The company receives a score of 100% from Michigan State Police for its fleet of 25 buses that serve Royal Oak School District.
BATON ROUGE, La. — Stainless steel producer American Utility Metals has changed its name to Crompion International LLC.
Officials said the name change and rebranding come as the company works to expand its global presence and its focus on creating solutions through new services and additional metallurgists on staff.
In November, Crompion International announced a multi-million dollar contract, one of the company’s largest yet, to fabricate stainless steel products for a leading manufacturer in the transportation industry.
“We’re taking a page from industries, where certain companies have broken away from the pack and into premium positioning,” said George Schaffer, president of Crompion International. “Our value-add approach, as opposed to strictly a supply approach, ensures a solution to a customer need rather than simply a sale.”
Since 2000, the company has supplied and distributed Cromgard, a high-performance, low-nickel stainless steel, to a range of customers in a range of industries, including bus manufacturing.
Tod Eskra takes the reins of the school bus fleet management services firm, which is a member of the TransPar Group of Companies.
The agreement, originally set to run through 2018, will now run through 2021. It covers the alternative-fuel system supplier's 8.8-liter propane and gasoline engines for Navistar's subsidiary, IC Bus.
The new edition of National School Transportation Specifications and Procedures incorporates updates that were adopted at the 2015 industry congress.
Among other PACCAR Parts and Peterbilt Motors Co. awards presented in Orlando, Florida, The Peterbilt Store receives the TRP Bus Segment Dealer of the Year Award.
The companies enter an agreement to co-brand premium brake shoe kits, which are offered through the Fleetrite heavy-duty parts brand, covering about 50 part numbers.
Here’s a look at the safety training stations that students go through in the SOAR ("Safe, Orderly, and Respectful") program at two Georgia school districts.
Wi-Fi for students and live on-vehicle video streaming are among the topics to be discussed in a free web seminar on Cisco’s Connected Transportation for Education.
The move is part of the German automotive supplier’s effort to intensify its activities in the fleet management service business.
Technicians and state patrol inspectors agree that clear communication and routine maintenance lower the rate of violations cited during safety inspections.
The remanufactured International MaxxForce DT 7.6L Running Complete diesel engine is available for the following 2007 to 2010 applications: IC Bus 300 Series buses; International 4300 Series; and International 4400 Series.
Rebates for purchasing new school buses to replace older models range from $15,000 to $25,000 per bus.
Zero violations were found in the school bus company’s Chester Township, Pennsylvania, and Ottumwa, Iowa, fleets.
According to the vehicle lift supplier, existing pits are often reusable with new certified replacement inground lifts.
Fleetio has introduced Fleetio Go, an app that allows fleet operations teams to instantly update information and access fleet data from any location.