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Q3 2014 Meritor, Inc. Earnings Conference Call (Live)
07/31/14 at 8:30 a.m. ET
Q3 2014 Meritor, Inc. Earnings Conference Call
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07/09/14Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Webcast to Present Fiscal Year 2014 Third-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the company's third-quarter results for fiscal year 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (ET) Thursday, July 31, 2014. To participate, call (617) 213-4845 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. When registering, reference passcode 99661845. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time or access a recording of the call for seven days after the event by visiting the inves... 
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06/23/14Meritor Reaches Agreement with Eaton Corporation to Settle Antitrust Lawsuit
Intends to Use Settlement Net Proceeds to Fund Global Pension Plans and Strengthen Balance Sheet Board of Directors Authorizes $210 Million Equity Repurchase Program to be Funded by a Portion of Future Free Cash Flow TROY, Mich., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that ZF Meritor LLC, a joint venture between a Meritor, Inc. subsidiary and ZF Friedrichshafen AG, and Meritor Transmission Corporation have reached a settlement agreement with Eaton Corporat... 
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06/10/14Meritor Appoints Jay Craig President and Chief Operating Officer
TROY, Mich., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced the appointment of Jay Craig as president and chief operating officer (COO), effective June 9, 2014. Craig will continue to report directly to Ike Evans, chairman and CEO. "In Jay's new role, he'll have responsibility for both of our business segments – Commercial Truck & Industrial and Aftermarket & Trailer – while helping lead the company toward the successful execution of our strategic M2016 initi... 
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05/21/14Meritor Honors Ramirez with 2013 Manufacturing Lifetime Engineering Achievement Award
MORRISTOWN, Tenn., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, recently honored  Jesse Ramirez with the company's 2013 Manufacturing Lifetime Engineering Achievement Award. Ramirez, senior gear development engineer at Meritor's Morristown, Tennessee facility, earned the award for developing precision forging and machining processes that have improved... 
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05/16/14Meritor® Adds Two New Axle Ratios to Improve Fuel Efficiency
TROY, Mich., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is meeting the commercial vehicle industry's demands for increased fuel efficiency by adding optimized axle ratios to its proven 14X rear-drive axle portfolio. Meritor's 14X tandem drive axles with a 2.79 ratio will be available for production in June, and a 2.85 ratio will be ready later this summer. When used in combination with the Cummins and Eaton SmartAdvantage™ Powertrain, the new axle ratios will improve fuel efficie... 
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05/07/14Meritor and Brakes India, Ltd. Sign Expanded Brake Agreement
TROY, Mich., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) and Brakes India, Ltd. today announced the signing of a Licensing and Technology Assistance Agreement for the manufacture and sale of Meritor ELSA air disc brakes in India. The agreement, which expands on an existing licensing agreement for B-frame hydraulic disc brakes, air drum and air disc brakes, builds on the long-term, successful cooperation between both companies in the Indian market. More than 5 million Meritor EL... 
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05/01/14Meritor Reports Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Results
Achieves Year-Over-Year Adjusted EBITDA Margin Expansion of 170 Basis Points Raises Fiscal Year 2014 Revenue and Earnings Guidance TROY, Mich., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR)  today reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2014. Second-Quarter Highlights Sales were $962 million, up $54 million or 6 percent, from the same period last year. Net income on a GAAP basis was $1 million, compared to a net loss of $4 milli... 
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04/09/14Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Webcast to Present Fiscal Year 2014 Second-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:MTOR)  will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the company's second-quarter results for fiscal year 2014 on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4867, 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference passcode 66246048 when registering. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time or access a recording of the call for seven days after the event by visiting the ... 
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03/17/14Meritor Completes Redemption of All $250 Million of its Outstanding 10-5/8% Notes Due 2018
TROY, Mich., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR)  announced that it completed the redemption of its outstanding 10-5/8% notes due 2018. The total aggregate redemption price was $276,563,750, including $13,281,250 in accrued interest. The company funded the redemption with proceeds from its $225 million offering of notes completed on Feb. 13, 2014 and cash on hand. The redemption was made at 105.313% of the principal amount of the notes due, plus accrued and unpaid inter... 
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03/06/14Meritor Employees Support Charities in 10 Countries on its Third Annual Global Service Day
TROY, Mich., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From supporting women's shelters in Italy and the United States to providing food for children in India, hundreds of Meritor (NYSE: MTOR) employees in 10 countries will make a difference for people in need on the company's third annual Global Service Day March 7. Meritor's Global Service Day coincides with International Women's Day, which highlights women's issues throughout the world. Employees in Brazil, Canada, China, India, Italy, Mexico, the ... 
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03/03/14Meritor Launches P600 Series Heavy-Haul Planetary Axles for Specialty Applications
TROY, Mich., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today the introduction of the P600 Series planetary axles, including the P610 and P614. These two planetary axles are engineered for heavy-haul, oil field, logging and mining applications globally and are ready for production. The P610 and P614 axles, available in tandem and tridem configurations, use common components from other Meritor axles, allowing for reduced lead times and quicker customer deliveries. "M... 
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02/21/14Meritor to Present at J.P. Morgan 2014 Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference
TROY, Mich., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will participate in the J.P. Morgan 2014 Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference on Tuesday, Feb. 25 in Miami Beach, Fla. Kevin Nowlan, senior vice president and chief financial officer, Meritor, will present during the event. No webcast or audio will be available for this event. About Meritor, Inc. Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for com... 
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02/20/14Meritor Announces Executive Appointments in Commercial Truck & Industrial
TROY, Mich., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced two executive appointments in its Commercial Truck & Industrial business. Joe Plomin has been named president, International, Europe and Asia Pacific; Chris Villavarayan has been appointed president, Americas, responsible for the company's North and South America Truck, Defense and Specialty businesses. Plomin and Villavarayan will report to Jay Craig, senior vice president and president of Commercial Truck... 
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02/17/14Meritor Appoints Sandra Quick Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
TROY, Mich., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today that Sandra Quick has joined the company as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Quick will have responsibility for the legal affairs of the entire corporation and will manage the corporate legal department. She will also direct legal activities related to corporate governance, acquisitions and divestitures, litigation, business standards compliance, regulatory compliance and intel... 
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02/13/14Meritor Announces Redemption of All $250 Million of its Outstanding 10-5/8% Notes Due 2018
TROY, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), today announced that it has provided notice of its intent to redeem all $250 million of its outstanding 10-5/8% notes due 2018. The redemption date is March 15, 2014. The notes will be redeemed at a price equal to 105.313% of the principal amount of the notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest to, but not including, the redemption date, to be paid on March 17, 2014. The redemption and payment of the notes will be made by Th... 
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02/10/14Meritor Announces Offering of $225 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes
TROY, Mich., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that it is offering, subject to market and other conditions, $225 million aggregate principal amount of its senior unsecured notes in an underwritten registered public offering (the "notes"). Meritor intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund a portion of the redemption of the $250 million aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 10-5/8% notes due 2018 and the outstanding balance of its t... 
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02/10/14Meritor Announces Pricing of $225 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes
TROY, Mich., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced the pricing of its senior unsecured notes in an aggregate principal amount of $225 million in an underwritten registered public offering (the "notes"). The $225 million of notes will mature on Feb. 15, 2024 and will bear interest at an annual rate of 6-1/4%. The offering is expected to close on Feb. 13, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. Meritor intends to use the net proceeds from the offe... 
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02/03/14Meritor to Host Analyst Day in New York on Feb. 6
Accessible by Webcast and Conference Call TROY, Mich., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a webcast and conference call of its Analyst Day presentation from 9 a.m. to noon  (ET) Thursday, Feb. 6 at The St. Regis New York in New York City. Investment community professionals who would like to attend the conference in person must register in advance as space is limited. Email Lisa Brickler at investor.relations@meritor.com by 1 p.m. (ET) Tuesday, Feb.... 
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01/29/14Meritor Reports First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Results
Achieves Net Income of $11 Million and Earnings Per Share of $0.11 TROY, Mich., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today reported financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2013. First-Quarter Highlights Sales were $907 million, up $16 million or 2 percent, from the same period last year. Net income on a GAAP basis was $11 million, compared to a net loss of $21 million in the same period last year. Adjusted EBITDA was $70 million, compared ... 
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01/28/14New Meritor Mobile Training Boosts Aftermarket Customers' Product Knowledge
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor Inc.'s (NYSE: MTOR) aftermarket team unveiled mobile training with two new training trucks during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2014 that will deliver onsite product and systems education to warehouse distributers, independent service garages and fleets in the United States and Canada. Each of the Nissan high-roof NV3500 trucks, wrapped in unique Meritor trailer decals, will offer hands-on training to service managers, shop supervisors, s... 
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01/28/14Meritor Aftermarket Educational Campaign for Truck Operators Focuses on Safety and Compliance
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is launching an educational campaign at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2014 to help truck operators understand how the company's aftermarket brake products and automatic tire inflation parts enhance safety and improve their ability to comply with federal regulations. Meritor's aftermarket team will share this message with truck operators in a free informational kit and industry advertising. The goal is to assure trucking c... 
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01/07/14Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Webcast to Present Fiscal Year 2014 First-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the company's first-quarter results for fiscal year 2014 on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4846, 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference passcode 10695914 when registering. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time or access a recording of the call for seven days after the event by vi... 
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12/17/13Meritor Teams with TVA, Franklin Electric to Save Energy
FRANKLIN, Ky., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today celebrated completion of multiple energy-saving projects to reduce the plant's annual power consumption by more than 2.3 million kilowatt-hours — enough electricity to supply about 170 homes in the Franklin area for a year. The site was also awarded a $200,545 rebate through its partnership with the Franklin Electric Plant Board (EPB) and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Meritor, a leading global supplier ... 
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12/11/13Meritor Announces New European Air Disc Brake Contract with Scania
TROY, Mich., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today it has been selected to supply its ELSA225H range of air disc brakes for Scania's trucks and buses with production starting in 2014. "We are investing $58 million in air disc brake capabilities at our technical center of excellence and manufacturing facility in Cwmbran, United Kingdom," said Joe Plomin, vice president, International Operations at Meritor. "This new contract with Scania exemplifies our commit... 
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11/26/13Meritor to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Leveraged Finance Conference
TROY, Mich., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that Kevin Nowlan, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in the 2013 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Leveraged Finance Conference on Wednesday, Dec. 4. A live webcast of Meritor's presentation will be available at 11:30 a.m. (ET) Dec. 4, on the Investors page of the company's website, www.meritor.com. An audio replay will be accessible on Meritor's website approximately one hour ... 
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11/13/13Meritor Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2013 Results
Company Announces $120 Million of New Business Wins Toward M2016 Goal TROY, Mich., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2013. Fourth-Quarter Highlights Sales were $909 million, down $77 million or 8 percent, from the same period last year. Net income on a GAAP basis was $41 million, compared to $5 million in the same period last year. Adjusted EBITDA was $70 million, co... 
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10/09/13Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Webcast to Present Fiscal Year 2013 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Earnings Results
TROY, Mich., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2013 fourth-quarter and full-year results on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4855, 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference passcode 67974409 when registering. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time or access a recording of the call for seven days after the ... 
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10/04/13Meritor's York Facility to Showcase High-Tech Careers During NAM Manufacturing Day
YORK, S.C., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 50 York Comprehensive High School students, along with education, government and community leaders, will experience a modern manufacturing plant and learn more about careers in this growing sector of the economy when they visit Meritor's (NYSE: MTOR) York plant on Oct. 4 during Manufacturing Day. The event coincides with the second annual, nationally celebrated Manufacturing Day. Spearheaded by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Ma... 
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10/04/13Meritor's Fletcher Facility to Showcase High-Tech Careers During NAM Manufacturing Day
FLETCHER, N.C., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 70 students from Rugby Middle School and the Balfour Education Center, along with education, government and community leaders, will experience a modern manufacturing plant and learn more about career opportunities in this growing sector of the economy when they visit Meritor's (NYSE: MTOR) Fletcher plant on Oct. 4 during Manufacturing Day. The event coincides with the second annual, nationally celebrated Manufacturing Day. Spearheaded by the... 
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09/30/13Meritor to Present at Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference
TROY, Mich., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that Kevin Nowlan, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz. A live webcast of Meritor's presentation will be available at 12:25 p.m. (ET) Oct. 2, on the Investors page of the company's website, www.meritor.com. An audio replay will be accessible on Meritor's website approx... 
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09/17/13Meritor Defense Launches Electronic Systems to Improve Maneuverability of Military Vehicles
TROY, Mich., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new electronic systems from Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:MTOR) are keeping military vehicles rolling through various terrains and extreme conditions with outstanding traction and mobility. Building on Meritor's heritage of advanced engineering, SmartFlow™ Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS) and DriveCommand™ Drivetrain Control (DTC) deliver customized tire pressure and drivetrain managemen... 
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09/16/13Meritor Names Thomas Pajonas to its Board of Directors
TROY, Mich., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that it has elected Thomas L. Pajonas to the Board of Directors as a Class I director with a term expiring at the 2016 annual meeting of shareholders. Pajonas has served as senior vice president and chief operating officer of Flowserve Corp. since January 2012. Prior to that, he served as president of the Flow Control Division from 2004 to 2012, holding the positions of vice presi... 
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09/12/13Meritor Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
TROY, Mich., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is joining the American Trucking Associations (ATA) to recognize more than 3 million drivers nationwide during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 15-21. The company's employees across the United States will personally thank truck drivers delivering raw materials to its plants and finished goods to customers. During the ATA-sponsored week, truck drivers bringing freight to Meritor's U.S. facilities will see bann... 
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08/27/13Meritor is First Company to Receive ECE R90 Certification for Brake Discs
TROY, Mich., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With Meritor's (NYSE: MTOR) continued focus on world-class quality, the company's European Aftermarket business received the first ECE R90 certification for Meritor AllFit brake discs from the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA). "Passing this certification is a testament to the performance and durability of our Meritor AllFit brake disc family," said Michael Boe, managing director, Aftermarket Europe, Meritor. "These parts have similar performance at... 
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08/09/13Meritor Names Ivor J. Evans Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
TROY, Mich., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that it has named Ivor J. Evans chairman of the board, chief executive officer and president, effective immediately. Evans, a member of the Board of Directors of Meritor since 2005, has been serving as the company's executive chairman, interim chief executive officer and president since May 3, 2013. "After conducting an extensive search process that resulted in an impressiv... 
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07/31/13Meritor Reports Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Results
Achieves Adjusted EBITDA Margin of 8.8 Percent TROY, Mich., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2013. Third-Quarter Highlights Sales were $993 million, down $120 million or 11 percent from the same period last year. Net loss on a GAAP basis was $38 million, compared to net income of $49 million in the same period last year. Adjusted EBITDA was $87 million, compared with $92 ... 
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07/30/13Meritor Announces Sale of Brazilian Joint Venture
TROY, Mich., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that it has completed the sale of its 50 percent ownership interest in Suspensys Sistemas Automotivos Ltda. to its joint venture partner Randon S.A. Implementos e Participacoes. The purchase price at closing for Meritor's ownership interest was $195 million in cash and other consideration. About Randon S.A. Implementos E Participacoes Randon S.A. Implementos e Participacoes is a worldwide provid... 
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07/23/13Meritor Appoints Charles Christman Director, Investor Relations
TROY, Mich., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed Charles Christman director, Investor Relations, effective immediately. Christman will report directly to Carl Anderson, vice president and treasurer. In this position, Christman is responsible for communicating Meritor's financial information and strategic vision to the company's shareowners and other constituents. "Charlie's background and extensive industry experience make him an excellent choic... 
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07/18/13Meritor Presents Gibson with Lifetime Achievement Award for Manufacturing Engineering
TROY, Mich., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, recently honored Patrick Gibson with its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award for Manufacturing Engineering. Patrick Gibson, senior director, Industrialization and Operations Strategy at Meritor's Troy, Mich., United States headquarters, earned the award for several major accomplishments during 27 ... 
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07/18/13Meritor Names Grasman Manufacturing Engineer of the Year
TROY, Mich., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, recently named Jason Grasman the company's 2012 Manufacturing Engineer of the Year. Grasman earned the award for his distinguished and cost competitive contributions to the design and launch efforts of the brake spider machining and assembly process for on-highway truck air cam brakes at Merito... 
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07/18/13Meritor Recognizes Sadlik as Product Engineer of the Year
TROY, Mich., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, recently honored Adam Sadlik with its 2012 Product Engineer of the Year Award.    Sadlik is Meritor's lead project engineer for the ProTec™ High Mobility Independent Suspension, which is integrated into the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program. Through his innovative engineering experti... 
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07/18/13Meritor's Choike Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award for Product Engineering
TROY, Mich., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, recently honored George Choike with its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award for Product Engineering.  Choike, senior product specialist at Troy, Mich., headquarters, received the award for his consistent dedication and contributions to axle engineering. Choike's major accomplishments since joinin... 
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07/17/13Meritor Earns Prestigious PACCAR Quality Achievement Award for Superior Parts Quality
TROY, Mich., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) earned its fourth consecutive Quality Achievement Award from PACCAR, Inc. The award is one of the industry's most demanding for parts and component quality and recognizes suppliers that have achieved a defect rate of 50 parts per million (PPM) or less during 2012. Four Meritor manufacturing facilities received PACCAR's 2012 Quality Achievement Award: Forest City, N.C.; Cienega, Mexico; Frankfort, Ky.; and Sisamex, the compa... 
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07/08/13Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Webcast to Present Fiscal Year 2013 Third-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the company's third-quarter results for fiscal year 2013 on Wednesday, Jul. 31, 2013, at 11 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4866, 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference passcode 67127720 when registering. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time or access a recording of the call for seven days after the event by v... 
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06/05/13Meritor Announces the Expiration and Final Results of Its Cash Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for Any and All of Its 8-1/8% Notes due 2015
TROY, Mich., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), announced today the expiration and final results of its previously announced cash tender offer and consent solicitation (the "Offer and Consent Solicitation") for its 8-1/8% Notes due 2015 (CUSIP No. 043353 AC5) (the "Notes").  The Offer and Consent Solicitation expired at 12:01 a.m. on June 5, 2013 (the "Expiration Date").  Meritor had previously accepted for purchase $166,141,000 principal amount of Notes valid... 
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05/31/13Meritor Completes Early Settlement of Its Cash Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for Any and All of Its 8-1/8% Notes due 2015
TROY, Mich., May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), announced today that it has completed the early settlement of its previously announced cash tender offer and consent solicitation (the "Offer and Consent Solicitation") for its 8-1/8% Notes due 2015 (CUSIP No. 043353 AC5) (the "Notes").  Meritor funded the early settlement with a portion of the proceeds from its $275 million offering of notes completed on May 31, 2013. On May 30, 2013, Meritor accepted for purchase all $166... 
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05/28/13Meritor Announces Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes
TROY, Mich., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that it is offering, subject to market and other conditions, $250 million aggregate principal amount of its senior unsecured notes in an underwritten registered public offering (the "Notes"). Meritor intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repurchase any and all of its 8-1/8% notes due 2015 in its previously announced cash tender offer and consent solicitation and for general corporate purposes. ... 
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05/28/13Meritor Announces Pricing of $275 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes
TROY, Mich., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced the pricing of its senior unsecured notes in an aggregate principal amount of $275 million in an underwritten registered public offering (the "Notes").  The $275 million of Notes will mature on June 15, 2021 and will bear interest at an annual rate of 6-3/4%.  The offering is expected to close on May 31, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions. Meritor intends to use the net proceeds from the offering t... 
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05/24/13Meritor Announces Execution of Fifth Supplemental Indenture to the Indenture Governing Its 8-1/8% Notes due 2015
TROY, Mich., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), announced today that it and the trustee under the indenture governing its 8-1/8% Notes due 2015 (the "Notes") have executed a supplemental indenture to effect proposed amendments to the indenture governing the Notes.  Meritor had previously announced that holders of a majority of the outstanding principal amount of the Notes had tendered their Notes and delivered their consents to the proposed amendments pursuant to ... 
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05/20/13Meritor Announces Extension of the Early Tender Date with Respect to Its Cash Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for Any and All of Its 8-1/8% Notes due 2015
TROY, Mich., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today that it has extended the Early Tender Date with respect to its previously announced cash tender offer and consent solicitation (the "Offer and Consent Solicitation") for any and all of its 8-1/8% Notes due 2015 (CUSIP No. 043353 AC5) (the "Notes") from 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on May 17, 2013 to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on May 23, 2013.  Meritor is not extending the withdrawal date with res... 
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05/13/13Meritor Defense To Showcase ProTec™ High Mobility Independent Suspension On Humvee
TROY, Mich., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor Defense will display its ProTec™ High Mobility Independent Suspension (HMIS) on a Humvee at the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Michigan Defense Exposition (MDEX). ProTec is equipped on prototype vehicles in the Joint Light Tactical Wheeled Vehicles (JLTV) program, which will provide replacement vehicles for a portion of the Humvee fleet. WHAT: Meritor Defense will showcase its products with displays, vi... 
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05/07/13Meritor Announces Cash Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for Any and All of Its 8-1/8% Notes due 2015
TROY, Mich., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding 8-1/8% Notes due 2015 (CUSIP No. 043353 AC5) (the "Notes") and a solicitation of consents (the "Consents") from each holder of the Notes to effect certain proposed amendments to the indenture governing the Notes (the "Offer and Consent Solicitation").  The terms and conditions of the Offer and Consent Solicitation ... 
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05/03/13Meritor Announces Ivor J. Evans, Executive Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer and President; Names William J. Lyons to the Board of Directors
TROY, Mich., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that it has made a change in the position of Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President.  Effective May 3, 2013, Ivor J. Evans was named Executive Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer and President.  Evans, who has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2005, succeeds Charles G. McClure, Jr. who is departing from the company.  "... 
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04/30/13Meritor Reports Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Results
Company Achieves Sequential Margin Expansion of 120 Basis Points Executes Agreement to Sell Brazilian Joint Venture TROY, Mich., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2013. Second-Quarter Highlights Sales were $908 million, down $252 million or 22 percent, from the same period last year. Net loss on a GAAP basis was $4 million, compared to net income of $20 million from th... 
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04/29/13Meritor Announces Agreement to Sell Ownership Stake in Brazilian Joint Venture
TROY, Mich., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced it has signed a purchase and sale agreement to sell its 50 percent ownership interest in Suspensys Sistemas Automotivos LTDA to its joint venture partner Randon S.A. Implementos E Participacoes. The purchase price for Meritor's ownership interest is $195 million in cash and other consideration. The agreement is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary conditions. The sale is expected to be... 
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04/02/13Meritor Announces Updated Start Time for Conference Call and Webcast to Present Fiscal Year 2013 Second-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announces a revised start time of 11 a.m. (ET) Tuesday, April 30 for its conference call and webcast to discuss the company's second-quarter results for fiscal year 2013. The conference call was originally scheduled for 9:30 a.m. (ET) Tuesday, April 30. To participate, call (617) 213-4845 at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant pass code 34795919 when dialing in. Investors ... 
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03/26/13Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Webcast to Present Fiscal Year 2013 Second-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a telephone conference call and webcast to discuss the company's second-quarter results for fiscal year 2013 at 9:30 a.m. (ET) Tuesday, April 30. To participate, call (617) 213-4845 at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant pass code 34795919 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time or access a recording of the call for seven days after... 
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03/14/13Meritor® FUELite™ and Meritor WABCO ECAS Selected for HDT Top 20 of 2013 Award
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (NYSE: MTOR) Meritor announced today its FUELite tandem axle and Meritor WABCO Electronically Controlled Air Suspension (ECAS) were named as one of the Top 20 Products of 2013 by Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) magazine. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/DE73783LOGO) (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120815/DE58116LOGO) The award, presented at the annual Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) meeting in Nashville, ... 
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03/13/13Meritor® FUELite™ and Meritor WABCO ECAS Selected For TWNA Award 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor (NYSE: MTOR) announced today that its FUELite Tandem Axle and Meritor WABCO Electronically Controlled Air Suspension (ECAS) have been recognized as a top technical achievement by the Truck Writers of North America (TWNA). TWNA recognized these products for weight savings, increased fuel efficiency and improved traction control for rear-axle applications with the Technical Achievement Award at the annual Technology and Mai... 
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03/08/13Meritor's Second Annual Global Service Day Benefits Women's Issues and Charities
Event coincides with International Women's Day TROY, Mich., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of Meritor (NYSE: MTOR) employees around the world will observe International Women's Day today by sponsoring their second annual Global Service Day, an event that supports women and women's issues through volunteer service. Global Service Day is organized by the company's Women's Business Resource Group and will involve employee volunteers worldwide supporting 22 charities in 10 countries ... 
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02/25/13Meritor and The Henry Ford Shaping Future of Education Through Innovation and Technology
Innovation Education Incubator pilot project in K-12 classrooms across the nation TROY, Mich., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Henry Ford's Innovation Education Incubator (IEI), launched in April 2011 with the support of a three-year pledge from Meritor, is building momentum among educators nationwide by bringing innovative digital education resources and game-changing teaching strategies into K-12 classrooms. Forty teachers and 1,000 students field-tested The Henry Ford's new resources... 
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01/31/13Meritor to Host Analyst Day in New York on Feb. 5
Accessible By Webcast and Conference Call TROY, Mich., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a webcast and conference call of its Analyst Day presentations on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 9 a.m. to noon (ET) at the Waldorf Astoria New York in New York City. Investment community professionals who would like to attend the conference in person must register in advance as space is limited. Email Lisa Brickler at investor.relations@meritor.com ... 
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01/30/13Meritor Reports First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Results
TROY, Mich., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today reported financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2012. First-Quarter Highlights Sales were $891 million, down $268 million or 23 percent, from the same period last year. Net loss on a GAAP basis was $21 million, compared to a net loss of $22 million in the prior year's first quarter. Adjusted EBITDA was $46 million, compared with $79 million from the same period last year. ... 
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01/30/13Meritor Builds 10 Millionth North American-Made Trailer Axle
FRANKFORT, Ky., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor (NYSE: MTOR) celebrated its 10 millionth trailer axle made in North America today at its Frankfort, Ky. manufacturing facility. "This is an important milestone that underscores Meritor's long heritage of providing innovative, market-leading products," said Pedro Ferro, vice president and president, Aftermarket & Trailer. "Our experience in designing and manufacturing trailer components puts us at the forefront of axle innovation." To... 
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01/22/13Meritor Remanufactured Brake Shoes Recognized by Frost & Sullivan for Product Quality Leadership
TROY, Mich., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor's Aftermarket business has been awarded the prestigious 2012 North American Industry Product Quality Leadership Award by Frost & Sullivan for the company's remanufactured brake shoes. "We recognize that the production of high quality remanufactured brakes is a constant challenge for the heavy-duty trucking industry," said Janardan Damani, research analyst, Frost & Sullivan. "The North American remanufactured brakes aftermarket and its part... 
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01/22/13Meritor Launches AllFit Shock Absorbers
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 --... 
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01/22/13Meritor Aftermarket Launches Two New Product Series: Meritor AllFit and Meritor Green
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To meet growing demand in new product areas, Meritor launched two new product series: Meritor AllFit and Meritor Green. "We spend considerable time meeting with and listening to what our customers want from us to streamline the process of addressing end-users parts needs," said Terry Livingston, general manager, Global Product Management and Shared Services, Aftermarket & Trailer, Meritor. "As one of the leading aftermarket suppliers, we are driven ... 
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01/17/13Meritor Announces Executive Appointments Associated with Restructuring Action
TROY, Mich., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has announced a series of organizational changes designed to more closely align its overall structure with its recent business segment consolidation. The company expects to report results under two segments: Commercial Truck & Industrial Aftermarket & Trailer "These appointments will drive efficiencies across the organization while keeping us very focused on our customers and products ar... 
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01/03/13Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Webcast to Present Fiscal Year 2013 First-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a telephone conference call and webcast to discuss the company's first-quarter results for fiscal year 2013 on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4847 at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant pass code 94256449 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time or access a recording of... 
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12/04/12Meritor Completes Offering of New Convertible Senior Notes and Repurchase of a Portion of Existing Convertible Senior Notes due 2026
TROY, Mich., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced the closing of its offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount at maturity of its 7.875% convertible senior notes due 2026 (the "7.875% notes"), which includes $25 million aggregate principal amount at maturity of 7.875% notes issued pursuant to the initial purchasers' exercise in full of their option to purchase additional 7.875% notes. The offering was made to qualified institu... 
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11/29/12Meritor Announces Pricing of Convertible Senior Unsecured Notes
TROY, Mich., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced the pricing on November 28, 2012 of its offering of $225 million aggregate principal amount at maturity of convertible senior unsecured notes due 2026 (the "notes"). The offering is being made to qualified institutional buyers in a private placement. The notes will rank equally in right of payment to all of Meritor's existing and future senior unsecured indebtedness. Meritor has granted to ... 
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11/28/12Meritor Announces Proposed Offering of Convertible Senior Unsecured Notes
TROY, Mich., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced it intends, subject to market and other conditions, to offer $150 million aggregate principal amount at maturity of convertible senior unsecured notes due 2026 (the "notes") to qualified institutional buyers in a private placement. The notes will be issued at a discounted initial principal amount per note and will accrete to $1,000 per note at December 1, 2020. Meritor expects to grant the initial purchase... 
