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Meritor® Honored with Four Quality Awards by PACCAR

Posted on 7/25/2012 by SuperUser Account

Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is honored to announce that four of its manufacturing facilities were bestowed the 2011 Quality Achievement Award from PACCAR, Inc. This award is among the industry’s most demanding due to the high standards established for supplier parts and component quality. It recognizes suppliers that have achieved a defect rate of 50 parts per million (PPM) or less during 2011. The Meritor facilities to achieve PACCAR’s prestigious “50 PPM” standard are: Forest City, NC; Newark, OH; Laurinburg, NC; and Manning, SC. At least four Meritor facilities have won the award during each of the past three years: a testament to the ongoing Meritor quality process.

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Michigan Senate Bill 582 Goes Into Effect July 18; Impacts Truck Tractor, Lowboy Lengths

Posted on 7/12/2012 by SuperUser Account

Michigan Senate Bill 582 goes into effect July 18. The new law amends the Michigan Vehicle Code to allow a truck tractor and lowboy trailer combination of any length to operate on a designated highway, subject to certain conditions.

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BTS Releases Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI); Freight Shipments Unchanged in May from April

Posted on 7/11/2012 by SuperUser Account

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry was unchanged in May from April, after a one-month rise, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) released today. The May 2012 index level (109.6) was 16.3% above the April 2009 low during the recession.

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Pressure Systems International Featured in News Program Touting San Antonio’s Manufacturing Resurgence

Posted on 7/10/2012 by SuperUser Account

San Antonio, TX-based Pressure Systems International (PSI) was featured in a July TV news special highlighting the city’s manufacturing base and its recent resurgence.

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Meritor® Adds Oil-Bath Wheel Seal to All-Makes Wheel-End Aftermarket Portfolio

Posted on 7/8/2012 by SuperUser Account

Meritor Inc.’s (NYSE: MTOR) Aftermarket business recently added heavy-duty truck and trailer oil-bath wheel seals to its wheel-end parts offerings. The new additions continue the company’s “complete solutions” approach to expanding its aftermarket product portfolio.

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