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Silver Spark Plug

TMC Honors Seven with Silver Spark Plug Award

The Technology & Maintenance Council has awarded its Silver Spark Plug Award to seven trucking industry officials. The honor, presented during TMC’s annual meeting here, is the group’s highest accolade. The recipients are: Jim Clark, recently retired as director of engineering for TMD Friction; Lilo Hurtado, applications engineer for ExxonMobil; Bob Jeffries, sales manager for Remy Inc.; Mark Louzon, engine product development manager for Volvo Powertrain North America; Vic Meloche, manager of technical sales for Detroit Diesel; Don Raitzer, engineer for Stemco Brake Products Group; and Dan Umphress, vice president of maintenance and fleet services for A&R Transport. “These recipients were awarded the Silver Spark Plug for their outstanding contributions to the improvement of equipment, maintenance, industry-related technology and management practices,” said Carl Kirk, American Trucking Associations’ vice president of maintenance, information technology and logistics. “Through leadership and technical achievement, these individuals have all brought about significant improvements for the commercial vehicle industry.”