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These featured advertisers invite you to join them at the Mid-America Trucking Show March 20, 21 and 22 in Louisville, KY.

Alcoa Dura-Bright Wheels Booths No. 2660
The first aluminum wheels you don’t polish or scrub — just spray with soap and water. It’s not a coating. It’s not a finish. It’s a patented treatment that penetrates the aluminum. Stop by our exhibit and see for yourself or visit www.dontpolish.com. Call 1-800-242-9898 for more information.

Air-Weigh Booth No. 896
Air-Weigh is the most accurate, affordable and reliable on-board truck and trailer scales in the world. Monitor axle weights as you load, then go right to the road. Your Air-Weigh truck scale will automatically display trailer weights for any Air-Weigh equipped company trailer.

American Durabilt Booth No. 6761
At last … a bumper that lasts! Guaranteed not to rust, chip, or peel! 100 percent stainless steel bumpers and truck accessories. The bumpers shine like chrome but last more than three times longer. Purchase at our booth, online at www.truckersbumpers.com or call 1-866-866-6628. Stop by and “see yourself in stainless.”

American Superlite Inc. Booth No. 6509
The leader in quality LED lights for heavy-duty trucks introduces two exciting new products at the MATS. A newly designed backup light with greater brightness as well as heated oval and 4-inch LED taillights for cold-weather climates to prevent ice buildup. Come visit us and see for yourself.

AntWorx Booth No. 6144
AntWorx will be exhibiting the latest version of LoadLedger accounting and record-keeping software for owner-operators, independent drivers and small fleets at booth No. 6144 at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Version 3 includes payroll and other requested features such as enhanced ProMiles options.

Bergstrom Inc. Booth No. 6611
Finally, there’s a smart solution to overnight truck idling. Bergstrom Inc., a leader in mobile climate technology, introduces the NITE (No-Idle Thermal Environment) system. The world’s first truly efficient engine-off heating and cooling system provides year-round comfort, saves money on fuel, complies with anti-idling laws and reduces emissions. Call 1-866-204-8570 or visit www.NITEsystem.net.

BorgWarner Booth No. 822
BorgWarner Turbo Systems, Aftermarket has certified its K31 replacement turbocharger for select 500-horsepower, 12.7L DDC Series 60 engines. This component augments the 3K-Schwitzer value-driven turbo offering for Series 60 applications. K31 turbochargers incorporate rugged Forged Milled Compressor Wheel (FMW) technology to help resist compressor wheel failure. The turbo is backed with a one-year, 100,000-mile warranty.

Bridgestone Booth No. 509
New, long-lasting, fuel-efficient and retreadable radial tires for everything from long distance line haul to P&D and construction. Innovative, cost-conscious ways to deal with over-the-road breakdowns. Great ideas for reducing your cost per mile. See them all at Bridgestone/Firestone — booth No. 509.

C.G.& J. Booth No. 6345
C.G.& J. is the largest supplier of OE charge air coolers to the trucking aftermarket in North America. With distributors nationwide, we can supply your needs fast, plus save you money. Stop by our booth. We also carry a full line of truck radiators. Come and see us.

Centramatic Booth No. 395
221,325 miles logged on a steer tire with Centramatic Balancers on the OE tire of a ‘99 Kenworth T2000. Records received post these amazing results. Centramatic Balancers can improve tire life, or miles/32nd, by 25 percent to 50 percent. See these products and this tire at our booth. For more information, visit www.centramatic.com, or call 1-800-523-8473.

Cyrk Booth No. 3030
The worlds best — Kenworth shirts, caps, model trucks and much more! New W900 and T600 T-shirt designs. T600 T-shirt only available at the 2003 MATS. Merchandise available for purchase at booth No. 3030. Visit us at www.shopkenworth.com for a complete selection of Kenworth branded merchandise.

