Manufacturing

TransPar Group of Companies Hires Longtime Industry Leader to Join Team

 

The TransPar Group of Companies, a partnership of three leading organizations from across the school transportation industry that offers a diverse portfolio of products and services, announced that one of its partner companies, School Bus Consultants (SBC), has added Pete Meslin as a consultant to join SBC’s team of industry-leading school transportation experts. SBC is the largest and most experienced consultancy dedicated exclusively to the design, management and operations of school transportation programs.

MAHLE Service Solutions Showcase Full Product Portfolio in New Heavy Duty Aftermarket Catalog

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – MAHLE Service Solutions has introduced its 2018 “Commercial Vehicle Service Tool and Equipment Product” catalog (No. MSS-HD-18). The new catalog, published for the first time, highlights the company’s full portfolio of heavy duty products and includes product information on its ShopPRO, TechPRO HD®, ArcticPRO® and FluidPRO® line of products for the heavy duty aftermarket.

Blue Bird Reports Fiscal-Year Sales Revenue Nearing $1B

School bus manufacturer Blue Bird posted $990.6 million in net sales revenue for their fourth quarter and fiscal year highlights, which company top brass said positions the company for profit growth in Fiscal Year 2018.

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Daimler Trucks North America to Print 3D Plastic Parts

The parent company of Thomas Built Buses announced that it is making its first delivery of plastic parts produced using 3D printing technology with the aim of keeping costs down for customers while increasing their vehicle uptime.

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Daimler Trucks North America Announces Changes in Senior Management

PORTLAND, Ore.  – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced that David Carson, currently president of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), has been appointed president of Western Star Trucks and chief diversity officer of DTNA. Carson succeeds Kelley Platt who has been promoted within the Daimler AG global organization to president and chief executive officer of Daimler's truck joint venture Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA) in China.