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.
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The supply of the device packaging, which includes packaging for Detroit
Diesel and Mercedes Benz engines designed for Freightliner, Sterling and
Western Star brands, will commence with production and delivery in 2007.
With this business award, ArvinMeritor will provide the engineered
packaging for all configurations of these aftertreatment devices, which are
part of the engine manufacturers' emissions system to meet U.S. 2007 emissions
requirements. The devices also meet U.S. sound attenuation standards.
"Being awarded this business is a great honor for our Commercial Vehicle
Emissions organization," said Silvio Angori, general manager of ArvinMeritor
Commercial Vehicle Emissions. "It represents the largest piece of heavy-duty
business awarded by an OEM to an emissions control system packaging provider
for the U.S. market for 2007." The company has been actively engaged in the
development of exhaust aftertreatment systems to meet U.S. heavy-duty vehicle
emissions standards for 2007 and beyond, using a portfolio of tools that
includes proprietary computational fluid dynamics (CFD), finite element
analysis (FEA), soot modeling and thermal modeling.
ArvinMeritor has a long history of active involvement in developing
advanced emissions-control technologies dating back to the catalytic converter
in the 1970s. It has a portfolio of advanced emissions-control technologies
targeted for the heavy-duty markets including combinatorial technologies that
target both particulate matter and NOx to meet stringent emissions
requirements in the United States, Europe, Japan, and South America.
ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $8.8 billion global supplier of a broad
range of integrated systems, modules and components to the motor vehicle
industry. The company serves light vehicle, commercial truck, trailer and
specialty original equipment manufacturers and certain aftermarkets.
Headquartered in Troy, Mich., ArvinMeritor employs approximately 29,000 people
at more than 120 manufacturing facilities in 25 countries. ArvinMeritor common
stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ARM.
For more information, visit the company's Web site at:
D. Mike Pennington
both of ArvinMeritor