DG Productions Inc. Booth No. 598 
DG Productions produces promotional toy trucks based on our highly detailed, collector quality, and 1:64 scale die cast replicas of real trucks. Visit us to get your Official 2003 MATS Show Truck at booth No. 598 or call us direct at 1-888-434-8697 or www.toysbydg.com.

Diesel Injection Booth No. 256A
Diesel Injection of Pittsburg Inc. is the manufacturer of Pittsburg Power Performance Diesel engine computers for Caterpillar and Cummins electronic engines. You can get 210 additional horsepower and 600 lbs.-ft. of torque at the turn of a dial. You, the owner-operator, control the amount of power you need.

Direct Dimension Inc. Booth No. 379
No. 1 lube-free coupling. The Revolver and the new PlateMate products not only eliminate grease, they outperform it for superior road handling performance, increased safety and productivity, lower operating cost and extended trailer life. Visit www.TheRevolver.Info or www.PlateMate.Info or call 1-800-738-6587. See us in booth No. 379.

Espar Heater Systems Booth No. 1015
Reduce idling and save money with Espar Heater System’s “first class” air and coolant heaters designed to fit your needs and keep you in comfort. Accessories available for remote starts and programming preheat of the engine. Help eliminate “greenhouse gases” with an Espar heater on board. Visit booth No. 1015 for more information.

Freightliner Trucks Booth No. 3210
Freightliner Trucks, North America’s leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer, will display its full line of leading commercial vehicles, including the Coronado, Classic XL, Century Class S/T, Columbia and Business Class M2, as well as brand new offerings for the heavy-duty and medium-duty truck markets. Freightliner Trucks also will exhibit a wide range of component options, including the Mercedes-Benz MBE4000 engine. Visit www.freightlinertrucks.com.

Fuel Preporator International Booth No. 6164
Fuel Preporator model FP-135 enhances a diesel engine’s performance and fuel economy while reducing pollution. The FP-135 is available in both 12 and 24-volt versions. The system includes a water separator, fuel filter with filtration to 10 microns, a fuel heater, and a dash mounted light to indicate filter changes. Toll free at 1-877-GO DIESEL, visit our website at www.fuelpreporator.com or come see us at booth No. 6164.

Gear Master Booth No. 1074
The world’s first and only gear availability and synchronization indicator. Never miss or grind another gear! This instrument makes shifting a breeze. Come see us at booth No. 1074 to see how it works. Visit www.gearmaster.com or call toll free 1-866-432-7728 (1-866-GEARSAV).

Grand Rock Booth No. 255
We offer new quiet performance mufflers for dual-exhaust trucks. Patented new-technology mufflers have been tested at providing an average 6.2 percent fuel mileage increase and a 3 percent horsepower gain (dynamometer tests). As quiet as stock mufflers, they are legal in all 50 states. Grand Rock supplies the heavy-truck market with a full line of exhaust parts, 3-inch to 7-inch diameter, aluminized or chrome. Stop by our booth for more information, or visit www.grandrock.com.

HammerLane Software Booth No. 6138
The company that developed the trucking industry’s most innovative and easy-to-learn and use software is here! Come on over to booth No. 6138 and check out our small fleet, owner-operator and our new driver program! We hope to see you, and drive safely.

Harvard Business Services Inc. Booth No. 6631
Stop by our booth and get $25 off your next incorporation package with Harvard. Plus, we’ll give you a discount coupon for your friends, and when they buy a package with us and provide your discount coupon code, we’ll pay you $25! Visit www.delawareinc.com, or call 1-800-345-2677. Void where prohibited.

Howes Lubricator Booth No. 464
Howes Lubricator Products include Diesel Treat, Meaner Power Kleaner, Multi-Purpose Penetrating Oil. Visit us at booth No. 464 to learn more about our products and the new upcoming spring promotions. Visit www.howeslube.com or call 1-800-GET-HOWES.

