Manufacturing

Neilsen Named New CEO of Daimler Trucks North America

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that Chief Operating Officer Roger Neilsen will become chief executive officer and president, effective April 1. He will oversee all brands, includingThomas Built Buses.

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REV Group Reports First-Quarter Results, Full-Year Guidance

A little over a month after going public, Collins Bus Corporation’s parent company REV Group, Inc. (REVG) reported first-quarter net sales of $442.9 million, a nearly 19-percent increase over the same period last year, while also setting guidance for annual results.

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Navistar Reiterates Annual Guidance with Q1 Results

Navistar reported a net loss of $62 million or $0.76 per share in the first quarter but remained on track with previously announced annual guidance following the close of the Volkswagen Truck & Bus alliance.

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Accuride's Mary E. Blair Named 2017 STEP Ahead Award Honoree

EVANSVILLE, Ind.  – Accuride Corporation – a leading supplier of components to the North American and European commercial vehicle industries – today announced that The Manufacturing Institute has honored Accuride’s Mary E. Blair, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management, as a recipient of its Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award for 2017.  The STEP Ahead Awards, now in their fifth year, recognize women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers, and represent all levels of manufacturing, from the factory floor to the C-Suite.  Blair is among this year’s 100 Honorees and 30 Emerging Leaders from 93 companies who represent the diversity of possible career paths in manufacturing. 

Blue Bird Says Q1 Earnings Indicate Modest Growth Ahead

Despite what he referred to as the softest quarter of the fiscal year, Blue Bird President and CEO Phil Horlock reported a 4-percent increase in total net sales to reaffirm full-year guidance of expected fiscal-year net sales between $980 million and $1 billion.

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