Truckers Jamboree

Jacobs will show off its latest high-performance engine brakes and newest technologies such as High Power Density Engine Braking and Active Decompression Technology.

Iowa 80 Truckers Jamboree

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Bloomfield Beautification Committee Recognizes Jacobs at Council Meeting

During a November Town Council Meeting in Bloomfield, Connecticut, the Bloomfield Beautification Committee (BCC) recognized Jacobs Vehicle Systems and Jacobs’ Employee Services Committee (ESC) for its work to transform the gardens at the Blue Hills Fire Department.  During the council meeting, Sharon Mann, BCC Chair, presented a slide show with photos from the planting day at the fire department.  Dennis Gallagher, President, Jacobs Vehicle Systems, was also in attendance to accept the BCC’s certificate of appreciation.

Gobble Gobble

It is a Jacobs’ tradition to celebrate Thanksgiving each year with every employee in Bloomfield before closing for the Thanksgiving long weekend.  Over 500 employees are served a turkey dinner across three shifts.  The kitchen staff worked hard to prepare enough turkey, gravy, dressing, sides, and desserts to feed everyone. 

Thanksgiving Turkey Handout and Donation

Each year, Jacobs purchases one turkey for each of its employees who work in the Bloomfield location.  The week before Thanksgiving, the turkeys are delivered, and employees can choose to either pick up their turkey for their Thanksgiving celebration or donate it to Foodshare, a local food bank in Bloomfield. 

Providing Thanksgiving Meals to Local Families

For many years, Jacobs has loaded up the company van with Thanksgiving meal baskets and headed to the Town of Bloomfield Social & Youth Services. This year Jacobs employees generously contributed to 16 meal baskets and grocery store gift cards which will help the town organization in their quest to provide hundreds of families with meals this Thanksgiving.

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Truckers Jamboree

Join us under the big top tent at the 40th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree this July.  Stop by our booth to have all of your engine braking questions answered by the Jacobs team.  

To find more information about this free event, visit the Iowa 80 Truckstop's website here.

Iowa 80 Truckstop building

American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition

If you are attending the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE), make plans to visit Jacobs' booth during the exhibition.  While you are there, learn more about how your fleet can benefit from Jacobs' latest technologies such as Active Decompression Technology® and High Power Density® Engine Brakes.  

North American Commercial Vehicle Show

Jacobs is returning to the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) in 2019 after a successful 2017 inaugural show.  Join us in Hall A, Booth 1354 to learn more about how your fleet can benefit from Jacobs' latest technologies such as Active Decompression Technology®, High Power Density® Engine Brakes, and more!  

Learn more about the NACV show by visiting