SAF-Holland, a worldwide producer of professional quality business automobile parts, introduced the combination of Haldex brake and air management options into the SAF-Holland portfolio of SAF trailer axle/suspension programs.
The corporate defined how its current takeover of Haldex impacts its product choices, chatting with reporters through the American Trucking Affiliation’s Expertise & Upkeep assembly in Orlando, Florida, Feb. 26.
“This integration is sort of fully complementary,” stated Ron Moody, Haldex vp of engineering. “We make nothing that SAF Holland makes. SAF Holland makes nothing Haldex makes.”
The integrations had been made attainable by SAF-Holland’s takeover of Haldex, which lately gained remaining antitrust approval. Final June, SAF-Holland made a money provide to Haldex AB shareholders to amass all of their shares.
“A significant step in our continued progress and product improvement technique was the acquisition of Haldex,” stated Mike Ginocchio, vp, product line administration, Americas.
Ginocchio continued, “As we transfer ahead, the combination of Haldex implies that we now have 30 manufacturing websites along with 40 subsidiaries, 5,600 staff and most essential to our fleet prospects, 20,000 components and repair facilities worldwide.”
Saying it’s dedicated to delivering programs options as a one-stop-shop supplier, SAF-Holland stated, the acquisition of Haldex takes that to a brand new degree.
The corporate defined that it’s centered on progress in built-in trailer suspension, axle and braking programs. Saying it’s the one firm specializing in each air and mechanical suspensions for on-and off-highway, vocational, and heavy-duty purposes, SAF-Holland defined that the addition of the Haldex product line completes SAF system choices.
How the New SAF-Holland/Haldex Lineup Stacks Up
With the addition of Haldex disc brake calipers and spring brake actuators to the SAF model of air disc brakes, “we have now created a system larger than the sum of its components,” the corporate stated in a information launch. “The SAF-Holland axle and suspension bolstered with Haldex braking applied sciences provide fleets fully engineered and supported air or spring suspension programs.”
SAF-Holland’s North American P89 Collection disc brake wheel finish now incorporates Haldex braking applied sciences for efficiency, reliability, and low complete price of possession.
The Haldex acquisition brings to SAF-Holland standard automated brake adjusters in addition to actuators, together with what SAF-Holland stated is the one actually sealed actuator in the marketplace – LifeSeal+.
As well as, it stated, Haldex air disc brakes are the lightest single-piston disc brake caliper design within the business.
In air controls, Haldex has a full line of ABS, air remedy, and suspension air management valves to optimize brake and suspension system efficiency. As well as, the aftermarket components program options OEM-quality Haldex Unique Elements, Midland premium all-makes alternative components, together with Like-Nu reman service components.
— With reporting by Jim Park