Jones Manufacturing Booth No. 1076
The J-Lock lockable anti-theft storage and security system easily mounts nearly anywhere on your truck to safeguard your load locks when not in use. There are five styles to ensure that there’s a J-Lock especially suitable for your rig. Inquire with your Freightliner, Peterbilt, Sterling, Volvo, Navistar or Mack dealer.

Kenworth Truck Co. Booth No. 3410
Kenworth Truck Co. is a leading manufacturer of heavy- and medium-duty trucks. The W900 conventional is Kenworth’s premium model for owner-operators. The Kenworth PremierCare Customer Center at 1-800-KW ASSIST (1-800-592-7747) provides emergency roadside assistance and service scheduling in conjunction with Kenworth dealers. A Kenworth dealer listing is available on Kenworth’s Internet home page at http://www.kenworth.com.

Link Manufacturing Booth No. 4215
Link Manufacturing announces two new products — the DuraMax and the DuraLift lift axles. Both feature Links’ patented and proven mounting bracket. These brackets provide the flexibility of allowing the installer to mount the same axle on three different chassis — in effect reducing inventory for the installer. The DuraLift is a self-steering suspension with a revolutionary lift mechanism promoting longer life of the air springs and less downtime. Booth No. 4215 will feature the DuraMax and DuraLift axles, UltraRide, Cabmate and CatsEye.

Pana-Pacific Booth No. 510
Make time to visit booth No. 510 and see for yourself why Pana-Pacific is the one-stop solution of all of your mobile electronics and in-cab entertainment needs. Experience our line of revolutionary satellite radio products, including the award-winning Delphi XM SkyFi system and interoperable Delphi AM/FM/SAT cassette player and CD player that will receive either XM or Sirius Satellite radio.

PBS Tax & Bookkeeping Service Booth No. 642
Trucking specialists, Barry & Howard, owners of PBS Tax & Bookkeeping Service, have specialized in the trucking industry for over 25 years, providing expert tax preparation, bookkeeping, solutions to IRS problems, decision making such as LLC vs. S-corporation and incorporation services. They have developed Truck Books by Barry and Howard bookkeeping software for owner-operators.

Peterbilt Motor Co. Booth No. 2500
Peterbilt Motors Co., a division of PACCAR Inc., manufactures premium quality trucks and offers a broad range of services for the over-the-road, construction, municipal and medium-duty markets. Peterbilt combines classic styling, innovative design and superior-quality features in a comprehensive, custom-engineered truck that is sold and serviced through its more than 200 U.S. and Canadian dealerships. Visit Peterbilt at http://www.peterbilt.com.

Pittfield Design Inc. Booth No. 884 
We are the manufacturers of the BodyGuard line of truck deflectors. All shields mount below the grill without any visible holes drilled in your truck. For 2003, we have a new line of side window deflectors for the new International Business Class and a new hood deflector set for the Volvo VHD.

Proheat Booth No. 5265 
Proheat is setting the new standard for mobile Class 8 APUs and HVAC systems. Benefiting from Teleflex’s engineering experience and the manufacturing and quality requirements of this company, the proheat generator is a major step forward in the sophistication and reliability, providing 110-volt power and automatic air conditioning and heating climate control. Visit our booth or www.proheat.com

Shur-Co Tarps Booth No. 5390
Shur-Co invites you to come to booth No. 5390 to celebrate our 50th Anniversary! Bring this ad with you, and Shur-Co, “Your Tarp Solutions Company,” will give you $25 off any purchase of $250 or more at the show. We will have our Shur-Lok Cover-Pro Flatbed and Load Control displays out for you.

The Boser Booth No. 6135
Experience the ultimate in mobility. The Boser Laptop Stand will make its debut this year at Mid-America Trucking Show booth No. 6135. It’s flexible, adjustable, and its universal design can be used in just about every environment with all laptops. Increase your productivity during downtime with The Boser! Visit www.theboser.com for more information.

