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Category: Breaks, Suspensions & Chassis

Jacobs Manufactures 7 Millionth Engine Brake

Jacobs Manufactures 7 Millionth Engine Brake

| September 21, 2017

Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a world leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces the sale of its 7 millionth engine brake and that it will be displaying its latest technologies at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV). While 31 years passed before Jacobs sold its one […]

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WABCO Lands Largest Order for Modular Braking Systems

WABCO Lands Largest Order for Modular Braking Systems

| August 16, 2017

Commercial vehicle parts leader WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) has entered into a new long-term agreement with a major global manufacturer of trucks and buses, headquartered in Europe, in which WABCO will supply the customer’s vehicle brands with its modular braking system platform (mBSP™). The company notes that this represents WABCO’s single largest order ever […]

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New Bendix® Automotive Brake Shoe Kits Reduce Installation Time

New Bendix® Automotive Brake Shoe Kits Reduce Installation Time

| July 11, 2017

MAT Holdings, Inc. has announced the launch of the Bendix® Brakes brand automotive brake shoe kits, which include all of the components necessary for a complete brake shoe job and, according to the company, reduce installation time. The brake shoe kits include the brake shoes themselves, plus wheel cylinders, spreader springs, and installation hardware. As […]

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STEMCO Expands Facility for Manufacturing Brake Products

STEMCO Expands Facility for Manufacturing Brake Products

| June 14, 2017

STEMCO, an EnPro Industries company (NYSE: NPO) and leading manufacturer of heavy-duty components for commercial vehicles, has announced its first friction production plant will open in July of this year. There it will manufacture brake shoes and friction components for medium and heavy duty truck and bus applications. The 43,000-square-foot facility was built in response […]

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WABCO Launches Rolling U.S. Tour to Showcase Products

WABCO Launches Rolling U.S. Tour to Showcase Products

| March 24, 2017

WABCO (NYSE: WBC), a leading supplier of technologies for commercial vehicles, is going on the road to showcase its products, beginning with the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS). The vehicle is called the Technology Showcase Trailer and it is designed to highlight the company’s innovations through hands-on, interactive displays and demonstrations of industry-leading safety and […]

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WABCO Opens 145,000 Sq. Foot Plant for Air Disc Brake Production in South Carolina

WABCO Opens 145,000 Sq. Foot Plant for Air Disc Brake Production in South Carolina

| March 23, 2017

WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading global supplier of technologies for safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, has announced the opening of a state-of-the-art 145,000 square-foot plant in South Carolina dedicated to the production of its advanced Air Disc Brakes (ADB) for commercial vehicles in the United States. The Company’s move from an […]

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