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Meritor axles to become standard on Wabash trailers

In North America, the company has produced more than 9 million trailer axles and has more than 50 different axles for use in a broad range of trailer applications. (Courtesy: MERITOR)

The Trucker News Services

10/18/2012

TROY, Mich.  – Meritor announced Wednesday that Wabash National has selected Meritor trailer axles to be standard equipment on all its trailers.

“Meritor's long history of innovation in axle and brake technology assures our customers access to industry-leading solutions that can help reduce cost and improve performance,” said Brent Yeagy, vice president and general manager, commercial trailer products, Wabash National.

As part of the agreement, other Meritor components available on Wabash National models, include air suspensions, Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI, automatic slack adjusters and wheel-end components.

“Wabash National has a well-deserved quality reputation year after year for building long-lasting trailers,” said Craig Frohock, general manager, Global Trailer, Meritor. “Meritor’s proven product lineup will only enhance Wabash’s status as an industry leader.”

In North America, the company has produced more than 9 million trailer axles and has more than 50 different axles for use in a broad range of trailer applications.

Meritor trailer systems and components are backed by Meritor’s industry-competitive warranty, global services and support from the nationwide DriveForce professionals, Frohock said.

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