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Hutchens Industries says Genuine Hutch torque arms are built to last

All Genuine Hutch parts have a 5-year warranty, supporting Hutchens Industries’ goal to make products that work for years, not 30 days.

New Southern Regional Manager appointed By Hutchens Industries

Hutchens Industries has appointed Jason McCann as its new Southern Regional Manager. As the South’s Regional Manager, Jason is responsible for customer relations and sales in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana. When asked why he decided to accept this new challenge at Hutchens, Jason replied: “I’ve worked at Hutchens for the past 11

How to identify and repair an issue with a spring suspension

Durability is one of trailer spring suspensions’ claims to fame, with spring suspensions often outlasting the life of the trailer. That’s not to say it’s a “spec it and forget it” component. On the contrary, according to Collin Parker, engineering project manager for Hutchens Industries, the number one reason for premature spring suspension failures is

The inside scoop on spec’ing axles and brake ratings

For optimum performance and safety, brakes and suspensions need to be a match and work well together. So what do fleets need to know? Fleet Equipment asked major suppliers to provide the inside information.

Hutchens Industries welcomes new regional manager

Hutchens Industries has hired Michael Johnson as its new Upper Midwest Territory Regional Manager. Johnson comes to the company with 20 years of experience in truck and trailer suspension sales. Johnson will be supporting the area fleets, OEM trailer manufacturers and aftermarket businesses with their Hutchens product needs. He will be responsible for the states of Minnesota, North

Hutchens Industries welcomes new regional manager

Hutchens Industries welcomes Keith Fry as its Northeast Territory Regional Manager. Keith will be responsible for the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont, West Virginia and parts of Kentucky. Keith will travel throughout the area and will be responsible for working with the area’s fleets,

How weight reduction impacts trailer suspension systems

When discussing suspensions, especially trailer suspensions, weight reduction is a big talking point. In the lighter weight dichotomy between fuel savings and increase payload potential, Russ Brazeal, PE, vice president of engineering for Hutchens Industries, manufacturer of mechanical trailer suspensions, sees both ends of the benefits. “If you can save even 10 lbs. and keep