GALLERY – Meritor training team hits the road

Updated Jun 11, 2015

It’s training season at Meritor.

The company’s fully equipped training vans are currently in the midst of two national tours, stopping at various aftermarket businesses to provide comprehensive training on most Meritor product lines in service in today’s trucking landscape.

Meritor Training Manager Rick Martin was in the greater Chicago area late last week for training events at New Life Transport Parts/Road Equipment Parts Center in Bedford Park, Ill., and CIT Kenworth in Mokena, Ill.

Martin covered roll stability, electrical systems and tractor/trailer ABS and air disc brakes at the first event, and dove in foundation brakes, air disc and cam, at the second event.

Open to all Meritor customers, the company’s training events focus heavily on the importance of diagnosis and finding root cause.

“If you can be a diagnostician, you will have a job for life,” says Martin. “Because if you don’t know how something is going to operate normally, how will you be able to tell when it’s operating abnormally?”

For more from both events, please through the photos above.

Meritor’s upcoming training van schedules:

Training Van #7
Dates of possession DSM Contact Contact Information Territory
6/8 to 6/23 Tim Yant 763-226-8260 ND, Minn., S.D., Wis.
6/24 to 7/10 Rick Green 574-315-9010 Ill., Mich., Ohio
8/5 to 8/10 Arturo Pena 210-241-0100 Texas
8/11 to 8/27 Tony Sasso 816-820-6523 Neb., Iowa, Kan., Mo.



Training Van #8
Dates of possession DSM Contact Contact Information Territory
6/8 to 6/23 Dan Rice 513-254-7962 Ind., Ky., W.V.
6/24 to 7/10 Eric Iott 615-210-3171 Ky., So. Ill., Tenn.
7/13 to 7/28 Shaun Vest 513-706-7715 N.C., S.C., Va.
7/29 to 8/13 Mike Reed 717-979-3601 Md., Penn., No. Va.
8/14 to 8/31 Dan Young 603-828-3675 Maine, N.H., Vt.
9/1 to 9/17 Tim Hale 315-572-2760 Conn., N.Y.
9/18 to 10/5 Ed Clayton 215-480-4989 D.C., Del., Md., N.J.
10/6 to 10/21 Willie Engram 704-791-2943 Fla.
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