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11/14/12Meritor Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Results
Company Achieves Margin Expansion Year-Over-Year Despite Revenue Headwinds TROY, Mich., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2012. Fourth-Quarter Highlights Sales were $986 million, down $231 million or 19 percent, from the same period last year. Net income on a GAAP basis was $5 million or $0.05 per diluted share, compared to $31 million or $0.32 per diluted sh... 
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11/13/12Meritor Announces $1.4 Million Investment in Plainfield, Indiana Remanufacturing Facility
TROY, Mich., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today that it plans to consolidate its North American remanufacturing operations and create a center of excellence in Plainfield, Ind. The company expects to transfer production operations from its remanufacturing plant in Mississauga, Ontario Canada by March 31, 2013. At the same time, it plans to move Canadian customer service and support to its Brampton, Ontario facility. As a result of these a... 
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11/12/12Meritor Announces Revised Business Segments
Ferro to Lead Aftermarket and Trailer Segment Bowes Responsible for Commercial Truck and Industrial Segment TROY, Mich., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that it has revised its reporting structure to drive efficiencies across the corporation. Going forward, the company expects to report future results under two segments: Commercial Truck and Industrial and Aftermarket & Trailer. The company is also announcing executive level changes associ... 
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11/09/12Meritor Increases Pledge to $55,000 in Support of Freedom Center at Detroit Metropolitan Airport
TROY, Mich., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Veteran's Day, Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced a three-year pledge totaling $30,000 from the Meritor Trust Fund to support the Freedom Center located in the McNamara Terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. This support is in addition to the two-year pledge totaling $20,000, committed this time last year at the official opening dedication of the Freedom Center, and a $5,000 donation to support the Freedom Center Gala e... 
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10/09/12Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Webcast to Present Fiscal Year 2012 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Earnings Results
TROY, Mich., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a conference call and webcast to present the company's fiscal year 2012 fourth-quarter and full-year financial results on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at 9 a.m. (ET).  To participate, call (617) 213-4853, 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference passcode 16637709 when registering. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time – or for seven days after the event – by visi... 
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09/20/12Meritor Goes "Green" in European Operations
HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show, Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) highlighted its commitment to being a greener and more environmentally friendly company, including eliminating waste going into landfills, as well as reducing the use of electricity and water. The Lindesberg, Sweden facility, which is one of Meritor's largest wholly owned manufacturing facilities, is one of two Meritor plants that are 100 percent landfill free. The comp... 
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09/20/12Meritor Meets Challenges of European Market with Latest MT-32-610 Hub-Reduction Tandem Axle
HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today introduced its redesigned MT-32-610 hub-reduction tandem for the European commercial vehicle market at the IAA Hannover Commercial Vehicle Show. The new tandem is lightweight, yet durable, and is intended for rugged, on- and off-highway use, including long haul, construction and logging. The MT-32-610 features specific ground clearance and a Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) of 32 tons for vehicles w... 
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09/18/12Meritor 18X Brings New Strength to Europe's Single Reduction Axle Market
HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today displayed the latest version of its 18X single-reduction axle at the IAA Hannover Commercial Vehicle Show.  Available since spring 2011, the Meritor 18X targets the line haul market with Gross Combination Weight (GCW) up to 65 tons permitting it to be used for a variety of applications that formerly required a hub-reduction axle set.  The Meritor 18X is available in a wide variety of ratio... 
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09/18/12Meritor Unveils Additional $16 Million Investment in European Brakes Operations
HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced an incremental investment of $16 million in its European brake operations. This builds on a $42 million investment the company announced at the 2010 Hannover IAA Commercial Vehicle show to solidify its position as a global on-highway brake leader. "We are continuing to strengthen our global brake business," said Joe Plomin, vice president, Global Brakes, Meritor. "Our Cwmbran, U.K., site is our glo... 
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09/17/12Meritor Recognizes Professional Truck Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
TROY, Mich., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), along with the American Trucking Association, is taking this week to honor the professional truck drivers who deliver America's freight. "At Meritor, we want to recognize the more than 3 million truck drivers nationwide who deliver life's essentials," said Tim Bowes, president, Commercial Truck, Meritor. "These men and women literally keep the country moving." At each of its U.S. manufacturing sites this week, Merit... 
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09/17/12Meritor Expands Controls and Electronics Capabilities to Improve Performance and Efficiency
HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is developing new products, such as SMARTandem and LogixDrive, that improve performance, efficiency and safety using a pneumatic control unit (PCU) family developed in-house. "Meritor is expanding its controls and electronics capabilities, and developing systems that improve the functional capabilities and diagnostics of our core brake and drivetrain products," said Simon Dean, senior director, Advan... 
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09/17/12Meritor Introduces New 17X Light Axle
Europe's Top-Selling Axle More Efficient than Ever HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today introduced the next generation of its top-selling European axle, the 17X system, at the IAA Hannover Commercial Vehicle Show.  Designed and engineered to be the industry's lightest axle system in the 13-ton class, the new 17X light has been updated in all areas – axle housing, carrier and brake integration to optimize axle efficiency. "The 17X light is a... 
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09/17/12Meritor LogixDrive™ Uses Electronic Intelligence for Ultimate Axle Efficiency
HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is displaying LogixDrive™, the first intelligent axle system, at the IAA Hannover Commercial Vehicle Show.  Meritor's LogixDrive actively "thinks" using a performance logic system, which is enabled by an electronic control unit with dedicated sensors measuring speed, braking and torque to optimize axle efficiency. Additionally, the LogixDrive system utilizes the Meritor lube management system to actively apply or ... 
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09/17/12Meritor Introduces New ELSA 225H and 225L
Top-Selling Brakes More Flexible and Efficient HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today introduced two additions to the top-selling European disc brake family – the ELSA 225H and ELSA 225L – at the IAA Hannover Commercial Vehicle Show. The optimized ELSA 225H offers interchangeability with industry standard brakes and the additional benefit of performance upgraded to 30kNm at a lighter weight. The new ELSA 225L is designed to be a lighter weight alter... 
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09/13/12Meritor's Plainfield, Ind. Facility Named IndustryWeek "Best Plants" Finalist
TROY, Mich., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced that its Plainfield, Ind. facility, which remanufactures commercial truck components, has been named a finalist for IndustryWeek's 2012 IW Best Plants award. The Plainfield, Ind. location was one of 17 plants to make it to the final round of competition. The finalists were selected based on strong manufacturing performances as well as a comprehensive focus on continuous improvement. "IndustryWeek's Best Plan... 
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09/11/12Meritor to Premiere Latest Generation of High Efficiency Axles and Brakes during IAA
HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will introduce its latest generation of drive axles and brakes during the 64th IAA Commercial Vehicle Exhibition in Hannover, Germany, from Sept. 20-27, 2012. In addition to the company's high efficiency technological concepts, it will display a selection of class-leading drive axles and innovative braking solutions. Meritor will be located in Hall 26 of the Hannover Exhibition Centre at stand number D12. A... 
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09/04/12Meritor Receives Prestigious 2012 Global Remanufacturer of the Year Award
TROY, Mich., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ReMaTecNews, an international news magazine and website for remanufacturing based in Amsterdam, has named Meritor (NYSE: MTOR) the 2012 Remanufacturer of the Year. 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. "Meritor is a glob... 
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08/28/12Meritor Presents McKenzie with Lifetime Achievement Award
TROY, Mich., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:MTOR), a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, recently honored Jack McKenzie with its Lifetime Achievement Award for Product Engineering. McKenzie earned the award for distinguished leadership in design and development of on-highway axles, including Meritor's 14X axle product design and production release. McKenzie has been instrumental... 
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08/28/12Meritor Names Patrascu Product Engineer of the Year
TROY, Mich., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, has announced Florin Patrascu as the company's Product Engineer of the Year. Patrascu earned the award for his contributions to driveline engineering in the areas of customer applications, application analysis and product design. He was also recognized for his role as the principal applicat... 
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08/28/12Meritor Presents Galligher with Lifetime Achievement Award
TROY, Mich., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, recently honored John Steven Galligher with its Lifetime Achievement Award for Manufacturing Engineering. Galligher earned the award for distinguished contributions to the development and advancement of carrier components and gearing manufacturing processes. During his career, he has di... 
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08/28/12Meritor Names Fullbright Manufacturing Engineer of the Year
TROY, Mich., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, recently announced that Tim Fullbright has been named the company's Manufacturing Engineer of the Year. Fullbright earned the award for distinguished contributions to the continued improvement, flexibility, capability and safety of Asheville's housing manufacturing process. He was recognize... 
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08/27/12Meritor® Defense Supports Lockheed Martin with ProTec™ Suspension for JLTV Development Contract
TROY, Mich., Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announces that its ProTec™ High Mobility Independent Suspension (HMIS) will be integrated into Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) military vehicle that recently advanced to the next round of the Army and Marine Corps Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program. Lockheed Martin is one of three companies recently awarded an Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract for the JLTV. This ... 
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08/13/12Meritor Hosts 10th Annual Classic Car Show And Build-A-Wall For Habitat for Humanity Detroit
TROY, Mich., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Where: Meritor Headquarters at 2135 W. Maple Rd., Troy, Mich. 48084 What: More than 160 Meritor employees will build 48 exterior and interior walls for the construction of a four-bedroom Habitat for Humanity house in Detroit. At the same time, a car show will feature more than 40 classic cars, trucks and motorcycles, plus Paul Noakes, driver of the Meritor-sponsored National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Mustang drag car.  Why: Meritor pledges ... 
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08/03/12Meritor To Present At Jefferies Global Industrial And A&D Conference
TROY, Mich., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will participate in the Jefferies 2012 Global Industrial and A&D Conference on Thursday, Aug. 9, in New York. Jay Craig, Meritor's senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at 8:30 a.m. (ET). A live webcast of the presentation will be accessible via the Investors page of the company's website at www.meritor.com. An audio replay will be available for 30 days following the presentation.... 
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08/01/12Meritor Reports Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Results
Company Posts Net Income of $49 Million, Up 188 Percent Year Over Year Generates Strong Operating Cash Flow of $68 Million, Up 172 Percent Year Over Year TROY, Mich., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2012. Third-Quarter Highlights Sales were $1.11 billion, down $159 million or 13 percent, from the same period last year. Net income on a GAAP basis was $49 million, compare... 
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07/23/12Meritor® Honored with Four Quality Awards by PACCAR
TROY, Mich., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is honored to announce that four of its manufacturing facilities were bestowed the 2011 Quality Achievement Award from PACCAR, Inc. This award is among the industry's most demanding due to the high standards established for supplier parts and component quality. It recognizes suppliers that have achieved a defect rate of 50 parts per million (PPM) or less during 2011. The Meritor facilities to achieve PACCAR's prestigious ... 
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07/12/12Meritor® Offers Instructor-Led Training Courses for the Commercial Vehicle Industry
TROY, Mich., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:MTOR) continues to deliver industry-leading service and support through the company's new instructor-led training (ILT) courses. In addition to the more than 100 online courses currently available through Meritor BullPen, several new in-depth and hands-on classes are now available for those interested in learning the specifics about Meritor's diverse range of products and services. These in-person training courses are offered a... 
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07/09/12Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Webcast to Present Fiscal Year 2012 Third-Quarter Earnings Report
TROY, Mich., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a conference call and webcast to present the company's fiscal year 2012 third-quarter financial results on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at  9 a.m. (ET).  To participate, call (617) 213-4848, 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference passcode 93235692 when registering. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time – or for seven days after the event – by visiting me... 
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07/05/12Meritor® Applauds 2013 Michigan Budget Prioritizing the Use of Remanufactured Components
TROY, Mich., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Remanufactured components, such as those offered by Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), are quickly gaining ground as a cost-effective solution for fleets. An example of this took place on Tuesday, June 26, when Gov. Rick Snyder signed the Michigan Fiscal Year 2013 Budget which extended a law prioritizing the use of remanufactured parts throughout most of the state's motor vehicle fleet. This effort was applauded by Meritor as well as the Motor & Equipm... 
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06/28/12Meritor Awarded Funding to Reduce Energy Consumption
TROY, Mich., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, today announced that its facility in Heath, Ohio, has been awarded two grants totaling $200,000 for installing environmentally friendly lighting in the plant. The company received an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Grant for $128,000 from the Ohio Department of Development's Office of... 
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06/26/12Media Advisory: Meritor Awarded Funding to Reduce Energy Consumption
Meritor's Heath, Ohio, facility will celebrate the receipt of two grants from federal, state and local officials totaling $200,000 in recognition of the site's efforts to reduce energy costs through the installation of high-efficiency, environmentally friendly lighting in the plant. The event will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 28 at 444 Hebron Rd., Heath, Ohio 43056. Attending: Mike Deep, Meritor Heath site manager Richard Hanlon, Meritor vice president, Environmental, Healt... 
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06/20/12Meritor's Environmentally Friendly Remanufacturing Efforts Promote Fleet Efficiency
PLAINFIELD, Ind., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor®, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) promotes the remanufacturing of commercial truck and trailer components because it is environmentally friendly, creates jobs and improves fleet efficiency. Due to the growth of remanufactured component sales, Meritor invested $2.7 million in equipment for its Plainfield, Ind. facility. The Plainfield site remanufactures commercial truck components, which preserves raw materials. More than 30,000 tons of me... 
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06/12/12Meritor® Vehicle Dynamics Mobile Laboratory Enables Advanced Field Testing Capabilities
TROY, Mich., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) offers unique capabilities with its Vehicle Dynamics mobile laboratory. Traveling throughout North America, various products and capabilities are tested on location including: Truck and Trailer: SMARTandem® axle, tire inflation systems and drum and air disc brake development; Specialty and Off-Highway: Adaptive damping systems for off-highway seats, as well as bus and fire truck suspensions; Defense: The ProTec™ Hig... 
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05/11/12Meritor Appoints Mikel Slater, Vice President, Business Unit/Functional Human Resources and Talent Acquisition
TROY, Mich., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed Mikel Slater to the position of vice president, Business Unit/Functional Human Resources and Talent Acquisition, effective May 1. In this position, Slater is responsible for leading the Human Resources (HR) team directly in support of Meritor's business segments, as well as all staff functions. Additionally, he is responsible for the company's Talent Acquisition activities. "Mikel has played an integral ... 
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05/11/12Meritor Appoints Tim Burns, Vice President and General Manager, Defense & Specialty, Industrial
TROY, Mich., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed Tim Burns to the position of vice president and general manager, Defense & Specialty, Industrial, effective immediately. In this position, Burns is responsible for the planning, organization, and execution of all strategies and policies for the Defense and Specialty businesses. "Tim is a fantastic leader with a wealth of experience," said Pedro Ferro, president, Industrial, Meritor. "He has an extensive ... 
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05/04/12Meritor Appoints Chris Villavarayan, Vice President, Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management, Commercial Truck
TROY, Mich., May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed Chris Villavarayan to the position of vice president, Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management, Commercial Truck. The appointment is effective June 1. In this position, Villavarayan is responsible for global manufacturing operations, increasing results-based lean initiatives, improving the supply chain network, and continuing the focus on standardization and process excellence. "Since ... 
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05/04/12Meritor Appoints Chris Snodgrass, Vice President, Axles & Drivelines, Commercial Truck, North America
TROY, Mich., May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed Chris Snodgrass to the position of vice president, Axles & Drivelines, Commercial Truck, North America, effective June 1. In this position, Snodgrass is responsible for the P&L and strategic direction for the company's axles and drivelines produced for global truck manufacturers in North America. "During his tenure at Meritor, Chris has proven himself to be an exceptional leader who has energized our oper... 
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05/04/12Meritor Appoints Joe Plomin, Vice President, Global Brakes, Commercial Truck
TROY, Mich., May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed Joe Plomin to the position of vice president, Global Brakes, Commercial Truck, effective June 1. In this position, Plomin will lead the company's Americas and European brake business. He will also provide strategic direction for the company's brake joint ventures around the world. "During his nearly five years running the Americas Truck business, Joe has done a tremendous job in successfully managing all ... 
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05/02/12Meritor Reports Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Results
Company's Execution of Initiatives Leads to Expanded Margins TROY, Mich., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2012. Second-Quarter Highlights Sales were $1.16 billion, down $16 million or 1 percent, from the same period last year. Net income on a GAAP basis was $20 million, compared to net income of $17 million in the prior year's second quarter. Adjusted EBITDA was $95 mill... 
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04/25/12Meritor Global Service Day Helps Women and Families Around the World
Women's Business Resource Group Addresses Local Needs in Diverse Ways TROY, Mich., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Meritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: MTOR) first Global Service Day on Wednesday, April 25 will impact the lives of women and families around the world through a variety of efforts, including donations to shelters and housing organizations, and food and clothing donations to local organizations. This event reinforces the company's commitment to diversity initiatives and social respon... 
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04/21/12Meritor Recognizes Sustainable Product and Process Achievements Around the Globe
TROY, Mich., April 21, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- In honor of the 42nd Earth Day, Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is renewing focus on its environmental stewardship efforts, including the company's innovative "green" product designs and processes at company facilities across the globe. "Meritor focuses its sustainability efforts in three key areas: social responsibility and governance; operational excellence in environmental protection and safety; and innovative product design," said Chip McC... 
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04/02/12Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Webcast to Present Fiscal Year 2012 Second-Quarter Earnings
  TROY, Mich., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a telephone conference call and webcast to discuss the company's second-quarter results for fiscal year 2012 on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4850 at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant pass code 64013224 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time or access a recordi... 
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03/30/12Meritor Appoints Craig Cartmill and Doug Wolma to New Aftermarket Positions
TROY, Mich., March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed Craig Cartmill to the position of vice president, Aftermarket Americas, and Doug Wolma, general manager, Global Aftermarket Operations, effective immediately. Both report directly to Joe Mejaly, vice president and president, Aftermarket & Trailer. Cartmill is responsible for leading the development and execution of the strategic business plan for the company's Aftermarket organization in North and... 
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03/21/12Meritor® Introduces FUELite™ Tandem Axle to Maximize Weight Savings and Increase Fuel Efficiency
LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today unveiled the FUELite™ tandem axle at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Meritor's FUELite is the first member of its SoloDrive Series axles which features 6x2 tandem rear axles. Based on the proven Meritor 160 series drive axle, the FUELite tandem axle is designed for line-haul applications to maximize weight savings and increase fuel efficiency. The Meritor FUELite tandem axle delivers nearly 400 pounds ... 
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03/20/12Meritor Reaffirms Guidance for Fiscal Year 2012
TROY, Mich., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today in connection with the Mid-America Trucking Show that it is reaffirming its fiscal year 2012 guidance for the following results from continuing operations: Revenue to be approximately $4.8 billion. Adjusted EBITDA margin in the range of 8.2 percent to 8.6 percent. Adjusted income from continuing operations in the range of $105 million to $135 million. Adjusted earnings per share in the r... 
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02/23/12Meritor to Present at J.P. Morgan 2012 Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference
TROY, Mich., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will participate in the J.P. Morgan 2012 Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in Miami Beach, Fla. Jay Craig, senior vice president and chief financial officer, Meritor, will present during the event. No webcast or audio will be available for this event. A copy of the slide presentation will be accessible via the Investors page of the company's website at www.meritor.com. ... 
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02/15/12Meritor Opens New Distribution and Customer Service Center in South America
BARUERI, Brazil, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) recently opened a new 50,000 square-foot South America Aftermarket Distribution and Customer Service Center in Barueri, Brazil, a suburb of Sao Paulo. While Meritor has operated a parts distribution center in the area for more than 25 years, the new center – complete with offices, training center, warehouse and operations – will focus on the distribution and packaging of parts.   The facility is Meri... 
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02/14/12Meritor Announces Carl Anderson Vice President and Treasurer
TROY, Mich., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), today announced Carl Anderson is being appointed to the position of vice president and treasurer. In this position, Anderson reports directly to Jay Craig, senior vice president and chief financial officer. Anderson will be responsible for Treasury, Tax and Corporate Development. Previously, he served as assistant treasurer for Meritor. Anderson has been with the company for nearly six years. Prior to join... 
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02/02/12Meritor Reports First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Results
Revenue Increases $200 Million Compared to Prior Year Completes Major Initiatives Targeted at Margin Expansion TROY, Mich., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today reported financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011. First-Quarter Highlights Sales were $1.159 billion, up $202 million or 21 percent, from the same period last year. Net loss on a GAAP basis was $22 million (which includes $24 million in restructuring), compa... 
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01/05/12Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Webcast to Present Fiscal Year 2012 First-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a telephone conference call and webcast to discuss the company's first-quarter results for fiscal year 2012 on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4845 at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant pass code 74852200 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time or access a recording of the call for s... 
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01/02/12Meritor Announces Sale of St. Priest, France, Manufacturing Operation to Renault Trucks
Divestiture Further Optimizes Meritor's European Footprint SAINT PRIEST, France, Jan. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that it has completed the sale of the assets of its axle operation in Saint Priest, France, to Renault Trucks SAS. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/DE73783LOGO ) "We believe this transaction takes us another step toward optimizing our footprint in Europe," said Chairman, ... 
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12/01/11Meritor to Host Analyst Day in New York on Dec. 8
Accessible By Web Cast and Conference Call TROY, Mich., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a webcast and conference call of its Analyst Day presentations on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, from 8:30 – 11:45 a.m. (ET) at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. Several members of Meritor's executive team will present to investors and analysts including: Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president Jay Craig, chief financial officer Tim Bowes, p... 
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11/15/11Meritor Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results
Fiscal Year Net Income Up $51 Million Year-Over-Year TROY, Mich., Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2011. Fourth-Quarter Highlights Sales from continuing operations were $1.2 billion, up $276 million or 29 percent, from the same period last year. Net income on a GAAP basis was $31 million compared to $2 million in the prior year's fourth quarter. ... 
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11/11/11Meritor Pledges $20,000 to Support New Freedom Center for Armed Service Members at Detroit Metropolitan Airport
TROY, Mich., Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced a two-year pledge totaling $20,000 from the Meritor Trust Fund to support the new Freedom Center located in the McNamara Terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. The Freedom Center is a world-class reception and hospitality area designed to welcome military service members and their families to Detroit, whether passing through or in Detroit for an extended period. All off- and active duty member... 
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10/17/11Meritor Launches Meritor Mobile, an Apple iPad Application
TROY, Mich., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced that Meritor® Mobile(TM), a sales and service information tool, is now available for free download through the Apple App store and iTunes. The application is custom-designed to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of sales and service personnel in the commercial vehicle industry. Meritor Mobile provides a detailed portfolio of Meritor's sales, maintenance, and technical information in an intuitive and e... 
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10/05/11Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Earnings for Fiscal Year 2011
TROY, Mich., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fourth-quarter and full-year results for fiscal year 2011 on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4855 at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant passcode 48702141 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time - or for seven days by reco... 
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09/19/11Meritor Adds Durable, Higher Capacity Family Members - MTA25 and MTA30 - to Its Trailer Suspension Series
TROY, Mich., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today unveiled the newest suspension family members - the MTA25 (25,000 lb. capacity) and MTA30 (30,000 lb. capacity) - to its product line of trailing-arm air ride trailer suspension systems. The Meritor Trailing-Arm Air (MTA) Suspension is designed to meet the needs of North America truck and trailer operators in various vocational markets, including platform, tanker, bottom dump, grain, logging, transfer, side-du... 
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08/04/11Meritor to Present at Jefferies Global Industrial and A&D Conference
TROY, Mich., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will participate in the Jefferies 2011 Global Industrial and A&D Conference on Tuesday, Aug. 9, in New York, N.Y. Jay Craig, senior vice president and chief financial officer, Meritor, and Mary Lehmann, senior vice president, Treasury and Tax, Meritor, will present at 10:30 a.m. (ET). A live Web cast of the presentation will be accessible via the Investors page of the company's Web site at www.meritor.com. An au... 
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08/02/11Meritor Reports Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 Results
Adjusted EBITDA Up 55 Percent Year-Over-Year on $321 Million of Increased Revenue TROY, Mich., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2011. Third-Quarter Highlights Sales were $1.287 billion, up $321 million or 33 percent, from the same period last year. Net income on a GAAP basis was $17 million compared to a net loss of $3 million in the prior year's third quarter. ... 
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07/21/11Meritor Announces Updated Guidance for its Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2011
TROY, Mich., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today it is tightening its EBITDA guidance within its previously announced range, while slightly lowering its revenue and free cash flow guidance for its third quarter of fiscal year 2011. The company now anticipates the following results from continuing operations in the third quarter of fiscal year 2011. Revenue in the range of $1,280 million to $1,290 million. Adjusted EBITDA in th... 
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07/21/11Meritor Announces Executive Appointments
Ferro Appointed Executive Officer to Lead Industrial Segment Bowes Now Responsible for Commercial Truck Business TROY, Mich., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced changes to its executive management team, effective immediately. Meritor's board of directors has elected Pedro Ferro to the position of vice president and president of the company's Industrial segment and an executive officer. Ferro will report directly to Chip McClure, chairman, ... 
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07/08/11Meritor Appoints Christy Daehnert, Director, Investor Relations
TROY, Mich., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed Christy Daehnert director, Investor Relations, effective July 15. Daehnert will report directly to Mary Lehmann, senior vice president, Treasury, Corporate Development, Communications and Investor Relations. "We're excited for Christy to take on this important financial role for the company. Her background and industry experience will serve us well as we continue to provide our investors with pertin... 
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07/01/11Meritor WABCO Hosts Chairman of National Transportation Safety Board to Demonstrate Advanced Safety Capabilities
TROY, Mich., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems hosted the Honorable Deborah A.P. Hersman, Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), on June 28 at the Michigan Proving Ground in Romeo, MI. NTSB, an independent U.S. Federal agency, investigates and studies transportation accidents in the United States to provide safety recommendations for future accident prevention. Chairman Hersman and NTSB staff experienced demonstrations of Meri... 
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06/30/11Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Fiscal Year 2011 Third-Quarter Earnings Report
TROY, Mich., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a conference call and Web cast to present the company's fiscal year 2011 third-quarter financial results on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4849, ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference pass code 62728431 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time - or for seven days by recording - by visiting meritor.com. ... 
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06/08/11Meritor Launches 18X Single Reduction Axle in Lindesberg, Sweden
LINDESBERG, Sweden, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today it has taken another step toward increasing efficiency in commercial vehicles with the launch of its 18X rear axle for fast and heavy long-haul operations. Today at the company's manufacturing facility in Lindesberg, Sweden, Peter Karlsten, president of Volvo Powertrain and Rose-Marie Frebran, Governor of Orebro County, cut the ribbon on Meritor's 18X production line. The 18X reduces fuel c... 
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06/07/11Meritor Appoints Krista Sohm Vice President, Communications
TROY, Mich., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed Krista Sohm to the position of vice president, Communications, effective immediately. Lin Cummins, formerly senior vice president of Communications at Meritor for nearly 13 years, has elected to retire from Meritor at the end of the year, at which time she will explore other endeavors in the field of communications. Sohm will report directly to Mary Lehmann, senior vice president, Treasury, Corporate Dev... 
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06/02/11Meritor Pledges $100,000 to The Henry Ford Education Pilot Program
Innovation Education Incubator funding to bring digital education resources into classrooms MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president at Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced a $100,000 contribution to The Henry Ford's Innovation Education Incubator (IEI) to launch a pilot program that brings digital education resources into classrooms and helps teachers meet Michigan and national education standards. "Partnering with in... 
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06/02/11Michigan Companies Back From the Brink Discuss Lessons Learned Before, During and After Recovery
Meritor, Detroit Medical Center, American Axle & Manufacturing present at Mackinac Policy Conference MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Today at the Mackinac Policy Conference, Charles "Chip" McClure, chairman, CEO and president, Meritor, Inc.; Richard E. "Dick" Dauch, co-founder, chairman and CEO, American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM); and Michael E. Duggan, president and CEO, Detroit Medical Center (DMC) led a discussion titled "Improving Michigan's Economic Enviro... 
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05/31/11Meritor Appoints Matthew Stevenson to General Manager, North American Field Operations & Marketing
TROY, Mich., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed Matthew Stevenson general manager, North American Field Operations & Marketing, effective immediately. Stevenson reports directly to Joe Plomin, vice president, Truck Americas, Meritor. "Matt has been a valuable asset to the Marketing team in the time he has been with the company," Plomin said. "His field sales background and product marketing experience make him an excellent choice for this positio... 
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05/31/11Meritor Appoints John Nelligan to General Manager, OEM Sales & National Accounts
TROY, Mich., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has appointed John Nelligan to the role of general manager, OEM Sales & National Accounts, replacing Dennis Kline who recently retired from the company after 36 years. Nelligan reports directly to Joe Plomin, vice president, Truck Americas for Meritor. "John's extensive background in the North America truck industry is a vital component to being successful in this role," Plomin said. "He brings the perfect blend o... 
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05/05/11Meritor to Present at Wells Fargo Securities Industrial and Construction Conference
TROY, Mich., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), today announced that Jay Craig, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Wells Fargo Securities Industrial and Construction Conference on Wednesday, May 11, at The New York Palace Hotel in New York, N.Y. A live Web cast of the company's presentation will be available beginning at 9:40 a.m. (ET) on Wednesday, May 11. To access the listen-only audio Web cast, visit meritor.com and select... 
