Perebilt General Manager Darrin Siver shown with the PACCAR engine

Earning Loyalty

January 31, 2017 firstclass 0

Decker Truck Line in Fort Dodge, Iowa, is marking its 85th year as a family-owned and operated business. Peterbilt manufactured its first truck in 1939 — Decker pulled its first load in 1931.

Peterbilt has finished three plant expansion projects and is nearing completion of a fourth at its Denton, Texas, manufacturing facility

Bigger & Better

January 31, 2017 firstclass 0

Peterbilt has finished three plant expansion projects and is nearing completion of a fourth at its Denton, Texas, manufacturing facility.

Brian Beaudrie of Advanced Disposal Systems.

Talking Trash

January 31, 2017 firstclass 0

Jacksonville-based Advanced Disposal System is the largest privately held waste company in the country, with a 3,000-truck fleet and a footprint in 20 states. However, CEO Richard Burke prefers to focus on the company culture.

photo of a new Peterbilt Model 320 equipped for handling refuse

A Day’s Work

January 31, 2017 firstclass 0

The Peterbilt nameplate on Valley Tank and Container equipment these days is identical to the one that adorned Johnny Verschuur’s classic Model 379 a couple decades ago. But trust that the medium-duty Peterbilts in the fleet are very different.

Peterbilt Model 520 for which the ISL-G Near Zero Engine is available

Near-Zero Emissions Engine Available

January 31, 2017 firstclass 0

The Cummins Westport ISL-G Near Zero engine, with emissions 90 percent lower than the current EPA NOx limit, will soon be available for Peterbilt Models 567, 520 and 320, Peterbilt has announced.

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