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
The boat and truck were the grand prize in a national sweepstakes and will
be awarded to the lucky winner, Chris Reining of West Dundee, Ill. The Triton
boat and Toyota truck are valued at $59,000 and are being delivered to the
"We've been extremely proud to be a premier sponsor of the CITGO
Bassmaster Tournament trail this year, at which we have met so many of our
loyal customers," said Dan Daniel, ArvinMeritor's senior vice president and
president of its Light Vehicle Aftermarket organization. "This tournament
sponsorship has been a venue that has allowed us to reach out and strengthen
our relationship, while having some good times and enjoying some competitive
bass fishing, a growing sport here in the United States."
The company announced the contest in June (June 28 - Aug. 8) for the boat
and truck and had tremendous participation from sportsmen following the CITGO
Bassmaster Tournament trail. The boat and truck are being awarded this year in
addition to Purolator's Big Bass Fan Award, which was presented at the CITGO
Bassmaster Classic in Pittsburgh, PA. to a lucky fan on the final day of
competition. The winner, Nicole Mullins, from Bridgeport, W. VA., was awarded
$5,000 from Purolator.
ArvinMeritor's Light Vehicle Aftermarket (LVA) business group supplies
exhaust systems, filters and ride control products to retailers, jobbers and
distributors around the world. The strong family of LVA brands has earned
customer confidence for quality and value for close to 100 years.
ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $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 related aftermarkets.
Headquartered in Troy, Mich., ArvinMeritor employs approximately 31,000 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:
SOURCE ArvinMeritor, Inc.
D. Mike Pennington
both of ArvinMeritor, Inc.