ArvinMeritor's Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket operation has been honored with an award for supplier excellence in 2003. Volvo Trucks North America, Inc. and Mack Trucks, Inc. jointly awarded its “Partnership Plus - Aftermarket Supplier of the Year” award for the U.S. to the business unit.
Parts Central, a Heil company, has launched the www.partscentral.biz website to allow ordering parts for most refuse vehicles 24/7. Visitors can also find Parts Central distributors and request quotes online. Parts Central offers replacement parts for refuse vehicles from Heil and other manufacturers.
Pacbrake has developed the PRXB, a modulating exhaust brake designed for both in-city operations and in hilly areas. PRXB has up to a third more retarding horsepower than a standard exhaust brake at 1,500 rpm. The constant backpressure adjusts as engine speed changes to maintain optimum retarding performance throughout the rpm range for superior braking performance, the company states. www.pacbrake.com or 304