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ConMet PreSet Plus® Hub Assemblies Chosen as Standard for Cheetah Chassis Trailers

Vancouver, WA – September 19, 2023 – ConMet, a leading global provider of transformative technologies for commercial trucks and trailers, is excited to announce that its PreSet Plus hub assemblies have been selected as the standard choice for Cheetah Chassis, a manufacturer of custom container chassis and specialized flatbed trailers.…

Choosing the Right Telematics Provider for Your Fleet’s Success

August 2023 - The transportation industry has seen a significant transformation with the adoption of telematics solutions for commercial vehicle fleets. These advanced systems provide valuable data and insights that can optimize fleet management, improve safety, and increase efficiency. However, not all telematics providers are created equal. When choosing a…

ConMet Expands eMobility Business

Vancouver, WA - August 14, 2023 – ConMet, a leading global provider of transformative technologies for commercial trucks and trailers, is excited to announce the acquisition of assets focused on e-mobility products from the Saietta Group's Netherlands branch. With this new agreement, ConMet is integrating the intellectual property and employees…

Keep Your Fleet On The Road With Regular Preventive Maintenance

July 2023 - Preventive maintenance is the practice of scheduling regular service for a fleet, rather than waiting until a repair is necessary on a broken down and out-of-service vehicle. Regularly servicing vehicles takes the guesswork out of managing the fleet, ultimately saving time, money, and frustration. Increase uptime and…

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley Visits ConMet Foundry in Clackamas, Oregon, With a Focus on Sustainability

Clackamas, OR — On July 17, 2023, U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) visited the Clackamas, Oregon foundry of ConMet, a leading global provider of transformative technologies for commercial trucks and trailers. Dan Mahr, Labor Liaison and Regional Representative for Clackamas County in the Office of Senator Jeff Merkley, was also…

ConMet eMobility Enables First Zero-Emission Refrigerated Tractor-Trailer Deployed by Penske Logistics

Vancouver, WA — July 18, 2023 — ConMet eMobility announced today that Penske Logistics has become the first third-party logistics provider to successfully pair an nMotion™ TR 160-45 equipped reefer trailer with a Freightliner eCascadia electric semi-truck. The pairing enables zero-emission refrigerated transport by combining an all-electric tractor with a…

How to accelerate your fleet’s sustainability goals by electrifying TRUs

June 2023 - Commercial vehicle fleets face mounting pressure to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide, which stem from the use of diesel fuel. While commercial vehicle electrification has gained traction in the passenger car market as an alternative to fossil fuels, implementing it across entire fleets of…

How to Maximize Results When Integrating Telematics into Fleet Operations

MAY 2023 - In recent years, digital fleet telematics solutions have emerged as a critical tool for fleet management, providing fleet operators with insights into vehicle and driver performance, asset health, and operational efficiency. However, the success of telematics solutions largely depends on how well they are integrated into the…

ConMet to showcase expanding eMobility product line at ACT Expo 2023

Anaheim, CA – May 1, 2023 — ConMet, a leading global provider of transformative technologies for commercial trucks and trailers, is set to showcase its latest innovations at ACT Expo 2023 this week in Anaheim, CA. Among the exciting technologies being displayed at ConMet booth #5382, the company’s eMobility business…

ConMet Digital Driver App for Telematics Solution Now Available for Download

Vancouver, WA — April 27, 2023 — ConMet is excited to announce the release of the Digital Driver app, now available for download for iOS and Android, as part of its telematics portfolio of solutions. Drivers are key to fleet success; empowering drivers brings the strength of data to the…

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Wheel End Maintenance 101: Keeping Your Hub Assemblies Road Ready

April 2023 - Fleets know the importance of keeping their vehicles in top shape and ready for service. Proper maintenance is crucial not only for safety but also for optimizing performance and minimizing downtime. Wheel ends, which consist of the wheel hub, spindle, bearings, and other related components, are essential…

ConMet Receives PACCAR SPM Award Across Three Divisions

Vancouver, Washington –– April 04, 2023 –– ConMet has received PACCAR's 2022 SPM Award across its wheel ends, castings, and plastics divisions. PACCAR, a leading global manufacturer of light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks, uses their comprehensive Supplier Performance Management (SPM) program to evaluate the performance of their suppliers in the…

Platform Science Brings ConMet Digital’s Telematics Portfolio to Fleet Solutions Catalog

SAN DIEGO and Vancouver, WA -- April ​4​​, 2023 -- Platform Science, a leading connected vehicle platform, and ConMet Digital today announced a new collaboration to offer ConMet’s telematics portfolio in Platform Science's industry-leading marketplace of solutions. The ConMet Digital suite of products provides fleet managers, drivers, and dispatchers with…

ConMet Earns PACCAR 10 PPM Award at Six Manufacturing Facilities

Vancouver, Washington –– March 23, 2023 –– ConMet has earned PACCAR’s 10 PPM Award across six of ConMet's North American production facilities: Canton, North Carolina; Monroe, North Carolina; Chillicothe, Ohio; Clackamas, Oregon; Denton, TX, and Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. PACCAR, a leading global manufacturer of light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks,…

How to Prepare For the Fleet Maintenance Shift of an Electric Era

March 2023 - One of the many benefits of electrifying commercial vehicles is EVs often have reduced maintenance needs. Electric tractors and refrigerated trailers have far fewer moving parts than traditional diesel trucks and reefers, requiring less overall maintenance and offering fleet managers the opportunity to simplify maintenance schedules. Like…

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Why the Commercial Vehicle Industry is Turning to Lightweight Components

March 2023 - Today’s global commercial vehicle industry is facing many challenges, from supply chain uncertainties to accelerating climate change. Thanks to the resilience and innovation prevalent in this industry, creative solutions are being implemented to counter these challenges and ensure goods continue to reach their destination without interruption. The…

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ConMet Unveils Emerging Technologies For the Commercial Vehicle Market

Orlando, FL –– February 26, 2023 –– ConMet, a leading global provider of transformative technologies for commercial trucks and trailers, announces today its upcoming product and capability expansion plans for each business unit. The company’s ongoing focus on tech-enabled innovation, engineering expertise, and manufacturing excellence has facilitated the growth of…

Telematics and the Road to Fleet Maintenance Autonomy

February 2023 - As more organizations are adopting fleet telematics technology, maintenance programs are becoming smarter, more efficient, and more effective. These systems are upping the ante on traditional preventative maintenance by introducing the ability to detect early life wear of critical components that may need to be serviced prior to…

3 Ways to Enhance Your Preventative Maintenance Program

January 2023 - Preventative maintenance is make-or-break for commercial vehicles. Ignoring this critical component of fleet management can lead to breakdowns, missed deadlines, poor customer experience, and other undesirable and costly repercussions. On the other hand, when a comprehensive preventative maintenance program is implemented – and adhered to – fleets…

How electrification of commercial vehicles improves total cost of ownership (TCO)

January 2023 - The adoption of electric vehicle technology is becoming more common in the commercial vehicle industry, as new regulations are cracking down on emissions and fleets are establishing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals. But one benefit that isn’t necessarily top of mind when fleets are considering commercial…