The Navistar Inc. Severe Service team recently launched an Application Engineering Hotline to provide an added margin of expertise for vocational truck sales. “Because of the highly customized and often complex configurations severe service customers require, our dealers’ support for [them] can be enhanced through direct access to Navistar application engineers,” says Vice President, Vocational Truck Mark Stasell. “The Hotline supports dealers’ strong relationships with customers by giving them the ability to get direct, expert advice when they need it.”Read More
A new thermal beneficiation technology from Charah Solutions, Louisville, Ky., improves finished fly ash quality by reducing loss on ignition, ammonia, activated carbon and moisture in raw feeds. The proprietary MP618 Multi-Process suits both wet and dry ash streams and offers these company-cited advantages over competing technologies: Lower cost profile; efficient footprint with self contained environmental controls that can be deployed in weeks versus years; and, modular design that can be scaled to market demand.Read More
A specialist in electromechanical and electronic products for major truck OEM has landed in specifications for Navistar HX, WorkStar and five other heavy duty model series. Navistar has chosen two MTA control units for the distribution of power and the protection of the main electrical services: the PDM Underhood and the frame-mounted PDM Chassis.Read More
Original equipment manufacturers anticipate 2016 heavy-duty truck shipments down against near-record 2015 delivery levels, especially due to a drop in demand among mainline freight customers. In the vocational segment, including mixer- and dump-grade models, OEM and body builders report more stable market conditions this year.
The parent of rear and front discharge mixer truck leader McNeilus Cos. has announced an executive transition, effective January 2016: Wilson Jones, president and chief operating officer, will replace Charlie Szews as Oshkosh Corp. chief executive officer. Since his 2005 appointment as Oshkosh Airport Products Business Unit vice president and general manager, Jones has held executive vice president and president posts in the Access Equipment (JLG) and Fire & Emergency (Pierce) segments—companions to the Commercial segment over McNeilus. In addition to the CEO appointment, he will replace Szews on the Oshkosh board.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor
Navistar Inc. Vice President of Health, Safety, Security and Productivity William Bunn III has been named health representative for the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH). Labor Secretary Hilda Solis announced his appointment, along with four others, noting, “The new members possess a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience on a wide range of worker health and safety matters. I am confident these new members, representing the interests of labor, management, safety and health professionals, and the public, will use their expertise to provide valuable advice and recommendations.”Read More