American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition

Jacobs will show off its latest high-performance engine brakes as well as one of its newest technologies, 1.5 Stroke High Power Density® (HPD®) Engine Brakes.

ATA Management Conference

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Jacobs Vehicle Systems Welcomes Moore as VP Human Resources

BLOOMFIELD, CT – Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces Kristine Moore has been appointed as the Vice President of Human Resources.

Jacobs to Introduce Cylinder Deactivation (CDA) Technology at IAA Commercial Vehicles Trade Fair

Lower emissions and improved fuel economy gained through a new application of Jacobs’ well-proven valve actuation technology.

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA – Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, will introduce its new Cylinder Deactivation (CDA) technology to the European market at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 (Hannover, Germany, September 20-27). 

2018 Jacobs Service Awards

Jacobs’ Bloomfield location hosted its annual Service Awards Dinner at Maneeley’s in South Windsor, Connecticut. Each year, Jacobs’ employees are recognized for their years of service as they reach various milestones – 5, 10, 15, 20, etc. years of service at Jacobs Vehicle Systems. This year, five employees reached 45 years of service! Just behind them was a group of three who have served Jacobs for 40 years. In total, 85 employees were recognized for their years of dedication which when combined total 1,310 years of service.

First Day of Summer Ice Cream Day

On the first day of summer, Jacobs’ Employee Services Committee hosted an ice cream social at the Bloomfield, Connecticut, location. All three shifts took their turn lining up at the Mister Softie trucks throughout the day. In total, 495 ice cream cones and slushies were enjoyed on the sunny, 86 degree day in Connecticut.

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IAA Commercial Vehicles

The 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover, Germany, from September 20 to 27, 2018 will address the question of what the future of commercial vehicles will be like. The show will bring together manufacturers from across the globe to help solve the toughest challenges facing the commercial vehicle industry.


Jacobs will host its 4th Annual MFG Day event on October 19, 2018. During the event, Jacobs will open its doors to students and educators across Connecticut. A morning and afternoon session will be filled with an “Introduction to Manufacturing at Jacobs” by its senior leadership, a tour of the manufacturing facility and engine lab, and a mini career fair where students will have an opportunity to speak with Jacobs’ employees from various manufacturing disciplines.

American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE)

Over 3000 of trucking’s top decision makers will attend the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE) October 27-31 in Austin, TX. Highlights of the meetings include economic, regulatory, and business trends in the commercial vehicle arena. he event includes policy discussions, educational sessions, and networking opportunities as well as interactive exhibits.