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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 ...

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, the highest honor. In all, 40 ...

Bendix hosts U.S. rep

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC hosted U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-Ind., at its Huntington, Ind., production facility recently for a tour and meet-and-greet with its leaders to discuss issues affecting the commercial vehicle industry. The visit was part of the company’s ongoing efforts to educate lawmakers on the impact ...

Bendix hits production milestones

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has surpassed 100,000 units produced of its Bendix SMS-9700 Accessory Solenoid Valve and Bendix FCS-9700 Fan Clutch Solenoid Valve, both introduced to manage medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicle accessories in 2012. “Bendix has provided the commercial vehicle industry with cutting-edge solenoid valves since we ...

Brake Shop

Shiny Side Up   NHTSA looks to mandate electronic stability controls     Every professional driver wants to keep his truck “shiny side up” and between a highway’s painted lines. Standards proposed by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) could mandate some equipment to help make that a reality. Following ...

Care for the Air

Eight ways to protect a tractor-trailer’s air supply 1. Remember Size Matters The selection of every component in an air system should take into consideration exactly what will be powered, and how much air will be needed. Like every other part on a truck, compressors and air dryers are sized for ...

Distributor of the Year Finalist

PASCALE SERVICE CORPORATION In his words: James Pascale, Owner WHY DID YOU START THE BUSINESS? My father, Frank Pascale, started the business because he wanted to earn a better living and wanted to be his own boss. He worked during the depression years and during World War II repairing vehicles. He ...