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WABCO Automatic Slack Adjuster Awarded Standard Position at Stoughton Trailers

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan (USA), May 20, 2019 – WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), the leading global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, today announced that it has been selected by Stoughton Trailers, LLC to be the standard supplier for Automatic Slack Adjusters effective April 2019. Based in Stoughton, Wis., Stoughton Trailers is among the largest manufacturers of truck trailers in North America.

WABCO is providing Stoughton with its EasyFit™ Automatic Slack Adjuster, which features an innovative, sealed, lubricated-for-life housing and self-setting technology, designed to be routine maintenance free. Every EasyFit adjuster is powder-coated for corrosion protection and fully sealed from road contamination and impurity ingress, leading to a longer service life. EasyFit also decreases the risk of hot runners by maintaining optimal brake clearance with gradual and more stable adjustments.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for WABCO to build on its valued relationship with Stoughton and further validates the exceptional wheel end products we provide to our trailer customers,” said Patrick Kealy, director of trailer sales, WABCO North America. “We are committed to combining our expertise in commercial trailer safety systems with our wheel end solutions to offer market-leading performance and service.”

In addition to brake adjusters, WABCO offers a full portfolio of trailer products including trailer ABS and RSS controls, air disc brakes, chambers, and aerodynamics solutions.


About WABCO
WABCO (NYSE: WBC) is the leading global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles. Originating from the Westinghouse Air Brake Company founded nearly 150 years ago, WABCO is powerfully “Mobilizing Vehicle Intelligence” to support the increasingly autonomous, connected and electric future of the commercial vehicle industry. WABCO continues to pioneer innovations to address key technology milestones in autonomous mobility and apply its extensive expertise to integrate the complex control and fail-safe systems required to efficiently and safely govern vehicle dynamics at every stage of a vehicle’s journey – on the highway, in the city and at the depot. Today, leading truck, bus and trailer brands worldwide rely on WABCO’s differentiating technologies. Powered by its vision for accident-free driving and greener transportation solutions, WABCO is also at the forefront of advanced fleet management systems and digital services that contribute to commercial fleet efficiency. In 2018, WABCO reported sales of over $3.8 billion and has more than 16,000 employees in 40 countries. For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com.


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PHOTO CAPTION: The WABCO EasyFit™ Automatic Slack Adjuster features lubricated-for-life housing and self-setting technology, eliminating the need for routine maintenance.

 

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