Cargo Tanks/Trailers en Tremcar tanks now available through Transwest Trailers <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Tremcar USA, a leading manufacturer of tank trailers for the North American market, announced a new partnership with Transwest Trailers, a commercial trailer supplier. The full Tremcar trailer line-up is available at all Transwest Trailers&rsquo; dealerships starting in June 2017.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 01:19:00 +0000 54471 at STEMCO’s new “Friction Factory” will open in July <div class="node-body article-body"><p>STEMCO, an EnPro Industries company and manufacturer of heavy-duty components and solutions for commercial vehicles, announced its first friction production plant will open in July 2017. STEMCO&rsquo;s &ldquo;Friction Factory&rdquo; is designed to manufacture brake shoes and friction components for medium- and heavy-duty truck and bus applications.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers Trucks News Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:05:00 +0000 54391 at Tremcar participates in IMHA conference in Calgary <div class="node-body article-body"><p>During the International Milk Haulers Association conference May 21-23 in Calgary, AB, Canada, Tremcar organized a memorable evening with Olympic gold medalist Meaghan Mikkelson.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers Tank Fleets News Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:09:00 +0000 54351 at <p>From left: Anne&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Bigalke">Bigalke</span>&nbsp;and Mark Schwab from&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="QualiTru">QualiTru</span>&nbsp;Sampling Systems, Meaghan&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Mikkelson">Mikkelson</span>, two-time&nbsp;Olympic gold medalist, and&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Mélanie">M&eacute;lanie</span>&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Dufresne">Dufresne</span>&nbsp;and Jacques&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Tremblay">Tremblay</span>&nbsp;from&nbsp;Tremcar.</p> Westmor Industries launches new Proline lightweight MC331 trailer <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Westmor Industries, has launched a new design for its LT Proline Transport model that reduces the unit&rsquo;s weight by up to 5%. Engineered with a 3/16&rdquo; subframe and no front fender, the updated model allows operators to carry more fuel because of its reduced weight.</p> <p>To diminish the unit&rsquo;s weight, Westmor engineers choose to manufacture the rear light box and landing gear with aluminum and swap out the standard hose tubes with a tray. For running gear, lightweight model also includes a super single wheel and rim design.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:00:00 +0000 54321 at J&J adds stainless steel vacuum tank to product line <div class="node-body article-body"><p>J&amp;J Truck Bodies &amp; Trailers, a manufacturer of dump bodies, trailers, and oil and gas equipment, announced completion of a new stainless steel Pressure Vacuum Tank (PVT). The 130-bbl tank (5,460 gallon capacity) was mounted on a Peterbilt chassis and will be used by an energy company to transport fresh water, treated water, and/or production water for the oil and gas industry.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Wed, 07 Jun 2017 14:49:00 +0000 54241 at Bendix reviews how to get the most from tires and safety systems <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As commercial vehicle braking and safety technology advances, ensuring interconnected components are in good working condition becomes more important--and that includes tires. With National Tire Safety Week (May 28-June 3) underway, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC stresses that proper tire care has a direct impact on the effective operation of higher-level safety systems, from brakes to collision mitigation.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers Trucks News Wed, 31 May 2017 00:47:00 +0000 54131 at Westmor simplifies, standardizes Blueline Bobtail electrical center <div class="node-body article-body"><p>By listening to customer feedback and understanding their repair and replacement needs, Westmor Industries used industry expertise and product knowledge to determine a way to standardize and simplify the electrical center in the Blueline Bobtail.</p> <p>In the industry there isn&rsquo;t consistency between electrical centers. It can be difficult to find relays, pressure switches, fuses, and the electrical connections. They can be positioned almost anywhere from under the chassis hood to a side tool box and almost any place in between.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Wed, 31 May 2017 00:44:00 +0000 54121 at Heil Trailer honors long-time dealer Werts Welding & Tank Service <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Heil Trailer recently recognized a long-time dealer, Werts Welding &amp; Tank Service, for its 60th year in business. At a special dinner during the National Tank Truck Carriers annual conference in Chicago IL, Heil Trailer presented the Werts team with a plaque commemorating the milestone.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers Tank Repair News Mon, 22 May 2017 15:00:00 +0000 53901 at <p>From left to right: Cindy and Bruce Cornelius (Bruce is Werts Parts Sales Manager); Troy and Gayle Hradsky (Troy is Werts Trailer Sales Manager); Curt and Julie Lind (Curt is Werts Texas Branch Manager); Cheryl and Dwight Werts (Dwight is Werts President &amp; CEO); Matt Krock, Regional Sales Manager, Heil Trailer; Ron Jurek, Regional Sales Manager, Heil Trailer.</p> IIHS advocating for side underride guards on trailers <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Strong underride guards on the rear of tractor-trailers have proven effective in preventing underride in crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Now, new IIHS tests show how a well-built guard can prevent a passenger vehicle from sliding beneath the side of a semitrailer.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 17 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000 53861 at Continental investing in North American ContiTech PVC hose manufacturing competence center <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Technology company Continental is investing approximately $12 million in its ContiTech PVC hose business in North America and is expanding its manufacturing capabilities and production capacities into a new state-of-the-art competence center at its upgraded plant in Mount Pleasant IA to modernize industrial hose production.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers Transloading News Wed, 17 May 2017 16:27:00 +0000 53821 at