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Air system maintenance tips from Bendix

At the heart of a commercial vehicle’s air brake system is its air compressor, which pressurizes air in the primary and secondary tanks to provide power for the air brakes and other pneumatic systems. With commercial vehicle technology advancing and expanding the use of compressed air for non-braking functions, ...

Bendix reman inks deal with U.S. Xpress

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC continues to expand its market presence in remanufactured brake shoes. U.S. Xpress Enterprises, one of the nation’s largest privately owned truckload carriers, has chosen Bendix remanufactured brake shoes for the brake replacement needs of its fleet of 8,000 over-the-road tractors and 22,000 trailers. Delivery ...

Bendix showcases production investment in remanufacturing

Bendix has jumped on the green wave. Earlier this year the company invested more than $3.2 million into its remanufacturing operations in Huntington, Ind., and as the calendar year comes to a close, the investment is already paying off. Bendix says it is well on its way to setting corporate ...

Tire pressure monitoring tips from Bendix

Tire pressure and proper upkeep have a direct impact on the performance and longevity of tires themselves, and further-reaching effects in terms of fuel savings and fleet operating costs. With so much riding on effective pressure measurement, fleets and drivers are looking to tire pressure and temperature monitoring systems ...

Bendix prepares for next generation in safety

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC will launch the next generation of its leading-edge active safety technologies in 2015, introducing stationary vehicle braking and other functions currently not available in North America. According to Bendix, the next-generation technology will significantly enhance the performance of its existing systems through stronger, deeper ...

Bendix offers service tips for Brake Safety Week

With the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Week campaign taking place this week (Sept. 7-13) Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC is aiming to help fleets, drivers, and technicians get ready for the annual inspections. The CVSA effort – also known as Operation Airbrake – is an annual ...

Bendix unveils improved brake reman facility

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has expanded its remanufacturing capabilities and capacity with a $3.2 million capital investment in equipment and facility upgrades at its Huntington, Ind., plant. The Bendix Brake Shoe Remanufacturing Center now handles the complete salvage, coining, and assembly processes that make up start-to-finish remanufacturing and ...

Bendix brake-school surpasses 16k users

In just less than 12 months, brake-school.com, the on-line training site from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, has served more than 16,000 registered users. Bendix opened access to its knowledge database and technical resources in March 2013, and brake-school.com covers all aspects of electronics and air brake maintenance, including courses ...

Bendix to hold training courses

Bendix announces Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) attendees looking to sharpen their truck preventive maintenance skills will benefit from attending the 2014 Bendix Tech Talk Series at this year’s event. In its fourth year, the popular Tech Talk Series features Bendix product and service experts offering how-to demonstrations, interactive question-and-answer ...

Bendix facility wins health award

The Elyria headquarters of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC received a 2013 Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite Gold Level Award from the Ohio Department of Health, which recognized the company’s ongoing commitment to employee health and wellness. Bendix was one of just six Ohio businesses to receive a Gold Award, ...