repair shop. They took on partner William Tschantz. “Will” Tschantz and “Burt” […]