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05/03/11Meritor Reports Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 Results
Net Income Up 31 Percent Year-Over-Year TROY, Mich., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2011. Second-Quarter Highlights Sales were $1.2 billion, up $324 million or 37 percent, from the same period last year. Net income on a GAAP basis was $17 million compared to $13 million in the prior year's second quarter. Adjusted EBITDA was $81 million, up $20 million or ... 
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04/05/11Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Fiscal Year 2011 Second-Quarter Earnings Report
TROY, Mich., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a conference call and Web cast to present the company's fiscal year 2011 second-quarter financial results on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at 10 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4850, ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference pass code 80292815 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time - or for seven days by recording - by visiting meritor.com. ... 
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03/31/11Meritor to Close Trailer Axle Business in Europe
TROY, Mich., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today that it will close its European trailer axle business on July 31, 2011. The company currently estimates that charges in the range of $17 million to $23 million will be incurred over the next year in connection with these actions. Of these charges, an estimated $12 million to $18 million are expected to result in cash expenditures. "This decision is driven by the competitive nature of the Europea... 
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03/31/11Meritor Revises Second Quarter Earnings Guidance for Fiscal Year 2011
TROY, Mich., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today it is revising guidance for its second quarter of fiscal year 2011. Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president, and Jay Craig, chief financial officer, will host a luncheon with investors and analysts, which will be simultaneously web-cast, at the annual Mid-America Trucking Show at Noon on Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky. For the second quarter of fi... 
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03/30/11ArvinMeritor, Inc. Changes Its Name to Meritor, Inc.
Announces "MTOR" as NYSE Ticker Symbol TROY, Mich., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. has officially changed its name to Meritor, Inc. As a result, Meritor's ticker symbol on the New York Stock Exchange is MTOR (NYSE: MTOR), effective at the start of trading today. With the divestitures of its light vehicle businesses now completed, the company is focused on commercial vehicle and industrial markets in every major region of the world. "Changing the company's name... 
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03/25/11ArvinMeritor to Host Investor Luncheon at 2011 Mid-America Trucking Show
TROY, Mich., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president, and Jay Craig, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will host a luncheon with investors and analysts at the annual Mid-America Trucking Show on Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky. To access the listen-only audio Web cast of the event which begins at Noon ET on March 31, visit the company'... 
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03/16/11ArvinMeritor Announces 'MTOR' as New NYSE Ticker Symbol
TROY, Mich., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. today announced it will change its ticker symbol on the New York Stock Exchange from "ARM" to "MTOR," effective at the start of trading on March 30, 2011. The CUSIP number for the common stock will change from 043353 10 1 (ARM) to 59001K 10 0 (MTOR). The ticker symbol change coincides with the company's official name change at that time from "ArvinMeritor" to "Meritor" to reflect the completion of a multi-year transfor... 
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02/04/11ArvinMeritor to Present at Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference
TROY, Mich., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM), today announced that Jay Craig, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in the Barclays Capital third annual Industrial Select Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at The Ritz-Carlton in Miami, Florida. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) A live Web cast of the company's presentation will be available beginning at 2:45 p.m. (ET) on Feb. 9, on the company's... 
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02/01/11ArvinMeritor Reports First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 Results
Sees Strengthening in Global Truck Markets TROY, Mich., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2010. First-Quarter Highlights Sales were $971 million, up $171 million or 21 percent, from the same period last year. Net loss on a GAAP basis was $2 million compared to breakeven in the prior year's first quarter. Adjusted EBITDA was $62 million, up $11 million or 2... 
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01/18/11ArvinMeritor Announces Meritor Aftermarket Services Business
New Offering of Warehousing and Distribution Services for Customers in North America LAS VEGAS, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced during its press conference at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas, Nev. that it will offer multiple logistics services to customers through a new business segment calledMeritor Aftermarket Services. Through this new business, the company will addresscustomers' needs forvalue-added warehousing and d... 
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01/18/11ArvinMeritor Appoints Daniel Hopgood as Vice President, Aftermarket, Americas
TROY, Mich., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the appointment of Daniel Hopgood as vice president, Aftermarket, Americas. Hopgood reports to Joe Mejaly, vice president and president, Aftermarket & Trailer, ArvinMeritor. Hopgood is responsible for leading the development and execution of the strategic business plan for the company's Aftermarket organization in North and South America. His objective is to drive sustainable profitable growt... 
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01/07/11ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Fiscal Year 2011 First-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and Web cast to present the company's fiscal year 2011 first-quarter financial results on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at 10 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4858, ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference pass code 33659279 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time - or for seven days by recording - by visiting http://www.a... 
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01/04/11ArvinMeritor to Present at 2011 Deutsche Bank Global Auto Industry Conference
TROY, Mich., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Mary Lehmann, senior vice president, Treasury and Corporate Development will present at the annual Deutsche Bank Global Auto Industry Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 12 at the MGM Grand in Detroit, Mich. A live web cast of the company's presentation will begin at 11:00 a.m. ET on Jan. 12. A downloadable version of the presentation will be available on the company's Web site at arvinmeritor.co... 
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01/03/11ArvinMeritor Announces Sale of Body Systems Business
TROY, Mich., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has completed the sale of its Body Systems business to an affiliate of Inteva Products, LLC. The estimated purchase price at closing was $27.27 million, consisting of $12.27 million in cash at closing (adjusted for estimated balances in working capital and other items at the time of the closing) and a promissory note for $15 million, and is subject to adjustment for actual balances in worki... 
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12/01/10ArvinMeritor to Host Analyst Day in New York on December 7
Accessible By Web Cast and Conference Call TROY, Mich., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a web cast and conference call of its Analyst Day on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010, from 8:30 - 11:45 a.m. (ET) at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. Several members of ArvinMeritor's executive team will present to investors and analysts including: Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president Carsten Reinhardt, senior vice president and chief oper... 
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11/16/10ArvinMeritor Reports Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year 2010 Results
Recognizes Net Income and Positive Cash Flow for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2010 TROY, Mich., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2010. Fourth-Quarter Highlights Sales were $956 million, up $259 million or 37 percent, from the same period last year. Net income was $2 million compared to a net loss of $14 million in the prior year's fourth quarter. ... 
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10/17/10Meritor WABCO Launches SafetyDirect(TM)
Offers Fleets Greater Efficiency with Comprehensive Real-Time Safety and Data Reporting PHOENIX, Oct 17, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems, today announced the availability of SafetyDirect(TM) at the 2010 American Trucking Association Management Conference and Exhibition. SafetyDirect is immediately available for order for all North American commercial vehicle fleets seeking to simplify delivery of detailed trend data as well as instant notification of vehi... 
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10/04/10ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Earnings for Fiscal Year 2010
TROY, Mich., Oct 04, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fourth-quarter and full-year results for fiscal year 2010 on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4869 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant pass code 33567456 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time - or for seven days by recor... 
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09/28/10ArvinMeritor to Present at Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference
TROY, Mich., Sept 28, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM), a Tier One supplier to the global transportation and industry sectors, today announced that Jay Craig, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference on Thursday, Oct. 7, at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz. A live Webcast of the company's presentation will be available at 7:10 p.m. (ET) on Oct. 7, on the company's Web site, http://www... 
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09/20/10ArvinMeritor Introduces LogixDrive(TM) Intelligent Axle System
Benefits Include Improved Vehicle Fuel Economy and Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions HANNOVER, Germany, Sept 20, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today introduced its new Meritor(R) LogixDrive(TM) ultra-high efficiency axle system at the 63rd IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover. The introduction of LogixDrive follows the successful launch of the company's high efficiency 17X carrier technology in 2008. Engineered to actively monitor vehicle operating condit... 
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09/20/10ArvinMeritor Announces Launch of the 18X Single Reduction Axle for the European Commercial Vehicle Market
Offers High-Efficiency Solution for Heavy Line Haul Applications HANNOVER, Germany, Sept 20, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today launched it's new, high-efficiency 18X heavy haul axle at the 63rd IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover. Available in 2011, the new Meritor 18X is targeted for the on-highway market with GCW weights of 65+ tonnes and more than 700 hp. Using a single reduction design, it is targeted towards the most demanding applications, inclu... 
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09/20/10ArvinMeritor Demonstrates Commitment to Expand Its Brake Leadership Position in China With New Plant and Technical Center
HANNOVER, Germany, Sept 20, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) reiterated its commitment to bring leading-edge brake technology to the China market at the 63rd IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover. The company recently announced plans to invest $15 million to expand its capabilities in Nanjing, located in the Jiangsu Province, with both a technical center and manufacturing facility. This move is part of ArvinMeritor's strategy to deploy its capabilities to supp... 
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09/20/10ArvinMeritor Plans to Invest $42 Million to Aggressively Enhance Its Foundation Brake Position in Europe
HANNOVER, Germany, Sept 20, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today at the IAA Hannover Commercial Vehicle Show that it plans to invest $42 million to advance its foundation brake leadership position in Europe. This investment is focused on five key areas: Expansion of the successful ELSA air disc brake and S-Cam product lines Development of future generation braking technologies Vehicle and lab performance testing and validation Best-in-class ma... 
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09/20/10ArvinMeritor Introduces All-Wheel Drive Capability to the European Market
HANNOVER, Germany, Sept 20, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the expansion of its successful European hub reduction product line, with the MX series of front drive steer axles, targeted particularly for heavy construction and military applications.   Available initially with a 13-tonne gross axle rating and ratios from 3.46 to 7.21, the MX front drive axles are designed for use in 4x4, 6x6 and 8x6 applications. "With the MX, ArvinMeritor is... 
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09/09/10ArvinMeritor's ProTec High Mobility Independent Suspensions to be Equipped on BAE Systems' Caiman Multi-Terrain Vehicle
TROY, Mich., Sept 09, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Meritor ProTec(TM) High Mobility Independent Suspensions (HMIS) will be standard on BAE Systems' Caiman Multi-Terrain Vehicle (MTV), providing advanced force protection, mobility and ride quality. Initial production deliveries to BAE Systems will begin in November 2010. BAE Systems has received an award from the U.S. Government to upgrade 1,700 Caiman Mine Resistant Ambush Protected ... 
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08/03/10ArvinMeritor Announces Agreement to Sell Body Systems Business
TROY, Mich., Aug 03, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc., (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its Body Systems business to an affiliate of Inteva Products, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Renco Group, Inc. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. The purchase price is approximately $35 million, including deferred consideration and excluding potential adjustments for items such as working capita... 
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08/03/10ArvinMeritor Reports Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Results
Pretax Income Up $52 Million on Increased Revenues of 35 Percent TROY, Mich., Aug 03, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2010. Quarterly Highlights Sales were $1.3 billion, up $333 million or 35 percent, from the same period last year. Income before taxes was $31 million, compared to a loss of $21 million, in the third quarter of fiscal year 2009. Net loss was $3 m... 
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07/29/10ArvinMeritor Appoints Larry Ott as Senior Vice President of Human Resources
TROY, Mich., July 29, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the appointment of Larry Ott as senior vice president of Human Resources, effective Aug. 1, 2010. The Board of Directors also today elected Ott as an officer of the company. Ott will be responsible for leadership and management of the human resources function for the company's 13,200 employees at more than 95 locations in 25 countries. Additionally, he will provide strategic focus in employ... 
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07/27/10ArvinMeritor Launches New Public Website
TROY, Mich., July 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today it launched a redesigned and newly architected website at http://www.arvinmeritor.com/. The new site is equipped with an advanced search engine, intuitive navigation and a wealth of information about the history and vision of the company, its products, customer support services, advanced solutions, sustainability strategy and career opportunities, in addition to comprehensive investor resources.... 
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07/20/10ArvinMeritor Announces Planned Investment to Expand Engineering Capabilities at Technical Center in Troy, Michigan
TROY, Mich., July 20, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today its intention to invest $23 million over the next five years to expand its advanced technologies capabilities at its technical center in Troy, Mich. This project is expected to create 125 jobs at the company by 2014. "ArvinMeritor is investing in a spectrum of advanced technologies that are focused on fuel efficiency, next generation brake technology, suspensions and vehicle dynamics capabili... 
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07/19/10ArvinMeritor Revises Fiscal Year 2010 Third-Quarter Earnings Conference Call and Web Cast Timing
TROY, Mich., July 19, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today it will now host its conference call and Web cast to present the company's fiscal year 2010 third-quarter financial results on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, at 10 a.m. (ET), rather than as previously announced at 9 a.m. To participate, call (617) 213-4861, ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference pass code 51410929 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference cal... 
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07/08/10ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Fiscal Year 2010 Third-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., July 8, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and Web cast to present the company's fiscal year 2010 third-quarter financial results on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4861, ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference pass code 51410929 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time - or for seven days by recording - by visiting www.arvinmer... 
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06/14/10ArvinMeritor Appoints David Giroux as Director of Global Brand Management and Marketing Communications-Americas
TROY, Mich., June 14, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the appointment of David Giroux as director of global brand management and marketing communications for the Americas. In this role, he is responsible for directing the company's worldwide branding efforts, as well as the strategic direction and market execution for the company's Truck, Industrial and Aftermarket and Trailer business segments' marketing communications activities in North and South... 
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06/03/10Chip McClure Elected First Vice Chair of Detroit Regional Chamber
Goal to Renew Detroit Regional Chamber Focus on Manufacturing TROY, Mich., June 3, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Chairman, CEO and President Chip McClure has been named first vice chair of the Detroit Regional Chamber Board of Directors for the 2010-2011 program year and co-chair of the 2011 Mackinac Policy Conference. In this position, McClure will help lead a charge that will bring viability back to U.S. manufacturing. "As vice chair, I will continue to b... 
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05/05/10New Meritor Trailer Suspension Series Brings Performance Benefits to North American Truck-Trailer Operators
FRANKFORT, Ky., May 5, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today unveiled an all-new series of durable, trailing-arm air ride trailer suspensions to meet the needs of North American truck-trailer operators in vocational markets - including platform, tank, grain, dump, chassis, bulk, specialty, lowboy, livestock and specialty vans. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) The Meritor Trailing-Arm Air (MTA) suspension series was introduced h... 
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05/04/10ArvinMeritor Reports Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Results
Announces Net Income from Continuing Operations Up $64 Million from Prior Year and Positive Free Cash Flow for Fourth Consecutive Quarter TROY, Mich., May 4, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2010. Quarterly Highlights Sales of $1.2 billion, up approximately $245 million or 25 percent, from the same period last year. Net income from continuing operations was $16 millio... 
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04/30/10ArvinMeritor Announces Additional Investment in Brazil
Invests $10 Million USD in New Supplier Park Adjacent to MAN Factory SAO PAULO, April 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today it will invest approximately $10 million USD to build a new axle manufacturing operation in Resende, Brazil, to support MAN's production of trucks and buses in the region. On April 15, Georg Pachta-Reyhofen, president and CEO of MAN, announced investments of approximately $50 million USD to establish a supplier park in the i... 
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04/27/10Meritor MXL Drivelines Selected as Standard Equipment on Freightliner, Western Star Trucks
TROY, Mich., April 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Meritor(R) MXL (Meritor Xtended Lube) drivelines have been selected as standard equipment on all Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) heavy duty vehicles. New Freightliner Cascadia(R), Coronado(R) and Coronado SD and Western Star(R) trucks with a start of production after April 26th will incorporate this component change. Designed for truck operators who seek reduced maintenance costs ... 
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04/08/10ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Fiscal Year 2010 Second-Quarter Earnings Report
TROY, Mich., April 8, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and Web cast to present the company's fiscal year 2010 second-quarter financial results on Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4846, ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference pass code 67997437 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time - or for seven days by recording - by visiting www.arvinmeri... 
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03/24/10New Meritor 14X Drive Axle Offers North American Truck Operators Distinct Efficiency, Long-Life Improvements
Next-generation axle sets new standard for linehaul marketLOUISVILLE, Ky., March 24, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today unveiled an all-new Meritor 14X tandem drive axle. The new drivetrain component is an advanced evolutionary axle system built on the legacy of the RT145, one of the industry's most successful tandem axles. With an extensive engineering pedigree, the new axle was created to maximize performance and ensure efficiency for North American truck oper... 
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03/23/10ArvinMeritor Announces Results and Proration of Its Tender Offer for Up to $175 Million of Its 8-3/4% Notes due 2012
TROY, Mich., March 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the results and proration of its previously announcedtender offer for up to $175 million aggregate principal amount of its 8-3/4% Notes due 2012. The offer commenced on February 23, 2010 and expired at 11:59 p.m. New York City time on March 22, 2010 (the "Expiration Date"). As of 11:59 p.m. New York City time on the Expiration Date, $264.2 million aggregate principal amount of the notes were v... 
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03/01/10ArvinMeritor Announces Exercise in Full by Underwriters of Over-Allotment Option to Purchase Additional 2,602,500 Shares of Common Stock
TROY, Mich., March 1, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that the underwriters in its previously announced underwritten registered public offering of 17,350,000 shares of ArvinMeritor's common stock, par value $1 per share, have exercised in full their over-allotment option to purchase 2,602,500 additional shares of common stock at a price of $10.50 per share. The offering of all 19,952,500 shares is expected to close on March 3, 2010, subject to custo... 
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02/26/10ArvinMeritor Increases Total Consideration and Tender Offer Consideration in Tender Offer for Up to $175 Million of the Company's 8-3/4% Notes due 2012
TROY, Mich., Feb 26, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has increased the price it will pay for its 8-3/4% Notes due 2012 that are tendered pursuant to its previously announcedtender offer for up to $175 million aggregate principal amount of ArvinMeritor's 8-3/4% Notes due 2012. The Total Consideration for each $1,000 principal amount of notes tendered pursuant to the offer has been increased to $1,097.50. Holders of notes that are validly t... 
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02/26/10ArvinMeritor Announces Pricing of $250 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes
TROY, Mich., Feb 26, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announcedthe pricing of its senior unsecured notes in an aggregate principal amount of $250 million in an underwritten registered public offering. The $250 million of notes will mature in March 2018 and will bear interest at an annual rate of 10.625%. The offering is expected to close on March 3, 2010, subject to customary closing conditions. ArvinMeritor intends to use the net proceeds from the offering ... 
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02/25/10ArvinMeritor Announces Pricing and Increased Size of Common Stock Offering
TROY, Mich., Feb 25, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it priced an underwritten public offering of 17,350,000 shares of common stock, par value $1 per share, at a price of $10.50 per share. The size of the offering was increased from the previously announced 15,000,000 shares. In connection with this offering, ArvinMeritor has granted the underwriters an over-allotment option to purchase up to 2,602,500 additional shares of its common stock. The... 
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02/23/10ArvinMeritor Announces Tender Offer for Up to $175 Million of the Company's 8-3/4% Notes Due 2012
TROY, Mich., Feb 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the commencement of a tender offer for up to $175 million aggregate principal amount of ArvinMeritor's 8-3/4% Notes due 2012 in the manner described below. The total outstanding principal amount of the notes included in the offer is approximately $276 million. ArvinMeritor will conduct the offer in accordance with terms and conditions described in its Offer to Purchase dated Feb. 23, 2010. The of... 
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02/23/10ArvinMeritor Announces Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes
TROY, Mich., Feb 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announcedthat it is offering, subject to market and other conditions, a series of its senior unsecured notes in an underwritten registered public offering. ArvinMeritor intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repurchase up to $175 million of its 8-3/4% notes due 2012 and for general corporate purposes. BofA Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Citi and RBS Securities Inc. are acting... 
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02/23/10ArvinMeritor Announces Offering of Common Stock
TROY, Mich., Feb 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announcedthat it is offering, subject to market and other conditions, 15,000,000 shares of its common stock, par value $1 per share, in an underwritten registered public offering. In connection with this offering, ArvinMeritor intends to grant the underwriters an over-allotment option to purchase up to 2,250,000 additional shares of its common stock. ArvinMeritor intends to use the net proceeds from the ... 
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02/17/10ArvinMeritor Reiterates Earnings Expectations for Fiscal Year 2010 Second-Quarter and Planning Assumptions for Full Fiscal Year
TROY, Mich., Feb 17, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will reiterate guidance today for its second quarter of fiscal year 2010 and its planning assumptions for full fiscal year 2010, during its presentation at Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference in Miami, Fla. The presentation by ArvinMeritor will be simultaneously webcast to the public and the materials will be posted on www.arvinmeritor.com. The company's financial guidance for the second quarter of fi... 
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02/16/10ArvinMeritor To Present at Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference
TROY, Mich., Feb 16, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM), today announced that Jay Craig, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in the Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at The Loews Miami Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. A live Web cast of the company's presentation will be available beginning at 1:05 p.m. (ET) on Feb. 17, on the company's Web site at http://www.arvinmeritor.com/. An audio replay will be ... 
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02/02/10ArvinMeritor Reports Fiscal Year 2010 First-Quarter Results
Profitability Dramatically Improves with Growth in Global MarketsTROY, Mich., Feb 02, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2009. First-Quarter Highlights First-quarter sales were $1.1 billion, approximately a 16-percent increase from the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2009; and down slightly from $1.2 billion in the first quarter of fiscal year 2009. Net income on a GAAP basis... 
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01/19/10ArvinMeritor Named 2009 Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year by APRA
LAS VEGAS, Jan 19, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor today was named Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year for 2009 by the Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group (HDRG) of the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA). The award was presented to Doug Wolma, general manager-remanufacturing, ArvinMeritor, here at the fourth annual Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group Summit, held in conjunction with Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas. According to Bill Gager, president of APRA/H... 
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01/18/10ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Fiscal Year 2010 First-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Jan 18, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and Web cast to present the company's fiscal year 2010 first-quarter financial results on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4850, ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference pass code 79923237 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time - or for seven days by recording - by visiting www.arvinmerit... 
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01/11/10ArvinMeritor Demonstrates Advanced Technologies for Class 8 Commercial Vehicles to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood
TROY, Mich., Jan 11, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today hosted U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to showcase the company's advanced technologies for Class 8 commercial vehicles. Highlighted technologies included the dual-mode hybrid Class 8 drivetrain and stability control and collision safety systems, offered by the company's Meritor WABCO joint venture. Secretary LaHood and other members of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) met with the c... 
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12/10/09ArvinMeritor to Host Analyst Day in New York on December 15
Accessible By Web Cast and Conference CallTROY, Mich., Dec 10, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a web cast and conference call of its Analyst Day on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, from 8 a.m. to Noon (ET) at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. Several members of ArvinMeritor's executive team will present to investors and analysts including: -- Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president -- Carsten Reinhardt, chief operating officer --... 
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11/10/09ArvinMeritor Reports Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year 2009 Results
Sees Improving Conditions in Global MarketsTROY, Mich., Nov 10, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2009. Fourth-Quarter Highlights -- Fourth-quarter sales were $984 million, approximately a four percent increase from the third quarter of fiscal year 2009; down from $1.5 billion in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2008. -- On a GAAP... 
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11/10/09ArvinMeritor Announces Executive Appointments
- Reinhardt Appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer- Bowes and Mejaly Appointed Executive OfficersTROY, Mich., Nov 10, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that the board of directors has elected Carsten Reinhardt to the position of senior vice president and chief operating officer (COO). Also elected executive officers of ArvinMeritor are Tim Bowes, appointed vice president and president, Industrial, and Joe Mejaly, named v... 
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10/30/09ArvinMeritor Completes Sale of Meritor Suspension Systems Company
TROY, Mich., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has completed the sale of its 57-percent stake in the Meritor Suspension Systems Company (MSSC) joint venture to Mitsubishi Steel Mfg., LTD (MSM) for approximately $13 million, which included a $12 million cash dividend received by ArvinMeritor in the third quarter. "The completion of this transaction is another milestone toward ArvinMeritor focusing primarily on supplying advanced produ... 
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10/13/09ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Earnings for Fiscal Year 2009
TROY, Mich., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fourth-quarter and full-year results for fiscal year 2009 on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4837 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant pass code 85768695 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or the recorded ... 
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10/08/09ArvinMeritor Wins Antitrust Lawsuit Against Eaton Corporation
TROY, Mich., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that a jury has ruled in favor of ZF Meritor LLC, a venture between ArvinMeritor and ZF Friedrichshafen AG, and Meritor Transmission Corporation, an ArvinMeritor company, in the companies' antitrust lawsuit against Eaton Corporation (NYSE: ETN). The jury found that Eaton engaged in exclusionary and anticompetitive conduct in the sale and marketing for heavy-duty truck transmissions. The case was tr... 
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09/24/09ArvinMeritor Expands Engineering Expertise with New Technical Center in India
BANGALORE, India, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At an event held today in Bangalore, India, ArvinMeritor (NYSE: ARM) officially opened a new technical center which will lead the company's advanced product development initiatives for its broad portfolio of axles and brakes for commercial and other vehicle applications in Asia Pacific, and will support the company's engineering needs in North America, South America and Europe. "Growth in Asia Pacific, particularly India and China, is a... 
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09/23/09ArvinMeritor To Present at Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference
TROY, Mich., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM), a Tier One supplier to the global transportation and industry sectors, today announced that Jay Craig, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz. A live Webcast of the company's presentation will be available at 7:50 p.m. (ET) on Sept. 30, on the company's We... 
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09/21/09ArvinMeritor Completes Sale of Wheels Business to Iochpe-Maxion S.A.
TROY, Mich., Sep. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of its Wheels business - formerly a division of the company's Light Vehicle Systems segment - to Iochpe-Maxion S.A., a Brazilian producer of wheels and frames for commercial vehicles, railway freight cars and castings, for approximately $180 million. The company expects to use the net proceeds of $169 million from the sale to reduce outstandin... 
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09/08/09ArvinMeritor Enters into New, Two-Year U.S. Receivable Securitization Agreement
TROY, Mich., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that the company has entered into a new, two-year U.S. receivables financing arrangement (the "New Facility"). Under the terms of the New Facility, ArvinMeritor's subsidiary, ArvinMeritor Receivables Corporation ("ARC"), will purchase eligible accounts receivable from certain other ArvinMeritor subsidiaries (the "Originators") and will borrow under a credit facility funded by multiple lenders. ... 
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08/10/09ArvinMeritor to Invest in Brazil Operations, Focus on On- and Off-Highway Markets
Company Divests its Wheels Business SAO PAULO, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Chairman, CEO and President Chip McClure today announced that the company is committed to remaining a strong and growing manufacturer and supplier in South America. Addressing a group of South American journalists, he said the company is focused on becoming a global commercial vehicle company with expanded leadership in original equipment and aftermarket for... 
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08/07/09ArvinMeritor Appoints Brett Penzkofer Senior Director of Investor Relations
TROY, Mich., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Brett Penzkofer is named senior director of Investor Relations for the company, effective immediately. In this position, Brett is responsible for global investor strategy, which encompasses developing and communicating ArvinMeritor's financial fundamentals and strategic vision to the company's shareowners and financial constituents. He previously held senior director positions in Global Financ... 
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08/04/09ArvinMeritor Reports Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2009 Results
--Announces Sale of Wheels Business UnitTROY, Mich., Aug 04, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its third quarter ended June 30, 2009. Highlights -- Cash flow from operations was $99 million compared to $114 million in the same period last year. -- Free cash flow was $73 million compared to $59 million in the same period last year. -- Fully complied with all covenants in its revolv... 
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07/28/09ArvinMeritor Appoints Kevin Nowlan Vice President and Treasurer
Lehmann to Assume Expanded Role Leading the Company's Strategic Initiatives TROY, Mich., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Kevin Nowlan is appointed vice president and Treasurer, effective immediately. In this role, Nowlan will assume responsibility for the company's global capital market and treasury activities. He will report directly to Jay Craig, senior vice president and chief financial officer. "Kevin brings extensive expe... 
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07/20/09ArvinMeritor Signs Strategic Partnership with Yutong Group Co., Ltd. to Supply Drivetrain Components in China
SHANGHAI, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has signed a strategic partnership with Yutong Group Co., Ltd. to supply drivetrain components for buses and coaches in China. "We are proud to partner with Yutong, the largest producer of high-end buses and coaches in the China market," said Tim Bowes, vice president and managing director of Asia Pacific for ArvinMeritor. "We believe this new business will strengthen the existing par... 
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07/08/09ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Fiscal Year 2009 Third-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and Web cast to present the company's fiscal year 2009 third-quarter financial results on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4867, ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference pass code 51892323 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time - or for seven days by recording - by visiting www.arvi... 
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06/29/09ArvinMeritor Divests Additional Light Vehicle Systems Chassis Business
Sells Gabriel Ride Control Products North America Business to OpenGate Capital TROY, Mich., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has reached agreement to divest another one of its light vehicle Chassis businesses, bringing the total number of units divested this year to three. The company reached a definitive agreement to sell its Gabriel Ride Control Products North America ("Chassis Ride Control") business to OpenGate Capital, a... 
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06/24/09ArvinMeritor Divests Ownership Stakes in Two Light Vehicle Systems Chassis Businesses
TROY, Mich., Jun 24, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has reached agreements to divest its entire ownership stakes in two joint ventures in its light vehicle Chassis business. Together, these transactions will result in the divestiture of 45 percent of the Chassis Systems business (as measured by 2008 sales). The company entered into a binding letter of intent to sell its 57 percent stake in Meritor Suspension Systems Company ("MS... 
