Business briefs

December 05, 2009

Mack Trucks

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Mack Trucks Inc. diesel engines have been certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board to meet the near-zero emissions standards that take effect in January.

The Mack MP7 and MP8 engines are now recognized to meet the strictest diesel emissions standards in the world.

Mack is the first truck manufacturer to have its heavy-duty diesel engines certified for 2010 by both EPA and CARB.

Mack Trucks Inc. is part of the Volvo Group.

Associated Builders and Contractors

Associated Builders and Contractors Cumberland Valley Chapter presented U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett with its "Champion of the Merit Shop" award at a recent luncheon.

The commendation is given to members of Congress who have an 80 percent or better voting record on the association's priority issues in Congress. Bartlett, R-Md., has voted with ABC 100 percent of the time.


The award is a symbol that reflects ABC's commitment to fair competition and free enterprise.

ABC is a national trade association with more than 25,000 firms across the nation. More than 200 employers are members of the Cumberland Valley Chapter.

High Rock Studios

High Rock Studios, a marketing and design agency with an office in Hagerstown, has produced a regional marketing video for the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore.

The video showcases the Greater Baltimore region to prospective employers and employees.

Shot in high definition with time-lapse photography and two cameras for multiple angles, the 7 1/2-minute video highlights major developments and economic expansions throughout the region and incorporates statistics, rankings and comments from business and community leaders.

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