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February 21, 2022


Industry Update

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Great Dane ‘evolves’ with connectivity focus

Company rebrand, including a change to iconic logo, emphasizes new ways of thinking beyond the trailer.

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Trailer OEMs look to contain 2022 backlog

“As one contact noted, the [supply chain] challenges are widespread and varied: 'It’s something different every day,” Maly notes.

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The new Optronics facility is projected to open in 2023.

Optronics marks 50 years with new HQ, website, logo

Though established in 1972, CEO Brett Johnson pointed to the most recent decade as Optronics’ most pivotal, as the company 'dramatically altered' the competitive landscape in the CV lighting business.

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Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS)

Meritor extends Wabash partnership for axles, tire inflation

First five-year pact between the companies ensures Meritor’s loose axles remain standard equipment, and MTIS a preferred option, through 2026.

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Dana expands e-commerce access

The platform, which makes order management easier and more efficient, is now available to customers worldwide.

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Pkm Dealer Of The Year

Polar King Mobile names Wallace Trailers Dealer of the Year

Tennessee-based dealership selected for commitment to excellent customer service, knowledge of PKM’s refrigerated trailer offerings.

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Bergey's Truck Centers acquires Cumberland Truck

The acquisition brings 24 locations to Bergey's network, including 15 truck centers, eight truck parts locations, and a heavy-duty parts warehouse, providing truck sales, leasing, rental, parts, industrial supplies, and commercial tires services.

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Ridewell designs and manufactures air-ride suspensionfor the heavy-duty trailer industry. The company has served the transportation industry since 1967 and holds many active patents providing low maintenance and superior ride quality. Learn More >>


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Cummins to acquire Jacobs Vehicle Systems for $325M

Cummins signed an agreement with Altra to purchase the maker of the Jake Brake, which Clessie Cummins invented more than 60 years ago.

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