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 to support and strengthen the communities in which its employees live and work. This event is supported entirely by employee volunteer efforts. Last year's show raised more than $12,700 for Habitat for Humanity Detroit.
Meritor recently launched the "Power of Volunteering" employee volunteer initiative to achieve 40,000 hours of employee community service annually by 2020. Troy-based employees will contribute more than $150,000 to more than 35 local charities in 2012.
When: Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 (rain or shine). The build is 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and the car show is 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
About Meritor, Inc.
Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. With more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers in more than 70 countries. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of approximately 10,000 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries. Common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For important information, visit the company's web site at meritor.com.
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