Meritor Builds 10 Millionth Trailer Axle in N.A.

Meritor Builds 10 Millionth Trailer Axle in N.A.

Meritor recently celebrated its 10 millionth trailer axle made in North America at its Frankfort, Ky. manufacturing facility. The milestone axle will be installed on a trailer manufactured by Wabash National and will ultimately become part of the Werner Enterprises fleet.

Meritor recently celebrated its 10 millionth trailer axle made in North America at its Frankfort, Ky. manufacturing facility.

“This is an important milestone that underscores Meritor’s long heritage of providing innovative, market-leading products,” said Pedro Ferro, vice president and president, Aftermarket & Trailer. “Our experience in designing and manufacturing trailer components puts us at the forefront of axle innovation.”

Today, the company has more than 50 different axles for use in a broad range of trailer applications. Meritor said its lightweight, durable and highly serviceable portfolio of trailer axles includes straight, drop and crank product offerings that can be customized for each user’s specific trailer application needs.

The milestone axle will be installed on a trailer manufactured by Wabash National and will ultimately become part of the Werner Enterprises fleet. Meritor axles are standard equipment on all Wabash trailers.

An axle commemorating the 10 millionth will be signed by all employees at the Frankfort plant and will become a permanent display at that facility.

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