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Professional Tools for the Professional Towing and Recovery Operator

ITI Products developed by a tower for towers help with difficult jobs while promoting a professional image. The sound of a smooth sliding car, no scraping on concrete, no gouging of asphalt, no metal on aluminum or steel scraping noises, reinforce the image of the professional towing & recovery operator  in the eyes of the […]

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What Do You Get from Your Tow Association?

Belonging to an association has many benefits. It’s sometimes hard to recognize or justify the cost of joining. The California Tow Truck Association (CTTA) is one of the largest and most successful in the towing industry. Often people immediately look at the cash outlay and ask if they’ll get their money’s worth. We’ll try to […]

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Hino Leads the Way

Turn the steering wheel and see for yourself. The unique design of the Hino 258 steering components gives it a wheel cut of 55°, one of the most accommodating in the transportation industry. And the Meritor Easy Steer front axle and TRW steering gear not only reduce steering effort, but also contribute to long component […]

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Donald J. Mesaros, Jr.

In Memoriam of Donald J. Mesaros, Jr.

Publisher’s Note: We asked Cheryl Mish and Tug Brock Mish to help us pay tribute to Donald “Donny” J. Mesaros, Jr., an industry leader who we recently lost. Cheryl (close friend) and Tug (stepson) share their meaningful thoughts with us. Cheryl Mish: Donald J. Mesaros, Jr. passed away on January 11, 2014, after a long […]

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2014 BBB Torch Awards

Pierce Sales Grabs the 2014 BBB Torch Awards

The Better Business Bureau of North Central Texas continued a tradition January 21, 2014, by hosting the 17th Annual BBB Torch Awards for Marketplace Excellence at the Wichita Falls Country Club before a capacity crowd.  Businesses were celebrated and acknowledged for their commitment to ethics, integrity and their support of our local marketplace. The top […]

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Tow Partners Tire Program

towPartners Joins Forces with Michelin

towPartners has announced that it has recently partnered with Michelin to be the primary supplier for the towPartners tire program. This program brings a simple process to towPartners members, allowing them to setup an account directly with Michelin and to receive the towPartners pricing on their purchases. This new member pricing is very aggressive and […]

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Hazmat Responder Network Training

Hazmat Responder Network Training is designed to certify Towing and Recovery Professionals who want to engage in the containment, remediation and disposal process of contaminates and hazardous materials that are the result of transportation accidents. Course objectives are in compliance with Federal regulations that govern such operations. Presented by Rudy Dinkins and Perry Beaty, they […]

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Tow Shows: Western States Tow Show & Midwest Regional Tow Show

Tow Professional magazine, the Western States Tow Show, and the Midwest Regional Tow Show are proud to announce a partnership to help promote these association tow shows across the nation. The two association operated shows are planned and executed with the goal of raising money for the associations in order to further the industry, provide […]

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Twin State Equipment Welcomes Scott Rahner

After spending 6 years with Recovery Solutions, Inc., as Sales and Marketing Manager, we welcome Scott to this new position. Scott’s industry experience and product knowledge will be key in developing our Sub-Distribution Base in the Southwest. Scott will direct the day to day sales activities, and continue to develop our existing customer base. Scott […]

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Steck Big Easy in use

New Product Releases Help Propel Steck’s Product Lines

New product ideas are the keys to growth in today’s global market. Steck Manufacturing embraces ideas from its tool users. According to John Brill, President, “new ideas are the life blood of our company”. Steck will evaluate each tool and work with the inventor to protect the idea as well as pay a royalty to […]

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