Monday, March 1, 2021

Manufacturing

The SynTec Seating Solutions building in High Point, North Carolina.

IMMI Acquires School Bus Competitor SynTec Seating Solutions

IMMI announced it has acquired school bus seating and occupant restraint systems manufacturer SynTec Seating Solutions from Joyson Safety Systems. Financial terms were not...
The IC Bus Tulsa manufacturing plant is referred to as “The Green Mile,” for its emerald-hued, mile-long assembly floor.

IC Bus Reaches Lease Agreement on Tulsa School Bus Manufacturing Plant

IC school buses will continue to roll off the production line near the Tulsa International Airport in Oklahoma for at least the next 20...
FIle photo of the IC Bus plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

City of Tulsa, Navistar at Impasse Over School Bus Manufacturing Plant

A Navistar representative said it is “unfathomable” that the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, appears unwilling to negotiate new lease terms for the company’s school...

School Industry Manufacturers Switch Up Operations to Meet COVID-19 Demands

As school districts have shifted to a new normal of delivering meals and utilizing school buses as Wi-Fi hotspots, many school transportation industry suppliers have also switched up their operations...
The IC Bus Tulsa manufacturing plant is referred to as “The Green Mile,” for its emerald-hued, mile-long assembly floor.

School Bus Payment Deferrals Available to Customers During COVID-19 Closures

Two school bus manufacturers are offering leeway to their customers on school bus payments during the coronavirus outbreak. In a press release issued on April...

Industry Manufacturing Pivots to Medical-Grade Products for COVID-19 Management

A nationwide search for respirator masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) that hospitals and first responders desperately need to combat the coronavirus pandemic,...

February 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on alternative fuels, the mechanic environment, bus garage upgrades, and more....
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Buyer’s Guide 2021

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...
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