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06/11/09ArvinMeritor Hybrid Dual-Mode Drivetrain Participates in HTUF Truck Convoy
-- Designed to meet current Class 8 linehaul requirements for payload capacity, performance, and durability -- Dual mode hybrid drivetrain allows extended operation in battery-only zero-emission mode, eliminates idling -- Propelled by an electric motor under 48 mph, transitioning to diesel power at highway speeds WASHINGTON, June 11, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) participated in today's hybrid truck 'convoy' to Capitol Hill, sponsored by Hybrid ... 
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06/10/09Hybrid Truck 'Convoy' Comes to Capitol Hill - Includes ArvinMeritor's Hybrid Dual-Mode Drivetrain for Heavy-Duty Trucks
Who: ArvinMeritor, Inc., Troy, Mich., among other companies as members of the Hybrid Truck Users Forum What: Hybrid on the Hill Day includes an impressive, all-day technology showcase of medium- and heavy-duty hybrids When: Thursday, June 11, 2009 Trucks on display from 10 am - 4 pm Briefing / speakers 11 am - 12 pm Where: at the Capitol Reflecting Poo... 
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06/03/09ArvinMeritor Regains Compliance With NYSE's Continued Listing Standards
TROY, Mich., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that on June 1, 2009, the company was notified by the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. ("NYSE") that, based upon modified listing standards adopted by the NYSE, it has regained compliance with the NYSE's continued listing standards. As previously disclosed, the company was notified by the NYSE in March 2009 that it had fallen below the continued listing standard requiring the average market c... 
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05/29/09ArvinMeritor Earns State and National Recognition for Supporting Employees in the Military
Company Selected for Michigan 'Pro Patria' Award; Nominated for National 'Employer Support Freedom Award' TROY, Mich., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has earned the highest level award in Michigan for providing exceptional support to its employees who serve in the U.S. military and is in contention for a similar national award from the U.S. Secretary of Defense. The Michigan Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) will pr... 
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05/05/09ArvinMeritor Reports Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2009 Results
TROY, Mich., May 5, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2009. Quarterly Highlights Sales of $1.1 billion, down approximately $671 million, or 38 percent, from the same period last year (down 32 percent on a constant currency basis). On a GAAP basis, net loss from continuing operations was $52 million or $0.72 per diluted share, compared... 
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04/27/09ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Fiscal Year 2009 Second-Quarter Earnings Report
TROY, Mich., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and Web cast to present the company's fiscal year 2009 second-quarter financial results on Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at 4:30 p.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4854 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference pass code 85210970 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time - or for seven days by recording - by visiting www.... 
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04/22/09ArvinMeritor Recycles 89 Percent of Waste Materials Globally
Also Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Volatile Organic Compounds, and Water Consumption TROY, Mich., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today - as part of its global sustainability platform - that it has increased its recycling rate year-over-year to 89 percent from 83 percent. In 2008, more than 486 million pounds of materials from around the world - including metals, cardboard, wood and paper - were recycled for other applications. ... 
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04/13/09ArvinMeritor Announces Annual Savings of $430 Million as Result of Aggressive Cost-Reduction Actions
TROY, Mich., April 13, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has taken actions since October 2008 which will result in savings of approximately $430 million on an annual basis. "The difficult conditions we continue to experience in our commercial and light vehicle markets has required us to take aggressive steps during the past six months to align our organization to the lower capacity levels," said Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and presi... 
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04/09/09Meritor WABCO Honored by Frost & Sullivan for Innovation and Advancement of the Year Award for its OnGuard(TM) Collision Safety System
TROY, Mich., April 9, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems has been awarded the prestigious 2009 North American Industry Innovation & Advancement of the Year Award in Class 6-8 truck safety systems by Frost & Sullivan for the joint venture's superior innovation, technological advancement and business performance in developing and marketing the OnGuard(TM) collision safety system. According to Frost & Sullivan, the new product represents a significant safety upgra... 
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03/20/09ArvinMeritor Notified by NYSE of Non-Compliance With a Listing Standard
TROY, Mich., March 20, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- TROY, Mich., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that on March 17, 2009, the company was notified by the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. (the "NYSE") that it has fallen below NYSE's continued listing standard related to total market capitalization and stockholders' equity. The NYSE requires that the average market capitalization of a listed company not be less than $75 million over a consecutive 30... 
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03/19/09ArvinMeritor Expands Training Opportunities for Truck Operators, Technicians, Dealers and Distributors
LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 19, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc (NYSE: ARM) today announced a suite of Meritor(R) blended learning(1) programs for 2009 incorporating self-guided online learning, virtual classroom webinars, and on-site instruction. Based on customer feedback, the training programs are designed to provide the broadest possible menu of practical learning experiences for heavy-duty truck operators and technicians, as well as dealers and distributors. The prog... 
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03/19/09ArvinMeritor Introduces Meritor MXL(R) Driveline with 100,000 Miles Lubrication Interval
LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 19, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc (NYSE: ARM) today introduced the Meritor(R) MXL (Meritor Extended Lube), a new series of greaseable drivelines with 100,000-mile lubrication intervals and a three-year, 300,000-mile warranty in linehaul service. The product was designed for truck operators who seek reduced maintenance costs and a longer warranty. The new driveline - with the same product ratings and application guidelines as the popular Merit... 
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03/05/09Meritor Suspension Systems Company to Close Coil Spring Operations in Milton, Ontario, Canada
MILTON, Canada, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor Suspension Systems Company (MSSC), a joint venture between ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) and Mitsubishi Steel Manufacturing, announced today that it plans to close its coil spring operations in Milton, Ontario, Canada. The company met with union officials of the Canadian Auto Workers Local 1067 today to discuss the closure plans which will impact all 165 employees. "We are experiencing unprecedented economic pressure within the globa... 
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02/26/09ArvinMeritor Selected as Drivetrain Technology Partner on Two OEM Vehicle Platforms for Major Defense Program
TROY, Mich., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced it will be the drivetrain supplier for two of the three prime contractors awarded technology demonstrator contracts for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) - Lockheed Martin Systems Integration and BAE Systems U.S. Combat Systems. ArvinMeritor has developed advanced technology solutions for the JLTV program that include the Meritor lightweight, high mobility independent suspensions, an... 
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02/25/09ArvinMeritor Proud to Sponsor American Heart Association Campaign
TROY, Mich. Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor (NYSE: ARM) today announced that the 2009 Metro Detroit Go Red For Women(R) program chaired by Lin Cummins, senior vice president of Communications for ArvinMeritor, reached a new fundraising record of more than $425,000. "In one of the most challenging economic times in history, I am proud of the support we received from local businesses and individuals to help wipe out heart disease, the number one killer of women today," said Cumm... 
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02/17/09ArvinMeritor Names Christopher Kete Vice President and General Manager of Specialty Products Business Unit
TROY, Mich., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has appointed Christopher Kete, vice president and general manager, Specialty Products. In this position, Kete will be responsible for ArvinMeritor's growing Specialty Products business unit, serving the military and defense, off-highway, bus and coach, as well as fire and emergency markets, with industry leading, advanced drivetrain technology. Kete will drive ArvinMeritor's ambitious grow... 
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02/10/09ArvinMeritor Elects Barbara Novak Executive Officer
TROY, Mich., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that the Board of Directors elected Barbara Novak, vice president and secretary, an executive officer of the company, effective Jan. 30, 2009. "Barbara has been an asset to the company since joining us in 2007," said Vernon Baker, II, senior vice president and general counsel for ArvinMeritor. "She brings a great degree of knowledge and insight in general corporate and securities matters, ... 
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02/10/09Breakthrough in Brake Technology: ArvinMeritor Remanufactured Brake Shoes With PlatinumShield(TM) Coating Offers Industry-Best Protection Against Corrosion and Rust-jacking
Resists micro-abrasion which can lead to accelerated corrosion and rust-jacking Three-year, 300,000 mile warranty against rust-jacking ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today introduced remanufactured brake shoes with PlatinumShield(TM) coating, which provides superior protection against corrosion and rust-jacking. Remanufactured Meritor shoes with PlatinumShield coating provide a three-year, 300,000 mile warranty against ru... 
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02/09/09ArvinMeritor To Present at Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference
TROY, Mich. Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM), today announced that Mary Lehmann, senior vice president, Strategic Initiatives, and Treasurer, will participate in the Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at The Ritz-Carlton in Miami Beach, Florida. A live Web cast of the company's presentation will be available beginning at 11:30 a.m. (ET) on Feb. 11, on the company's Web site at www.arvinmeritor.com. An audio replay wi... 
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02/04/09ArvinMeritor Reports First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2009 Results
TROY, Mich., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended Dec. 28, 2008. First-Quarter Highlights -- Sales from continuing operations of $1.4 billion, down $293 million, or 18 percent, from the same period last year (down 11 percent on a constant currency basis). -- On a GAAP basis, net loss from continuing operations was $991 million or $13.71 per diluted share, compared to a net loss ... 
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02/03/09ArvinMeritor Marks 100-Year Heritage of Forward Thinking
TROY, Mich., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced its centennial heritage anniversary at the company's annual shareowner meeting which took place at its headquarters in Troy, Mich. on Jan. 30, 2009. The company will commemorate this historic milestone throughout 2009 at events and product exhibitions which will be marked with the launch of several "next generation" products from axles to brakes to hybrid drivetrain applications that offer... 
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02/03/09ArvinMeritor Delivers Hybrid Diesel-Electric Class 8 Truck to Key Partner
- Designed to meet current Class 8 linehaul requirements for payload capacity, performance, and durability - Dual mode hybrid drivetrain allows extended operation in battery-only zero-emission mode, eliminates idling - Propelled by an electric motor under 48 mph, transitioning to diesel power at highway speeds TROY, Mich., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that the company presented Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Bentonville, Ark., with a pro... 
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01/20/09ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Fiscal Year 2009 First-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and Web cast to present the company's fiscal year 2009 first-quarter financial results on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4864, ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference pass code 71784700 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time - or for seven days by recording - by visiting www.a... 
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01/13/09ArvinMeritor to Present at Auto Analysts of New York Conference
TROY, Mich., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that members of its executive management team will participate in the annual Auto Analysts of New York Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at the MGM Grand in Detroit, Mich. A live web cast of the company's presentation will begin at 2:15 p.m. ET on Jan. 14. Both the web cast and a downloadable version of the presentation will be available on the company's Web site at www.arvinmeritor.com. Th... 
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01/08/09ArvinMeritor Provides Business Update
Update on Status of Sale of Light Vehicle Systems Business Announces Reorganization of Light Vehicle Systems Business Provides Update on 2009 Fiscal Year Financial Reporting TROY, Mich., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today provided an update on the previously announced process to sell its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business, the reorganization of LVS, and its 2009 financial reporting. "We are firmly committed to our lo... 
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12/09/08ArvinMeritor Provides Earnings Expectations for First Quarter; Withdraws Full- Year Guidance for Fiscal Year 2009
TROY, Mich., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today issued guidance for the first quarter of fiscal year 2009, and withdrew previously released earnings expectations issued on Nov. 18, 2008 for the full year ending Sept. 27, 2009. The company is withdrawing full-year guidance due to continuing distress in the global markets and the uncertainty associated with projecting production volumes in the second half of the fiscal year. For the first quarter o... 
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12/08/08ArvinMeritor to Host Analyst Day in New York on December 9
Accessible By Web Cast and Conference Call TROY, Mich., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and web cast of its Analyst Day on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. (ET) at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. Several members of ArvinMeritor's executive team will present to investors and analysts including: Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president Jay Craig, senior vice president and chief... 
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11/18/08ArvinMeritor Reports Fiscal Year 2008 and Fourth-Quarter Results
TROY, Mich., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its full fiscal year and fourth quarter ended Sept. 28, 2008. Fiscal Year 2008 Highlights Sales from continuing operations for fiscal year 2008 were $7.2 billion, up 11 percent compared to fiscal year 2007, due to strength in Europe and South America. This increase was four percent at constant exchange rates. On a GAAP basis, net loss was $101 million, or a loss of... 
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11/07/08ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors at a meeting held on Nov. 7, 2008, at its corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, with a record date of Nov. 24, 2008 and a payment date of Dec. 8, 2008. About ArvinMeritor ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and components t... 
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10/31/08ArvinMeritor Announces Actions in Response to Global Market Conditions
Announces $125 million cost reduction initiatives. Provides update on previously announced spin-off of light vehicle systems business. Renews key factoring and securitization commitments. Recognizes non-cash income tax charge. TROY, Mich., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it is responding aggressively to the current weakness in global business conditions by executing comprehensive restr... 
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10/31/08Update to ArvinMeritor Press Release
TROY, Mich., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The following additional information was provided in Section 2.05 of ArvinMeritor's 8K filed today with a press release announcing significant restructuring and other actions in response to global market conditions: "ArvinMeritor expects to incur approximately $35 million of cash expenditures in connection with these actions for severance." SOURCE ArvinMeritor, Inc. CONTACT: Media Inquiries: Lin Cummins, +1-248-435-7112, ... 
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10/22/08ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Earnings for Fiscal Year 2008
TROY, Mich., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fourth-quarter and full-year results for fiscal year 2008 on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (888) 680-0890 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant Passcode 68102365 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or the recorded version for se... 
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10/17/08ArvinMeritor and ZF Win Court Decision on Transmission Patent Infringement Suit
TROY, Mich., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc (NYSE: ARM) ZF Friedrichshafen AG, and ZF Meritor, LLC announced today that they have won the patent infringement suit brought by Eaton Corp. on the ZF FreedomLine transmission. The suit was heard before a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and was initially filed on December 1, 2003. The jury found that both technology patents at issue in the trial were invalid and therefore not enforceable a... 
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09/23/08ArvinMeritor Raises Guidance for Fiscal Year 2008
TROY, Mich., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it is raising its forecast for diluted earnings per share from continuing operations, before special items, to be in the range of $1.55 to $1.65, up from the top end of the previous range of $1.40 to $1.60, forecasted in the company's third-quarter earnings report. Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president, said, "Although we continue to operate in an uncertain economic environment, ... 
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09/19/08ArvinMeritor to Present at Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference
TROY, Mich., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM), a tier one supplier to the global motor vehicle industry, today announced that Jay Craig, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference on Thursday, Sept. 25, at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz. A live Web cast of the company's presentation will be available beginning at 4:30 p.m. (ET) on Sept. 25, on the company's Web site at www.a... 
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09/03/08ArvinMeritor Appoints Bill Fisher Vice President of Human Resources for Light Vehicle Systems
Appointment Positions Business Unit for Organizational Success as ARVIN Innovation TROY, Mich., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that Bill Fisher is appointed vice president of Human Resources (HR) for the company's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business unit. He will be responsible for leading the business unit's HR strategy, including the overall organizational transition and cultural development as LVS continue... 
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08/26/08ArvinMeritor Dedicates Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Facility Near Monterrey, Mexico
CIENEGA DE FLORES, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) dedicated a new $30-million manufacturing facility in this industrial city in northern Mexico, in a formal ceremony today. Equipped with the latest manufacturing technology, the plant is a state-of-the-art component production operation offering greater efficiencies and the highest quality components. The 400,000-square-foot facility, which was completed in just nine months, will eventua... 
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08/19/08ArvinMeritor Recognized for Its Supplier Diversity Program With the 2008 'Corporate ONE' Award
TROY, Mich., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today it received the 2008 'Corporate ONE' Award from the Michigan Minority Business Development Council (MMBDC) for its supplier diversity program which drives procurement opportunities with minority business owners. This is the second consecutive year ArvinMeritor has received this award. "When it comes to supplier diversity, ArvinMeritor has set aggressive targets for on-going investments with minorit... 
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07/29/08ArvinMeritor Reports Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2008 Results
Earnings Up $114 Million Year-Over-Year on Diverse Product, Customer and Geographic Mix TROY, Mich., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its third quarter ended June 30, 2008. Financial Highlights for Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2008 Sales of $2.0 billion - approximately $340 million higher than the same period last year. Net income was $44 million, or $0.60... 
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07/25/08ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors at a meeting held on July 25, 2008, at its corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, with a record date of Aug. 18, 2008 and a payment date of Sept. 8, 2008. About ArvinMeritor ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and component... 
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07/23/08ArvinMeritor Announces Time Change for Third-Quarter Earnings Conference Call and Web Cast
TROY, Mich., July 23, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's third- quarter fiscal year 2008 financial results on Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at 8 a.m. (ET). The call was previously scheduled for 9 a.m. ET. To participate, call (888) 686-9704 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant Conference ID 8087740 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to ... 
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07/08/08ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss Third-Quarter Earnings for Fiscal Year 2008
TROY, Mich., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and web cast to discuss the company's third-quarter fiscal year 2008 financial results on Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (888) 686-9704 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant conference ID 8087740 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time - or for seven days by recording - by vi... 
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07/03/08Acquisition Expands ArvinMeritor's Global Remanufacturing Operations
TROY, Mich., July 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Trucktechnic, a major remanufacturer and distributor of commercial vehicle disc and foundation brakes and components, based in Liege, Belgium. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Trucktechnic has an established reputation for quality, reliability, and outstanding service among its customer base in Western and Eastern Europe, as well... 
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07/02/08ArvinMeritor Updates Third Quarter and Full Year Financial Outlook
TROY, Mich., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today provided additional details about its expectations for stronger financial results in the third fiscal quarter and full fiscal year. Third Fiscal Quarter Despite weaker than anticipated industry conditions in North America, the company expects sales for the third quarter of approximately $2 billion, up 20 percent from the third quarter of 2007. This growth in sales is due primarily to stronger in... 
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06/18/08ArvinMeritor Honored with New Detroit's 'Closing the Gap' Award
TROY, Mich., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it received the 2008 Corporate 'Closing the Gap' Award from New Detroit, a coalition of local community, business and labor leaders. ArvinMeritor was honored for its economic and philanthropic support of the Southwestern/Fort Street community; specifically, Detroit's Southwestern High School. The company has contributed to the construction of new facilities at the high school such as a new foot... 
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05/27/08ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Update Financial Community on Spinoff of Light Vehicle Systems Business
TROY, Mich., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and web cast on Wednesday, May 28, 2008, at 8 a.m. (ET), to update the financial community on its recently announced plan to spin off the light vehicle systems business group. The call will be hosted by Jim Donlon, executive vice president and designated chief financial officer for the future Arvin Innovation; Jay Craig, senior vice president and chief financial officer, ArvinMerito... 
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05/21/08ArvinMeritor Opens South American Center of Excellence to Support Growing Light Vehicle Business
LIMEIRA, Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor's (NYSE: ARM) Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group announces the opening of a new Global Center of Excellence located in Limeira, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The state-of-the-art 37,000 square foot facility houses research and development for Fumagalli(TM) brand steel wheels, with expanded engineering and program management capabilities to support the LVS growth strategy for body and chassis systems in South America... 
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05/13/08ArvinMeritor Announces New Monthly Commodity Surcharge
Company Taking Necessary Actions to Offset Surging Steel and Energy Prices TROY, Mich., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported that it plans to initiate a new commodity surcharge starting June 1, 2008. "As a result of the sudden and extraordinary surges in the price of steel, energy and other commodities, we are implementing a monthly review and adjustment process on all products," said Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president of ArvinMer... 
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05/06/08ArvinMeritor Names Jeffrey 'Jay' Craig Chief Financial Officer
TROY, Mich., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Jeffrey "Jay" Craig, currently senior vice president and controller, has been named senior vice president and CFO of the company, effective immediately. Craig replaces James Donlon, executive vice president and CFO at ArvinMeritor since March 2005. Donlon will immediately begin supporting ArvinMeritor's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group in the capacity of chief financial offic... 
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05/06/08ArvinMeritor Announces Plan to Spin Off Light Vehicle Systems Business to Shareholders
TROY, Mich., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that its board of directors has approved a plan to spin off its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business to ArvinMeritor shareholders, with the Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business remaining with ArvinMeritor. "The plan to separate our two businesses is the result of a comprehensive strategic review to enhance the company's long-term value for our shareholders," said Chip McClure, chairman... 
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05/05/08Chip McClure, Chairman, CEO and President, Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast
Troy, Mich., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WHO: Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president WHAT: Conference call and web cast with investors, analysts and media; call-in details below WHEN: Tuesday, May 6, 2008, 8:00 a.m. ET Call-In Detail ArvinMeritor will host a conference call and Web cast on Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at 8 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4847, ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please r... 
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04/30/08ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., April 30, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors, at a meeting held on April 25, 2008, at its corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, payable June 9, 2008, to holders of record at the close of business on May 19, 2008. About ArvinMeritor ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier global supplier of a broad range of integr... 
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04/29/08ArvinMeritor Reports Higher Profits for Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2008
Company Announces Strong Quarter Despite Industry Headwinds in North America TROY, Mich., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its second quarter ended March 31, 2008. Highlights for Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2008 Sales of $1.8 billion - approximately $150 million higher than the same period last year primarily due to the effects of changes in foreign currency. Net income was $20 million... 
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04/24/08ArvinMeritor's General Counsel Receives Recognition for Professional Accomplishments
TROY, Mich., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that Vernon Baker, senior vice president and general counsel, has been named a 2008 "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly and Midwest In-House for his outstanding professional accomplishments within the company as well as the broader legal community. Baker was nominated for his expertise in managing all legal aspects of mergers, divestitures, and joint ventures -- including his recent mana... 
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04/22/08At ArvinMeritor There's More Than One Way to Go Green
Programs Focus on Waste Management and Product Design to Improve the Environment TROY, Mich., Apr. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) is reducing the generation of pollutants worldwide, designing products that weigh less and provide greater fuel economy, and partnering to develop hybrid and electric vehicles -- all focused on improving the environment. In an effort to minimize adverse environmental impacts from ArvinMe... 
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04/02/08ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Fiscal Year 2008 Second-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., April 2, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and Web cast to present the company's fiscal year 2008 second-quarter financial results on Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at 8 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4859, ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference Passcode 50118706 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by reco... 
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03/27/08ArvinMeritor Recognized as Penske's Most Improved Supplier for 2007
TROY, Mich., March 27, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) was awarded the prestigious recognition of "Most Improved Supplier" from Penske Truck Leasing, one of the largest lease operators of Class 8 and Class 5-7 vehicles in the United States and Canada. During a recent award ceremony, Penske representatives recognized ArvinMeritor's achievement in having the largest year-over-year rating improvement among all of Penske's suppliers in four... 
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03/27/08ArvinMeritor Targets Significant Growth in Off-Highway Markets
Global engineering, testing and manufacturing capabilities offer advantages to global OE and aftermarket customers worldwide TROY, Mich., March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc., (NYSE: ARM) announced a re-establishment of its off-highway original equipment and aftermarket components business in North America, South America, Europe and Africa, to address OEM customers in four continents. Through its long-term joint venture with Xuzhou Construction Machinery ... 
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03/27/08ArvinMeritor's Mascot Remanufacturing Gains Major Customer Contract
TROY, Mich., March 27, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has received a new, long-term, multi-million-dollar, supply agreement to provide remanufactured transmissions and axle carriers to Navistar Parts under the ReNEWed(R) brand. Mascot has produced remanufactured components since 2000 for the ReNEWed program as the exclusive supplier. Navistar Parts is a brand of Navistar Inc., which also produces International Trucks. "We're deligh... 
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03/18/08ArvinMeritor Expects Strong Financial Performance in the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008
Also Reaffirms Full-Year Guidance of $1.40-$1.60 Per Diluted Share TROY, Mich., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that operational improvements and Performance Plus savings in the second quarter of fiscal year 2008 are overwhelming adverse market conditions in North America. As a result, the company expects to report quarterly results that are significantly better than the first quarter of fiscal year 2008 and the same period a... 
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03/12/08ArvinMeritor to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Automotive Conference in New York
TROY, Mich., March 12, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Phil Martens, president of the company's Light Vehicle Systems business group and Mary Lehmann, senior vice president, Strategic Initiatives, and Treasurer will participate in the Morgan Stanley Global Automotive Conference on Tuesday, March 18, at the Crowne Plaza Times Square in New York, N.Y. A live web cast of the company's presentation will be available beg... 
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01/31/08ArvinMeritor Announces Start of Production at New Facility in Salonta, Romania
SALONTA, Romania, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today the start of production at a new Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) facility in Salonta, Romania. This new plant, which occupies approximately 5,400 square meters of manufacturing space, will supply window regulators, cables, latches and actuators directly to Dacia, the largest vehicle manufacturer in Romania and part of the Renault Nissan group. "This new facility in Salonta represents... 
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01/29/08ArvinMeritor Reports First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2008 Results
TROY, Mich., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended Dec. 30, 2007. First-Quarter Highlights Sales from continuing operations of $1.7 billion, up $95 million from the same period last year. On a GAAP basis, net loss from continuing operations of $1 million or $0.01 per diluted share, compared to net income from continuing operations of $10 million or $0... 
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01/25/08ArvinMeritor Appoints Barbara Novak Vice President and Corporate Secretary
TROY, Mich., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor (NYSE: ARM) announced today, following the company's Board of Directors meeting, the appointment of Barbara Novak as vice president and corporate secretary, effective immediately. Novak is responsible for the company's listing requirements associated with the SEC and the New York Stock Exchange, and will play a key role in financing transactions, shareholder meetings, investor communications and executive compensation. Sh... 
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01/25/08ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors, at a meeting held on Jan. 25, 2008, at its corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, payable March 10, 2008, to holders of record at the close of business on Feb. 19, 2008. About ArvinMeritor ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modul... 
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01/24/08ArvinMeritor gets HIP to smart systems(TM) -- Announces Contract with Hyundai North America for Plastic Door Modules
TROY, Mich., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group has been awarded a multi-year contract to supply Hyundai North America with an innovative plastic door module and accompanying corporate latch product for the new Hyundai Sonata. Production is scheduled to begin in March 2010. The highly integrated plastic (HIP) door module will replace the current steel version, and is part of ArvinMeri... 
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01/23/08ArvinMeritor Appoints Sherry Welsh Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Light Vehicle Systems
TROY, Mich., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that Sherry Welsh is appointed vice president of Sales and Marketing for the company's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group. She will be responsible for leading LVS' global sales and marketing strategy. "Sherry's prior successes leading global sales and marketing initiatives within the automotive industry will make her a valuable addition to the LVS team," said Phil Martens, president of LVS. ... 
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01/14/08ArvinMeritor to Present at Auto Analysts of New York Conference
TROY, Mich., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that members of its executive management team will participate in the annual Auto Analysts of New York Conference on Thursday, January 17 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Dearborn, MI. A live web cast of the company's presentation will begin at 8:15 a.m. ET on January 17. A downloadable version of the presentation will be available on the company's Web site at http://www.arvinmeritor.com. Th... 
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01/08/08ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Fiscal Year 2008 First-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and Web cast to present the company's fiscal year 2008 first-quarter financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-4867, ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference Passcode 66407814 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by recording -- by visiting www.arvin... 
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12/11/07ArvinMeritor Expands its Remanufacturing Operations Through Acquisition of Canadian-Based Mascot Truck Parts Ltd.
TROY, Mich., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has entered into an agreement to acquire Mascot Truck Parts Ltd., a major remanufacturer of transmissions, drive axle carriers, steering gears and drivelines, based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Mascot's 170 full-time employees, six remanufacturing locations, and current customer base will become part of the ArvinMeritor team. Mascot enjoys a strong custom... 
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12/04/07ArvinMeritor to Host Analyst Day in New York
Accessible By Web Cast and Conference Call TROY, Mich., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host an audio conference call and web cast of its Analyst Day on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. (ET). The presentation will include company and business group highlights including a segment on the company's operations in Asia Pacific; an update on the Performance Plus profit improvement program; and a detailed financial review. ... 
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11/14/07ArvinMeritor Reports Fiscal Year 2007 and Fourth-Quarter Results
TROY, Mich., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its full fiscal year and fourth quarter ended Sept. 30, 2007. Fiscal Year 2007 Highlights Sales from continuing operations for fiscal year 2007 were $6.4 billion, up $34 million, compared to fiscal year 2006. On a GAAP basis, net loss from continuing operations was $30 million, or $0.43 per diluted share. Earnings per share from continu... 
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11/13/07ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock and Announces Its Annual Shareowners Meeting
TROY, Mich., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors, at a meeting held on Nov. 13, 2007, at its corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, payable Dec. 10, 2007, to holders of record at the close of business on Nov. 26, 2007. The company also announced today that its annual shareowners' meeting will be held on Jan. 25, 2008, at 9 a.m. EST, at... 
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11/07/07ArvinMeritor Announces Construction of New Commercial Vehicle Systems Plant in Mexico
TROY, Mich., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced it will open a new Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) facility in Monterrey, Mexico. This new facility - which will include approximately 400,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space - will provide additional capacity for the company's axle and brake assembly operations and component manufacturing. "We are looking forward to beginning construction of this new facility," said Carsten... 
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11/07/07ArvinMeritor to Close Axle Operation in Arden, North Carolina
Closure is Part of Previously Announced Restructuring Initiative TROY, Mich., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced it would close its Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) axle operation in Arden, N.C. by September 2008. The closure is part of previously announced restructuring actions in North America and Europe which the company expects to affect 13 plants and 2,800 employees, resulting in an estimated annual run rate savings of $130-$... 
