Used truck owners choosing remanufactured components
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The increase in sales of used Class 8 trucks in North America has resulted in a jump in the number of remanufactured components being purchased to outfit those vehicles, according to Meritor Inc. "Many truck operators have recognized the significant value of top-quality remanufactured components," said Doug Wolma, general manager for the company's remanufacturing operation. "Trucking operations of all sizes are realizing the real value of remanufactured components, not just in terms of cost savings, which can be as much as 30 percent less, but in terms of nationwide warranty coverage and quality production processes that contribute to longer component life and an improved bottom line." More
Eriez' 5-Star Service offers rebuild program
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Remanufacturing suspended magnets, drum magnets, vibratory feeders, wet drum separators and more can save thousands of dollars versus buying new. Eriez' 5-Star Service offers a Rebuild Program to keep customers' older equipment running efficiently while decreasing downtime. The Eriez 5-Star Service staff of trained technicians quickly disassembles and diagnoses problems. Once the repair project is approved, equipment is remanufactured to original specifications, tested and given an "as new" warranty. More
Mack remakes website, and attachments
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Lifting attachment specialist Mack Manufacturing has launched a new website, with clearer navigation and an increased focus on its remanufacturing business. The update to the Mack Manufacturing website introduces new content and navigation features intended to help buyers of crane grapples and buckets to match equipment choices to their applications more easily. More
Global markets make caterpillar stock an easy $85
Caterpillar recently entered in two partnerships that indicate the Peoria, Ill., company is actively seeking international growth opportunities. Under the new licensing agreement between Navistar and CAT, both International and Caterpillar branded trucks will be distributed throughout the world. The new organizational structure aims to get products to customers more quickly, accelerating sales. Caterpillar and Navistar work on many projects together – CAT provides remanufacturing services and is an engine components supplier to Navistar. More
New firm will specialize in replacing wind turbine gears
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As the wind industry expands across the country, so will the need to repair the inner workings — the gears — inside turbines. A new Wisconsin company, Gearbox Express, has been formed to specialize in the repair and remanufacturing of wind turbine gearboxes that could need replacing every five to 10 years. "Much like how an entire industry was born around the service and maintenance of automobiles, we're excited to be a part of keeping megawatt-class wind turbines running efficiently during their life span," said Brian Neumiller, the company's chief executive. More
ONR wins contract to refurbish Quebec rail cars
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Ontario Northland is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract to refurbish 24 rail cars for Agence métropolitaine de transport, a metropolitan government agency located in Montreal. This $8.69 million contract starts in November 2011. "We are extremely pleased with being awarded the AMT refurbishment contract," stated Paul Goulet, President and CEO of Ontario Northland. "This is a new client for our remanufacturing division and builds on the strength of our reputation for outstanding quality of work." More
What is remanufacturing?
Remanufacturing restores used durable products to "new" condition to be used the same way as before. It involves replacing parts, paint, fabrics, wiring and other worn components with those that are new and often better than original. It is typically done inside a factory with the latest equipment and methods. The result is indistinguishable from new-in look and performance. More
Why you ought to purchase a refurbished printer?
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Purchasing a refurbished printer is practical. You'll find many reasons for you to do this. Made use of color laser printers are offered and expense much less. You should check the sort of toner cartridge it uses. This helps to drop the price down on these printers. Read on to find out why you need to buy refurbished. More
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