Meritor Launches AllFit Shock Absorbers
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 22, 2013
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Meritor North American Aftermarket
business, based in Florence, Ky., has announced the immediate availability of
a Meritor-brand shock absorber product line. This new line replaces the
Gabriel shocks previously sold by the company and is available immediately to
all North American warehouse distributors and OEM dealers.
Announced here during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, the new Meritor shock
absorbers – American-made in an ISO-certified facility -- are available in
three models: cab shocks, standard duty shocks and premium adjustable shocks.
These are the first members of Meritor's new AllFit series, that address the
all-makes market segment demanded by fleets, owner-operators and installers
for quality, all-makes shock absorbers.
"These shocks reconcile perfectly with the diverse application and performance
demands of the heavy duty aftermarket," said Tim Bauer, director,
Undercarriage Products. "We understand our customers want choices, so we've
made this first move to offer this broad grouping of all-makes parts under a
Meritor brand. Truck operators can enjoy the benefits of a complete shock
absorber from a trusted supplier while our customers can streamline inventory
and enhance the operator's loyalty regardless of a fleet's brand
composition.The all-makes difference is in the bottom line."
The new shocks – ideal for Class 6-8 linehaul trucks, trailers and key
vocational segments like fire and rescue, delivery vehicles, school buses, and
municipal vehicles – provide an advanced sealing system, premium hydraulic
fluid, and a robust design to reduce excessive misting and extend product
The three product classes are:
oCab shock: designed to isolate the cab from the vehicle's frame maximizing
oStandard-Duty: manufactured with premium components to help ensure
longevity on the road.
oPremium Adjustable: can be converted to three settings...regular, firm or
extra firm to support a variety of ride preferences.
"These shocks will provide superior ride comfort, all for greater operational
control of the vehicle and minimize road vibration," said Bauer. "Shock
absorbers play an important role in this equation by supporting greater
control and maximizing protection for the driver and cargo."
About Meritor, Inc.
Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking
and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets.With
more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer
superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves
commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket
customers in more than 70 countries. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United
States, and is made up of approximately 9,000 diverse employees who apply
their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers,
joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries.
Common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol
MTOR. For important information, visit the company's website at meritor.com.
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