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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” […]

Beacon Software to Host Live YouTube Dispatch Anywhere Training Tips Seminar  

Jan 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

  Wednesday, January 17th Subject: Creating and Accepting Digital Calls 10:00 am, PST 11:00 am, MST 12:00 pm, CST 1:00 pm, EST   New or existing Dispatch Anywhere customers are invited to join a live online seminar with Matt Tortorici, Beacon Software Training Manager. This dispatch […]

SCCA-Certified Testing for New Isuzu Class 6 truck

Jan 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has announced the results of independent testing of its all-new FTR. The testing pitted the Isuzu against five of its top competitors in five areas important to owners and operators of Class 6 trucks. “When we introduced the FTR […]

Daimler Trucks North America Announces Changes in Senior Management

Dec 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced that David Carson, currently president of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), has been appointed president of Western Star Trucks and chief diversity officer of DTNA. Carson succeeds Kelley Platt who has been promoted within the Daimler AG global […]

Justin Palmer Named President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America

Dec 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (FUSO) has promoted Justin Palmer to the position of president and CEO, effective November 30, 2017. He replaces Jecka Glasman, who is leaving FUSO to return to Israel, her home country, for family reasons. Palmer has spent the last […]

Ramsey Industries Receives Equity Investment from Norwest Equity Partners to Drive Next Phase of Growth

Dec 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Ramsey Industries (“Ramsey” or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer of service cranes, industrial and commercial winches, planetary gear, and digger drives, announced that it has received a significant capital investment from Norwest Equity Partners (“NEP”), a leading middle market investment firm founded in 1961. The […]

Jerr-Dan Introduces New Character Gator the Rotator to Next Generation of Drivers

Dec 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK) has unveiled its new character Gator the Rotator. A Jerr-Dan Corporation press release states: “The new character was designed to continue to engage with the next generation of drivers to the family-oriented towing business by helping them gain […]

Mitsubishi Fuso: Businesses May Be Able to Expense up to $500,000 in 2017 Work Truck Purchases

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America advises that the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, Section 179 (commonly referred to as IRC-179) allows businesses to expense up to $500,000 in tax year 2017 for certain capital expenditures, including commercial work trucks like the FUSO FE/FG Series. Normally, capital […]

Miller Industries Supports Susan G. Komen Foundation with Pink Century 3212CX

Nov 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Custom built with Breast Cancer Awareness Month in mind, Miller Industries produced a bright pink Century 3212CX wrecker on a Kenworth T370 chassis from MHC Kenworth of Chattanooga to help raise breast cancer awareness during the month of October. The truck was on display during […]

American Towing & Recovery Institute Presents Check to Museum

Nov 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

  The American Towing & Recovery Institute (ATRI), a not for profit, membership-based organization founded in 2013 to promote safety, education, positive public relations and networking, recently presented $7,073.26 to the International Towing & Recovery Museum to be distributed between the general operating fund and […]