Haldex Announces Standard Position at Wabash National for Air Disc Brakes

Haldex, a leading global manufacturer of air brake systems for trucks, trailers and buses; along with Wabash National Corporation, a diversified industrial manufacturer and a leading producer of semi-trailers, truck bodies and liquid transportation systems, are pleased to announce Haldex Air Disc Brakes will now be standard on all Wabash National van trailer configurations where air disc brakes are specified. Wabash will install the Haldex Air Disc Brake on trailers specified by end users to include the disc brake feature. Haldex will continue to supply its Automatic Brake Adjusters and Brake Actuators (Chambers) to Wabash on their standard models.

“We are pleased that Wabash has selected Haldex for the standard position on Air Disc Brake. Building on the long-term relationship we’ve had with Wabash since 2009 when Haldex became the standard position supplier of the Haldex Self Adjusting – Automatic Brake Adjuster and GoldSeal Brake Actuator. We look forward to supporting our partner in their launch of the Air Disc Brake,” said Walter Frankiewicz, President Haldex Americas & Executive Vice President Haldex AB.

The Haldex Air Disc Brake is the most advanced trailer air disc brake on the market today. Key features include long life performance, lightweight design and it carries the Haldex company commitment to superior design and manufacturing. Haldex has maintained a long history of superior product design dating back to 1887 from the company’s origin. With millions of Air Disc Brakes in the market today, Haldex is a global leader in the development and delivery of safety-critical brake systems and components; delivering the company vision of a “World of Safer Vehicles” on a daily basis.

For further information, visit haldex.com or contact:
Sherilyn Rowe, Director North America Marketing
Phone: 816-801-2510
E-mail: sherilyn.rowe@haldex.com

About Haldex
With more than 100 years of intensely focused innovation, Haldex holds unrivaled expertise in brake systems and air suspension systems for heavy trucks, trailers, and buses. We live and breathe our business, delivering robust, technically superior solutions born from deep insight into our customers’ reality. By concentrating on our core competencies and following our strengths and passions, we combine both the operating speed and flexibility required by the market. Collaborative innovation is not
only the essence of our products – it is also our philosophy. Our 2,100 employees, spread on four continents, are constantly challenging the conventional and strive to ensure that the products we deliver create unique value for our customers and all endusers. We are listed on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm Stock Exchange and have net sales of approximately 4.4 billion SEK.