Blue Bird recognizes Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

Blue Bird recognizes Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has been named the Blue Bird Corp. 2014 Supplier of the Year.

Blue Bird presented the 2014 Supplier Awards during its annual Supplier Conference held in Macon, Ga. With more than 390 production suppliers, the company recognized 10 distinguished suppliers for their commitment to quality, innovation, service and timely delivery, said Blue Bird.

Blue Bird noted that it chose Bendix for the highest award. A supplier for several Blue Bird wheel-end offerings, Bendix strategically partnered with Blue Bird to launch the Bendix ADB22X air disc brake in 2014. Blue Bird credits Bendix’s outstanding dedication to innovation and technology for the tremendous success of the product launch.

The patented Bendix ADB22X technology is a lightweight air disc brake design that significantly reduces stopping distance and offers straight, stable stops with a car-like feel and virtually no brake fade or degradation of stopping power, said Bendix. The company added that the Bendix ADB22X offers twice the lining life, four times the rotor life and half the service time of comparable drum brakes.

“Bendix is truly honored to receive this prestigious award from Blue Bird Corporation,” said Scott Burkhart, Bendix vice president—sales, marketing and business development. “We value our collaboration with Blue Bird and look forward to continuing to work together to provide innovative, reliable and high-quality solutions for Blue Bird buses. We are proud to partner with Blue Bird to help ensure a safe school bus ride for students each day.”

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