How Link CMP Can Help the New Face of the Funeral Profession

NFDA Convention 2017

I just got back from the 2017 National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) International Convention & Expo, where Link featured our extensive line of Cargo Management Products (CMP) that funeral and mortuary industry professionals have relied on for decades to streamline their operations. Each year the NFDA provides us with the opportunity to collaborate with customers, find solutions to their challenges and discuss trends that are reshaping the industry. Funeral service has traditionally been a male-dominated and “family” profession, with businesses being passed down from one generation to the next. In 2015, the NFDA released a report bucking both of those trends; stating 60% of mortuary science students were currently female and most graduates do not have family members working in…

Showcasing Our Latest Innovations and Wrapping Up Run on Less at the NACV Show

Our team of Link executives, engineers and sales professionals recently returned from the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) in Atlanta. This inaugural event featured leading manufacturers of commercial and specialty vehicles – as well as producers of parts and components – exhibiting their newest technologies and innovations. Link used NACV to showcase our new line of Auxiliary Suspensions featuring SwiftMount Technology™. We also introduced a few innovations currently in development, including Cabmate with Semi-Active Cab Suspensions, as well and our Carbon Fiber Control Rods. We continue to demonstrate our commitment to the 6×2 liftable pusher concept and demonstrated a Link solution on our test vehicle. While still in R&D, we believe the Road Optimized Intelligence provided by our display…

Run on Less Showcases Link’s Expertise in Auxiliary Suspension Engineering

Run on Less Blog

Have you heard of the Run on Less demonstration? It’s one of the most exciting and important developments in the freight and transportation industry in recent memory. This cross-country roadshow was created to showcase the different technologies used to achieve the best fuel economy possible for Class 8 trucks. Developed by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and the Carbon War Room, Run on Less is backed by the likes of Shell, PepsiCo and a host of other big names. One of the founders of the Carbon War Room, none other than Richard Branson, is one of Run on Less’ biggest champions. It starts in early September and the results will be announced at NACV on Sept 24. Seven…

A Unique Perspective on Air Link Gen 3 and Link’s Suspension Solutions for Concrete Trucks at World of Concrete

Link Manufacturing is invested in developing new suspension solutions for the concrete industry. In January we showcased our latest engineering feat, the Air Link Gen 3 Tandem Drive Walking Beam Suspension, at World of Concrete in Las Vegas. This is a key event that allows us to immerse ourselves in the issues facing the concrete industry and better engineer suspensions that solve the unique challenges facing OEMs, dealers and upfitters. This year we partnered with Housby Mixer Systems to showcase our concrete truck suspension solutions including the Air Link Gen 3 as well as the DuraLift Self-Steer auxiliary axle suspension, by outfitting a Mack truck with the products. Air Link Gen 3 Tandem Drive Walking Beam Suspension Link’s latest technological…