Sources: CIM National Steering Committee, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; CP staff
Continuing their support of Concrete Industry Management degree programs at universities in California, New Jersey, Tennessee and Texas, McNeilus Cos. and Mack Trucks Inc. will donate the 2018 CIM Auction centerpiece: A Granite Axle Back-mounted, 10.5-yd. M77 transit mixer.
Sources: Mack Trucks, Greensboro, N.C.; Western Star, Portland, Ore.; CP staff
Increasing emphasis on truck accident prevention, coupled with expedited, assembly stage installation of related equipment and devices, is driving safety device specialist and heavy-duty model manufacturer alliances.
Clearwater, Fla., water and energy technology specialist Kemco Systems has appointed David Lemen as vice president of Sales and Marketing, where he will lead the team’s water reuse and thermal energy recovery sales force. He has spent the last 11 years in the water and wastewater industry with Evoqua, most recently as business development manager for North American service products.
Sources: Mack Trucks, Greensboro, N.C.; CP staff
Mack Trucks has unveiled a sensor technology, Load Logic, and 6×2 liftable pusher axle option for its Pinnacle highway tractor, citing the potential for fuel efficiency and driver productivity improvement in cement and other bulk material deliveries, where vehicles tend to haul out heavy and return empty.