Transportation Industry Products

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products

Battery-Electric Proterra Buses Usher Illinois Quad Cities Closer to Zero-Emission Future

August 31, 2016

The Illinois Quad Cities' MetroLINK will deploy two Catalyst buses with the option to purchase additional Proterra XR and FC buses through 2020 MOLINE, Ill., Aug. 26, 2016 - Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today announced that the Illinois Quad Cities' MetroLINK transit organization, is going forward with the purchase of two 40-foot Proterra XR... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Transportation Industry Products

General Dynamics NASCO to Build Container Ships for Matson

August 30, 2016

SAN DIEGO - General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), announced today it has signed a contract with Matson Navigation Company, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), for the design and construction of two Kanaloa Class liquefied natural gas (LNG)-capable containerships with roll-on, roll-off capability. The 870-foot-long, 3,500... Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Transportation Industry Products

TAG Showcases Advanced Military Multi-GNSS Survey System at ION GNSS+ 2016, Booth# 351, from Sept. 12-16

August 30, 2016

Portland, Oregon — This year, TAG will once again join international leaders in GNSS and related Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) fields to present the Precise Positioning Service (PPS) Global Positioning System-Survey (GPS-S) solution at the annual Institute of Navigation (ION) GNSS+ conference being held in the Oregon Convention Center at both #315 from September 12-16. ION GNSS+ is... Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Bobcat Company Names 2016 Create & Conserve Contest Winner, Transforms Property

August 29, 2016

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Glenn and Judy Stevens, of Unity, Maine, experienced the ultimate land transformation after they were named the 2016 Create Conserve™ Habitat Event contest winners. Bobcat Company, along with partners Rick and Julie Kreuter — co-hosts of the hit television show “Beyond the Hunt” on the Outdoor Channel — selected Glenn and Judy Stevens as this year’s winners... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

SLM Solutions and Additive Manufacturing Take Bronze in Rio

August 29, 2016

SLM Solutions was proud to play its part helping athletes strive for gold at the Rio Olympics by providing selective laser melting metal additive manufacturing technology to help bicyclists improve their equipment. SLM Solutions customer Erpro Sprint is a leading company in the field of digital manufacturing in France, offering a wide range of 3D printing services at their facility just north... Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Newlons International Named Dealer for Barko Hydraulics Forestry Equipment

August 26, 2016

ELKINS, W.Va. - Barko Hydraulics, LLC announces the addition of Newlons International Sales, LLC to its dealer network for all forestry equipment product lines. Located in Elkins, West Virginia, Newlons will carry Barko equipment for all of West Virginia and two counties in Maryland. “We are excited to welcome Newlons International to the Barko team,” said John Janiro, Barko’s Director... Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Transportation Industry Products

Lockheed Martin Awarded $79.5 Million Contract to Provide an Open Architecture Combat Management System for the U.S. Navy's Frigates

August 25, 2016

COMBATSS-21 is based on a common open architecture combat systems approach to U.S. Navy deployed cruisers, destroyers, littoral combat ships and now frigates MOORESTOWN, N.J. - The U.S. Navy selected Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) COMBATSS-21 as the combat management system for the Navy's frigate ship program. COMBATSS-21 is the combat management system in operation on the Freedom... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

U.S. Army Selects ATEC to Design Dramatically Improved Helicopter Engine for Black Hawk and Apache Fleets

August 25, 2016

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Army has announced that the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt Whitney, has been awarded a contract for preliminary design review of a new engine for the Army's fleet of Black Hawk and Apache helicopters. The two-year contract, part of the Army's Improved Turbine Engine (ITE) program, will support the design of... Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

HERMES® 450 Soars during the North Dakota UAS Field Day

August 24, 2016

Elbit System of America holds an informative gathering to highlight the flights of the large scale Unmanned Aircraft System over North Dakota for precision agriculture and electric distribution infrastructure damage assessment. FORT WORTH, Texas - Elbit Systems of America, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd, along with its local partners, hosted an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) field day... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Durable Truck Suspension/Steer Axle conserves weight and fuel.

August 24, 2016

As available option for Peterbilt 579 and 567 set forward axle models, SOFTEK® NXT integrated monoleaf suspension and steer axle system combines STEERTEK NXT axle and monoleaf spring technology with integrated clamp group design. Design conserves weight, promotes ride quality and durability, and facilitates maintenance. Axle, with 2-piece knuckle assembly, also includes double lip seal. Available in 12,500 lb capacity rating, system is approved for on-highway applications. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Maintenance Kits support Gehl and Mustang equipment.

August 23, 2016

Specifically designed with parts required to perform recommended routine maintenance, XPRT™ Genuine Parts Maintenance Kits are available for Gehl and Mustang skid loaders, track loaders, telescopic handlers, articulated loaders, and compact excavators. Typical filter kit includes components such as air filters, engine oil filter, fuel filters, hydraulic oil filters, transmission filters, and cabin air filters if necessary. Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Septentrio Supplies GNSS Reference Stations to Oregon Department of Transportation

August 22, 2016

TORRANCE, Calif. – The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Geometronics Unit is deploying 19 Septentrio PolaRx5 GNSS reference stations to augment and update its statewide real-time GNSS network. The Septentrio receivers are being integrated by ODOT into the UNAVCO EarthScope Plate Boundary Observatory (PBO), which measures Earth deformation from the motion of tectonic plates in the... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

VCC L65 Series LED Indicators enhance illumination in high vibration applications.

August 19, 2016

Offering a 30 or 45 degree viewing angle, the 5mm diffused LED panel mount indicators are shock and impact vibration resistant. Attaining full brightness in microseconds, the indicators are suited for applications wherein frequent on/off cycling occur including aircraft instrumentation, and transportation dashboards. RoHS and REACH compliant, LED indicators can be mounted into a 0.315" (8.0mm) panel hole, operating in voltages from 2VDC to 24VDC. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Econolite and Image Sensing Systems Introduce Autoscope® Vision(TM)

August 15, 2016

Anaheim, Calif. — Econolite and Image Sensing Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISNS) today announced the Autoscope® Vision™ detection solution. Vision provides the highest levels of accuracy and performance in an easy-to-use product that supports a variety of applications.  Building on more than two decades of proven above-ground video detection experience, Vision delivers stop bar vehicle and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Solar Impulse 2 Finishes Flight with ETEL's Proud Assistance

August 11, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL –  Recently the Solar Impulse 2 airplane finished its flight around the globe, with airtime lasting over 500 hours and is the first plane to do so relying entirely on Solar Energy.  With an ETEL motor inside, the Solar Impulse 2 successfully started in Abu Dhabi and flew across Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the United States, Atlantic Ocean, and Europe before heading right back... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Unveils New Data-Driven Automation Solution at IMTS

August 10, 2016

Press Conference Scheduled for Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 1pm in Booth E-5202 North Kingstown, RI – Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence North America today announced its Integrated Solutions Business group will unveil a new-to-the-market Automation solution at IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show) 2016, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL from September 12 – 16, 2016. This... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Sparton Wins Again

August 8, 2016

DELEON SPRINGS, FL - Sparton Corporation (NYSE: SPA) was recently selected by another major government contractor to be the inertial system supplier for their navigation system. During the selection process, the contractor performed extensive testing of multiple MEMS-based (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) AHRS (Attitude Heading Reference Systems). The Sparton AHRS-8 system achieved the design... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

PIRTEK South End Services Shelby GT 500

August 8, 2016

Charlotte, NC – Do you have a classic or exotic car? PIRTEK Service Supply Centers carry a comprehensive range of automotive hoses for cars such as OEM replacement and custom brake lines, transmission line assemblies, power steering line assemblies, fuel line assemblies and air conditioning line assemblies. Many also stock high performance products for race cars and street rods. Recently,... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Advanced Protection System helps make Class A RVs safer.

August 4, 2016

Available on select Class A motor coaches, Advanced Protection System® includes radar-based forward collision warning indicator that alerts driver of dangerous scenarios that could lead to rear-end collision. If no action is taken, coach actively brakes to mitigate collision. Adaptive Cruise Control helps maintain safe following distance by decelerating automatically. During extreme steering maneuvers, Electronic Stability Control automatically brakes individual wheels to help maintain control. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Safety & Security Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Warning System increases blind intersection/corner safety.

August 4, 2016

Using unidirectional microwave sensors, Safe-T-Signal helps make blind corners inside facilities safer by alerting workers to approaching traffic from other directions in 2-, 3-, and 4-way intersections. This is accomplished via 40 lm LED lights illuminating red octagon stop signs and amber triangle yield signs that provide clear signal in all directions from ceiling-mounted system. Constructed of steel, system also projects high-intensity 440 lm blue signal on floor of intersection. Read More