Manufacturing

HSM Celebrates 70 Years of Innovation and Growth

HICKORY, N.C. -- HSM, the global manufacturer of components and provider of integrated solutions to the transportation, furniture, bedding and a growing number of diversified markets, is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. The company’s 70-year history has been marked by innovation and growth, as it has transformed from a components supplier to an international provider of high-value solutions, culminating in a complete rebrand and restructuring last year that included a name change and a new market-focused strategy.

Peterson Introduces New LumenX S/T/T Light With Integrated Back-Up Lamp

GRANDVIEW, Mo. — Peterson Manufacturing has expanded their LumenX® LED line with a revolutionary S/T/T light featuring an integrated back-up lamp. Dubbed a “cyclops style” by Peterson design engineers, the new model embeds a small white lens within the main red LumenX lens, allowing one of the seven diodes to provide DOT-legal back-up functionality –– a true 2-in-1 lighting concept.

Family of Bus Crash Victim Expands Lawsuit to Include Bus OEM, Suppliers

Earlier this month the family of Aaron Beauchamp widened their wrongful-death lawsuit against St. Lucie County School District in Florida to include four school bus industry manufacturers. Their 9-year-old son, Aaron, was killed when his school bus collided with a tractor-trailer in Port St. Lucie on March 26, 2012.

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