Manufacturing

Bus OEM Surpasses Fund-Raising Goal

It may not be the first time employees of school bus manufacturer Blue Bird went above and beyond the call of duty — but recently they raised more than $17,000 in donations for the Central Georgia Chapter of the American Heart and Stroke Association, nearly doubling their initial goal of $10,000.

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Donaldson Opens New Distribution Center in Lima, Peru

MINNEAPOLIS – Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI), a leading, worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems and parts, is pleased to announce the opening of the Company’s fourth distribution center in Latin America. Located in Lima, Peru, the new distribution center will support growing Customer segments within the mining, transportation, and construction industries.

Blue Bird Stock to Go Public After Parent Company is Acquired

Shares of Blue Bird Corporation will soon be available for public trading after Hennessy Capital Acquisition (HCAC) signed an agreement to obtain all the outstanding capital stock of School Bus Holdings, Inc., an indirect parent company of the school bus manufacturer. 

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Cummins Inc. Receives Leadership Award

Frost & Sullivan recognized Cummins Inc. with the 2014 United States Overall Best Heavy-Duty Truck Engines Product Leadership Award at the North American Growth, Innovation & Leadership Gala held in San Jose, Calif. Tuesday.

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IC Bus to Offer Allison FuelSense

IC Bus announced that the Allison Transmission FuelSense fuel-economy package will be a standard offering next spring on the school bus manufacturer's entire vehicle line.

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Eaton Debuts Dual Clutch Transmission for School Buses

GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton debuted an all-new dual clutch transmission, called Procision, for Class 6-7 medium-duty trucks to increase fuel economy by 8 to 10 percent. It's the industry's first dual clutch transmission for class 6-7 in North America, and it's aimed first at the school bus market, along with towing and delivery truck segments, the company said.

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