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11/06/07ArvinMeritor Awarded Hyundai Body Systems Business
TROY, Mich., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Body Systems business unit within the Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group has been awarded new business to supply over four million window regulator motors annually to Hyundai Motor Company worldwide. The agreement will supply Hyundai's future models with ArvinMeritor's New Generation Motor II from January 2010 through January 2017. "This new business award is indicative of Hyunda... 
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11/01/07ArvinMeritor Appoints Art Waldowski Vice President of Purchasing for Commercial Vehicle Systems
TROY, Mich., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor's (NYSE: ARM) Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business has announced the appointment of Art Waldowski as vice president of Purchasing, effective Nov. 1, 2007 Art will be responsible for leading the global purchasing team and implementing the worldwide procurement strategy for CVS. He will also focus on driving the Direct Material Optimization (DMO) program and strengthening and diversifying the supply base. Art spent ... 
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10/30/07ArvinMeritor Supplies Dynamic Height Control System for the C6RS Chevrolet Corvette Concept Car at the SEMA Show
TROY, Mich., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it is the supplier of the Dynamic Height Control (DHC) suspension system used on the Pratt & Miller C6RS Chevrolet Corvette concept car on display at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show in Las Vegas. "Ride and handling are key elements of a successful vehicle design," said Ed Frutig, vice president and general manager of Light Vehicle System (LVS) Chassis Systems f... 
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10/16/07ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss FY2007 Fourth- Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2007 fourth-quarter financial results on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007, at 9:00 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (866) 223-0615 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant conference ID 20982262 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or the recorded ve... 
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10/10/07ArvinMeritor Chairman, CEO and President, Chip McClure To Speak at Argyle Executive Forum 2007 CEO Leadership Forum on Oct. 11, 2007 at 9:30 A.M. ET
TROY, Mich., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM), one of the largest and most globally diverse automotive suppliers, announced today that Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president, will speak at the Argyle Executive Forum 2007 CEO Leadership Forum on Oct. 11 at 9:30 a.m. ET in New York. "Steering through Discontinuous Change" is the theme of McClure's speech, which will focus on the company's total transformation to strengthen its balance sheet, grow globally, c... 
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10/10/07ArvinMeritor Achieves Industry First For Women's Leadership Makes 2007 MVP List
TROY, Mich., Oct 10, 2007 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has become the first company from the automotive manufacturing industry sector to be classified as a "Most Valuable Player" (MVP), according to the 2007 Women's Leadership Index (WLI) released Monday. To achieve elite MVP status, ArvinMeritor was recognized in the following categories for Fortune 500 companies: Women Directors: ArvinMeritor has two women on the board of directors ... 
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10/03/07ArvinMeritor Provides Updated Financial Outlook
TROY, Mich., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., ArvinMeritor's (NYSE: ARM) Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, and Treasurer, Mary Lehmann, told investors that ArvinMeritor is revising its forecast for diluted earnings per share from continuing operations. Jim Donlon, executive vice president and chief financial officer, who also attended the conference, said, "In North America, we are encounterin... 
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09/28/07ArvinMeritor to Present at Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference
TROY, Mich., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM), a tier-one supplier to the global motor vehicle industry, today announced that Mary Lehmann, senior vice president, Strategic Initiatives, and Treasurer, will participate in the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference on Wednesday, October 3, at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz. A live Web cast of the company's presentation will be available beginning at 7:10 p.m. (ET) on October 3, on the company'... 
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09/15/07ArvinMeritor's Chip McClure Named Automation Alley's 2007
TROY, Mich., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Charles G. "Chip" McClure, chairman, CEO and president, has been named 2007 "Legend CEO" by Automation Alley - a business technology consortium of more than 850 businesses, educational institutions and government entities covering an eight-county area and the city of Detroit. Automation Alley's Legend CEO Award recognizes an individual who has made life-long, pivotal contributions that hav... 
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09/12/07ArvinMeritor Appoints Joe Plomin Vice President of the Truck Unit for the Commercial Vehicle Systems Business Group
TROY, Mich., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that Joe Plomin has been named vice president of the Truck business unit within Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS), effective immediately. The newly formed truck unit is now one of four CVS business units -- the others are Aftermarket, Specialty, and Trailers. In his new role, Plomin will be responsible for the overall development of product marketing and strategic planning, program managem... 
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09/11/07ArvinMeritor Unveils Latest in Door Latch Technology
New Latch Design Reduces Number of Parts By Up To 50 Percent FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today unveiled its patented Low Energy Release (LER) door latch as a solution for tomorrow's vehicle safety and door closure requirements. The LER uses proprietary electronics and software controls coupled with an innovative mechanical solution to greatly reduce release efforts without compromising strength or safety. The LER improves pa... 
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09/11/07ArvinMeritor Showcases New Large-Opening Multi-Panel Roof System at IAA Frankfurt Motor Show
FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) is showcasing its new convertible-like, large-opening multi-panel roof system installed in the highly popular Porsche Cayenne and Audi Q7 in the company's IAA Frankfurt Motor Show stand found in Hall 8, Booth A14. The adaptable modular roof system allows OEMs more styling options from the same basic body-in-white. The system can accommodate a choice of glass panel configurations from a simple, one-panel la... 
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09/11/07ArvinMeritor Announces smart systems(TM) Product Strategy to Extend Current Competencies into New Product Categories
FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced its commitment to enhance vehicle system performance through the use of electronics and control technologies, or "smart systems(TM)" within the company's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group. This product strategy will ensure ArvinMeritor's current product portfolio is ready and fully optimized for the dramatic product evolution that will continue as functional needs and benefits increase.... 
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09/11/07ArvinMeritor's Latest Sunroof Reduces Weight and Cost
Innovative Guide System Cuts Parts by 50 Percent FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) shared its latest sunroof innovation, the Next Generation Sunroof (NGS), with OEM customers and media during the first day of the 2007 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. The NGS features an innovative guide system that reduces the number of sub-components by as much as 50 percent when compared to conventional products. This reduction in parts also provides ... 
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09/07/07ArvinMeritor to Consolidate North American Shock Absorber Operations
Closures are Included in 13-Plant Restructuring Plan TROY, Mich., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced it's consolidating its three North American ride control facilities into one, including the closure of its Toronto, Ontario original equipment shock absorber operation, and its Chickasha, Oklahoma packaging and distribution center. The 700-person closure is part of a previously announced restructuring plan affecting 2,800 employees from 1... 
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08/07/07ArvinMeritor Announces Sale of Light Vehicle Aftermarket European Exhaust Operations
Completes the Company's Divestiture of the Light Vehicle Aftermarket Business TROY, Mich., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has sold its Light Vehicle Aftermarket (LVA) European exhaust operations to Klarius Group Limited, located in the United Kingdom. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. "This transaction completes the divestiture of the LVA business," said Chip McClure, ArvinMeritor chairman, CEO and president. "Our strat... 
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08/02/07ArvinMeritor to Present at 10th Annual JPMorgan Harbour Auto Conference in Dearborn, Mich.
TROY, Mich., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc., (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Jay Craig, senior vice president and controller; and Chris Snodgrass, recently appointed vice president of manufacturing and supply chain management for the company's Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group, will present at the 10th Annual JPMorgan Harbour Auto Conference. Craig will provide an update of the company's financial performance; Snodgrass will present a detailed l... 
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08/01/07ArvinMeritor Appoints Amelia Quelas Vice President and General Manager of the Commercial Vehicle Systems Trailers Group
TROY, Mich., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor's (NYSE: ARM) Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business has announced the appointment of Amelia Quelas as vice president and general manager of the Trailers Group, effective August 1. Quelas is responsible for the leadership and growth of the worldwide commercial trailer business. She will lead business process improvement initiatives designed to strengthen the performance of the trailer business, develop strategic plans, ... 
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07/30/07ArvinMeritor Reports Third-Quarter 2007 Results
TROY, Mich., July 30, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its third quarter ended June 30, 2007. Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2007 Highlights - Sales from continuing operations of $1.7 billion - 4 percent lower than the same period last year. - Net loss from continuing operations on a GAAP basis was $4 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, reflecting the impact of ongoing ... 
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07/27/07ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors, at a meeting held on July 27, 2007 at its corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, payable Sept. 10, 2007, to holders of record at the close of business on Aug. 20, 2007. About ArvinMeritor ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, module... 
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07/25/07ArvinMeritor to Close Assembly Operation in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
Closure is Part of Restructuring Initiative Announced in Company's Second Fiscal Quarter TROY, Mich., July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced it would close its Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) assembly operation in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada by Nov. 23, 2007. The closure is part of previously announced restructuring actions in North America and Europe which the company expects to affect 13 plants and 2,800... 
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07/24/07ArvinMeritor and Chery Form Chassis Systems Joint Venture
ArvinMeritor Partners with China's Fastest Growing OEM SHANGHAI, China, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) and Chery announced today that the parties have entered into a joint venture partnership to design and manufacture chassis systems and components. The new joint venture, ArvinMeritor Chassis Systems Wuhu Co., will evolve to a $150-million full-systems chassis supplier by 2010. Production of shocks and struts will begin as early as 2008. ... 
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07/18/07ArvinMeritor Wins New Supply Contract with Armor Holdings for Drivetrain and All Wheel Drive System for the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles (MRAP)
TROY, Mich., July 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has been selected by Armor Holdings, Sealy, Texas, to supply 1,170 vehicle sets of front and rear drive axles with brakes, drivelines, antilock braking systems and transfer cases, for the new generation of armored personnel carriers for the U.S. military -- the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle (Category II). ArvinMeritor will provide its new front drive steer axle, the RF 19-611 with hydrau... 
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07/12/07ArvinMeritor Takes Off the Gloves for Youth Boxers
Global Commercial Vehicle Supplier with Large Florence, Ky., Operation Makes Donation to Boxing Program for Underprivileged Youth CINCINNATI, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- When it comes to giving back to the community, ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) pulls no punches. The premier global automotive and commercial vehicle supplier, with Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket headquarters in nearby Florence, Ky., donated 60 pairs of professional boxing gloves to underprivileged yo... 
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07/02/07ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss Third-Quarter Earnings for Fiscal Year 2007
TROY, Mich., July 2, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a conference call and web cast to discuss the company's third-quarter fiscal year 2007 financial results on Monday, July 30, 2007, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (866) 223-0615 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant conference ID 5629035 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days b... 
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06/21/07ArvinMeritor to Supply Drivetrain and All Wheel Drive System for the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles (MRAP)
TROY, Mich., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has been selected by International Military and Government, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of International Truck & Engine Corporation, to supply 1,200 vehicle sets of front and rear drive axles with brakes, and transfer cases, for a new generation of armored personnel carriers for the U.S. military - the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle (Category 1). ArvinMeritor's front drive steer axle, the MX-18-12... 
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06/08/07ArvinMeritor Files Shelf Registration Statement for Resale of 4.00% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2027
TROY, Mich., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc., (NYSE: ARM) today filed a shelf registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to register the resale by holders of up to $200,000,000 of its 4.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2027 (the "Notes") and the shares of the company's common stock issuable upon conversion of the Notes. As previously announced, the Notes were issued in a private placement in February 2007. The company will not receive any pro... 
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05/17/07ArvinMeritor Completes Sale of Emissions Technologies Business
TROY, Mich., May 17, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc., (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has completed the sale of its Emissions Technologies business group to One Equity Partners (OEP), an equity investment firm based in New York for approximately $310 million, consisting of cash and other consideration including specified assumed liabilities. "We are pleased to have completed this transaction and look forward to using the proceeds from the sale ... 
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05/10/07Chip McClure: 'Performing While Transforming: Building Financial Strength in Times of Change'
Troy, Mich., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a transcript of remarks delivered by Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president of ArvinMeritor, Inc., to the Marketing & Sales Executives of Detroit (MSED) meeting on May 9, 2007, at ArvinMeritor's World Headquarters in Troy, Michigan. As marketing and sales executives, you face tremendous challenges every day. In the automotive sector, facing-off with a cadre of OEM purchasing agents can be a daunting process. ... 
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05/08/07ArvinMeritor Announces Regional Technical Support Structure for Chassis Systems
Company's Light Vehicle Customers to Benefit from Regional Chassis Technical Centers STUTTGART, Germany, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today unveiled the company's regional technical support structure for its light vehicle chassis systems customers located in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Today's announcement was made from the company's exhibit booth at the 2007 Vehicle Dynamics Expo in Stuttgart. "Arvi... 
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05/08/07ArvinMeritor Showcases Modular Suspension Technologies During 2007 Vehicle Dynamics Expo
Development Contracts Awarded for Three Advanced Products STUTTGART, Germany, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today unveiled several new light vehicle modular suspension technologies developed by the company's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) Chassis Systems business unit. Three of the advanced products have been awarded development contracts. Today's announcement was made from the company's exhibit booth at the 2007 Vehicle Dynamics Expo in Stuttgar... 
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05/01/07ArvinMeritor Reports Second-Quarter 2007 Results
Company Announces Major Restructuring Initiatives in North America and Europe TROY, Mich., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its second quarter ended March 31, 2007. Highlights for Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2007 -- Sales from continuing operations of $1.6 billion -- approximately equal to the same period last year. Results for continuing operations exclude the company's Emissions Technologies ... 
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04/27/07ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors, at a meeting held on April 27, 2007 at its corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, payable June 11, 2007, to holders of record at the close of business on May 21, 2007. About ArvinMeritor ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, module... 
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04/02/07ArvinMeritor Appoints Ed Frutig Vice President and General Manager of Light Vehicle Systems Chassis Systems
Chassis Systems Business Positioned for Global GrowthTROY, Mich., April 2, 2007 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that Ed Frutig is appointed vice president and general manager of Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) Chassis Systems. He will be responsible for leading the business unit's accelerated plan for profitable growth through customer-focused initiatives; including, global expansion, and commercialization of advanced-engineering products. ... 
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03/30/07ArvinMeritor to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Automotive Conference in New York
TROY, Mich., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM),a tier-one supplier to the global motor vehicle industry, today announced that Phil Martens, president of the company's Light Vehicle Systems business group, and Jim Donlon, CFO, will participate in the Morgan Stanley Global Automotive Conference on Wednesday, April 4, at the Crowne Plaza Times Square in New York, N.Y. A live web cast of the company's presentation will be available beginning at 8:45 a.m... 
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03/28/07ArvinMeritor Names Rakesh Sachdev President of Asia Pacific
Company Announces New Asian Technical Center in China TROY, Mich., March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc., (NYSE: ARM) announced today that Rakesh Sachdev has been named president of Asia Pacific, effective immediately. Sachdev will report directly to ArvinMeritor's Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Charles G. "Chip" McClure. "Rakesh has been a long-standing and integral member of ArvinMeritor's executive management team with extensive exp... 
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03/09/07ArvinMeritor Hosts a Performance Plus Update and Second-Quarter Earnings Report from New York on May 1
TROY, Mich., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced that it will host an update of its Performance Plus improvement strategy, and the company's fiscal second-quarter earnings report at 9 a.m. (ET) on May 1, at the Marriott New York East Side in New York City. Several members of the company's executive management team including Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president; the leadership of the Performance Plus program, Phil Martens, president of Lig... 
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03/05/07ArvinMeritor Forms Global Ride Control Business
Company's Vehicle Stability Strategy Benefits From 100-Year Gabriel HeritageTROY, Mich., March 5, 2007 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today its commitment to develop its global ride control businesses as an integral part of the company's overall vehicle stability strategy. This will involve the integration of design, manufacturing and distribution of light-, medium- and heavy-duty original equipment and replacement shock absorbers and struts... 
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02/23/07ArvinMeritor Announces Exercise by Initial Purchasers of Option to Purchase Additional $25 million Convertible Senior Unsecured Notes Due 2027
TROY, Mich., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that the initial purchasers in the company's previously announced private offering of $175 million aggregate principal amount of 4.00 percent convertible senior unsecured notes due 2027 have exercised in full their option to acquire up to $25 million additional principal amount of the notes, bringing to $200 million the aggregate principal amount of 4.00 percent convertible senior unsecured no... 
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02/23/07ArvinMeritor Repays Term Loan B Due 2012
Reduces Senior Secured Revolving Credit Facility Due 2011 from $980 million to $900 million and Amends Terms TROY, Mich., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has repaid in full the $169.5 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding Term Loan B due in 2012. Net proceeds from the recent issue of convertible senior unsecured notes along with other sources were used to fund the repayment. The co... 
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02/06/07ArvinMeritor Announces Pricing of Convertible Senior Unsecured Notes
TROY, Mich., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc., (NYSE: ARM) today announced the pricing of its offering of $175 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior unsecured notes due 2027 (the "notes"). The offering is being made to qualified institutional buyers in a private placement. The notes will rank equally in right of payment to all of ArvinMeritor's existing and future senior unsecured indebtedness. ArvinMeritor has granted to the initial purchasers o... 
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02/05/07ArvinMeritor Announces Proposed Offering of Convertible Senior Unsecured Notes
TROY, Mich., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc., (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it intends, subject to market and other conditions, to offer $175 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior unsecured notes due 2027 (the "notes") to qualified institutional buyers in a private placement. ArvinMeritor expects to grant the initial purchasers of the notes an option to purchase up to an additional $25 million aggregate principal amount of the notes, solely to ... 
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02/02/07ArvinMeritor Signs Definitive Agreement to Sell Emissions Technologies Group
Proceeds to Further Strengthen Balance Sheet and Support Growth in Vehicle Systems and Controls, Asian Markets and Aftermarket Products and ServicesTROY, Mich., Feb 02, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc., (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Emissions Technologies business group to One Equity Partners (OEP), an equity investment firm based in New York. Cash and other consideration total approximately $310 mil... 
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01/30/07ArvinMeritor Reports First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2007 Results
TROY, Mich., Jan 30, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2006. Highlights include: Sales from continuing operations of $2.3 billion, up 12 percent from the same period last year. Income from continuing operations, before special items, was $11 million, or $0.16 per diluted share, compared to $12 million, or $0.17 per diluted share,... 
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01/26/07ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock and Holds Annual Shareowners Meeting
TROY, Mich., Jan 26, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors, at a meeting held today at its corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, payable March 12, 2007, to holders of record at the close of business on Feb. 20, 2007. The company also held its annual shareowners meeting today at its corporate headquarters. At the meeting, s... 
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01/11/07ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss Fiscal Year 2007 First-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2007 first-quarter financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007, at 8 a.m. (ET). The conference call, which was originally scheduled for 9 a.m., was changed due to a scheduling conflict. To participate, call (617) 614-2710, ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference Participant Passcode 97169176 when ... 
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01/10/07ArvinMeritor to Develop First Dual-Mode Heavy-Duty Diesel-Electric Drivetrain for Wal-Mart Transportation
Development vehicle offers reduced fuel consumption, lower maintenance costs, fewer emissionsTROY, Mich., Jan 10, 2007 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. and Wal-Mart Transportation, Bentonville, Ark., have agreed to development of a dual-mode, diesel-electric drivetrain for a Class 8 tractor. The vehicle, which is believed to be the first dual-mode diesel-electric tractor prototype in development in North America, will be based on an International Class 8 ProStar t... 
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12/05/06ArvinMeritor to Host Analyst Day in New York
Available by Web Cast and Conference Call TROY, Mich., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host an audio conference call and web cast of its Analyst Day on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, from 8:30 to 11:45 a.m. (ET). The presentation will include company and business group highlights, additional detail associated with the company's recently announced profit improvement program, and a financial review. Presenting will be: * Chip McClur... 
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11/14/06ArvinMeritor Reports Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year 2006 Results
Announces Company-Wide Profit Improvement Initiative TROY, Mich., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its full fiscal year and fourth quarter ended Sept. 30, 2006. * On a GAAP basis, the loss from continuing operations was $261 million or $3.76 per diluted share for the fourth quarter. These results were primarily due to a $310 million non-cash impairment charge for goodwill related to the company's li... 
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11/14/06ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock and Announces Its Annual Shareowners Meeting
TROY, Mich., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors, at a meeting held on November 14, 2006, at its corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, payable Dec. 11, 2006, to holders of record at the close of business on Nov. 27, 2006. The company also announced today that its annual shareowners' meeting will be held on Jan. 26, 2007, at 9:00 a.m. ... 
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10/05/06ZF Meritor Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Eaton
Takes Stand to Protect Fair Competition TROY, Mich., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that ZF Meritor LLC, a venture between ArvinMeritor and ZF Friedrichshafen AG, and Meritor Transmission Corporation, an ArvinMeritor company, have filed an antitrust lawsuit against Eaton Corporation (NYSE: ETN) in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. The Companies are seeking an injunction prohibiting Eaton fr... 
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10/04/06ArvinMeritor Light Vehicle Systems Warranty Director Receives Automotive Hall of Fame Young Leadership and Excellence Award
DETROIT, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aaron Bickford, director of Enterprise Risk Management for ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM), is the recipient of a Young Leadership and Excellence Award. The award, presented last night by the Automotive Hall of Fame, recognizes individuals age 35 and under who demonstrate significant potential as future leaders within the automotive industry. "Aaron's career is distinguished by his drive to improve organizational performance," said Bob See... 
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10/03/06ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss FY2006 Fourth-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2006 fourth-quarter financial results on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, at 4:30 p.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-8892 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant code 51321821 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by recording -... 
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09/14/06ArvinMeritor to Present at Dresdner Kleinwort Analyst and Investor Conference
TROY, Mich., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM), a Tier-One supplier to the global motor vehicle industry, announced today that it will participate in the Dresdner Kleinwort Analyst and Investor Conference to be held Wednesday, Sept. 20 in Hanover, Germany. Chairman, CEO and President Chip McClure will present a company overview including financial and investment highlights at the conference, which takes place alongside the 61st International Motor Show (... 
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09/12/06ArvinMeritor Appoints Robert Ostrov Senior Vice President of Human Resources
TROY, Mich., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that Robert Ostrov is appointed senior vice president of Human Resources, effective Sept. 18. The Board of Directors also today elected Ostrov an officer of the company, in addition to electing newly appointed senior vice presidents and presidents Phil Martens (Light Vehicle Systems), Carsten Reinhardt (Commercial Vehicle Systems) and Buddy Wacaser (Emissions Technologies) officers of the co... 
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08/25/06ArvinMeritor and Pyeong Hwa Automotive to Form Slovakian Joint Venture
Partnership Will Deliver Door Modules to Kia DETROIT, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group has formed a joint venture with Pyeong Hwa Automotive (PHA) for the final assembly of fully integrated door modules delivered just-in-time and sequenced for Kia Motors Corporation's new plant in Slovakia. "Winning such a prestigious contract with Kia Motors is one more example of ... 
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08/24/06ArvinMeritor Announces Key Executive Appointments within Its Global Operations
Creates Emissions Technology Group to Support Increasing Customer Demand Philip R. Martens named senior vice president and president, Light Vehicle Systems; Juan De La Riva to retire Carsten J. Reinhardt named senior vice president and president, Commercial Vehicle Systems; Tom Gosnell to retire H.H. "Buddy" Wacaser named senior vice president and president, Emissions Technology Group TROY, Mich., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced a s... 
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08/07/06ArvinMeritor Announces Intention to Establish New Trailer Axle and Suspension Manufacturing Facility in China
SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced it will open a new wholly-owned operation in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China. The 300,000 sq. ft. facility will initially manufacture trailer axles and suspensions for key trailer manufacturers in China, as well as for export of components to North American and European plants. The company's board of directors approved the investment in the new facility. Production is estimated to begin in the fi... 
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08/07/06ArvinMeritor to Present at JP Morgan Harbour Auto Conference
TROY, Mich., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Chief Financial Officer Jim Donlon will provide a financial performance update for the company, as well as other business highlights on Tuesday, Aug. 8, from the JP Morgan Harbour Auto Conference at the Ritz- Carlton Hotel in Dearborn, Mich. Donlon's remarks are scheduled to begin at 4:10 p.m. and will include a brief question-and-answer period. Presentation materials and a link to the Web cast will be av... 
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07/31/06ArvinMeritor Reports Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2006 Results
Raises Full-Year Earnings and Free Cash Flow Guidance TROY, Mich., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2006. Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2006 Highlights * Record sales of $2.5 billion, up 4 percent from the third quarter of fiscal 2005. * Net income was $20 million or $0.29 per diluted share, compared to $46 million, or $0.66 per diluted sh... 
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07/28/06ArvinMeritor's Emissions Technologies Group Receives Volkswagen Excellence Award for Quality
TROY, Mich., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group announced today that its Emissions Technologies business received Volkswagen Group's Excellence Award in 2006 for Quality. Specifically, ArvinMeritor's manufacturing facility in Pamplona, Spain, and two Customer Value Centers (CVCs) in Martorell, Spain, and Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic, are recipients of the Excellence Award. The award distinguishes ArvinMeritor as one... 
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07/28/06ArvinMeritor's Emissions Technologies Team Receives Ford Motor Company Gold Award
TROY, Mich., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group announced today that its Emissions Technologies team based in Almussafes, Spain, received a Ford Motor Co. Gold Award for exemplary performance in 2005. As part of Ford's prestigious World Excellence award supplier series, the Gold Award recognizes outstanding performance in the areas of cost, quality and delivery. During a ceremony held in Dearborn, Mich., U.S., Richar... 
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07/28/06ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors, at a meeting held on July 28, 2006 at corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, payable Sept. 11, 2006, to holders of record at the close of business on Aug. 21, 2006. About ArvinMeritor ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules an... 
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07/26/06ArvinMeritor to Sell Its MSSC Joint Venture Shares to Mitsubishi Steel
TROY, Mich., July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group announced today that it has signed a letter of intent to sell its 57 percent shareholdings in Meritor Suspension Systems Company (MSSC) to joint venture partner Mitsubishi Steel Mfg. Co., Ltd. (MSM). The joint venture, formed in 1986, produces steel torsion and stabilizer bars and coil springs for the North American passenger car market. The sale is subject to fina... 
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07/25/06ArvinMeritor Announces Sale of Light Vehicle Aftermarket Motion Control Business in Marion, S.C.
TROY, Mich., July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the sale of its Light Vehicle Aftermarket (LVA) Motion Control business in Marion, S.C., to AVM Industries LLC, an Ohio Limited Liability Company. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The sale does not include the land and buildings which are being retained by ArvinMeritor. "With this sale, we move closer to our objective to divest the entire LVA business group, allowing us to bui... 
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06/28/06ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss Fiscal Year 2006 Third-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2006 third-quarter financial results on Monday, July 31, 2006, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 786-2964 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant passcode 41571423 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by recording -- ... 
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06/26/06ArvinMeritor's Wheels Team Receives Chrysler Group Gold Award for Outstanding 2005 Performance
TROY, Mich., June 26, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group announced today that its steel wheels team received a Chrysler Group Gold Award for outstanding performance in 2005. This designation places ArvinMeritor among the highest-rated suppliers to the Chrysler Group. With locations in Limeira, Sao Paulo, Brazil; San Luis Potosi, Mexico; and Detroit, Mich., U.S., the Wheels business unit supplied five mi... 
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06/26/06ArvinMeritor Receives Volkswagen Group Awards for Entrepreneurial Achievement and Excellence in Product Development
TROY, Mich., June 26, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group announced today that it has received Volkswagen Group awards recognizing outstanding performance in the areas of entrepreneurial achievement and excellence in product development. The two awards designate ArvinMeritor's Roof Systems, Door Systems and Emissions Technologies operations in Mexico as being among the highest-rated suppliers to Volkswagen... 
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06/23/06ArvinMeritor Enters Into New $1.15 Billion Senior Secured Credit Facilities
Replaces Prior $900 Million Facility TROY, Mich., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has entered into two new senior secured credit facilities. The new facilities include a $980 million revolving credit facility, maturing in 2011, and a $170 million term loan B, maturing in 2012. JP Morgan Securities Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. arranged the facilities, which replaced the company's prior revolving credit facility. ... 
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06/20/06ArvinMeritor Announces Sale of Gabriel South Africa Light Vehicle Aftermarket Ride Control Business
TROY, Mich., June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the sale of Gabriel South Africa, its Light Vehicle Aftermarket (LVA) Ride Control business in Cape Town -- which includes the sale of the Gabriel trademark in designated African countries -- to Control Instruments Group Limited, which is listed on the JSE Limited in South Africa. The cash purchase price of the transaction is approximately $12 million, which does not include the land and build... 
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06/15/06ArvinMeritor Appoints Deborah Henderson Vice President and General Manager of Door Systems Business
TROY, Mich., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Deborah deBoer Henderson has been named vice president and general manager of the company's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) global Door Systems business. This new appointment distinguishes Henderson as the first female to hold the role of business unit vice president and general manager at ArvinMeritor. She will report to Juan De La Riva, president of LVS. "Deborah brings a wealth of experience to ... 
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06/12/06ArvinMeritor and CAW Reach Tentative Agreement in Tilbury, Ontario
TROY, Mich., June 12, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) 1941 union bargaining committee at ArvinMeritor's Tilbury, Ont., Canada Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) foundation brake facility. Operations at the Tilbury facility will resume today, effective immediately. "We welcome our employees back and are pleased to reach this tentative agreement," said Pe... 
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06/04/06Labor Negotiations Cease with CAW Local 1941 at ArvinMeritor's Brake Facility in Tilbury, Ontario
TROY, Mich., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that a tentative agreement was not reached with the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) Local 1941 union bargaining committee at the Tilbury, Ont., Canada Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) facility, prior to the expiration of the contract which occurred at midnight. As a result, ArvinMeritor Canada has suspended operation at the facility until a collective agreement is ratified. "We have presented our fourth... 
