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Cintas & Carhartt launch new Tough Crew Contest

Jan 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

For the past four years, Cintas & Carhartt have partnered to recognize individuals who withstand tough working conditions. This year, they’ve launched the Tough Crew Contest, a new program designed to pay tribute to hard-working crews throughout North America. Contestants are encouraged to share how […]

New B/A Products Co. Website

Dec 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

B/A Products Co. has launched their new and improved website — The fully-responsive site works well with almost all new devices and allows the user to easily navigate products either by category or by using a convenient search feature. You can download the new […]

Towing Companies Offer Alternatives to Drinking and Driving

Dec 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Towing companies across the nation are participating in programs to curb holiday drinking and driving. Nationwide programs such as AAA’s Tipsy Tow and Tow To Go offers AAA members and non-members who have had too much to drink a free ride home for them and […]

Tow Trucks for Tots Parade

Dec 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

On November 9, towers participated in the seventh annual Worldwide Equipment Sales Tow Trucks for Tots parade. Tow Trucks for Tots is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to help less fortunate children in the community, which has led to three goals for the program: […]

Don’t Be a Jerk (It’s Christmas)

Dec 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I belong to a women’s group called the Community League. Their mission is to enhance the quality of life in our Village through philanthropic gifts and community service while promoting fellowship among its members. As a special treat for Christmas at our December meeting, they […]

Skill Sets

Dec 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

A wise man once said: ”The older we get, the slower we get.” Put another way, my doctor recently told me that I was suffering from “TMB.” Translated, that means “Too Many Birthdays.” I read a story about two WWII pilots who were making their […]

Drawing a Blank

Dec 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Lately I’ve been drawing a blank with just about everything – where something is, how much something is, or even what’s for dinner. Someone asks me something and I probably have this dazed look like – what? It’s almost like I have to shift gears to […]

Florida Group Funds Billboard to Raise Move Over Law Awareness

Dec 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

James Jennings of Emerald Transportation Corporation with locations in Pompano Beach and Boca Raton, Fla., sends this photo of a billboard located on I-95 and Copans Road in Broward County. This billboard is sponsored by the group Towers with a Heart to honor tow truck […]

Out and About

Dec 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

In September, for the first time in years, I spent a day with Brian Marshall, my friend and former distributor from Houston. We worked this part of central Texas calling on customers and “wanna’ bees.” The last stop was made at Don Ward’s Towing in […]

Vulcan’s New 3rd Winch Option

Dec 5th, 2014 | By | Category: New Products

Vulcan has introduced a new 3rd winch option for its V-70 and V-100 heavy-duty towing and recovery units. The auxiliary 22,000-lb. planetary winch mounts to the lower side of the recovery boom with a pivoting sheave head mounted in the under-lift down boom, just below […]