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4 Wheel Parts Unveils ’21 Ford Bronco, Bronco Sport in Moab, Utah
The 4 Wheel Parts (4WP) team has been selected as a premier manufacturer of Ford Bronco parts and accessories, and will also install, sell and be an aftermarket headquarters for future Bronco builds.
The 4WP team has outfitted both the Bronco and Bronco Sport with 34 aftermarket products specifically designed, engineering and tested in California by a team of enthusiasts under the 4WP Factory brand. With the launch of Ford’s new Bronco family, 4WP is anticipating this will be one of the most desired vehicles both on and off-road and 4WP is ready to accessorize and upgrade each one.
Turn 14 Distribution Currently Hiring for 60+ Open Positions
Turn 14 Distribution is searching for dedicated, ambitious candidates to fill more than 60 available positions and meet the company’s continued growth. Openings include management, specialty roles and entry-level positions with the opportunity to grow into lasting careers. The open positions exist across all of the company's locations, including its office headquarters in Horsham, Pennsylvania, and distribution centers in Hatfield, Pennsylvania; Arlington, Texas; and Reno, Nevada. To learn more about the available positions and the benefits of working at Turn 14 Distribution, visit www.turn14.com/careers.
Roush Performance Launches “You Don’t Know Jack” Postcast
ROUSH Performance has announced its new “You Don’t Know Jack” podcast, available on the ROUSH Performance YouTube Channel. ROUSH Performance Vice President of Marketing Jack Roush Jr. and Channel Marketing Manager Trevor Wright will talk with a wide range of motorsports icons to explore their thoughts about industry events, automotive culture and racing, as well as share exclusive news about ROUSH Performance products. Episode One of the podcast aired Monday, April 5. The program will air monthly on the last Friday of each month. For more information about the ROUSH Performance podcast “You Don’t Know Jack” or to listen to the latest episode, visit ROUSH Performance on Facebook.
Premium Guard Launches All-New, Advanced Mobile App and e-Catalog
Premium Guard Inc. has released a new mobile app and e-catalog for its line of automotive filters at www.pgfilters.com. The new catalog features intuitive and robust search functionality for easier application lookup and parts search.
Designed to help users easily identify the exact part needed for their application, the e-catalog offers three search options: Classic Search, Dynamic Search, and VIN Number Search. Classic Search uses the standard Year/Make/Model drop-down, while Dynamic Search allows users to search for parts using vehicle keywords or part numbers and provides a list of potential matches. The Dynamic Search function also allows users to search for OE or competitor part numbers and converts the results to a Premium Guard part number. Users can also search for vehicle applications using the VIN Number Search function, and the mobile app allows for direct scans of the VIN barcode or VIN number for identification. PGI’s online catalog can be found by visiting www.pgfilters.com/filter-lookup/, and the mobile app can be downloaded in the Apple App and Google Play stores.
Champion Oil adds Scott Baubie as Director of Sales/Business Development Manager
Champion Brands has recently announced the appointment of Scott Baubie from High Point, North Carolina, to its sales, business development and marketing team. As director of sales/business development manager, Baubie will contribute to sales strategies and business development initiatives, as well as design and implement new market penetrations within racing, fleet and private-label markets. In addition to advancing Champion Oil’s global position, Baubie will focus on structuring and delivering an effective communications strategy both internally and externally to ensure alignment with corporate culture and business objectives. He brings more than 20 years of lubricant experience within the commercial, industrial, automotive, heavy-duty and racing sectors, plus business development and strategic sales/marketing to the position.
Dynabrade Promotes CFO to President
Dynabrade Inc. has announced the appointment of Michael Buffamonti as the company’s new president. He replaces Hardy Hamann, who retired earlier this year. Buffamonti most recently held the role of chief financial officer and has been a member of the executive management team for many years. Before joining Dynabrade, he held various management positions at Deloitte LLP. Since the beginning of his career at Dynabrade 25 years ago, Buffamonti worked closely with the company’s founder Walter Welsch.
Starrett Appoints Director of Sales, Metrology Systems
The L.S. Starrett Company—a global manufacturer of precision measuring tools and gages, metrology systems and more—has announced the appointment of Jim VandeHei as director of sales of Starrett Metrology Systems. In this newly created role, VandeHei’s primary responsibility will be North American sales of the company’s vision systems, optical measuring projectors and force measurement systems. VandeHei has led and developed multi-channel sales teams for more than 28 years, including more than 20 years of metrology sales and commercial operations management for Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, Carl Zeiss IMT Corp., and DW Fritz Automation.
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