TROY, Mich., (Feb. 21, 2012) – Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will be showcasing its proven, durable ProTec™ Series 30 High Mobility Independent Suspension (HMIS) at the Association of the United States Army’s (AUSA) Winter Exposition in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Feb. 22-24. With vehicle testing in full force since its introduction in late summer 2010, the ProTec continues to deliver payload, performance and protection to meet the extreme demands of the military market.
The suspension solution for applications requiring GAWRs up to 14,000 pounds, the ProTec Series 30 is designed to handle the rough terrain of real-world combat, and is currently in use on combat vehicles in Afghanistan. Meritor Defense has integrated the ProTec Series 30 in several applications, including the HMMWV and Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), to demonstrate improvements in ride quality, vehicle mobility, off-road speeds and load-carrying capacity with lower life-cycle costs.
“Utilizing a full vehicle systems integration approach to product design and validation testing, we’re able to evaluate and prove performance of our defense products in real-world environments and mission profiles,” said Dave Damian, director, Sales and Business Development, Meritor Defense. “With military products, just as any other product line, it’s critical to perform complete vehicle testing to ensure all of our specifications are accurate and provide the ultimate durability, ride quality and performance that our military demands.”
Providing an optimal balance of payload, performance and protection for the full range of light tactical and armored vehicles, the ProTec Series 30 offers the best solution for our warfighter.
Meritor Defense suspensions are backed by its global aftermarket support system to deliver after-the-sale support with on-time delivery and technical and Customer Care assistance. Customer Care’s highly-trained professionals provide vehicle OEMs, dealers, distributers, fleets and drivers with a one-call solution. For more information, call 888-725-9355 or view the ProTec Series 30 on display at the Meritor Defense booth #2123 during the AUSA Winter Exposition.
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 more than 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.