SAF-Holland, a global manufacturer of heavy-duty commercial vehicle components, announced the integration of Haldex brake and air control solutions into the SAF-Holland portfolio of SAF trailer axle/suspension systems.
With the addition of Haldex disc brake calipers and spring brake actuators, the SAF-Holland axle and suspension bolstered with Haldex braking technologies offer fleets completely engineered and supported, air or spring suspension systems. The North American P89 Series disc brake wheel end now incorporates Haldex braking technologies for maximum performance, reliability, and low total cost of ownership.
“A major step in our continued growth and product development strategy was the acquisition of Haldex,” said Mike Ginocchio, vice president of Product Line Management Americas, SAF-Holland. With more than 100 years of history under its belt, Haldex is focused on the efficiencies and mechanics of braking, expanding its offerings into the global truck and trailer markets.
To add safety and savings to the SAF trailer suspension/axle product line, SAF-Holland offers the optional SAF Tire Pilot Plus. According to the release, this system manages tire pressure with real time technology through inflation, deflation, and pressure equalization across all trailer tires.
According to Haldex, its air disc brakes are the lightest single-piston disc brake caliper design in the industry. In air controls, it has a full line of ABS, air treatment, and suspension air control valves to optimize brake and suspension system performance. In addition, the aftermarket parts program features OEM-quality Haldex Original Parts, Midland premium all makes replacement parts, along with Like-Nu reman service parts.
“As we move forward, the integration of Haldex means that we now have 30 production sites in addition to 40 subsidiaries, 5,600 employees and most important to our fleet customers, 20,000 parts and service centers worldwide,” Ginocchio concluded.