The Internet Truckstop Booth No. 6150
The Internet Truckstop is the premier freight matching service on the Internet. The Internet truckstop specializes in finding freight for the owner-operator and small fleet owner. Stop by our booth and win some great prizes by giving the “One Arm Bandit” a pull or playing a game of “Trucker Bingo.”

The Jones Motor Group Booths No. 6034,6036&6038
If you want to have a choice of pay plans, of lanes to run and freight to haul — If you want discounts on the things you need to manage your business — visit the companies of the Jones Motor Group and let us tell you the ways we care about owner-operators.

Transcraft Booth No. 915
At Transcraft, you’ll find solutions engineered to fit your needs. We’ve been engineering flatbeds and dropdecks for over 40 years and have a long list of standard options for our top-selling trailers. Contact Transcraft at 1-800-950-2995, or one of our dealers or see us at booth No. 915.

Transport Training of America Booth No. 6139
The Brown Companies Inc., located at booth No. 6139, is pleased to present a variety of Transportation programs and services, including Freight Broker Training, Broker Assistance Programs, H.I.S. Dispatch Service, H.I.S. Brokerage and various transportation software programs. Visit www.hisbrokers.com for more information.

TraXall Booth No. 9115
Come by our 30x80 booth No. 9115. We are displaying our latest technology in wireless satellite trailer tracking, utilizing Global Locating System. We are also unveiling our new safety product line, installed on our tractor-trailer rig. We will be giving live demonstrations during the show. Visit www.traxall.com for more information.

TruckFridge Booth No. 784 
Free drawing for a new TruckFridge! Truckfridge.com is pleased to be showing the Indel refrigerators for sleeper cabs at booth No. 784. From small console fridges to full size 2 door fridge/freezers, all 12vDC for heavy-duty use. Come by and see what’s new! Maybe even win one free!

TruckGen Booths No. 3109 & 9095
TruckGen will showcase its full line of idle alternatives and solutions at MATS. Say goodbye to cold winters and hot summers with the latest in compact generator technologies. Light, small and affordable, these will save thousands of dollars in fuel annually.

Turbo 3000D VADA Booth No. 6156
The Turbo 3000D VADA is a patented “clean burn” aftermarket fuel device for diesel engines. We guarantee to improve fuel economy by at least 10 percent or your money back. Our device also increases horsepower, reduces carbon deposits, stack soot, smoke and toxic emissions. Visit www.turbo3000d.com or call 1-877-526-7728.

Ulti-Max Booth No. 425
Ulti-Max, the Idle Eliminator manufacturer, is located at booth No. 425. If you are looking for a truck generator that supplies heat and air conditioning without invading your truck’s system — Ulti-Max has the answer.

Vulcan 
Vulcan On-Board Scales have been installed on more than 30,000 vehicles in the general trucking, aggregate, refuse, timber, agriculture and other markets. Come by and discuss your application at the Mid-America Trucking Show, or contact us at 1-800-237-0022 or at www.vulcanscales.com.

Waeco Adler/Barbour Booth No. 6733
Waeco Adler/Barbour offers the largest variety of DC products for mobile use: refrigerators/freezers, coolers, coffee makers and portable DC power. Every Waeco product is of the highest quality material and built using the most stringent quality standards. Visit us in booth No. 6733 at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Western Star Trucks Booth No. 3300
Western Star Trucks feature the finest in amenities with unmatched interior space and comfort. See the new LowMax model, as well as the new Stratosphere Star Light Sleeper. This walk-through sleeper is designed to offer drivers the highest-level quality and craftsmanship available. Visit us at www.westernstar.com.

ZamZow Manufacturing Booth No. 108
ZamZow Manufacturing will be displaying the Kwik-Lock Roll tarp Systems for High side, Dump and Grain trailers. We also will be displaying our complete line of tarps, cargo control systems and accessories that we offer for the trucking industry. Stop by and pick up a catalog, or visit www.zamzow-tarp.com

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