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SAF-HOLLAND Canada Limited

  • Long-standing SAF-Holland employee passes

    October 23, 2017 12:50PM by Truck West

    SURREY, B.C. – Kenneth Tanner, who was the facility branch manager for SAF-Holland in Surrey, B.C., passed away Oct. 15 at the age of 65. A long-time employee for SAF-Holland, Tanner was also a sales representative for Western Canada and

  • News Equipment

    SAF-Holland reveals new lift axle, fifth wheel safety retrofit kit

    September 28, 2017 11:18AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – SAF-Holland has introduced a new steerable lift axle, and a retrofit kit for its Elite electronic lock indicator for fifth wheels. Both products were announced at the North American Commercial Vehicle show. Jason Heath, product manager, unveiled

  • News Equipment

    SAF-Holland introduces new severe-duty fifth wheel slider

    April 24, 2017 6:49AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – SAF-Holland revealed at ExpoCam a new severe-duty slider fifth wheel system. It’s designed for heavy- and severe-duty hauling operations, and boasts a 80,000-lb vertical load and 200,000-lb drawbar pull capacity. It’s compatible with Holland FW35, FW33, and

  • News Equipment

    SAF-Holland launches new aftermarket parts line

    January 28, 2016 6:48PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — SAF-Holland has introduced a new Gold Line Quality Parts portfolio for the aftermarket. The launch was the final of five major initiatives SAF-Holland has undertaken since 2010 to better serve its aftermarket customers, the company announced.

  • News Equipment

    SAF-Holland earns Paccar quality award

    July 22, 2015 7:34AM by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — SAF-Holland has received a quality award from Paccar. The supplier earned the Paccar 2014 50PPM Quality Award by meeting the OEM’s quality standards over a 12-month rolling period. To earn the award, product defects had to be

  • Feature Equipment


    June 19, 2015 10:38AM by James Menzies

    Air ride trailer suspensions are often ordered as a complete system, with one supplier providing the axle, suspension and brakes. But for whatever reason, this hasn’t been commonplace on mechanical suspensions, with fleets still having to piece together systems on

  • SAF-Holland names new president of powered vehicle group

    June 15, 2015 11:09AM by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — SAF-Holland has named Mike Kamsickas president of its powered vehicle systems business unit. He replaces Jack Gisinger, who will be retiring at the end of the year. In his new role, Kamsickas will be in charge of

  • SAF-Holland introduces fully integrated mechanical trailer suspension

    June 4, 2015 8:14AM by James Menzies

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — With more fleets spec’ing mechanical trailer suspensions, SAF-Holland has come out with a new system it says will reduce weight and maintenance costs and simplify OEM installation. The ULX40 UltraLite is offered as a complete system, something

  • Product Equipment

    SAF-Holland introduces faster landing gear

    March 9, 2015 8:30AM by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — SAF-Holland has introduced faster-turning landing gear. The Holland Atlas FastGear can be lowered at a speed of 1.8 turns per inch of travel in high gear, making it the fastest landing gear in the industry, according to

  • SAF-Holland announces Canadian hiring, promotion

    June 4, 2012 8:03PM by Truck News

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. — SAF-Holland has announced two key appointments within its Canadian operations.

  • Product Transportation

    SAF-Holland standardizes Black Armour protection, releases self-steering axle suspension

    March 21, 2012 11:49AM by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — SAF-Holland has announced a pair of changes to its product line-up: the standardization of its Black Armour protection and the release of a self-steering axle suspension series.

  • SAF-Holland’s sales, profits soar in first three quarters

    November 22, 2010 9:56AM by Truck News

    LUXEMBOURG — SAF-Holland S.A. has reported a significant increase in sales and earnings for the first nine months of the fiscal year. Sales climbed to EUR 171.7 million (previous year: EUR 103.1 million) in the third quarter and profit rose to…

  • SAF-Holland Group’s COO to resign

    November 17, 2010 10:14AM by Truck News

    LUXEMBOURG — Sam Martin, chief operating officer of SAF-Holland Group and president of American subsidiary SAF-Holland Inc., is resigning from his operating activities at the end of 2010 at his own request.

  • SAF-Holland names new aftermarket VP

    October 8, 2010 8:32AM by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — SAF-Holland has named Carl Mesker, a 22-year veteran of the heavy-duty transportation industry, to the position of vice-president, aftermarket (Americas).

  • Feature Transportation


    August 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    Bill Gagnon of Big Freight Systems has been named the Manitoba Trucking Association/Volvo Trucks Canada Driver of the Year.