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April 1, 2006
Carrier Corp. is now the exclusive aftermarket distributor of Teleflex APUs. The auxiliary power and climate control units will be sold under the name ComfortPro. www.trucktrailer.carrier.com Wabash National Corp. has acquired flatbed and dropdeck trailer manufacturer Transcraft Corp. Manufacturing operations will remain in Anna, IL, and Mt. Sterling, KY. www.wabashnational.com Drivers and technicians

Carrier Corp. is now the exclusive aftermarket distributor of Teleflex APUs. The auxiliary power and climate control units will be sold under the name ComfortPro. www.trucktrailer.carrier.com

Wabash National Corp. has acquired flatbed and dropdeck trailer manufacturer Transcraft Corp. Manufacturing operations will remain in Anna, IL, and Mt. Sterling, KY. www.wabashnational.com

Drivers and technicians can now locate the nearest Pro-Genuine service facility in the U.S. and Canada via a locater tool on Hendrickson's web site, www.hendrickson-intl.com. Users need only enter a zip or postal code to get a list of all Pro-Genuine service centers within a 200-mi. radius, including maps and driving directions.

The Holland Group has added a “Genuine Parts” section to its web site, the hollandgroupinc.com. The new page provides information about the company's complete line of aftermarket products, including a “Where to Buy” link that can help users find distributors in the U.S. and Canada and Mexico.

Utility Trailer Mfg. Co. has chosen Webb Wheel Products' trailer OEM business unit as its standard supplier of wheel end equipment. Webb will supply trailer hub and drum assemblies to Utility's Glade Spring, VA, and Enterprise, AL plants. www.utilitytrailer.com

Sloan Transportation Products introduced MAXXDuty USA-Plus electrical wiring harnesses for extra protection against moisture. The unit features a secondary pin-lock and o-ring style sealing molded into the connector. www.sloantrans.com

Carrier Transicold's Deltek hybrid diesel electric technology won top honors in technical achievement from the Truck Writers of North America at TMC's annual meeting in Orlando. Deltek uses maintenance-free electric components powered by an ultra-high performance generator. www.trucktrailer.com

ArvinMeritor is selling its Light-Vehicle Aftermarket Purolator Filters business to Bosch and Mann+Hummel, which will operate the Fayetteville, NC-based unit as a joint venture. The sale is part of ArvinMeritor's previously announced strategy to divest itself of its LVA businesses. www.arvinmeritor.com

An external battery charging kit from Thermo King enables the reefer alternator to recharge the liftgate or other accessory batteries without draining the reefer battery. By isolating the battery, the kit can keep the liftgate and/or other accessories operating all day without compromising the reefer battery's charge.
www.thermoking.com

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