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Supply Post Industry News - June, 2011

  • Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Earns Product Leadership Of The Year Award From Frost & Sullivan

    Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, the North American leader in the development and manufacture of leading-edge active safety and braking system technologies, is the recipient of the Frost & Sullivan 2011 North American Product Leadership of the Year Award in the Commercial Vehicle Safety Systems Market.

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    Jun 12, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Accolades For FLO Components From The Ontario Government And Lincoln Industrial

    Automatic Greasing Systems specialist FLO Components Ltd. is proud to announce that it is one of sixteen Ontario employers being recognized for their dedication to training the next generation of skilled workers and supporting the province's economic future.

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    Jun 11, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Veteran Kamloops Driver Wins 2011 BC Professional Truck Driver Of The Year Award

    On June 4, 2011, Lorne Hanson, a veteran driver of logging trucks, received the BC Driver of the Year award for 2011 at the BC Trucking Association’s (BCTA’s) Annual Management Conference in Kelowna, BC, for his outstanding 36-year, accident-free driving record – 3.6 million kilometres without a preventable accident or injury.

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    Jun 11, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Daimler Trucks North America Employees Transform 2011 Cascadia® Into Traveling Tribute To Veterans

    Employees at Daimler Trucks North America’s Freightliner Truck manufacturing plant in Cleveland, N.C have customized a Cascadia® model truck with a Detroit Diesel DD15® engine, creating an eye-popping, super-sized symbol of the company’s respect for veterans. This is the ninth year plant employees have volunteered their time to help coordinate the truck design, local outreach and a 400-mile ride from the plant to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. for the Ride of Pride project. This year’s Ride of Pride artwork is designed to show support for active duty personnel, retirees and families who have lost someone in service to the country, as well as for prisoners of war and those still missing in action.

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    Jun 11, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Shantui Officially Largest Dozer Producer In The World

    Shantui, a multinational construction equipment manufacturer based in Shandong, China announced that it’s now official: Shantui is the world’s largest maker of bulldozers, and all under its own brand name. Long the dominant dozer brand in China, its aggressive expansion and strong demand internationally have led to its leading position.

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    Jun 11, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Sacramento County Finds Kenworth T440s Right Fit For Waste Management Operation

    Fleets that haul waste to landfills often explore ways to increase operational productivity. In California, Sacramento County opted to specify lighter weight trucks with smaller engines instead of purchasing additional, heavier Class 8 trucks with larger powerplants. As a result, the county’s waste management department is using six lightweight, compact Kenworth T440s to deliver refuse to the Kiefer landfill with fewer truck trips.

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    Jun 11, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Jazz Repaints Aircraft With Advanced PPG Aerospace ‘Green’ System

    Jazz Aviation LP (Jazz) has repainted two regional aircraft with the most advanced, “green” coatings system by PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) aerospace business. This chromate-free PPG coatings system reduces environmental impact, lowers weight, and provides a smooth, glossy and highly durable finish. “They’re susceptible to wear-and-tear of the elements, and they wear off quickly”

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    Jun 11, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Kenworth Honours Special Couple With Ceremony At Kenworth – Renton Plant

    Kenworth Truck Company recently pulled out the red carpet treatment for a very special retired couple.

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    Jun 11, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Canadian Firm Sustainable.TO Architecture + Building Takes Top Prize In International Passive House Design Competition

    Canadian firm sustainable.TO Architecture + Building has taken the top prize in an international competition to design a passive house for New Orleans, Paul Dowsett, sustainable.TO principal, announced. Acclaimed as "an incredibly thoughtful and viable response to this challenge," sustainable.TO's "Low Cost, Low Energy House" was selected from 65 entries from around the world. The competition was launched by the ArchDaily website and DesignByMany, a challenge-based design technology community.

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    Jun 11, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • New 4940 Self-Propelled Sprayer Introduced By John Deere

    John Deere introduces the new 1 Series Sub-compact Utility tractors for the residential market. The 1023E and 1026R will provide homeowners with the power and performance to easily attach and remove implements, work with greater comfort and safety, and mow large volumes of grass with a high quality of cut.

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    Jun 11, 2011 - 7 years ago

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