April 12, 1987 |
Trico Industries Inc., Gardena, which manufactures oil field pumps, said it was acquired by Paccar Inc., Bellevue, Wash., a manufacturer of trucks and mining equipment. Trico said each share of its common stock was converted into $8 cash.
July 27, 2002 |
Fleetwood Enterprises Inc. named Edward Caudill, an executive at truck maker Paccar Inc., as chief executive and president as the maker of recreational vehicles and mobile homes struggles with losses. Caudill, 59, replaces interim CEO David Engelman, who took over after Nelson Potter resigned in February, Fleetwood said. Caudill's appointment is effective in mid-August. The Riverside-based company's shares have declined 60% since Potter's departure.
August 2, 1992 |
Workers at a Peterbilt Motors Co. "big rig" tractor plant voted 284 to 84 on Saturday to end a three-month strike after the company threatened to hire replacement workers. The workers approved the same contract they had rejected a week ago. The pact includes a 3.5% raise and requires employees to pay part of their health insurance costs.
July 9, 1987
Mellon Bank Corp., which underwent a management shake-up following the announcement of unexpected losses, said W. Keith Smith had been appointed treasurer of the nation's 12th-largest bank holding company. Chairman Frank V. Cahouet, the former Crocker National Bank executive who last month was named to replace J. David Barnes, announced that Smith would also serve as Mellon's chief financial officer and as a vice chairman of the company and its bank unit. Smith succeeds G.
June 23, 2003 |
Workers at Peterbilt Motors Co.'s suburban Nashville truck plant voted overwhelmingly Sunday to accept the company's "final offer" and return to work July 1, ending a 10-month lockout. According to plant manager Joe Scattergood, members of United Auto Workers Local 1832 voted 470 to 90 to accept the new five-year deal. Union officials could not be reached for comment. Peterbilt laid off almost 500 employees in November in response to a drop in orders for the heavy trucks.
August 2, 2002 |
Fleetwood Enterprises Inc. on Thursday was hit with a consumer's lawsuit accusing it of false advertising for its motor homes, as the company warned of another quarterly loss. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, charges that Fleetwood falsely claims that its motor homes can stop safely while towing a load of 3,500 pounds.