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05/30/06ArvinMeritor Appoints Terry Huch Director of Investor Relations
TROY, Mich., May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Terry Huch is named director of Investor Relations for the company, effective June 5. In this role, he will be responsible for global investor strategy, which encompasses developing and communicating ArvinMeritor's financial fundamentals and strategic vision to the company's shareowners and financial constituents. "We're very pleased to have Terry join our team -- his solid background ... 
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05/23/06ArvinMeritor Files Resale Shelf Registration Statement for 4.625 Percent Convertible Senior Notes Due 2026
TROY, Mich., May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today filed a shelf registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to register the resale by holders of up to $300 million of its 4.625 percent Convertible Senior Notes due 2026 (the "Notes"), and the shares of the company's common stock issuable upon conversion of the Notes. As previously announced, the Notes were issued in a private placement in March 2006. The company will not receiv... 
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05/22/06ArvinMeritor Announces Planned Refinancing of Existing Revolving Credit Facility
TROY, Mich., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has selected JP Morgan Securities Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. to arrange new senior secured credit facilities (the "Facilities") to replace its existing revolving credit facility. The Facilities are expected to consist of a new revolving credit facility and a term loan B. Details of the planned Facilities will be provided to potential participants in the Facilities at a b... 
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05/16/06ArvinMeritor Light Vehicle Systems Senior Director of Quality Systems Receives AIAG Outstanding Achievement Award
DETROIT, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Dan Roche, senior director of Quality Systems within ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group, received an Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) Outstanding Achievement Award at a ceremony held Monday, May 15. The Award is granted to individuals in recognition of substantial contributions made, and leadership on behalf of, the automotive industry. "ArvinMeritor has long known Dan to be a tireless, impactful advoca... 
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05/01/06ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors, at a meeting held on April 27, 2006 at corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, payable June 12, 2006, to holders of record at the close of business on May 22, 2006. SOURCE ArvinMeritor, Inc. CONTACT: Media Inquiries: Krista McClure 248-435-7115 krista.mcclure@arvinmeritor.com... 
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04/28/06ArvinMeritor Reports Second-Quarter Net Income of $45 Million - Up $78 Million
Achieves Second-Quarter Earnings Per Share at Top End of Range and Updates Full-Year OutlookTROY, Mich., April 28, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2006. Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2006 Highlights * Net income was $45 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $33 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2005. * Income from continuin... 
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04/25/06ArvinMeritor Appoints Jeffrey Craig Controller
TROY, Mich., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Jeffrey (Jay) Craig is named vice president and controller of the company, effective May 1, 2006. "We are delighted that Jay is joining our team," said Jim Donlon, senior vice president and CFO. "He brings a wealth of experience and expertise in managing strong financial controls, as well as extensive knowledge of the automotive industry. His strategic and operational background will be a sig... 
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04/07/06ArvinMeritor to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Automotive Conference
TROY, Mich., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) a premier supplier to the global motor vehicle industry, today announced that its Chairman, CEO and President Chip McClure, and Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development Rakesh Sachdev, will participate in the Morgan Stanley Global Automotive Conference on Tuesday, April 11 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square in New York, N.Y. A live web cast of the company's presentation will be available ... 
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04/05/06ArvinMeritor Receives Quality Performance Award from Honda
TROY, Mich., April 5, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that its Meritor Suspension Systems Co. (MSSC) joint venture with Mitsubishi Steel Manufacturing Co. is a recipient of Honda's Quality Performance Award, for achieving a defect rate of zero parts per million (PPM) from January to December 2005 at its site in Chatham, Ont., Canada. The facility, part of ArvinMeritor's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group, was rec... 
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04/03/06AM General Subsidiary General Engine Products Selects ArvinMeritor to Provide ActiveClean(TM) Atomizer Technology for Diesel Engines
Emerging technology will be key element of emissions control system on General Engine Products' Optimizer engines for military and commercial applications TROY, Mich., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor (NYSE: ARM) and General Engine Products (GEP), a solely owned subsidiary of AM General, today jointly announced an agreement under which ArvinMeritor will supply its ActiveClean(TM) Atomizer technology, as part of the emissions control aft... 
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03/28/06ArvinMeritor Announces Results and Proration of Its Tender Offers for Up to $600 Million of the Company's Notes
TROY, Mich., March 28, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the results and proration of its previously announced cash tender offers for up to $600 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.625 percent notes due 2007, 6.75 percent notes due 2008, 7.125 percent notes due 2009, and 6.8 percent notes due 2009 (collectively, the "Notes"). The offers commenced on Feb. 28, 2006, and expired at 11:59 p.m. ET on March 27, 2006 (th... 
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03/22/06Multimedia News Release - ArvinMeritor Awarded DaimlerChrysler U.S. 2007 Heavy-Duty Exhaust Emissions Device Packaging Business
TROY, Mich., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) group has been awarded the supply of 100 percent of the exhaust aftertreatment device packaging for DaimlerChrysler's heavy-duty engines for the U.S. market in 2007. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/arvinmeritor/24063/ The supply of the device packaging, which includes packaging for Detroit Diesel and Mercedes B... 
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03/17/06ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss FY06 Second-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2006 second-quarter financial results on Friday, April 28, 2006, at 8:30 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (617) 213-8838 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant passcode 82658447 when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by reco... 
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03/14/06ArvinMeritor Affirms Second-Quarter Earnings Guidance at Higher End of Forecasted Range
TROY, Mich., March 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at Citigroup's Small & Mid-Cap Conference in Las Vegas, Nev., ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Chairman, CEO and President Chip McClure, and Senior Vice President and CFO Jim Donlon, told investors the company expects earnings per share from continuing operations, before special items, for the second quarter of fiscal year 2006 to be at the higher end of the previously forecasted range of $0.35 to $0.40 per diluted share. The compa... 
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03/13/06ArvinMeritor Announces Pricing of Tender Offers for Up to $450 Million of the Company's Notes
Increases Offers to a Maximum of $600 MillionTROY, Mich., March 13, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today the reference yield for each series of notes subject to its previously announced cash tender offers for up to $450 million in aggregate principal amount of its 6.625 percent notes due 2007, 6.75 percent notes due 2008, 7.125 percent notes due 2009 and 6.8 percent notes due 2009 (collectively, the "Notes"), which represents ... 
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03/13/06ArvinMeritor Announces Exercise by Initial Purchasers of Option to Purchase Additional $40 Million Convertible Senior Unsecured Notes Due 2026
TROY, Mich., March 13, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that the initial purchasers in the company's previously announced private offering of $260 million aggregate principal amount of 4.625 percent convertible senior unsecured notes due 2026 have exercised in full their option to acquire up to $40 million additional principal amount of the notes solely to cover over-allotments, bringing to $300 million the aggregate prin... 
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03/10/06ArvinMeritor to Present at Citigroup Small & Mid-Cap Conference
TROY, Mich., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM), a premier supplier to the global motor vehicle industry, today announced that its Chairman, CEO and President Chip McClure, and Senior Vice President and CFO Jim Donlon will participate in the 2006 Citigroup Small & Mid-Cap Conference, being held from March 14-16 at the Four Seasons Hotel at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nev. A live Web cast of the company's presentation will be available beginning at 9... 
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03/07/06ArvinMeritor Announces Sale of Light Vehicle Aftermarket Exhaust Business in North America
TROY, Mich., March 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has sold its North American Light Vehicle Aftermarket (LVA) exhaust business based in Loudon, Tenn. and Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, to IMCO (International Muffler Company), a producer of aftermarket exhaust systems and components based in Schulenburg, Texas. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. "This transaction will further enhance ArvinMeritor's goal to strengthen o... 
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03/01/06ArvinMeritor Announces Pricing and Increase in Size of Offering of Convertible Senior Unsecured Notes
TROY, Mich., March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the pricing of its offering of $260 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior unsecured notes due in 2026 (the "notes"). The offering, which is being made to qualified institutional buyers in a private placement, was increased in size from the $200 million amount previously announced. The notes will rank equally in right of payment to all of ArvinMeritor's existing and future se... 
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02/28/06ArvinMeritor Announces Tender Offers for Up to $450 Million of the Company's Notes
TROY, Mich., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the commencement of tender offers for up to $450 million aggregate principal amount of ArvinMeritor's notes listed below and in the manner described below. The total outstanding principal amount of the notes included in the offers is approximately $693 million. ArvinMeritor will conduct the offers in accordance with terms and conditions described in its Offer to Purchase dated Feb. 28, 2006. E... 
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02/28/06ArvinMeritor Announces Proposed Offering of Convertible Senior Unsecured Notes
TROY, Mich., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it intends, subject to market and other conditions, to offer $200 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior unsecured notes due in 2026 (the "notes") to qualified institutional buyers in a private placement. ArvinMeritor expects to grant the initial purchasers of the notes an option to purchase up to an additional $30 million aggregate principal amount of the notes. In cert... 
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02/23/06ArvinMeritor Announces Sale of Purolator Filters Business to Bosch and MANN+HUMMEL
Feb 23, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Light Vehicle Aftermarket (LVA) Purolator filters business in North America to Bosch and MANN+HUMMEL. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The agreement to sell Purolator is part of ArvinMeritor's previously announced strategy to divest its LVA businesses individ... 
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01/31/06ArvinMeritor Announces the Appointment of Mary Lehmann to Vice President and Treasurer
TROY, Mich., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the appointment of Mary Lehmann to the position of vice president and treasurer. Lehmann will also serve as an officer of the company, approved during the board of directors' meeting at corporate headquarters in Troy. Lehmann will be responsible for ArvinMeritor's global capital market and treasury activities, reporting to Jim Donlon, senior vice president and CFO. Lehmann most recently... 
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01/31/06ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors at a meeting held today at corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, payable Mar. 13, 2006, to holders of record at the close of business on Feb. 21, 2006. About ArvinMeritor ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and components ... 
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01/25/06Meritor(R) Axles and Brakes Specified on New Hybrid Buses
In Continuing Collaboration with Gillig TROY, Mich., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor's Commercial Vehicle Systems business today announced that its Meritor transit bus axles and brakes have been specified as part of a hybrid bus consortium contract. The consortium consists of 11 transit agencies in California, Nevada, and New Mexico. The contract was awarded to Gillig Corporation, one of North America's largest producers of transit buses, with whom Arvin... 
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01/24/06ArvinMeritor Reports First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2006 Results
Company Meets First-Quarter Expectations and Increases Outlook for Free Cash Flow TROY, Mich., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its first fiscal quarter, ended Dec. 31, 2005. First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2006 Highlights * Net income was $34 million, or $0.49 per diluted share, compared to $18 million, or $0.26 per diluted share last year -- an increase of 88 percent. *... 
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01/24/06ArvinMeritor Extends Agreement with Liteflex(R) for Increased Focus on Composites
TROY, Mich., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor's Commercial Vehicle Systems business announced today that it has signed a long-term agreement with Liteflex, LLC to be the exclusive distributor of Liteflex(R) truck, trailer, and specialty vehicle composite mechanical springs. The agreement is effective immediately for North America and several other global markets, and extends the existing agreement that originated in 2003. "We are pleased to extend this agreement with Liteflex ... 
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01/24/06ArvinMeritor Unveils Its New Medium-Duty Hydraulic Brake Parts Family To offer customers an expanded brake parts portfolio
Jan 24, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket business unveiled, here at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, its expanded medium-duty, all-makes hydraulic brake product line. The new part number offering covers hydraulically-braked highway commercial vehicles, class 2 through 7, domestic, and imports through 2005. The medium-duty hydraulic brake parts include: hardware kits; disc pads and shoes; drums and roto... 
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01/10/06ArvinMeritor and ZF Delighted with Ruling on FreedomLine(TM) Transmission
TROY, Mich., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) and ZF are delighted with the latest ruling from the International Trade Commission on the importation of the FreedomLine transmissions, manufactured by ZF Friedrichshafen in Germany. "We were confident that the re-design did not infringe on the 279 patent, and the ruling has certainly verified our position in serving customers," stated Wolfgang Vogel, executive vice president, Commercial Vehicle Transmissions, an... 
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01/10/06ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss FY06 First-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2006 first-quarter financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006, at 9 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (706) 643-7449 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference ArvinMeritor when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by recording -- by visiting ht... 
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12/01/05ArvinMeritor Wins Domestic Chinese Door Module Business
Company Announces Contract Valued at $79 Million with a Leading Automotive Manufacturer in China SHANGHAI, China, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group will provide a leading automotive manufacturer in China with a complete sealed door module, including window regulator and motor for a 2007 model year vehicle, as part of a newly awarded, multi-year, $79 million co... 
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12/01/05ArvinMeritor to Host Analyst Day Presentation in New York
Available Via Web Cast and Conference CallTROY, Mich., Dec 01, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a listen-only Web cast and conference call of its Analyst Day presentation between 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, Dec. 8. The presentation will include an analysis and discussion of the company's markets and strategies. Presenters are as follows: -- Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president -- Jim Donlon, ... 
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11/15/05ArvinMeritor Reports Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year 2005 Results
Achieves Full-Year Income from Continuing Operations, Before Special Items, at Upper End of Guidance Range TROY, Mich., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its full fiscal year and fourth quarter ended Sept. 30, 2005. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) * In line with guidance previously provided, full-year income from continuing operations, before special item... 
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11/09/05ArvinMeritor Announces Its Annual Shareowners Meeting
TROY, Mich., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) board of directors today announced that its annual shareowners' meeting will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) at their Troy, Mich. headquarters. Shareowners of record at the close of business on Nov. 25, 2005, will be entitled to notice of and, to vote at the annual meeting. ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $8 billion global supplier of a broad range of integra... 
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11/09/05ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., Nov 09, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors at a meeting held today at corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, payable Dec. 12, 2005, to holders of record at the close of business on Nov. 21, 2005. ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $8 billion global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and... 
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10/25/05ArvinMeritor Dedicates Customer Value Center in Montgomery
DETROIT, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) dedicated its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) Customer Value Center (CVC) today in Montgomery, Ala., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by site tours. The event celebrated the opening of the final assembly facility that will deliver one million complete door modules annually for Hyundai's North American production of Sonata and Santa Fe models. "We are proud to be part of the city of Montgomery and suppor... 
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10/12/05ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss FY2005 Fourth-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2005 fourth-quarter financial results on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005, at 9:00 a.m. (ET). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) To participate, call (706) 643-7449 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference ArvinMeritor when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the ... 
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10/06/05Purolator to Award BASS Pro Tournament Trail Boat & Truck to Lucky Fan in Chicago
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Purolator, a primary brand of ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM), will award a custom 21-foot Triton boat and 2005 Toyota Tundra double cab 4x4 tow vehicle, used on the 2005 CITGO Bassmaster Tournament trail, to a lucky contest winner at his home near Chicago, Ill., on October 7. Purolator is a premier sponsor of BASS, the worldwide authority on bass fishing. The boat and truck were the grand prize in a national sweepstakes and will be a... 
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10/06/05ArvinMeritor Announces Sale of Off-Highway Brake Assets
TROY, Mich., Oct 06, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the sale of the assets of its off-highway brake business to Carlisle Braking Products, owned by Carlisle Companies Incorporated of Charlotte, N.C., U.S. The purchase price of the transaction is approximately $39 million. The transaction will include the sale of equipment and assets from manufacturing facilities in York, S.C., U.S. and Cwmbran, South Wales, U.K. ... 
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09/30/05ArvinMeritor Announces Expiration and Settlement of Exchange Offer
TROY, Mich., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the expiration of its offer to exchange a new series of Senior Notes due Sept. 15, 2015, for up to $350 million of its outstanding $499 million 6.80 percent Senior Notes (the "6.80 percent Notes") due Feb. 15, 2009, and $150 million 7.125 percent Senior Notes (the "7.125 percent Notes" and, together with the 6.80 percent Notes, the "Old Notes") due March 15, 2009. The exchange offer expired a... 
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09/29/05ArvinMeritor Light Vehicle Systems Vice President of Quality, Engineering and Technology Recognized as a Leading Woman in North American Auto Industry
DETROIT, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Deborah deBoer Henderson, vice president of Quality, Engineering and Technology within ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group, was honored by Automotive News at a gala held Wednesday, Sept. 28 in recognition of the 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050929/DETH007 http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) Hend... 
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09/26/05ArvinMeritor Announces Pricing Terms of Exchange Offer
TROY, Mich., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced pricing terms of its Exchange Offer, in which a new series of Senior Notes due Sept. 15, 2015 (the "New Notes"), are to be issued in exchange for up to $350 million of its outstanding $499 million 6.80 percent Senior Notes ("the 6.80 percent Notes") due Feb. 15, 2009, and $150 million 7.125 percent Senior Notes (the "7.125 percent Notes" and, together with the 6.80 percent Notes, the "Old Not... 
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09/16/05ArvinMeritor Announces Expiration of Early Participation Period for Exchange Offer
TROY, Mich., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the expiration of the early participation period in connection with its offer to exchange a new series of Senior Notes due Sept. 15, 2015 (the "New Notes") for up to $350 million of its outstanding $499 million 6.80 percent Senior Notes (the "6.80 percent Notes") due Feb. 15, 2009 and $150 million 7.125 percent Senior Notes (the "7.125 percent Notes" and, together with the 6.80 percent Notes, the... 
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09/15/05ArvinMeritor Announces Extension of Early Participation Date for Exchange Offer and Increases Size of Exchange Offer
TROY, Mich., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the extension of the early participation date in connection with its offer to exchange a new series of Senior Notes due Sept. 15, 2015 (the "New Notes"), for certain of its outstanding $499 million 6.80 percent Senior Notes (the "6.80 percent Notes") due Feb. 15, 2009, and $150 million 7.125 percent Senior Notes (the "7.125 percent Notes" and, together with the 6.80 percent Notes, the "Old Notes"... 
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09/14/05ArvinMeritor to Move Ride Control Operation and Reduce Workforce in Chickasha, Oklahoma Light Vehicle Aftermarket Facility
TROY, Mich., Sept 14, 2005 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it plans to move the shock and strut portion of its manufacturing operations from the Chickasha, Okla., U.S. facility to its plant in Queretaro, Mexico. The company met with employees today to discuss the transfer plans, which will affect approximately 270 full-time and temporary Chickasha employees. The transfer of this business and the reduction in workforce will b... 
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09/14/05ArvinMeritor Unveils Diesel Fuel Vaporizer
New Emissions Technology Reduces Cost of Filter Materials by 15 Percent FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) Emissions Technologies business has unveiled new technology for more reliable, low-cost diesel particulate filter regeneration that will be ready for 2007 model year vehicles. The company made the announcement during its appearance as an exhibitor in the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. ... 
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09/07/05ArvinMeritor to Close Shock Absorber Operation in Pulaski, Tennessee
DETROIT, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today its plans to close its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) shock absorber assembly operation in Pulaski, Tenn., U.S. The company will transfer a portion of the production to its Detroit, Mich., U.S., and Toronto, Ont., Canada facilities, with remaining business being phased out by July 2006. The company met with employees today to discuss the transfer and closure plans, which will affect all 268 employees. (L... 
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09/06/05ArvinMeritor Announces Intention to Close Cleveland, Ohio, Parts Distribution Facility
Remains committed to the Euclid brand TROY, Mich., Sept 06, 2005 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has announced its decision, through a letter of intent, to close its Mayfield Village (suburb of Cleveland), Ohio, commercial vehicle aftermarket distribution facility to streamline its North American parts distribution system. The closure is anticipated to be completed by June 2006. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) --> All 79 o... 
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09/02/05ArvinMeritor Trailer Systems Manufacturing to Relocate to Current Braking Systems Facility in Cwmbran, Wales
WREXHAM, Wales, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that its Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) trailer systems (axle and suspension) manufacturing will relocate to the company's current Braking Systems European manufacturing headquarters in Cwmbran, Wales. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) --> When ArvinMeritor opened consultations recently for the closure of trailer axle manufacturing at its Wrexham plan... 
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08/31/05ArvinMeritor Announces Exchange Offer for Up To $300 Million of Its 6.80% Senior Notes Due Feb. 15, 2009, and 7.125% Senior Notes Due March 15, 2009
TROY, Mich., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced an offer to exchange a new series of Senior Notes due Sept. 15, 2015 (the "New Notes") for up to $300 million of its outstanding $499 million 6.80 percent Senior Notes due Feb. 15, 2009 (CUSIP No. 59000G AA 8), and $150 million 7.125 percent Senior Notes due March 15, 2009 (CUSIP No. 043339 CA 6) (the "Old Notes"). Consummation of the exchange offer is subject to a number of conditions, including... 
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08/29/05ArvinMeritor Forms Korean Emissions Joint Venture
New company addresses growing need for diesel emissions solutions DETROIT, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the formation of a 50-50 joint venture between its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group and DongWon Precision Industrial Co., Ltd. The joint venture, named AD Tech Co., Ltd., will initially supply diesel particulate filters to light vehicle manufacturers in Korea facing stringent diesel emissions reduction legislation. It will also ... 
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07/28/05ArvinMeritor Reports Fiscal Year 2005 Third-Quarter Results
TROY, Mich., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2005. * Sales of $2.4 billion, up 15 percent from the same period last year * Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) sales of $1.1 billion, up $256 million, or 30 percent, from last year's third quarter, with an operating margin of 6.4 percent, up from 5.7 percent in the third quarter of the prior year * Income from co... 
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07/27/05ArvinMeritor Names Aziz Aghili to Lead Commercial Marketing and Business Development for Light Vehicle Systems Asia/Pacific Operation
SHANGHAI, China, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Aziz Aghili has been appointed vice president of Commercial Marketing and Business Development for the company's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) Asia/Pacific operation. This new role is in addition to Aghili's current vice president responsibilities for the LVS global procurement organization. He will continue to report directly to Juan De La Riva, senior vice president and president, LVS. (Lo... 
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07/21/05ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., July 21, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors at a meeting held today at corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, payable September 12, 2005, to holders of record at the close of business on August 22, 2005. ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $8 billion global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and comp... 
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07/14/05ArvinMeritor Changes Time of Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss FY2005 Third-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., July 14, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2005 third-quarter financial results on Thursday, July 28, 2005, at 11:15 a.m. (ET). The call had previously been scheduled for 11:00 a.m. To participate, call (706) 643-7449 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference ArvinMeritor when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the co... 
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07/13/05Arvin Sango Receives Toyota Improvement Recognition
TROY, Mich., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that its U.S. joint venture, Arvin Sango, Inc., received Toyota's Breakthrough Supplier Quality Recognition for improved product quality and increased efficiency at its Madison, Ind., exhaust assembly facility. During a personal visit with employees on June 17, President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America, Inc., Atsushi Niimi, and President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, Inc., Ray Tanguay, ... 
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07/01/05ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss FY2005 Third-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2005 third-quarter financial results on Thursday, Jul. 28, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (706) 643-7449 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference ArvinMeritor when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by recording -- by visitin... 
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06/23/05ArvinMeritor Appoints Brian Casey to Lead Investor Relations
TROY, Mich., June 23, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Brian Casey, vice president and treasurer, assumes the additional role of Investor Relations, effective immediately. "We are delighted that Brian is taking leadership of the company's Investor Relations function," said James Donlon, senior vice president and chief financial officer. "Brian's extensive financial background, combined with his strategic insight and operat... 
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06/07/05ArvinMeritor Raises Third Quarter and Fiscal Year 2005 Guidance to Higher End of Earlier Projections
TROY, Mich., June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it expects the company's earnings from continuing operations for the third quarter of fiscal year 2005, ending June 30, to be at the higher end of the range forecasted in early May of $0.60 to $0.70 per diluted share, before special items. In addition, the company now expects its earnings for the full fiscal year to be at the higher end of the previously forecasted range of $1.40 to $1.60 per... 
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06/06/05ArvinMeritor Secures New Steel Wheel Business
DETROIT, June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group was awarded a new, multi-year, multi-platform $162 million steel wheel contract with a North American OEM. The Fumagalli wheels, which range from 16 to 19.5 inches, will go into production at various phases beginning in January 2007. The identity of the customer and terms of the contract were not disclosed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bi... 
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06/06/05ArvinMeritor Wins New Multi-Panel Sunroof Systems Contract
DETROIT, June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group has been awarded a $32 million contract to provide multi-panel sunroof systems for a European OEM, with initial production to begin in April 2007. The identity of the customer and terms of the contract were not disclosed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) "Earning this new business is the direct result of ou... 
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06/02/05ArvinMeritor Launches New Electronic Door Control Module
SULLY-SUR-LOIRE, France, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group will begin production of the company's first Electronic Door Control Module (EDCM) for a popular European passenger car that will launch in May 2006. The company plans to produce approximately 650,000 units per year. "The launch of the Electronic Door Control Module into the market will send a significant message to our custom... 
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06/02/05ArvinMeritor Introduces Plastic Door Module
SULLY-SUR-LOIRE, France, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group has begun marketing its Highly-Integrated Plastic (HIP) door module to customers as an alternative to traditional steel door carrier frames. ArvinMeritor's HIP door module, made from a lightweight, high-strength plastic composite, reduces the cost of the door module by integrating a number of electrical and mechanical components into t... 
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05/31/05ArvinMeritor Enters Brake Joint Venture with China's First Auto Works
Continues Expansion of Global Manufacturing Presence with Key Chinese Vehicle Maker TROY, Mich., May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has announced the formation of a joint venture with First Auto Works (FAW) Sihuan Axle Brake Group of Changchun, China. The joint venture expands ArvinMeritor's capacity to produce commercial vehicle foundation air brakes, specifically air disc brakes and automatic slack adjusters. The formation has be... 
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05/31/05ArvinMeritor Names Ivor J. Evans to the Board of Directors
TROY, Mich., May 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Ivor J. "Ike" Evans, retired vice chairman of Union Pacific Corp. and Union Pacific Railroad, has been elected to the ArvinMeritor Board of Directors, effective May 31. "Ike's wealth of operations and management experience, which includes extensive background in the automotive industry, will serve ArvinMeritor well," said Chairman, CEO and President Charles G. "Chip" McClure. "We are ... 
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05/30/05ArvinMeritor to Develop On-Demand Power Steering Systems
STUTTGART, Germany, May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced plans for its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group to develop and commercialize a series of hydraulically-coupled, electric power steering systems designed to outperform other electric power steering (EPS) systems. ArvinMeritor made the announcement during its first European appearance as an exhibitor at the annual Vehicle Dynamics Expo in Stuttgart. "ArvinMeritor's plan to grow... 
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05/30/05ArvinMeritor Light Vehicle Suspension Modules Unveiled in Europe
STUTTGART, Germany, May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today unveiled the company's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) suspension module product portfolio for the first time in Europe. Until now, ArvinMeritor -- which is the supplier of three different suspension modules for the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee -- has principally focused its marketing efforts on North America. Today's announcement was made from the company's exhibit booth at the annual Vehicle Dynamics Expo... 
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05/05/05ArvinMeritor Selected as Exhaust Product Supplier to Midas U.S. Locations through Agreement with AutoZone
TROY, Mich., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Aftermarket (LVA) business group has been named as the supplier of exhaust products to more than 1,600 U.S. Midas shops, through an agreement with Memphis, Tenn.-based AutoZone. Per the agreement, AutoZone will serve as the exclusively endorsed supplier of Arvin-brand exhaust products to Midas. ArvinMeritor's LVA operations, based in Loudon, Tenn., will supply the exhaust pro... 
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05/03/05ArvinMeritor Reports Fiscal Year 2005 Second-Quarter Results and Provides Update on New Restructuring Program
TROY, Mich., May 3, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2005. Sales of $2.3 billion, up 14 percent from the same period last year. Record Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) sales of $1,032 million, up 34 percent from the same period last year. Net loss, including new restructuring and other special items, was $33 million, or $0.48 per diluted... 
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04/21/05ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors at a meeting held today at corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, payable June 13, 2005, to holders of record at the close of business on May 23, 2005. ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $8 billion global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and components to the motor ... 
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04/15/05Redesigned FreedomLine(TM) to Comply with Limited ITC Ruling
TROY, Mich., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor (NYSE: ARM) and ZF announced today that the order issued on April 7 by the International Trade Commission (ITC), based on a complaint by Eaton Corporation, is limited to automated mechanical transmissions which infringe upon Claim 15 of the '279 patent. "Claim 15 pertains to a non-critical aspect of the transmission, which is not integral to its operation," said Tom Gosnell, president of Commercial Vehicle Systems for ArvinMerit... 
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04/05/05ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss FY2005 Second-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2005 second-quarter financial results on Tuesday, May 3, 2005, at 9:00 a.m. (ET). To participate, call 617-786-4511 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference ArvinMeritor when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by recording -- by visiting ht... 
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03/30/05ArvinMeritor Pursues First Unique, Specialty Vehicle Drivetrain Development with Unicell Ltd.
Expanding the Company's Horizons into Alternative-Fueled Vehicles LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has entered into a new alternative-power vehicle development program -- with an electric drivetrain -- with Unicell Ltd., a medium-duty body builder with operations in Toronto, Ontario, and Buffalo, N.Y. The new electric drive vehicle, with a GVWR of 16,000 lbs., will be equipped with a fully-electric drivetrain and will be demonstrated ... 
