Latest Fifth wheel coupling Stories

2014-08-06 16:21:17

TRUSSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marmon Highway Technologies (MHT) has named Ken Kelley group president of its Fontaine Fifth Wheel companies, including Fontaine Fifth Wheel, Fontaine Parts Connection, Fontaine Coupling Solutions and Fontaine Fifth Wheel Europe. In this role, he is responsible for growing Fontaine's global portfolio of premium fifth wheel solutions focused on helping customers optimize their vehicle lifecycle costs. Photo -...

2014-07-30 16:20:54

TRUSSVILLE, Ala., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fontaine Fifth Wheel has hired Chuck McCann to serve as key account manager for the Midwest region. In this role, McCann will be responsible for maintaining relationships with significant fleet and dealer customers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140730/131002 McCann has extensive sales and marketing management experience in the heavy-duty trucking industry. He spent the last 20 years at Penske Truck Leasing, most...

2014-07-23 20:20:42

TRUSSVILLE, Ala., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fontaine Fifth Wheel Group has expanded to include Fontaine Coupling Solutions, a new company dedicated to the terminal tractor (yard truck) market. Terry Mennen, who has served as a vice president for Fontaine Fifth Wheel since 2007, has been named president of the new operating company. Other Fontaine veterans on the management team include Robbie Laney, director of sales, and Steven Alldredge, product manager. Photo -...

2014-06-17 12:20:57

MIDDLEBURY, Ind., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Titan Structure(TM) Frame, built by Lifestyle Luxury RV, a division of EverGreen Recreational Vehicles, is the foundation that sets Lifestyle fifth wheels apart from all other high-end fifth-wheel manufacturers. "The One and Only Titan Structure Frame" video the company just released on YouTube, the Lifestyle Luxury RV website and to its dealers all over North America, is meant to educate consumers on the distinct advantages of the...

2014-04-28 12:22:35

TRUSSVILLE, Ala., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fontaine Fifth Wheel is developing a new patent-pending camera system that will make it easier for truck drivers to properly couple and uncouple trailers. The Dual Assist Camera System features two video cameras that work together to give the driver a clear picture of both the fifth wheel and approaching trailer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140428/81216 ) "Many truck elements, from transmissions to communications...

2014-02-05 16:20:09

TRUSSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fontaine Fifth Wheel has released a new 20-page catalog that covers its full line of fifth wheels. The comprehensive catalog replaces multiple individual product brochures to simplify the fifth wheel ordering process. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140205/CL59592 ) "In the past, individual product lines had their own literature," says Todd Kuipers, key account/marketing manager for Fontaine Fifth Wheel. "This new catalog...

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