HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor® (NYSE: MTOR) will feature its ELSA air disc brake (ADB) series at the 65th IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014 show Sept. 25-Oct. 2 in Hannover, Germany.
"We use best-in-class manufacturing processes to build brakes that are weight-optimized and deliver performance with longer component life," said Tony Nicol, general manager, Brakes, Europe for Meritor. "Our recent contract with Scania exemplifies our commitment to be a recognized leader in brake engineering, testing and manufacturing."
Meritor builds ELSA brakes with modular construction to suit any wheel and axle combination. Each brake is built with common parts and fewer loose components to increase product lifetime.
ELSA brakes are manufactured in the United Kingdom, United States, Brazil, India, Japan and China. Meritor's Cwmbran, United Kingdom facility has become the company's ADB center of excellence that is leading new product development for the next generation of brakes.
Since production began in 2000, Meritor has manufactured more than 4 million ELSA brakes for a diversified customer base in North and South America, Europe and Asia. In 2014, Meritor began to supply its ELSA 225H range of brakes for Scania's trucks and buses.
ELSA brakes that will be showcased at the IAA in booth 26 D12 are the ELSA 225H (Iveco Bus), ELSA 225H90, ELSA 225L, ELSA 225T, EX+ 225L, ELSA 225H (Scania), SAC DRUM and the heavy duty S-CAM DRUM.
Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. With more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers around the world. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of more than 9,000 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 18 countries. Common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For important information, visit the company's website at meritor.com.
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