Industry News

Isuzu Delivers 5000,000th Isuzu-built Truck in North America

Jun 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announced on May 14 that it has delivered the 500,000 Isuzu-built truck since the Isuzu brand entered the North American market in 1984. The N-Series truck was sold to Farmers Home Furniture in Dublin, Ga. The unit marked the […]



Advantage Funding Names Bonanno New CFO

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Advantage Funding, one of the largest transportation finance firms in the U.S., has named MarkBonanno as Chief Finance Officer. A veteran finance professional with more than 25 years of experience, Bonanno assumes the position previously held by Al Damiani, who was named CEO of the […]



Dynamic Slide-In Unit Winner

Jun 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Ricky Purcell of Purcell Auto Service and Towing in Jesup, Ga., (back row in blue shirt) was the proud winner of a Dynamic Slide-In Unit raffled at this year’s Florida Tow Show/Repo Expo in Orlando. Purcell, in the towing business for 30 years, purchased one […]



Talbert Manufacturing Welcomes New VP of Engineering

May 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Talbert Manufacturing has announced that Sam Guron has joined Talbert as vice president of engineering.Guron oversees Talbert’s engineering and IT departments, which are responsible for designing and launching new products. Guron’s primary role is creating and executing the product development process as well as leading […]



20,000th Isuzu N-Series Gasoline Truck Rolls Off the Line

May 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announced in April that the 20,000th gasoline-powered Isuzu N-Series truck was produced at the Spartan Motors, Inc., facility in Charlotte, Mich. Assembly of Isuzu N-Series gas trucks began at Spartan in April 2011. The Isuzu N-Series gas truck is […]



Greg Smith to leave Talbert Mfg.

May 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

A recent press release from Talbert Manufacturing announces that effective May 8, 2015, Greg Smith, VP of Sales and Marketing, will be leaving the company. In the release Smith states: “It has been a wonderful 6+ years and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with the Talbert […]



2015 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Apr 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

The International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum has announced the industry leaders selected for induction into the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame Class of 2015. James Bach (Elma, N.Y.), Andy Chesney (Euless, Texas), David Craze (Virginia Beach, Va.), Bobby Disher […]



Chelsea Products Wins Work Truck Show® 2015 Innovation Award

Apr 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Chelsea Products Div. of Parker won The Work Truck Show® 2015 Innovation Award for its 249V Series power take-off. The award was presented at The Work Truck Show 2015 in March. Chelsea’s 249V Series PTO prevailed over more than 100 other new products to win […]



Phoenix USA, Inc. Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary

Apr 3rd, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Phoenix USA, Inc., manufacturer of truck OEM and aftermarket parts and accessories, is excited to celebrate the company’s 30th year anniversary of its founding. Thirty years ago, Phoenix USA’s founder Jim Wright established the company after a fire closed a furniture company he previously operated. […]



Joel Amsley Retires from Jerr-Dan Corporation

Mar 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Joel Amsley, Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Jerr-Dan Corporation, has retired. According to an announcement from Richard del Campo, Jerr-Dan Corporation Vice President/General Manager: “Joel joined Jerr-Dan in 1979; since then he has hired, trained, mentored and motivated many Jerr-Dan team members. […]