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Pushrod engines new and old are still a hot topic. Overhead cams have been used in many European and Asian engines for years, so when Ford opted to go the overhead cam route with their 4.6L V8 engine, some predicted pushrod ­engines were on their way out. But, GM stuck with the pushrod design for

Future of Engine Building: Converting the Masses

Rebuilding Diesel Engines to Run on Natural Gas Engine builders often get requests to convert a stock engine into a performance powerplant. Or to take a modest diesel tractor engine rated at 2,200 horsepower and transform it into a smoke-bellowing pulling machine at 6,000 horsepower. However, in our third installment on the future of engine

Future of Engine Building: The Road Ahead for Machining

The future always seemed so far away for some reason. You had cartoons featuring flying cars and movies about aliens and galaxies far, far away.

AAIA Offering Free Webinar on Health Care Reform Understanding the Impacts of the Affordable Care Act

This webinar contains vital information that will affect most everyone in the industry. Beginning in January 2014, many individuals will be required to have minimum essential health insurance coverage or pay a penalty (an individual mandate). Certain employers with more than 50 full-time equivalents that do not offer qualified health insurance, or offer unaffordable coverage,

COMP Performance Group Announces Plans for 2013 Power Tour

The Power Tour is considered one of the biggest and best road trips in the nation for performance enthusiasts. A variety of special events are scheduled throughout the week, including a highly anticipated cruise night in downtown Memphis (home of CPG) on the Tuesday, June 4. Among the special promotions CPG has slated for the

New AETC Website Debuts

Each year AETCbrings together engine builders, racers, engineers and media members from around the world to exchange information on the day’s most popular engine-building topics. In an effort to make information about the conference even more accessible, AETChas recently launched an updated, easy-to-navigate website. The redesigned site features an overview of the conference and a

PRW Opens New Corporate Office and Warehouse Distribution Center

The PRW warehouse distribution center and corporate headquarters in now located in Perris, California. In addition to being designed to maximize storage and order shipping, the facility has an abundance of office space that houses the sales, management and support teams, an employee break room, conference rooms, and a larger engineering and product development department.

Melling, Dura-Bond Consolidate Sales and Marketing Efforts

Charles Barnett, vice president of sales and marketing at Dura-Bond Bearing Co., will be heading up the consoliated efforts between Dura-Bond and Melling. Barnett has been a long-term employee at the company as president prior to the Melling purchase several years ago. He also had a career with ACDelco/General Motors and previously served as general sales

MERA to Hold Remanufacturing and Sustainability Conference on Oct. 2

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) will partner once again with the Golisano Institute for Sustainabilityto co-host a Remanufacturing and Sustainability conference on Oct. 2 atthe Michigan State University Management Education Center in Troy, Mich.   Leading speakers will cover topics on remanufacturing, sustainability and corporate responsibility. MERA members and industry guests should save

IMSC Receives Legislative Approval of Motorsports Initiative

The Indiana General Assemblyhas approved a bill that will strengthen the state’s position as a global leader in the motorsports industry and create benefits for economic development in tourism, hospitality and motorsports, including upgrades and improvements at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.   House Bill 1544 passed the House and Senate on April 26 and is

Eaton Sponsors Western Michigan University Student Race Car Teams To Help Develop Engineering and Technical Skills

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eatonannounced that it has provided $8,000 to Western Michigan University (WMU) insupport of three student engineering teams. Severalengineers from Eaton’s Galesburg and Marshall, Mich., facilities are serving asmentors, providing technical and engineering support to the WMU teams from itsCollege of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Students also will have access toEaton’s proving grounds

Tom Marx Will Present Power Branding for PERA Webinar

The Production Engine Remanufacturers Association (PERA) will hold a webinar on "Power Branding" featuring Tom Marx, president and CEO of The Marx Group. Scheduled for Wednesday, May 15 from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. (CST), the PERA webinar will provide attendees with step-by-step ideas on how to achieve and use strong brand equity to improve