Hendrickson acquires Stemco's Motor Wheel, Crewson businesses

Hendrickson acquires Stemco’s Motor Wheel, Crewson businesses

Hendrickson recently announced the acquisition of the Motor Wheel brake drum & Crewson slack adjuster business segments, from Stemco and parent company EnPro Industries.

“We are excited about this acquisition and the rich American heritage of Motor Wheel. We have been working to revitalize the Motor Wheel name with a new brand mark, a tagline of Performance on the Move, color scheme and website – www.Motorwheel-intl.com. Along with this visual revitalization, we will be infusing capital and technology into the product lines,” stated Gary Gerstenslager, president and chief executive officer of Hendrickson. “We will continue to provide the loyal Motor Wheel and Crewson customers, in production and the aftermarket, with reliable, quality and high performing products,” added Gerstenslager.

The CentriFuse and Crewson brand names will be kept, while Motor Wheel will operate as a Hendrickson company.

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