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Joint Heirs Logistics Expands Fleet with Dream Western Star Truck

Customer Profile: Toby Jenkins When you’ve spent almost 30 years crisscrossing the United States and Canada in a truck like Toby Jenkins has you notice a few things. For instance, the Western Star badge. To Toby, that means one thing – quality. He’s been an admirer of the brand for years. So, […]

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MTU Powers North America’s First Tier 4 Final Log Stacker

A 50-year legacy of building innovation in its log stackers continues for Komatsu, which recently unveiled its newest version, the 45 Series electric log stacker that becomes the first in North America to use a Tier 4 engine. Letourneau Inc., a subsidiary of Komatsu, built two log stackers that are using MTU […]

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Ignore Your Diesel Particulate Filter at Your Own Peril

A key component of your diesel engine and its performance is the Diesel Particulate Filter. By trapping ash, soot and other particulates from your engine’s exhaust, the filter allows operators to meet Tier 4 emission standards. This critical function of a DPF is why you need to make sure your aftertreatment system […]

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Marine Team Hits Milestone With 100th Engine Overhaul For U.S. Coast Guard

The Pacific Power Group (PPG) engine overhaul facility in Kent, Washington, reached a  milestone recently with the group’s completion of the 100th MTU 8v396 engine overhaul  for the U.S. Coast Guard as part of a long-term service contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The MTU 1100 kW engine supports the […]

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Winterize Your Boat Now to Reduce Maintenance Costs

The lazy days of summer boating have faded like the setting sun. Now it’s time to winterize your boat to protect it against the harsh weather. This preventative measure will prolong the life of your boat, reduce maintenance costs and get it ready for next year’s boating season. Taking the time to […]

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New Seattle Metro Ferries Powered by Pacific Power Group

If you take a ride on a new Washington State Ferry, it’s likely your vessel’s onboard power is provided by three Volvo Penta generators from Pacific Power Group. Volvo Penta diesel generators have been selected to power two new ferries for the Washington State fleet, including the Chimacum, which was recently delivered, […]

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