Industry News

2013 OPEN HOUSE B/A Products Co.

Oct 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

  B/A Products Co. will hold its 7th annual open house this year on Friday November 15th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Shuttles will run every half hour from outside the American Towman Expo.  Be one of a select few to see our limited […]



Martineau is new TRAA Executive Director

Oct 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

The Towing and Recovery Association of America (TRAA) announced that it has hired Cynthia Martineau to be its new Executive Director. It was previously announced that the current TRAA Executive Director, Harriet Cooley, would be retiring at the end of October 2013 and Ms. Martineau […]



North Carolina Show Beauty and Driving Competition Winners

Oct 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

Editor’s Note: The following information is from a press release issued by the Towing and Recovery Professionals of North Carolina.  The 2013 Tow Truck and Trade Show by the Towing and Recovery Professionals of North Carolina was held September 7th at the Piedmont Triad Farmers […]



Rick Myers Joins Talbert Manufacturing

Sep 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

Talbert Manufacturing, a manufacturer of specialized heavy-haul trailers and transportation equipment, has hired Rick Myers as its director of materials. Myers oversees deliveries, material purchases, warranty fulfillment and aftermarket parts. He also is responsible for budgets, employee training and planning in those areas. “Rick’s operational […]



FleetNet America Expands Sales Team

Sep 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

FleetNet America continues to deepen its footprint across the U.S. by adding additional sales consultants. Phil Walker joins the Customer Solutions team as a National Account Executive with over 30 years experience. He will be headquartered in the Northeast portion of the U.S. Joining FleetNet […]



Custer Products Limited Acquires Blades Tow Right Inc.

Aug 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

Custer Products Limited has acquired Blades Tow Right Inc., a long-time producer of wired and wireless light bars. Located in Novi, Michigan, Blades Tow Right was founded by Ed Blades. The company started in 1991 manufacturing wired tow light bars and later venturing into wireless […]



WTRAA Business Development Series Seminar

Aug 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

Disputes in our professional and personal lives are a regular occurrence. The challenge is to determine the best way to address these problems without spending exorbitant amounts of time, energy and money – and at the same time maintain sanity. Everyone has their own definition […]



American Force Wheels New Video

Aug 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

You don’t have to imagine what American Force custom designed, forged aluminum wheels would look like on your pickup truck, tow truck or Jeep. American Force’s newest video is eye candy for truck owners and its now showing on the company’s website: www.americanforcewheels.com. Offering an […]



Hino Trucks’ New Preventative Care Program

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

Hino Trucks announces a new preventive service care program — HinoCare — for their 195 diesel model trucks. The two-year or 60,000 mile service program is available on all 2013MY and 2014MY 195 and 195 double-cab trucks delivered between July 1, 2013 and March 31, […]



Mitsubishi Fuso Truck’s VP, Dealer Operations to Retire

Jul 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) has announced that Orin Black, the company’s long-time Vice President, Dealer Operations and Chief Administrative Officer, is retiring effective July 1, 2013. Mr. Black began his more than 25-year career with MFTA as Manager, Dealer Operations on April […]