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Meritor distributes brake shoes with corrosion fighting coating

Now available for new Meritor lined aftermarket brake shoes is the company’s PlatinumShield II coating. To fight rustjacking corrosion caused by road salt and solvents, PlatinumShield II was developed to resist micro-abrasion caused by the movement of the brake lining against the shoe table during normal use.

Fras-le launches block production

Marking the first time the company has produced heavy-duty brake linings in the U.S., production has begun at the Fras-le friction manufacturing plant in Prattville, Ala.

TRP introduces reman brakes

TRP now offers an aftermarket brake program that offers brake linings for 20,000- and 23,000-lb. applications. The range includes single brake shoes and kits in 15×4-in. and 16.5×7-in. sizes for tractors and trailers, as well as medium-duty trucks and severe-service products.

DTNA names Meritor WABCO as exclusive supplier

Meritor WABCO has been named the standard position steer axle service brake chamber supplier for all Daimler Trucks North America air brake-equipped vehicles.

BrakeSentry indicators help in meeting CSA requirements

BrakeSentry visual brake stroke indicators improve brake safety, maintenance and compliance by providing drivers with a convenient and effective means to inspect critical brake adjustment conditions without having to crawl under vehicles to mark and measure pushrod stroke at each airbrake chamber.

Meritor WABCO receives fifth consecutive Wabash supplier honor

Meritor WABCO has been awarded a 2012 Platinum Supplier Award from Wabash National Corp., marking the fifth consecutive year the company has earned the honor.

Meritor launches Fras-le hydraulic disc brake pad program

Meritor’s Aftermarket business has begun distribution of the Fras-le “Work Truck and Fleet Disc Brake Pad Program” in North America. The program includes a complete line of hydraulic disc brake pads for Class 1c-7 vehicles and is positioned to help aftermarket customers expand friction sales into new vocational market segments.

Haldex receives ‘Best in Class’ marketing award

Haldex Brake Products Corp. has won a “Best in Class” Targeted Advertising & Marketing award for a direct mail campaign that generated awareness and stimulated a new product trial.

WABCO shows air disc brakes, lane departure technology

WABCO Holdings Inc. showcased its Maxx air disc brake technology, which the company said is a new and complete range of high performance, single-piston air disc brakes for trucks, buses and trailers worldwide, at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2012 in Hanover, Germany.

Daimler debuts Active Brake Assist 3

Daimler AG introduced the next evolution of its Active Brake Assist emergency braking systems for commercial vehicles, based on the radar system used in Telligent proximity control, at the IAA show in Hanover, Germany.

Fras-le launches air disc brake pad program

Sold under the Extreme Service brand, Fras-le’s new air disc brake pad program includes 11 part numbers covering more than 59 applications on 12 brake systems. The launch is an expansion of the company’s “Work Truck and Fleet Disc Brake Pad Program,” which kicked off in May.

Meritor receives 2012 Global Remanufacturer of the Year award

ReMaTecNews has named Meritor the 2012 Remanufacturer of the Year. According to the company, the award recognizes an organization that has served the automotive or heavy-duty truck remanufacturing sectors with distinction in fields such as innovation, technical excellence, customer service and commitment to the promotion of the qualities of remanufacturing.