Service Matters

  • Peterbilt Showcases Autonomous Assist Driving Technology

    Preview the truck of the near future.

     
  • New Location for Peterbilt Tech Institute

    After graduating its first class of students, the Peterbilt Technician Institute has expanded to a second location with classes beginning this week. Peterbilt Motors Co. teamed with Universal Technical Institute to create the technician training program last year at Universal's Dallas campus.

     
  • CIM Program Launches new Website

    The Concrete Industry Management program has launched its new website aimed at recruiting new students and showcasing the CIM program and the successes of the four university programs.

     
  • Command Alkon Acquires FiveCubits

    Command Alkon Inc. has acquired FiveCubits Inc., resulting in “FiveCubits, a division of Command Alkon.” FiveCubits is a provider of SaaS-based fleet management and mobile computing solutions for the ready-mix industry.

     
  • Vulcan Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

    Tom Hill, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Our second quarter results further demonstrate the earnings leverage of volume growth in our aggregates business, and our continuing improvements to margins and unit profitability."

     
  • CIM Program Names new Board

    The National Steering Committee for the Concrete Industry Management program, a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management, recently elected new officers and board members.

     
  • Big Dog! Texas Dealer has World's Largest Mack Pylon Sign

    Valley Truck Centers’ new 40,000 square-foot facility also features the world’s largest Mack Trucks pylon, measuring in at 17 feet, 2 inches tall and 29 feet 6 inches wide.

     
  • Expedited Axle Shipping Program

    Watson & Chalin announces the introduction of its X-TRAC, expedited shipping program; allowing customers to order up to three selected lift axles and have them shipped from a number of strategic locations throughout North America, with an expected delivery time of 48-72 hours

     
  • High-tech Stadium for 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil Built with Specialty Cement

    The stadium, located in the heart of the Amazon, has an innovative ecological design and is one of the world’s first stadiums to be LEED certified.

     
  • Samoter and 2014 Asphaltica Receive Green Light From Exhibitors

    A little more than a month after the exhibitions closed, exhibitors are already looking with confidence to the next exhibition.

     
  • Electronic Recording of Hours of Service for Drivers

    GPSTrackIt's HOS functionality gives dispatchers and fleet managers an easy-to-use tool to document drive time and rest breaks, keeping the roads safer for the driving public.

     
  • Shuttlelift Hosts Service School

    Shuttlelift hosted a special Service School for dealers and field service technicians at its manufacturing facility this spring. The school sessions were so successful that the manufacturer has added a third class later this year.

     
  • EPD Development Service for Concrete Mixtures

    BASF provides a seamless process for the third-party critical review and registration of the final EPD document through the Program Operator.

     
  • Producer Solves Bottleneck with Silo Cleaning Service

    A ready-mixed concrete plant in the Midwestern United States has resolved material build-up issues in three storage silos where accumulation had slowed production and increased internal pressures, eventually damaging the vessel walls and forcing a shutdown.

     
  • Italian Equipment Exhibition Displays Signs of Sales Pick-up

    World of Concrete represented the United States with a booth in Hall 9. “Samoter in Verona turned out to be much better than anticipated,” said Jackie James, World of Concrete’s Show Director.

     
  • Hilti's Tools on Demand Service

    Hilti’s new Tools On Demand Service allows customers to access Hilti tools for a time period of 3 to 24 months to match seasonal and project-specific needs

     
  • Family-run Producer Establishes Presence in the U.S.

    By bringing together outstanding equipment, technology, and innovative techniques, Supermix meets and exceeds customers' quality and service expectations.

     
  • EPD Development Service for Concrete Mixtures

    The Admixture Systems business of BASF’s Construction Chemicals division today announces the launch of a third-party critically reviewed Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Manager tool for concrete. This tool enables BASF to create customer specific EPDs for concrete to help communicate the...

     
  • Mack Trucks Names Layman VP, Business Development

    Mack Trucks named Brian Layman its new vice president of Business Development. In this newly created role, Layman will be responsible for product segmentation, development and management of sales programs, dealer measurements and new truck sales pricing and quoting activities for truck sales in...

     
  • LSZ Auxiliary Steerable Lift Axle Suspension System

    SAF-HOLLAND has introduced its 13.5k capacity, NEWAY LSZ Auxiliary Steerable Lift Axle Suspension System. With a 17.5-inch package size, the LSZ's revolutionary design is more than 4 inches shorter than comparable lift axles. This rugged, yet compact, design offers customers application versatility...

     
 
 
 
 

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