Component maker Meritor Inc. said Wednesday that Wabash National has selected Meritor trailer axles to be standard equipment on all Wabash trailers.
As part of the agreement, other Meritor components available on Wabash National models include air suspensions, Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI automatic slack adjusters and wheel-end components.
“Meritor’s long history of innovation in axle and brake technology assures our customers access to industry-leading solutions that can help reduce cost and improve performance,” said Brent Yeagy, Wabash National’s vice president and general manager, commercial trailer products.
“Wabash National has a well-deserved quality reputation year after year for building long-lasting trailers,” said Craig Frohock, Meritor’s general manager of global trailers. “Meritor’s proven product lineup will only enhance Wabash’s status as an industry leader.”
Meritor, which began design and manufacturing of trailer components in 1948, has produced more than 9 million trailer axles in North America and has more than 50 different axles for use in a broad range of trailer applications, the company said.