TROY, Mich. (Jan. 23, 2018) ̶ Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced the expansion of its king pin kits to include new offerings in its Meritor® Genuine and Mach™ product lines. The additional kits round out the overall portfolio, meeting multiple price point requirements while covering 95 percent of the market for ream and no-ream applications.
“This expansion allows us to offer king pin kits for virtually every commercial vehicle on the road,” said Krishna Natarajan, senior director, Steering, Suspension and Drivetrain for Meritor Aftermarket. “With products from our Meritor Genuine brand through our Mach value line, end-users can be assured of getting the right part at the right price for their specific replacement need.”
Meritor Genuine king pins are the same as those used on original builds and are best-suited for end-users who prefer genuine OEM replacement parts. The Mach king pin kits are designed to rigid industry standards, suitable for older vehicle maintenance and deliver reliable performance at affordable prices. All Meritor king pins deliver maximum support for a tight turning radius and improved steering and are ideal for linehaul, vocational, city delivery and bus applications.
“Whether a replacement calls for a genuine part or a value alternative, the Meritor line of king pin kits includes a product for every phase of the vehicle lifecycle,” Natarajan said. “Our complete kit portfolio will help truck operators maximize uptime using the replacement part that’s right for their operation.”
The new king pin kits are covered by Meritor's standard aftermarket warranty and are backed by extensive customer support. For more information about the kits and availability, visit meritorpartsxpress.com.
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 around the world. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of approximately 8,200 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries. Meritor common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR.