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Hennessy Industries Names New President

Mauricio Sartori is joining Hennessy coming from Gilbarco Veeder-Root.

Coats Releases New 80C Center Clamp Tire Changer

Coats 80C Center Clamp Tire Changer offers shops the speed and familiarity of Coats tire changers, but with the center clamp design necessary to protect and care for today’s high-end wheels, Hennessy Industries says.

80C Center Clamp tire changer
Podcast: Servicing Shop Equipment in the Coronavirus Age [Audio]

With businesses starting to reopen in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, social distancing, mask-wearing and a slew of other hygiene practices have become the norm just to stay safe. So, how are equipment manufacturers working to service shops right now? In this episode of “What’s Treading with Tire Review,” we talk with Kevin Keefe,

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Podcast: Servicing Shop Equipment in the Coronavirus Age

Kevin Keefe, VP of service for Hennessy Industries, shares how the Hennessy Service Network is operating during this time and what the industry can expect from the service network this year.

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Coats Introduces New Light Duty 885 Wheel Balancer

The new Coats 885 wheel balancer for medium volume repair shops offers many of the same capabilities and functions of other Coats wheel balancers but with a compact footprint.

Mark Earl to Lead Nokian Tyres Americas

Nokian Tyres today announced the appointment of Mark Earl as Vice President, Americas Business Area.

Coats Introduces New Lift Line

Hennessy Industries Coats brand is offering a new comprehensive automotive lift line. The new line ranges from commercial light and medium duty lifts, all the way to heavy duty and mobile columns in more than 60 models.

Hennessy Promotes Staff

Hennessy Industries has made two internal promotions; appointing Kevin Keefe to the role of vice president of service & sales support, and Don Vanderheyden to director of marketing. Keefe previously served as vice president of marketing for Hennessy. In his new position he will assume responsibility for the field service, customer service, technical support and

Coats Debuts Tiltback Changers

Hennessy Industries has unveiled its newest Coats brand tire changer line—the Coats GTS Series.  The Coats GTS Series features three different models of tiltback tire changers; the GTS-70, GTS-60, and GTS-50. The Coats GTS Series of tire changers are capable of servicing tires from 6 to 24 inches in diameter.  Features of the changers include

Redesigned Interface

The Coats 1150-2D wheel balancers from Hennessy Industries offer a redesigned user interface to quickly and efficiently handle the most complex balancing applications. Features include direct balancing mode selection, direct tape-a-weight measurements, behind the spoke balancing, auto start hood, dual operator mode, and match balance, according to Hennessy.

Bada Manufacturing Plant Earns Third GM Supplier Award

Hennessy Industries, Inc.’s Bada wheel weights manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, Ky., was recently named a recipient of the 2014 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award. The facility is now a three-time winner of the award, having also won in 2012 and 2013. “Bada employees are responsible for our sustained success and good relationship with

Bada Recognized for Recycling Partnership

Hennessy Industries’ Bada wheel weight division was recently recognized by Sears Holding Corp. Bada received Sears’ 2014 Partners in Transformation Award for its implementation of a closed-loop recycling program in partnership with Sears Automotive. The recycling program starts with the collection of used wheel weights from Sears shops, then Bada oversees the sorting, separating and