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Meritor® Expands its Genuine and All-Makes Air Disc Brake Portfolios and Updates Catalogs

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week '15 (HDAW) the expansion of its air disc brake (ADB) product line and introduced updated parts catalogs to support rising market demand.

The expansion includes more than 150 part numbers for genuine Meritor ADB systems, such as the ADB1560, DX and EX+ models and over 130 Meritor AllFit™ part numbers covering brakes made by other manufacturers.

"As more vehicles are equipped with air disc brakes, the need for replacement products continues to grow," said Aaron Bickford, director, Brake and Wheel End for Meritor. "These additions to our genuine and all-makes portfolios create a dynamic supply of aftermarket parts and strengthen our aftermarket industry leadership."

With customers demanding simple, reliable and comprehensive sourcing for their air disc brakes, Meritor's expanded air disc brake portfolio supports the need for well-rounded solutions.

Meritor's EX+ aftermarket offering now includes more than 50 EX+ assemblies, such as calipers, kits and various wear items.

The new selection of AllFit™ product includes brake pads, calipers, rotors, brake chambers and service kits covering the most widely used North American air disc brake models.

A revised version of the EX+ catalog, PB-8857B, contains more product details to make the ordering process quick and simple. It includes a reference guide for wearable parts, a disc pad compatibility chart showing the pad geometry and FMSI numbers, expanded views showing style differences and family group for each caliper.

The AllFit air disc brake catalog, PB-1461, covers Meritor's Dura-Master® and DX models, WABCO's PAN series and other competitive models. The catalog includes key specification details such as the most popular Friction Material Standards Institute (FMSI) numbers, engineering drawings, dimensional data, competitive cross reference charts and expanded views.

"Our goal was to create tools to help make the specification and ordering process as easy as possible," said Dennis Riedel, product manager, Aftermarket for Meritor. "These new air disc brake catalogs will be valuable resources for aftermarket customers."

For more information about the AllFit and EX+ product offerings, visit Meritor's online catalog and ordering system, meritorpartsonline.com. Both catalogs can be ordered through Literature on Demand on meritor.com.

About Meritor
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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Media Inquiries, Marty Hetherington, (248) 787-6978, martin.hetherington@meritor.com, Investor Inquiries, Carl Anderson, (248) 435-1588, carl.anderson@meritor.com

 
 
 
 
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