Jerry Fuhr Joins BettsHD as Regional Aftermarket Specialist

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Fresno, Calif.- (November 4, 2013) – BettsHD has hired Jerry Fuhr as a regional aftermarket specialist in the Southeast region of the U.S. He joins with three other regional aftermarket specialists to represent the Betts Company division that manufactures spray suppression products including fenders and mud flap hangers.

Prior to joining BettsHD,  Fuhr was the national heavy duty sales manager for Dill Air Controls in Oxford, N.C. Fuhr has an extensive background in the heavy duty industry calling on major fleets and aftermarket distributors. He has worked for many notable companies during his career including Morgan Olson LLC, Medco, Better Brake Parts, Dana Corporation, Gates Rubber Company and Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.

"With his 30 plus years of experience in sales, marketing, business development and customer service, we are excited to welcome Jerry to our team," said Bob Herold, vice president, Betts Company. "The position of regional aftermarket specialist is not limited to sales. Our specialists serve as customer problem solvers and a resource for education and training on our product lines."

Fuhr earned a B.S. degree in marketing from Southwest Missouri State University and served as a member of United States Naval Reserve for six years earning many honors including the National Defense Award.

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About BettsHD

BettsHD is a single, reliable source for safety-related products focused on heavy duty tractor/trailer applications, including mud flap hangers; conspicuity solutions; quarter, poly and metal fenders; bracket kits and accessories; application solutions; and custom design/ manufacturing. BettsHD has been a leader in spray-suppression products and fenders for nearly 60 years and holds numerous patents, including the first patent granted on spray suppression mud flap hangers in 1954. BettsHD is one of three operating divisions of Betts Company, a six-generation family owned company established in 1868.


About Betts Company

For over 145 years and during six generations of continuous family ownership, Betts Company has practiced daily the mission of its founder and decorated spring maker William Michael Betts I – “Building Well, Serving Better.” From its proud beginning as the first spring manufacturer in the Western United States, Betts has developed into a diversified concern that serves heavy duty transportation, aftermarket automotive and other industrial sectors with innovative, patented products made in the USA. For more information, visit