Industry News: September 2016

Catch up on the latest acquisitions, promotions and company milestones
Industry News: September 2016
J.R. Kidman was named regional sales manager for Masport.

Masport names regional sales manager 
J.R. Kidman was named regional sales manager for Masport. Kidman has 10 years of experience as a sales professional in the vacuum truck and liquid waste industry.

Wabash National names director of sales and sales manager
Doug Twyford was named director of sales for Wabash Aviation and Truck Equipment. Twyford will lead strategic growth for Wabash’s Garsite and Process Tank brands. Neal Ropp was named sales manager for parts and service. Ropp will focus on improving distribution reach and responsiveness.

Wastequip adds McNeilus to dealer network
Go To Parts, Wastequip’s OEM parts division, has entered an agreement with McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing. The agreement adds McNeilus as a Galbreath parts dealer in Texas, California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado and Oregon.

Isuzu opens Center of Excellence training facility
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America opened its first Center of Excellence in northeast Pennsylvania. The complex includes a 100,000-square-foot parts distribution center and a 30,000-square-foot training and technical assistance facility.

The Work Truck Show sets future dates
The Work Truck Show and Green Truck Summit returns to Indianapolis in 2017 and 2018. The 2017 show will be held March 14-17 at the Indiana Convention Center. Dates for the 2018 show are March 6-9. The Work Truck Show features the latest vocational trucks, vans, vehicle components and equipment on a trade show floor covering over 500,000 square feet. The event includes an educational conference with over 60 sessions designed to help attendees improve operations.



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