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03/28/05ArvinMeritor Appoints James Donlon Chief Financial Officer
Sachdev to lead corporate strategy TROY, Mich., March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that James Donlon has been named to the position of senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective April 1, 2005. In this position, Donlon will drive ArvinMeritor's financial performance, as well as provide comprehensive financial direction and guidance to the corporation. Rakesh Sachdev, vice president and controller, who has been r... 
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03/21/05ArvinMeritor CEO Named World Trader of the Year
Promotes Free Trade to Boost Global Economy TROY, Mich., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Global corporations must continue to push for free trade around the world as the best way to help propel continued economic growth, Charles G. "Chip" McClure, chairman, CEO and president of ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM), said in a speech delivered Friday to the Detroit Regional Chamber. The Chamber honored McClure as its World Trader of the Year at its International Consular Ball. The award i... 
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03/14/05Meritor WABCO Introduces ABS-Based Electronic Stability Control System
TROY, Mich., March 14, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems announced today its new Electronic Stability Control (ESC) for truck/tractor applications, founded on the company's existing E-version anti-lock braking system (ABS). The ESC system will be available beginning May 2005 and builds upon the already-established Roll Stability Control (RSC) system currently operating on more than 10,000 commercial vehicles across North America. "ESC e... 
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03/14/05ArvinMeritor and Meritor WABCO Launch New Medium-Duty Hydraulic ABS/Disc Brake Package for Unprecedented Stopping Power
TROY, Mich., March 14, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) and Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems announced today their new Premium Hydraulic Braking System for medium-duty truck and bus applications. The package includes Meritor WABCO's Hydraulic Power Brake (HPB) -- the next-generation of its hydraulic actuation and anti-lock braking system (ABS), and the Meritor(R) Quadraulic(TM) hydraulic disc brake. Combined, these two brake technologies offer ... 
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03/07/05Meet Marty Stone, Professional Angler, Purolator Team
Purolator(R), a brand of ArvinMeritor, Inc., has announced on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, Marty Stone, professional angler, who is part of Team Purolator in the BASS circuit, and is from nearby Linden, NC, will be at the Fayetteville Purolator plant to sign autographs and "show off some skills." There will be plant tours and the Purolator boat and truck will be on display. Stone was the 2004 Florida CITGO BASSMASTER Tour Pro and finished 9th in the 2004 CITGO BASSMASTER Classic. Sin... 
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02/25/05ArvinMeritor's Jerry Rush Named President of Michigan's Automation Alley
TROY, Mich., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that Jerry Rush, senior director for the company's Government Affairs and Community Relations, has been named president of Michigan's Automation Alley. During his two-year term, Rush will preside over the Automation Alley Board of Directors and have oversight responsibilities for the executive committee. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) "It's an honor and a priv... 
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02/16/05ArvinMeritor Holds Its Annual Shareowners Meeting
TROY, Mich., Feb 16, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today held its annual shareowners meeting in Troy, Mich. At the meeting, shareowners voted to elect Joseph P. Flannery, William D. George Jr., Charles H. Harff, Steven G. Rothmeier and Andrew J. Schindler to the Board of Directors for terms expiring in 2008. They also voted Richard W. Hanselman to the Board of Directors for a term expiring in 2006. In addition, the shareowners approved the s... 
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02/16/05ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors at a meeting held today at corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., resolved that a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share be, and it hereby is, declared on the outstanding Common Stock, payable Mar. 14, 2005, to holders of such stock of record at the close of business on Feb. 28, 2005. ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $8 billion global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, mo... 
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01/31/05ArvinMeritor Reports Fiscal Year 2005 First-Quarter Results
TROY, Mich., Jan 31, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported financial results for its first fiscal quarter, ended Dec. 31, 2004. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) * Sales of $2.1 billion, up nine percent from the same period last year * Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) sales and operating profit up 32 percent and 19 percent, respectively, from the same period last year * Net income ... 
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01/28/05ArvinMeritor Awarded Contract to Supply Drum Brakes to Mack Trucks, Inc.
TROY, Mich., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today its Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group has been awarded a major three-year supply contract to supply its Meritor(R) Q Plus(TM) cam brakes to Mack Trucks, Inc. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) Meritor Q Plus brakes will continue to be standard equipment on all Mack vehicles. Introduced in 1991, the Q Plus is the industry's most popular air brake, and... 
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01/28/05ArvinMeritor Awarded Contract to Supply Drum Brakes to Volvo Trucks North America
TROY, Mich., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today its Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group has been awarded a major three-year supply contract to supply its Meritor(R) Q Plus(TM) cam brakes to Volvo Trucks North America, Inc. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) Meritor Q Plus brakes will continue to be standard equipment on all Volvo trucks in North America. Introduced in 1991, the Q Plus is the industry... 
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01/14/05Update/Time Change: ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss FY2005 First-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Jan 14, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2005 first-quarter financial results on Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at 9:00 a.m. (ET). Note: This is a change from the previously reported time of 11:00 a.m. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) To participate, call (706) 643-7449 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Plea... 
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01/12/05ArvinMeritor Unveils Web-Based Product Locator for Light Vehicle Technologies
Invites Auto Show Visitors to Look for Supplier's Content on 2005 Models TROY, Mich., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today unveiled a Web-based vehicle content locator application for its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group product portfolio. The application appears on http://www.arvinmeritor.com , and visitors to the site can search by vehicle, manufacturer, product line, model year and market served. The announcement comes in time to help ... 
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01/05/05ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss FY2005 First-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2005 first-quarter financial results on Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. (ET). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) To participate, call (706) 643-7449 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference ArvinMeritor when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the confer... 
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12/09/04ArvinMeritor to Sell Non-Core Automotive Stampings and Components Manufacturing Business
TROY, Mich., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has sold its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) Columbus, Ind., automotive stampings and components manufacturing operation to privately-owned Columbus Components Group (CCG), LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) "ArvinMeritor is committed to rationalizing its operations so it can focus on its core auto... 
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12/03/04ArvinMeritor to Host Conference Call and Web Cast of Investor Presentation, Dec. 6, 2004
TROY, Mich., Dec 3, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a listen-only conference call and web cast of an Investor Presentation on Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (ET). The presentation will discuss ArvinMeritor's business strategies for fiscal year 2005 and beyond. Presenting will be: * Chip McClure, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer * Rakesh Sachdev, Vice President and Controller To participate, call ... 
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11/24/04ArvinMeritor Announces Sale of Coil Coating Business to Willis Stein & Partners
TROY, Mich., Nov 24, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has sold Roll Coater, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary, to an affiliate of Willis Stein & Partners. The cash purchase price of the stock transaction is approximately $162.5 million. National City acted as the financial advisor to ArvinMeritor for this transaction. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) Roll Coater is a leader in the coil co... 
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11/15/04ArvinMeritor Reports Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year 2004 Results
TROY, Mich., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported sales of $2.0 billion and income from continuing operations of $30 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, for its fourth fiscal quarter ended Sept. 30, 2004, compared to last year's fourth-quarter income from continuing operations of $26 million, or $0.38 per diluted share. As previously announced, the company plans to divest its Light Vehicle Aftermarket (LVA) and Roll Coater businesses and, a... 
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11/15/04ArvinMeritor Announces New Chassis Axle Package for Intermodal Applications
SAN ANTONIO, Nov 15, 2004 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today, in conjunction with the International Intermodal Expo, its new ChassiPak(TM) chassis axle package for the intermodal transport industry. The package will be available beginning January 2005. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) As the intermodal industry prepares for more stringent federal regulations, the ChassiPak will support fleets in meeting the new s... 
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11/11/04ArvinMeritor Names Steven G. Rothmeier and Andrew J. Schindler to the Board of Directors
TROY, Mich., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Steven G. Rothmeier, chairman and CEO of Great Northern Capital, and Andrew J. Schindler, chairman of Reynolds American Inc., have been elected to the ArvinMeritor Board of Directors, effective Nov. 11, 2004. The announcement was made following a company Board meeting. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) "Both of these individuals bring a wealth of solid business... 
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11/11/04ArvinMeritor Announces Its Annual Shareowners Meeting
TROY, Mich., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) board of directors today announced that its annual shareowners' meeting will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) at their Troy, Mich. headquarters. Shareowners of record at the close of business on Dec. 10, 2004, will be entitled to notice of and, to vote at the annual meeting. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) ArvinMeritor, In... 
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11/11/04ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors at a meeting held today at corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, Inc., payable Dec. 13, 2004, to shareowners of record at the close of business on Nov. 29, 2004. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $8 billion global suppli... 
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10/28/04ArvinMeritor Announces Plans to Divest Light Vehicle Aftermarket and Coil Coating Businesses
Company to focus resources to better support global OEM customers TROY, Mich., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced its plans to divest the company's Light Vehicle Aftermarket (LVA) business group and to take a non-cash goodwill impairment charge of $190 million, or $2.77 per diluted share, in its LVA business in the fiscal fourth quarter of 2004. In addition, the company announced its plan to divest its Roll Coater coil coating business, ... 
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10/27/04ArvinMeritor's Purolator Brand Awards BASS Tournament Boat & Truck To One Lucky Winner
WHO: Purolator, a primary national brand of ArvinMeritor, Inc., is the premier sponsor of BASSMaster, the worldwide authority on bass fishing. WHAT: Photo opportunity to view the grand prize giveaway of the new Purolator BASS tournament boat and truck. Event hosted by Dan Daniel, president of Light Vehicle Aftermarket. WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 2nd, 2004 11:00 a.m. WHERE: Venetian Hotel Ballroom Restaurant - Rooms F & K 3355 Las ... 
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10/21/04ArvinMeritor Light Vehicle Aftermarket Signs Distribution Arrangement with Jiffy Lube International
Manufacturer Takes On New Role as Distributor to 419 Service Centers BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that its Light Vehicle Aftermarket (LVA) business group, a manufacturer of automotive aftermarket products, has been selected to become a distributor of LVA products for 419 Jiffy Lube company-owned service centers. The three-year contract will take effect on Nov. 1, 2004. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/200105... 
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10/04/04ArvinMeritor Establishes SCR Emissions Systems Production in Roermond, The Netherlands
Provides key diesel emissions technology to commercial vehicle customers ROERMOND, The Netherlands, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced that it has established a commercial vehicle Selective Catalytic Reduction/muffler system (SCR) production manufacturing cell at its Roermond facility in The Netherlands. The Roermond site previously had been solely dedicated to manufacturing products for the company's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group a... 
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09/29/04ArvinMeritor Earns Top Honors for Creativity in Marketing and Advertising in Automotive Aftermarket Awards Competition
TROY, Mich., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Light Vehicle Aftermarket (LVA) business has earned top honors in the 10th Annual Aftermarket Global Design Awards competition. Sponsored by the Automotive Communications Council (ACC) and Aftermarket Business magazine, the Aftermarket Global Design Awards recognize innovative ideas, creativity and high-quality marketing advertising. Awards are presented in six categories -- print advertising, merchandising/display, p... 
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09/28/04ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss FY2004 Fourth-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Sep 28, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2004 fourth-quarter financial results on Monday, Nov. 15, 2004, at 11:00 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (706) 643-7449 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference ArvinMeritor when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by recording ... 
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09/28/04ArvinMeritor's Latest Vehicle Emissions Technologies Could Accelerate the Road to Fuel Cells
DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has developed technology that could bridge the gap between today's internal combustion engines and the promising future of fuel cells, accelerating by many years immense benefits in fuel economy, according to Pedro Ferro, ArvinMeritor vice president and general manager, Commercial Vehicle Systems. Ferro made his comments today as a panel participant of the Global Powertrain Conference in Dearborn. ArvinMerito... 
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09/20/04ArvinMeritor's Bill Taylor Named One of Technology Review's Young Innovators of the Year
Team Support Instrumental in Achieving this Honor TROY, Mich., Sep 20, 2004 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that Bill Taylor, director of Research and Development for Commercial Vehicle Emissions (CVE), was named a recipient of the 2004 Top 100 Young Innovators award given by Technology Review, MIT's Magazine of Innovation. The annual award recognizes 100 individuals under age 35 whose innovative work in technology has a profound impact on today's... 
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09/15/04ArvinMeritor Enters Two Axle Joint Ventures with Volvo
Continues Expansion of Global Manufacturing Presence with Key Global Vehicle Maker TROY, Mich., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has announced the formation of two joint ventures with the Volvo Group. The joint ventures expand ArvinMeritor's capacity to produce commercial vehicle drive axles. The formation has been approved by both companies' boards and is pending normal governmental approvals. Volvo is one of the wo... 
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09/14/04ArvinMeritor Wins BMW X5 Successor Exhaust System Business
TROY, Mich., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group has been awarded the design and engineering of the exhaust systems and manifold for BMW's X5 successor. The vehicle will be built in Spartanburg, S.C., with production beginning in October 2006. "As our European customers continue to bring manufacturing to North America, we are ready to support them with our globally strong, engineering... 
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09/08/04ArvinMeritor Institutes Search for New CFO
Soderstrom Elects Early Retirement TROY, Mich., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that, by mutual agreement, Carl Soderstrom has elected to take early retirement from his position as senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), and will leave the company at the end of the year. Soderstrom will work in his current capacity with Chairman, CEO and President Charles G. "Chip" McClure until a replacement is found and will assist... 
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09/08/04ArvinMeritor Expands in Eastern Europe with Dedication of New Poland Plant
POZNAN, Poland, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) unveiled a new Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) Customer Value Center (CVC) in Swarzedz, Poland, today with a dedication ceremony for customers, government officials and the media. The new 1,000-square-meter CVC will serve as final assembler of more than 200,000 door modules a year for the Volkswagen Caddy, which will be produced in Poznan, Poland. "We are proud to dedicate this facility as a demonstration of Arvin... 
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08/27/04ArvinMeritor Files Lawsuit over Transmission Patent Infringement by Eaton Corp.
TROY, Mich., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has filed a lawsuit in Charlotte, N.C., Federal Court against Eaton Corp. for infringement over a transmission patent. The patent covers an ArvinMeritor transmission automation technology, which was developed for the ArvinMeritor ESS transmission, a model that has been superceded by higher technology. ArvinMeritor seeks an injunction to stop the sale of Eaton Transmission models UltraShift and AutoShift, which use this te... 
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08/26/04ArvinMeritor and Raydan Manufacturing Enter into Licensing Agreement for Vocational Suspensions
TROY, Mich., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group announces the signing of a licensing agreement with Raydan Manufacturing Inc., Alberta, Canada, for the patented Air Link(TM)(1) rear tandem suspension product line. This exclusive agreement begins a long-term global collaboration between the two companies authorizing ArvinMeritor to market, engineer and manufacture the Air Link rear suspension product line, up to and includ... 
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08/09/04ArvinMeritor and STEC Form Sunroof Joint Venture in China
TROY, Mich., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today the formation of a 50-50 joint venture between its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group and Shanghai SIIC Transportation Electronic Company, Ltd. (STEC). The joint venture, named Shanghai ArvinMeritor Automotive Parts Company, Ltd., will manufacture passenger vehicle sunroofs for Shanghai Volkswagen at a facility in Shanghai. "This partnership increases ArvinMeritor's global roof sys... 
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08/03/04ArvinMeritor Announces Changes to Retiree Healthcare Coverage
TROY, Mich., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it will make changes to its retiree healthcare coverage. Beginning in April 2005, retirees under age 65, who now pay a portion of the cost for their coverage, will be asked to contribute an increased share each year. In addition, coincident with the expanded Medicare benefits that will be available Jan. 1, 2006, under the Medicare Reform Act of 2003, retirees age 65 and older will have acces... 
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07/28/04ArvinMeritor Reports Fiscal Year 2004 Third-Quarter Results
TROY, Mich., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported record sales of $2.4 billion and net income of $53 million, or $0.77 per diluted share, for its third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2004, compared to the prior fiscal year's third-quarter net income of $47 million, or $0.69 per diluted share. Sales increased $279 million, or 13 percent, from the prior year's third quarter. On a constant currency basis, sales would have been up approximatel... 
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07/22/04ArvinMeritor Announces Charles G. McClure as Chairman, CEO and President
TROY, Mich., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has named Charles G. "Chip" McClure chairman, chief executive officer and president, effective Aug. 9, 2004. McClure, who has been president, chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Federal-Mogul Corporation, succeeds Larry Yost, who is retiring from the company. "Chip McClure has the leadership skills, international experience, i... 
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07/21/04ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., Jul 21, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors at a meeting held today at corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, Inc., payable Sept. 13, 2004, to shareowners of record at the close of business on Aug. 23 2004. ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $8-billion global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and ... 
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06/29/04ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss FY2004 Third-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call to discuss the company's fiscal year 2004 third-quarter financial results on Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (706) 643-7449 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference ArvinMeritor when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by recording -- by visiting http://www... 
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06/11/04ArvinMeritor Transfers World-Class Light Vehicle Emissions Technologies to Create Advanced Diesel Emissions Solutions for Commercial Vehicles
Clean Air Solutions promise significant opportunities for business growth TROY, Mich., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press briefing today, ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) unveiled a suite of Clean Air Solutions technologies and products designed to help commercial vehicles meet the increasingly stringent emissions regulations in the United States and Europe. These advanced technologies are the direct result of migrating the company's extensive experience and expertise in light vehicle ... 
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06/11/04ArvinMeritor's New Suite of Clean Air Solutions Meet Stringent New Emissions Standards
Advanced technologies help fleet operators, OEMs and engine makers face challenges TROY, Mich., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today introduced a broad portfolio of innovative Clean Air Solutions to help North American fleet operators and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) face strict new emission standards scheduled to take effect in 2007 and 2010. The global automotive supplier, with more than 90 years of design, manufacturing an... 
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06/11/04ArvinMeritor's Clean Air Solutions Provide Technologies Tailored to Address Commercial Vehicle Emissions Challenges
TROY, Mich., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today unveiled its suite of Clean Air Solutions that will provide commercial truck and bus original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with a number of technologies and products to address vehicle emissions challenges. OEMs will now be able to select the solution that best suits their individual needs. ArvinMeritor's proven competencies of thermal management and exhaust system design, packaging and durability are a co... 
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06/11/04ArvinMeritor Receives $1.7 Million Grant from Indiana to Develop Exhaust Emissions Technology
TROY, Mich., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has received a $1.7 million grant from the Indiana 21st Century Research and Development Fund. The grant will assist in the development of the company's breakthrough Plasma Fuel Reformer exhaust emissions technology, which is being developed at the company's Columbus, Ind., Emissions Technical Center. Purdue University will collaborate with ArvinMeritor to improve fuel spray mixing and combustion ... 
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06/11/04ArvinMeritor Celebrates a Heritage of Developing Breakthrough Clean Air Solutions
June marks the fortieth anniversary of the development anniversary of the catalytic converter TROY, Mich., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) celebrates 40 years of providing innovative, effective clean air solutions to the transportation industry this month. The Beatles were wowing America on the Ed Sullivan Show. Martin Luther King was being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. And the first Ford Mustang was about to roll down the lines in Dea... 
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06/11/04Breakthrough ArvinMeritor Technology Promises Revolutionary Approach to Extensive Exhaust Emissions Regulation Changes
Lab tests indicate 50 percent better fuel consumption than competing technologies TROY, Mich., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today unveiled its Plasma Fuel Reformer, a breakthrough exhaust emissions technology that could revolutionize the way commercial and light vehicle manufacturers meet the upcoming 2010 diesel engine emission standards. ArvinMeritor's Plasma Fuel Reformer produces a hydrogen-rich gas from the diesel or gasoline ... 
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06/10/04ArvinMeritor and Axle Alliance Company Sign Memorandum of Understanding
TROY, Mich., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Axle Alliance Co. (AAC), a subsidiary of DaimlerChrysler (DCX) headquartered in Detroit, Mich. Under the terms of the proposed long-term agreement, ArvinMeritor would become the turnkey supplier in providing heavy-duty tandem rear drive axles to AAC, ultimately for Freightliner's North American Class 8 truck assembly operations. Implementation ... 
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06/10/04ArvinMeritor Invites the Media to Attend the: 'Clean Air Solutions Technical Media Reception'
What: ArvinMeritor senior management will present the company's Clean Air Solutions Technologies for cars and trucks, and demonstrate milestone solutions that will improve air quality. Press Briefing at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 11 at ArvinMeritor headquarters. When: Thursday, June 10, 2004 6:45 p.m. Where: Cranbrook Academy Collonade 39221 Woodward Avenue (Main Entrance) Bloomfield Hills, MI Who: Larry Yost, Chairman and CEO ... 
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06/09/04ArvinMeritor Invites the Media to Attend the: 'Clean Air Solutions Technical Media Briefing'
What: Larry Yost, ArvinMeritor chairman and CEO, and other senior management will present ArvinMeritor's Clean Air Solutions Technologies for cars and trucks, and demonstrate milestone solutions that will improve air quality and change how we build cars and trucks -- now and in the future. When: Friday, June 11, 2004 8:15 a.m. until noon 8:15 Continental breakfast 8:45 Welcome Noon Adjourn Where: ... 
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06/08/04ArvinMeritor Dedicates New Detroit Technology Center
Facility brings the latest in light vehicle technology to North America TROY, Mich., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) dedicated its new $40 million Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) technology center in southwest Detroit, Mich., today with a festive ribbon- cutting ceremony that included the Honorable Jennifer Granholm, Governor of the State of Michigan; the Honorable Kwame Kilpatrick, Mayor of the City of Detroit, and Detroit Public Schools CEO, Dr. Ken Burn... 
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06/07/04Purolator(R) Boat & Truck On Display June 9 in Nashville
Purolator(R), a brand of ArvinMeritor, Inc., has announced an exciting new partnership with BASS(R), the country's largest organization of outdoor enthusiasts. As a premier sponsor, supplying Purolator, the official filter of BASS, the CITGO Bassmaster Tournament Trail and the CITGO Bassmaster Classic, ArvinMeritor joins a list of prestigious companies supporting the exploding sport of fishing. You've seen it on TV, now see it in the parking lot of the Nashville Pep Boys Auto on ... 
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06/01/04ArvinMeritor Invites the Media to the Dedication of Its New Detroit Technology Center
WHAT: ArvinMeritor, a premier $8-billion automotive supplier to the global transportation industry, is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate its new Detroit Technology Center on June 8. At the event, ArvinMeritor Chairman and CEO, Larry Yost will offer celebratory remarks to attending employees and customers, as well as civic leaders. The Honorable Kwame Kilpatrick, Mayor of the City of Detroit and Detroit Public Schools CEO Dr. Ken Burnley will also make remarks. The H... 
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05/10/04ArvinMeritor Prevails in Transmission Technology Dispute
TROY, Mich., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that the U.S. Patent Board of Appeals and Patent Interferences has issued judgment in ArvinMeritor's favor against Eaton Corporation on all claims in two related transmission patent interferences. An interference is a court-like proceeding in the Patent Office to determine who was first to make an invention. Under U.S. law, the first to invent is deemed the owner of the patent. The decision was rendered o... 
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05/04/04ArvinMeritor and Gillig to Collaborate on Emissions Reducing Technologies
TROY, Mich., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor's Commercial Vehicle Systems business today announced plans with Gillig Corporation, one of North America's largest producers of transit buses, based in Hayward, Calif., to collaborate on new emission control technologies for the North American transit bus industry. The announcement was made at the American Public Transit Association Bus & Paratransit Conference in Denver, CO. Through the partnership, the two companies will first int... 
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05/03/04ArvinMeritor Announces Agreement to Sell Kenton, Ohio, Facility
TROY, Mich., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) Kenton, Ohio, facility to a subsidiary of Sypris Solutions, Inc., which is headquartered in Louisville, Ky. The divestiture of this facility will enable ArvinMeritor to concentrate on its core processes for the design and assembly of complete systems -- consisting of axles, brakes, suspensions, tire inflation and ri... 
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04/26/04Correction -- ArvinMeritor Reports Fiscal Year 2004 Second-Quarter Results
Correction -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. Monday April 26, 3:35 pm ET In the news release, ArvinMeritor (NYSE: ARM) Reports Fiscal Year 2004 Second-Quarter Results, issued Friday, April 23, by ArvinMeritor, Inc. over PR Newswire, the SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET was incorrectly transmitted by PR Newswire. It should read: ARVINMERITOR, INC. SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET (In millions) March 31, September 30, 2004 2003 (Unaudited) ASSETS Cash $119 $103 Receivable... 
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04/21/04ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors at a meeting held today at corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, Inc., payable June 14, 2004, to shareowners of record at the close of business on May 24, 2004. ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $8-billion global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and components to ... 
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04/21/04ArvinMeritor Names David W. Devonshire to the Board of Directors, Effective July 22, 2004
TROY, Mich., Apr 21, 2004 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that David W. Devonshire, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Motorola, Inc., has been elected to the ArvinMeritor Board of Directors, effective July 22, 2004. The announcement was made following the company's Board meeting, held at corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich. Motorola is a global leader in providing integrated communications and embedded electronic solutions.... 
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03/31/04ArvinMeritor Wins New Contract to Provide Large Roof-Opening System
TROY, Mich., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group has been awarded another new, multi-year, $90 million contract to provide a large- opening, three-panel sunroof with a European OEM. Production begins in November 2006. The identity of the customer and terms of the contract were not disclosed. "We are experiencing an increase in demand for the company's large roof- opening systems, as consumers ... 
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03/26/04ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss FY2004 Second-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call to discuss the company's fiscal year 2004 second-quarter financial results on Friday, Apr. 23, 2004, at 11:00 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (706) 643-7449 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference ArvinMeritor when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by recording -- by visiting www.arvinmeritor.com .... 
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03/24/04ArvinMeritor to Provide SCR Emissions Systems on IVECO Trucks
LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Commercial Vehicle Systems group announced today that its Selective Catalytic Reduction/silencer (SCR) unit will be standard on IVECO's heavy-duty Cursor series, which includes 28,000 trucks and specialty vehicles per year. The SCR system meets the NOx reduction requirements established for Euro IV (2005), and potentially Euro V (2008) emission regulations. Since 2002, ArvinMeritor has supplied 30,000 ... 
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03/24/04ArvinMeritor Announces Evolution of Trailer Air Suspension System - The RideStar(R) RXP
LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor's (NYSE: ARM) Commercial Vehicle Systems business today announced a new development in its best-selling RideStar(R) RHP trailer air suspension system here at the Mid- America Trucking Show. The evolutionary RideStar RXP trailer air suspension combines all of the premium, sought-after features of the current RideStar RHP trailer air suspension with extra durability and convenience, while satisfying the needs of weight-sensitive custome... 
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03/24/04ArvinMeritor's Complete Braking System Continues to Lead the Way for Customers
LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -. ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced here today at the Mid-America Trucking Show that its Complete Braking System, provided jointly with Meritor WABCO, continues to gain customer acceptance with the introduction of several new products. "With the potential stopping-distance regulation change, the ever-growing need for added safety on the road and the desire for lower vehicle operating costs, more fleets and truck operators are seeing th... 
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03/23/04ArvinMeritor to Produce Trailer Axles for TotalTrailers-Fruehauf Group
BIRMINGHAM, England, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group today announced that it will provide trailer axle and suspension systems to the Spanish based TotalTrailers-Fruehauf Group. The supply contract is valued at $6.0 million annually and will cover a full range of products including the market leading, lowest cost of ownership, ELSA 2 Disc brake. The supply contract covers the complete line of trailer platfor... 
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03/23/04ArvinMeritor Gains Long Term Supply Agreement With Transrent
BIRMINGHAM, England, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group today announced that it will provide trailer axles to be used on trailers ordered by Transrent. The contract is based on a long term agreement centered on a unique product support package offered to Transrent by ROR, the European Trailer Systems manufacturing arm of ArvinMeritor. The package is based on the unique RORcare.com web based system that offers ... 
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03/23/04ArvinMeritor Forms Product Promotion Agreement With TTT the Team Technology Gmbh
BIRMINGHAM, England, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group today announced its agreement to partner with TTT the Team Technology based in Hamburg, Germany at the Birmingham Commercial Vehicle Show. The alliance allows TTT to promote ArvinMeritor's complete range of ROR Trailer Products within Germany. ROR provides thirty years of axle, brake and suspension experience to produce a harmonized trailer system. ... 
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03/23/04ArvinMeritor to Supply Trailer Systems to Shenzhen CIMC Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.
BIRMINGHAM, England, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group today announced it has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Shenzhen CIMC Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SCHI) located in Shenzhen, China, to supply trailer systems. Announced at the Birmingham Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, U.K., the contract includes the delivery of 20,000 trailer axles per year. The agreement begins a five-year long-term glob... 
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03/22/04ArvinMeritor Wins Shingo Prize for Lean Manufacturing Practices
TROY, Mich., March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) Gladstone Avenue exhaust manufacturing plant in Columbus, Ind., is a 2004 recipient of the coveted Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) "Receiving the Shingo Prize is a great honor and a testament to the company's continuous improvement culture. That culture is inspiring our ... 
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03/18/04ArvinMeritor Wins New Roof Module Business
TROY, Mich., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group has been awarded a new, multi-year, $75 million contract for a large, roof-opening module with an European OEM. Production will begin in November 2006. The identity of the customer and terms of the contract were not disclosed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) "This award signifies a growing market d... 
