Truck & Trailer Equipment

Hess Auctioneers LLC has just marked its 10th year as a truck, trailer and equipment auction company. To kick off its anniversary celebration, the company will have a special 10-year anniversary truck, trailer and equipment auction on Oct. 20 at the auction site in Marietta, Pa.

M.H. Eby, a manufacturer of all-aluminum trailers and truck bodies for commercial and agricultural markets, announced its acquisition of a 95,000-sq.-ft. production facility on 17.5 acres in Ephrata, Pa. The transaction was completed Aug. 9th. “Our business has grown significantly in the past 5 years, and this acquisition allows us to expand our product lines while building more efficiently,” said Travis Eby, president of M.H.

The Palfinger Group announced a purchase agreement was executed with the Reading Truck Group to transfer the service body distribution and upfitting business at four locations. Reading Truck Group will assume the customer commitments and specified assets at four PalFleet sites: Council Bluffs, Iowa; Indianapolis, Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky and Nashville, Tennessee.

Kenworth announced today that the Bendix ESP Electronic Stability Program is now standard on new Kenworth T680 and T880 tractors. Bendix ESP full stability meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's new electronic stability control (ESC) technology mandate, which goes into effect Aug.