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Eaton Names Stephen Noble Vice President, Manufacturing, Vehicle Group

Feb 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Power management company Eaton announced that Stephen Noble has been named vice president, Manufacturing, Vehicle Group, reporting to Ken Davis, president, Vehicle Group, effective January 1, 2016. Noble most recently served as vice president, Operations, for Eaton’s Hydraulics business in Istanbul, Turkey. He will be […]



Polybody Option for Vulcan and Century Autoloaders

Feb 5th, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

Miller Industries debuts the optional polybody available on both Vulcan and Century autoloaders. The advantages of the polybody include its lightweight and its resistance to corrosion, dents and high impacts. Design features include patent-pending integrated storage in the rear slope for dollies as well as […]



Ford Ohio Assembly Plant Adds All-New Ford F-Series Super Duty Chassis Cab to Truck Lineup

Jan 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Ford has announced that its Ohio Assembly Plant will support additional production of the all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty chassis cab. “Super Duty chassis cabs are the number one trusted choice of tradespeople and fleet customers, from utility companies to construction firms,” said Kevin […]



Jerr-Dan Introduces an Interactive Tow Performance Calculator

Jan 29th, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

Jerr‐Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation company (NYSE:OSK), has introduced the Tow Performance Calculator. Located on the Jerr‐Dan website, the Tow Performance Calculator is designed to help tow professionals optimize their vehicles to meet the specific performance and application demands of their business. The tool guides […]



You’re How Old?

Jan 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Can you believe it is the 100-year anniversary of the first commercially manufactured tow truck? Wow, talk about a milestone for the towing and recovery industry – as they say – we’ve come a long way baby. In 1916, Ernest Holmes built the first twin-boom […]



Towing Companies Assist Motorists as Major Storm Lashes Northeast

Jan 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Towing companies across the eastern United States are in the news as a major storm of snow, ice and severe weather moves across the area. Motorists needing assistance on roadways due to accidents and inoperable vehicles are keeping towing operations busy around the clock, sometimes […]



Enter to Win a Polaris RZR 900 in the AMSOIL Monster Jam UTV Sweepstakes

Jan 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Looking for a new toy so you can break out and conquer your terrain? AMSOIL and Monster Jam® are giving away a Polaris® RZR 900 in the AMSOIL Monster Jam® UTV Sweepstakes. Contestants can enter via hard-copy entry form at any of the Monster Jam® […]



Success Revisited

Jan 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

I can write or tell a story much easier than I can perform brain surgery, or for that matter, do a thousand other things. It goes without saying that we are at our best when playing to our strengths so most of us are inclined […]



Line Eyez

Jan 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

Line Eyez from B/A Products Co are highly visible/easily attachable reflective markers that can be used for a variety of tasks: • Marking winch lines that cross roadway — allowing for greater winch line visibility so motorists (especially vulnerable motorcyclists) can better see and avoid […]



Putting Your House in Order

Jan 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I was attending a funeral for a family member and on one of the tables were some things that caught my eye: a sticky notepad shaped like a coffin, a pen and a book titled “Putting My House in Order.” While the shape of the […]