ArvinMeritor awarded for tire inflation system

TROY, Mich. (Dec. 2, 2003) — ArvinMeritor has announced that its Meritor Tire Inflation System by P.S.I. has received the 2003 Intermodal Achievement Award from the Intermodal Association of North America.

The Meritor Tire Inflation System automatically monitors and maintains proper tire inflation on commercial vehicle trailers. According to the company, benefits include: increased tire life, better fuel economy, less trailer downtime, increased safety, reduced trailer damage and more on-time deliveries. It is available with a complete range of axle, brake and wheel-end solutions.

“We are definitely proud of the partnership between ArvinMeritor and P.S.I., and the resulting product that has made such a dramatic difference to the truck and trailer industry,” said Jim Sharkey, business unit director of North American Trailer Systems for ArvinMeritor. “In addition, the MTIS is a very important part of ArvinMeritor’s undercarriage offering to the Intermodal industry.”

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