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03/16/04ArvinMeritor Announces $150 Million Suspension Module Contract
TROY, Mich., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group was awarded a multi-year, $150 million contract for a front, upper-corner suspension module for a new light vehicle pickup truck. The contract also includes rear suspension components. Production is scheduled to begin in July 2005. The identity of the customer and terms of the contract were not disclosed. "This new business win, on the heels o... 
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02/18/04ArvinMeritor Holds Its Annual Shareowners Meeting
TROY, Mich., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today held its annual shareowners meeting in Tampa, Fla. At the meeting, shareowners voted to elect Rhonda L. Brooks, William R. Newlin and Larry D. Yost to the Board of Directors for terms expiring in 2007. They also voted Richard W. Hanselman to the Board of Directors for a term expiring in 2005. In addition, the shareowners approved the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the company's auditors, a... 
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02/18/04ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Board of Directors at a meeting held today in Tampa, Fla., declared a quarterly dividend of ten cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, Inc., payable March 15, 2004, to shareowners of record at the close of business on March 1, 2004. ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $8-billion global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and components to the motor vehicle indus... 
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02/11/04ArvinMeritor Launches Search for CEO Successor
TROY, Mich., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced that its Board of Directors has retained an international executive search firm to identify a successor to Larry Yost, chairman and CEO. Yost will remain in his current capacity until an appropriate successor is found. More than a year ago, Yost, who turns 66 in February, announced his plans to retire at age 65. While he has put those plans on hold temporarily, his original intention to retire... 
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02/11/04ArvinMeritor Honors Outstanding Achievements in Engineering
TROY, Mich., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the winners of the company's 2003 Engineer of the Year and Manufacturing Engineer of the Year awards. The awards, presented at ceremonies on Feb. 5, 2004, in Detroit, Mich., recognize those engineers or scientists who have made significant and innovative technological contributions to ArvinMeritor, its customers and the automobile industry. In addressing the award winners, Larry Yost, ArvinMeritor c... 
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02/02/04ArvinMeritor Announces 2004 Suppliers of the Year
TROY, Mich., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the winners of the company's annual supplier awards. The awards -- which were presented Jan. 29, 2004, at ArvinMeritor's North American Supplier Conference in Troy, Mich. -- recognize outstanding performance in customer service, product quality, delivery and cost reduction. The 2004 Supplier of the Year award winners and the ArvinMeritor business groups they serve are: * Buckeye Container, a... 
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01/28/04ArvinMeritor Reports Fiscal Year 2004 First-Quarter Results
TROY, Mich., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported sales of $2.2 billion and net income of $19 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, for its first fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2003, compared to the prior year's first-quarter net income of $32 million, or $0.47 per diluted share. Results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2004 include a net charge of $0.09 per diluted share as a result of the company's decision to withdraw its tender offer to a... 
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01/28/04ArvinMeritor Announces the Resignation of President and COO Terry O'Rourke
TROY, Mich., Jan 28, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Terry O'Rourke is resigning from his position as president and chief operating officer (COO), as well as from the Board of Directors, to pursue opportunities outside of the company. The COO position will be eliminated. "We are grateful for Terry's commitment to our organization and appreciate his many contributions to the growth and success of ArvinMeritor -- first as ... 
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01/22/04ArvinMeritor Secures Annual $200-Million Suspension Module Contract
TROY, Mich., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group was awarded a new, annual $200-million light vehicle suspension systems contract for the final assembly of front- and rear-cross car modules to begin production in the fourth quarter of October 2005. The identity of the customer, and terms of the contract were not disclosed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) ... 
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01/15/04ArvinMeritor Names Don Polk to Lead Its Light Vehicle Systems Wheels Business
TROY, Mich., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announces that Donald Polk has been appointed to the position of vice president and general manager of its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group's Wheels product line, effective immediately. He reports directly to Juan De La Riva, senior vice president and president, LVS. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) In this position, Polk is responsible for the global leadership of the ... 
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01/15/04ArvinMeritor Announces Intent to Divest Kenton, Ohio, Facility andto Place Greater Focus on Trailer Systems
TROY, Mich., Jan 15, 2004 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has announced its decision, through a letter of intent, to sell its Kenton, Ohio, facility to Sypris Solutions of Louisville, Ky. The sale is anticipated to be completed by the end of March. The sale of the facility, which employs more than 200 persons, will allow ArvinMeritor to focus strategically within trailer products on its core processes for the design and assembly of complete systems, which c... 
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01/14/04Purolator Unveils BASS Tournament Boat & Truck
Who: Purolator, a primary national brand of ArvinMeritor, Inc., is now a primary sponsor of BASS, the worldwide authority on bass fishing. What: Photo opportunity to view the first unveiling of the new Purolator BASS tournament boat and truck. Employees of ArvinMeritor's Purolator and their families, and a representative of BASS will enjoy the first-ever look at the exciting new graphics on the boat ... 
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01/14/04ArvinMeritor Announces Finance Leadership Appointments
TROY, Mich., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announces that Robert (Rob) Guy has been named vice president of Finance for the company's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group, and that Marc Pensa has been named vice president of Finance for ArvinMeritor's Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group. Both men will report directly to Rakesh Sachdev, ArvinMeritor vice president and controller. The appointments were effective Dec. 1, 2003. In their new... 
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01/13/04ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast To Discuss FY2004 First-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call to discuss the company's fiscal year 2004 first-quarter financial results on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at 11:00 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (706) 643-7449 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference ArvinMeritor when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by recording -- by visiting www.arvinm... 
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12/22/03ArvinMeritor Roof Module Receives 2003 Grand Award From the Society of Plastics Engineers
TROY, Mich., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that the company's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group -- with its customer DaimlerChrysler AG and supplier GE Plastics Automotive -- was awarded the 2003 Grand Award by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) for its passenger vehicle roof module produced for the smart(TM) roadster. The awards were presented at the 33rd Annual SPE International Innovation Awards Program held in Livonia, Mich. on Nov... 
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12/21/03ArvinMeritor Announces the Appointment of Deborah Henderson to Vice President of Quality
TROY, Mich., Nov 19, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced that Deborah Henderson has been appointed vice president of Quality in support of the company's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group, effective immediately. In this role, she will focus on improving internal performance through overall quality, on-time delivery and new product launches throughout the LVS organization. Henderson will report directly to Debra Shumar, ArvinMeritor's senior vi... 
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12/19/03ArvinMeritor to Sell Its APA Joint Venture Shares to Kayaba
TROY, Mich., Dec 19, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via Comtex/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its 75 percent shareholdings in AP Amortiguadores, S.A. (APA) to joint venture partner Kayaba Industry Co., Ltd. In 1989 ArvinMeritor acquired shares in the joint venture company, which manufactures shock absorbers for the global automotive market. The sale is subject to regulatory approval, and terms of the transaction were not d... 
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12/18/03ArvinMeritor Awarded New Driveline Contracts for Volvo Trucks North America, Inc. and Mack Trucks, Inc.
TROY, Mich., Dec 18, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today it has been awarded major new contracts to supply its Meritor(R) Permalube(TM) RPL and RN series U-joint drivelines to Volvo Trucks North America, Inc., and Mack Trucks, Inc. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) The five-year supply agreements are new business wins for ArvinMeritor's Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group. Beginning Feb. 16, ... 
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12/15/03ArvinMeritor and ZF Promise Vigorous Defense Against Eaton's Legal Actions
TROY, Mich., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc., ZF Friedrichshafen AG and ZF Meritor LLC today announced that they are committed to a vigorous defense against the legal actions launched recently by Eaton Corporation against the three companies in connection with the ZF Meritor FreedomLine automated manual heavy truck transmission. "Eaton has a very significant share of the North American heavy truck transmissions market and their actions are the latest in a series of disru... 
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11/26/03ArvinMeritor Selects Montgomery, Ala., for Hyundai Customer Value Center
TROY, Mich., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today it will locate a Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) Customer Value Center (CVC) in Montgomery, Ala. The 44,000-square-foot CVC, which will serve Hyundai Motor Company with finished door module assemblies, is scheduled to open in February 2004. The facility will employ approximately 100 people at full capacity. "After a comprehensive search of the greater Montgomery area, ArvinMeritor decided to locate i... 
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11/23/03ArvinMeritor Terminates Offer for Dana
TROY, Mich., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has terminated its $18.00 per share all cash tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN) following Dana's announcement that its board of directors recommends that its shareowners reject ArvinMeritor's increased offer. No Dana shares were purchased by ArvinMeritor pursuant to the offer, and all tendered shares will be returned promptly. ... 
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11/20/03ArvinMeritor's Light Vehicle Aftermarket Business Group Realigns Management to Meet Changing Needs
TROY, Mich., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Aftermarket (LVA) business group, under the direction of President Dan Daniel, has realigned its upper management structure. The changes will provide increased focus on LVA's strategic customers, while strengthening development efforts outside North America. LVA provides exhaust, lift support, filter and ride control products to a full range of aftermarket customers, including retai... 
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11/19/03ArvinMeritor Announces the Appointment of Deborah Henderson to Vice President of Quality
TROY, Mich., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced that Deborah Henderson has been appointed vice president of Quality in support of the company's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group, effective immediately. In this role, she will focus on improving internal performance through overall quality, on-time delivery and new product launches throughout the LVS organization. Henderson will report directly to Debra Shumar, ArvinMeritor's senior vice president of ... 
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11/19/03ArvinMeritor Announces the Appointment of Steve Scgalski To President of Meritor Suspensions Systems Co.
TROY, Mich., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced that Steve Scgalski has been appointed president of Meritor Suspensions Systems Co. (MSSC), effective immediately. MSSC is a joint venture with Mitsubishi Steel Manufacturing, which was created in 1986 and provides leading technology and high-quality suspensions systems components to ArvinMeritor's global OEMs. Scgalski will report directly to Sidney Del Gaudio, vice president and general manager of the underca... 
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11/17/03ArvinMeritor Raises Tender Offer for Dana to $18.00 Per Share in Cash
TROY, Mich., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it is increasing its tender offer to $18.00 per share in cash to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN). Larry Yost, chairman and chief executive officer of ArvinMeritor, said, "We continue to believe this is a logical combination that makes strategic sense. When we first approached Dana on June 4, 2003, Dana's stock was trading at under $10.00 pe... 
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11/13/03ArvinMeritor Reports Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year 2003 Results
TROY, Mich., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported sales of $2.0 billion and net income of $33 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, for its fourth fiscal quarter ended Sept. 30, 2003, compared to last year's fourth-quarter net income of $41 million, or $0.61 per diluted share. Net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2003 included a charge for the cumulative effect of a change in accounting principle due to the adoption of FIN 46, "Consoli... 
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11/13/03ArvinMeritor Announces Its Annual Shareowners Meeting
TROY, Mich., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) board of directors today announced that its annual shareowners' meeting will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) at a location to be specified. Shareowners of record at the close of business on Dec. 12, 2003, will be entitled to notice of and, to vote at the annual meeting. ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $8-billion global supplier of a broad range of integrate... 
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11/12/03ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., Nov 12, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) board of directors at a meeting held today in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of ten cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, Inc., payable Dec. 8, 2003, to shareowners of record at the close of business on Nov. 24, 2003. ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $7-billion global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and components to the motor ve... 
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11/10/03ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast To Discuss FY2003 Fourth-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call to discuss the company's fiscal year 2003 fourth-quarter financial results on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2002, at 10:00 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (706) 643-7449 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference ArvinMeritor when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by recording -- by visiting www.arvin... 
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10/30/03ArvinMeritor Extends Tender Offer for Dana Until Dec. 1, 2003
TROY, Mich., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has extended its $15.00 net per share offer for all of the outstanding common shares of Dana Corporation's (NYSE: DCN) common stock until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), on Dec. 1, 2003, unless further extended. The offer was previously scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m. EST, on Oct. 30, 2003. At that time, Dana shareowners had tendered and not withdrawn approximately 2,284,396 shar... 
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10/27/03ArvinMeritor Plans to Enter Two Axle Joint Ventures with Volvo
Continues Expansion of Global Manufacturing Presence With Key Global Vehicle Maker TROY, Mich., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has announced a memorandum of understanding with the Volvo Group to create two new joint ventures. The joint ventures would expand ArvinMeritor's capacity to produce commercial vehicle drive axles. Volvo is one of the world's largest truck manufacturers and is based in Goteborg, Sweden. It ... 
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10/02/03ArvinMeritor Extends Tender Offer for Dana Until Oct. 30, 2003
TROY, Mich., Oct 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has extended its $15.00 net per share offer for all of the outstanding common shares of Dana Corporation's (NYSE: DCN) common stock until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), on Oct. 30, 2003, unless further extended. The offer was previously scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m. EDT, on Oct. 2, 2003. At that time, Dana shareowners had tendered and not withdrawn approximately 2,339,993 shares... 
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10/01/03ArvinMeritor to Supply One Million Door Modules for Hyundai
TROY, Mich., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that Hyundai Motor Company has chosen the company as its North American door module supplier for two of Hyundai's platforms, beginning production in 2005. A Letter of Intent was presented to ArvinMeritor's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group for the annual production of one million door modules. "We are extremely pleased with Hyundai's selection of ArvinMeritor's proven door system technolog... 
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09/30/03ArvinMeritor Presents Global Growth and Profit Strategies for the Future; Provides Financial Outlook
NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will present the company's growth and financial improvement strategies today to analysts and investors in New York City. The company's growth strategies will include: -- Growing the business organically and pursuing strategic acquisitions -- Increasing content per vehicle through advanced technology -- Producing new products to meet customer needs in the areas of safety, environment a... 
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09/26/03ArvinMeritor Hosts Web Cast for Analyst Day, Sept. 30, 2003
TROY, Mich., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host its annual Analyst Day with security analysts and institutional investors on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, between 9:00 a.m. and noon (EDT) in New York City. Senior management will discuss the company's operating and financial performance, as well as ArvinMeritor's growth strategies for each of its business groups. Presenting at the event will be: * Larry Yost, Chairman and Chief Executive Of... 
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09/24/03ArvinMeritor to Close Franklin, Ind. Exhaust Facility
TROY, Mich., Sep 24, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today the decision to close its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) exhaust facility in Franklin, Ind. The closure is part of LVS' restructuring plan to reduce fixed costs and enhance customer satisfaction through just-in-time delivery. It is also the result of factors in the automotive industry such as overcapacity in the North American passenger car market. The Franklin facility emplo... 
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09/10/03ArvinMeritor Appoints Vice Presidents of Continuous Improvement and Quality
TROY, Mich., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced two vice president appointments in its Continuous Improvement and Quality organization. Joseph Muscedere has been appointed vice president of Quality for Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS), including its Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket (CVA) business. Sean Wright has been named vice president of Continuous Improvement. Both will report to Debra Shumar, senior vice president of Continuous Improvement and Quality. ... 
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09/08/03ArvinMeritor Receives Request for Additional Information
TROY, Mich., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) relating to its filing under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) in connection with its tender offer for all of the outstanding common shares of Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN). This request extends the waiting period under the HSR Act during which the FTC is permitted to ... 
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08/28/03ArvinMeritor Extends Tender Offer for Dana Until Oct. 2, 2003
TROY, Mich., Aug 28, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that is has extended its $15.00 net per share offer for all of the outstanding common shares of Dana Corporation's (NYSE: DCN) common stock until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), on Oct. 2, 2003, unless further extended. The offer was previously scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m. EDT, on Aug. 28, 2003. At that time, Dana shareowners had tendered and not withdrawn approximatel... 
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08/26/03ArvinMeritor Announces the Appointment of Juan De La Riva To Senior Vice President and President, Light Vehicle Systems
TROY, Mich., Aug 26, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the appointment of Juan De La Riva to the position of senior vice president and president, Light Vehicle Systems (LVS), effective immediately. He will report to ArvinMeritor's President and Chief Operating Officer Terry O'Rourke. As president of LVS, De La Riva will be responsible for overall strategic management of the company's $4.5 billion passenger vehicle components and modules a... 
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08/22/03ArvinMeritor Files Notification Under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
TROY, Mich., Aug 22, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has filed a notification under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act with the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice in connection with ArvinMeritor's offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN) for $15.00 per share in cash. ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $7-billion global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules... 
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08/22/03ArvinMeritor Believes Dana Counterclaims Without Merit
TROY, Mich., Aug 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today issued the following statement regarding the answer filed by Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN) and its Board of Directors in response to ArvinMeritor's lawsuit that was filed on July 8, 2003 in the Circuit Court for the City of Buena Vista, Virginia, and the answer and counterclaims filed by Dana in response to ArvinMeritor's lawsuit that was filed on July 9, 2003 in the United States Federal District Court for t... 
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08/19/03ArvinMeritor Appoints Information Technology Vice Presidents
TROY, Mich., Aug 19, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced three vice president appointments in its Information Technology (IT) department. Kent Barth has been appointed vice president, eBusiness Development and Shared Services Applications; Jeanne Booth has been named vice president, Technology Infrastructure and Operations; and Yomi Famurewa has been appointed vice president, Supply Chain and Product Development Systems. All will report to Perry Lipe, se... 
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08/19/03ArvinMeritor Expands Commercial Vehicle Systems Executive Position
TROY, Mich., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced that it expanded the leadership role and responsibilities of Sergio Carvalho, vice president and general manager of Suspension Systems, Trailer Products and Ride Control for the company's Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group. Carvalho will now also oversee and manage Worldwide Braking Systems for the group. He will continue to report to Tom Gosnell, president of CVS. (Photo: http://www.newscom.... 
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08/18/03ArvinMeritor Responds to Dana Complaint
TROY, Mich., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today issued the following statement in response to a complaint filed in Lucas County, Ohio late last week by Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN). This statement was delayed as a result of the power outages on Thursday and Friday in the Northeast and Midwest sections of the country. We believe the lawsuit is entirely without merit and we will contest it vigorously. We believe that Dana's shareowners woul... 
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08/11/03ArvinMeritor Appoints Alice McGuire Vice President of Investor Relations
TROY, Mich., Aug 11, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the appointment of Alice McGuire to the position of vice president, Investor Relations. McGuire will be responsible for ArvinMeritor's global investor strategy, including the integration of finance, communications, marketing and securities law compliance to ensure world-class communications between the company, its shareowners and the financial communities. She will report to Senior Vice P... 
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08/05/03ArvinMeritor Announces the Appointment of Brian Casey to Vice President And Treasurer, Pending Board Approval
TROY, Mich., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the appointment of Brian Casey to the position of vice president and treasurer. Pending approval of the board of directors, he will become an officer of the company. Casey will be responsible for ArvinMeritor's global capital market and tax activities, reporting to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Carl Soderstrom. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ht... 
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07/28/03ArvinMeritor Sends Letter to Dana's Independent Committee
TROY, Mich., Jul 28, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today sent the following letter to the members of the Committee of Independent Directors of Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN): July 28, 2003 Mr. Glen H. Hiner Mr. Benjamin F. Bailar Mr. A. Charles Baillie Mr. Edmund M. Carpenter Mr. Eric Clark Ms. Cheryl W. Grise Mr. James P. Kelly Ms. Marilyn R. Marks Mr. Richard B. Priory Dear Mr. H... 
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07/23/03ArvinMeritor Appoints Rakesh Sachdev Vice President and Controller
TROY, Mich., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Rakesh Sachdev has been named to the position of vice president and controller, effective Aug. 1, 2003. In this position, he is responsible for worldwide financial controls; systems; financial planning and management reporting; accounting policies, and external reporting. Sachdev is also directly involved in the company's growth strategies and analyst communications. Before being named to thi... 
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07/22/03ArvinMeritor Responds to Dana's Rejection of $15 Per Share Cash Tender Offer
TROY, Mich., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today issued the following statement in response to Dana Corporation's (NYSE: DCN) announcement that its Board of Directors has recommended that its shareowners reject ArvinMeritor's cash tender offer to acquire all of Dana's outstanding common stock for $15.00 net per share. ArvinMeritor stated: "Despite the fact that the Dana Board has rejected our all-cash tender offer and refuses to negotiate with us, w... 
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07/21/03ArvinMeritor Reports Fiscal Year 2003 Third-Quarter Results
TROY, Mich., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported sales of $2.1 billion and net income of $47 million, or $0.69 per diluted share, for its third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2003. Sales increased $226 million, or 12 percent, as compared to last year's third quarter. Foreign currency translation, driven by the stronger euro, favorably impacted sales by approximately $125 million, and the company's acquisition of Zeuna Starker added sales of $176... 
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07/17/03ArvinMeritor Appoints Jay McLean Vice President of Information Technology
TROY, Mich., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced that Jay McLean has been appointed vice president of Information Technology (IT) for its Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) group, including its aftermarket operation. In his new position, McLean will focus on developing a plan to achieve systems synergies between the original equipment and aftermarket applications. Previously, McLean served as senior director of IT, Human Resources and Financial Systems.... 
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07/16/03ArvinMeritor Names William R. Newlin to Board of Directors
TROY, Mich., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that William R. Newlin, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Buchanan Ingersoll, has been elected to the ArvinMeritor board of directors for a term expiring in 2005. The announcement was made at the company's quarterly board meeting held at corporate headquarters in Troy, Mich. Buchanan Ingersoll is one of the largest law firms in the United States. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com... 
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07/16/03ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) board of directors at a meeting held today in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of ten cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, Inc., payable Sept. 8, 2003, to shareowners of record at the close of business on Aug. 18, 2003. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $7-billion global supplier of a broad range of inte... 
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07/09/03ArvinMeritor Commences $15 per Share Cash Tender Offer for Dana
TROY, Mich., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it is commencing a cash tender offer for all of the outstanding common shares of Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN) common stock for $15.00 net per share. Following completion of the tender offer, ArvinMeritor intends to consummate a second step merger in which all remaining Dana shareholders will receive the same cash price paid in the tender offer. ArvinMeritor's offer represents a premium ... 
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07/08/03ArvinMeritor Hosts Webcast to Discuss Intention to Commence Tender Offer to Acquire Dana Corporation
TROY, Mich., Jul 8, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has scheduled a live webcast to discuss its intention to commence a tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN) today at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The webcast and slide presentation may be accessed online through our web site at www.ArvinMeritor.com. Telephone lines will also be available to participants by dialing (800) 619-8522 within the U.S. or (210) 234-0582... 
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07/08/03ArvinMeritor to Commence Tender Offer to Acquire Dana for $15 Per Share In Cash
TROY, Mich., Jul 8, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it intends to commence a tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN) for $15.00 per share in cash. ArvinMeritor's offer represents a premium of 56% over Dana's closing stock price on June 3, 2003, the last trading day before ArvinMeritor submitted its first proposal to Dana in writing, a premium of 39% over Dana's average closing stock... 
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07/08/03ArvinMeritor Conference Call Replay Available
TROY, Mich., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that a replay of this morning's call to discuss its intention to commence a tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN) for $15.00 per share in cash will be available until midnight on Wednesday, July 9, 2003. To access the replay, please dial (800) 891-8254 within the U.S. or (402) 998-0002 internationally. If you have any questions regarding this procedur... 
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07/03/03ArvinMeritor Appoints Nicholas Exton Vice President of Corporate Development
TROY, Mich., July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced that Nicholas Exton has been appointed vice president of Corporate Development. He will be responsible for leading and coordinating merger, acquisition, joint venture and divestiture initiatives. Exton previously served as director of Corporate Development. Before joining ArvinMeritor, he was vice president, Business Development, at Lucas Varity Heavy Vehicle Systems in Dayton, Ohio. Exton holds a... 
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07/02/03ArvinMeritor to Sell Exhaust Tube Manufacturing Business
TROY, Mich., Jul 2, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Light Vehicle Systems' (LVS) Columbus, Ind., exhaust tube manufacturing operation to AK Tube LLC, a subsidiary of AK Steel Corporation. The sale is subject to regulatory approval, and terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "ArvinMeritor's Columbus exhaust tube business has been the primary supplier of high-quality st... 
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06/26/03ArvinMeritor's Vernon Baker Receives the Minority Corporate Council Association's 2003 Trailblazer Award
TROY, Mich., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Vernon Baker, senior vice president and general counsel, has received the Minority Corporate Counsel Association's (MCCA) 2003 Trailblazer Award. The award, presented at ceremonies June 25 in Washington, D.C., recognizes the outstanding achievements of minority in-house counsels who also stand as role models in the legal profession. Baker was also honored for his contributions as a mentor to countles... 
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06/24/03ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast To Discuss FY2003 Third-Quarter Earnings
TROY, Mich., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call to discuss the company's fiscal year 2003 third-quarter financial results on Monday, July 21, 2003, at 11:00 a.m. (ET). To participate, call (706) 643-7449 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference ArvinMeritor when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by recording -- by visiting www.arvinmerit... 
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06/18/03ArvinMeritor's Lin Cummins Named Communicator of the Year
Communications team takes home seven IABC/Detroit Renaissance Awards TROY, Mich., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that Lin Cummins, senior vice president of Communications, has been named Communicator of the Year by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)/Detroit Chapter. The annual award recognizes outstanding contributions to business communication through the practice and encouragement of professionalism and integrity ... 
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05/22/03ArvinMeritor's Light Vehicle Systems Business Group Announces Vice President Appointments
TROY, Mich., May 22, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced two vice president appointments in its Light Vehicle Systems business group. Michael Muzzin has been appointed vice president, Europe, Sales and Marketing, and William Clark has been appointed vice president, DaimlerChrysler and affiliates, Sales and Marketing. Muzzin joined the company in 1999 and previously served as senior director, Advanced Module Sales. Before joining ArvinMerito... 
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05/14/03Transmission Patent Infringement Rehearing Denied
TROY, Mich., May 14, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) denied Eaton Corp.'s petition for a rehearing in the patent infringement lawsuit against the company. The original ruling of the CAFC, in which ArvinMeritor won the lawsuit, still stands. As stated in ArvinMeritor's original press release dated April 3, 2003, the CAFC found that ArvinMeritor did not infringe on the patent. Eato... 
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05/06/03ArvinMeritor's Wheel Business Receives Best Suppliers Award from Honda
TROY, Mich., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announces that its wheels business has been recognized by Honda with its prestigious Best Suppliers Award. The company has received the award from Honda three times in the last four years. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) The Honda Best Suppliers Award recognizes top suppliers who demonstrate exceptional quality and service. Key metrics indicating the success of the business in... 
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05/01/03ArvinMeritor's Wheel Business Receives Best Supplier Awards from Fiat
TROY, Mich., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced that its wheels business has been recognized by Fiat with its prestigious Best Suppliers Award for the twelfth consecutive year. In addition, ArvinMeritor was presented with Fiat's long-term excellence award for the fifth year in a row. The wheels business is comprised of two manufacturing facilities -- its headquarters in Limeira, Brazil, and the North American production facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. ... 
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04/29/03ArvinMeritor Light Vehicle Systems Earns Toyota Global Quality Award
TROY, Mich., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group has been awarded Toyota's prestigious Quality Award. The award, announced at Toyota's annual suppliers meeting in Nagoya, Japan, signifies a superior level of quality in business processes and products delivered to Toyota from ArvinMeritor LVS facilities in Argentina, Brazil, France, India, UK and Venezuela. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin... 
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04/25/03ArvinMeritor Dedicates North American Information Technology Center in Columbus, Indiana
TROY, Mich., Apr 25, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today held a dedication ceremony to celebrate the opening of its North American Information Technology (IT) Center in Columbus, Ind. The new IT center is the major hub of the company's network of worldwide information technology capabilities that includes companion sites in Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Troy, Mich. The 48,000-square-foot facility employs more than 100 people. (Ph... 
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04/23/03ArvinMeritor Reports Fiscal Year 2003 Second-Quarter Results
TROY, Mich., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today reported sales of $2.0 billion and net income of $24 million, or $0.36 per diluted share, for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2003. Sales increased $306 million, or 18 percent, as compared to last year's second quarter. The company's acquisition of the remaining 51-percent interest in Zeuna Starker added sales of $198 million in the second fiscal quarter, and the stronger euro also favorably impa... 
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04/21/03Seed Appointed ArvinMeritor Light Vehicle Systems Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing
TROY, Mich., Apr 21, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announces the appointment of Bob Seed to vice president, Global Sales and Marketing, for the organization's Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group. In this position, Seed is responsible for leading worldwide strategic initiatives, assessing and developing new business opportunities, and providing leadership to a customer-aligned, global sales and marketing team. (Photo: http://www.newsco... 
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04/16/03ArvinMeritor Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock
TROY, Mich., Apr 16, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) board of directors at a meeting held today in Troy, Mich., declared a quarterly dividend of ten cents ($0.10) per share on the common stock of ArvinMeritor, Inc., payable June 9, 2003, to shareowners of record at the close of business on May 19, 2003. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010524/ARVINLOGO ) ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $7-billion global supplier of a broad rang... 
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04/15/03Revision: ArvinMeritor Targets Improved Return on Invested Capital
The following release was distributed April 14, 2003 without a forward- looking statement. It is being re-released today with that statement included, as well as a footnote containing ArvinMeritor's definition of Return on Invested Capital (ROIC). TROY, Mich., Apr 14, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that the company is targeting to improve return on invested capital (ROIC)(1) to between 13 percent and 15 percent within the next three to...