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Movers & Shakers: CURT, Hypertherm, LUVERNE Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries

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CURT Celebrates 25 Years of American Manufacturing

CURT is celebrating its 25th year of business. Founded in 1993 by Curt Tambornino, the company’s first products were trailer balls and ball mounts, and it has quickly become a leading manufacturer of made-in-the-USA trailer hitches. Today, CURT manufactures more than 1,000 different custom-fit hitch models, offering a vehicle-specific fit for nearly every make and model on the road.

Hypertherm Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Hypertherm is celebrating its 50th anniversary by introducing new programs designed to deliver greater value to its long-time customers. In addition, the company’s anniversary-year events will include the unearthing of a long-buried time capsule, and celebrations at all its global locations with founder Dick Couch.

Final Scan Tool Winners Named in Monthly Sweepstakes for Automotive Service Businesses Using Epicor ISE Software

Epicor Software Corp. has concluded its sweepstakes for automotive service providers using Epicor Integrated Service Estimator (ISE) software by naming the final two winners of professional-grade Innova scan tools. Patrick Hilt of Grismer Tire & Auto Service in Fairborn, Ohio, and James Dykes of Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers in Columbus, Georgia, were the 11th and 12th winners in the sweepstakes, which generated thousands of entries over a six-month period. During the program, Epicor ISE software users earned one free entry automatically every time they created and completed an order through the web-based mechanical service estimating solution. Two winners were named each month, receiving either an Innova 5160 CarScan PRO tool or an Innova 5100 CarScan ABS/SRS tool.

LUVERNE Celebrates 55 Years of American Manufacturing

LUVERNE is celebrating its 55th anniversary. Founded by Bud Heck, Forest Jennings and “Doc” Martin in Luverne, Minnesota, LUVERNE is an American manufacturer of truck, commercial van and SUV accessories.

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