Cummins-Meritor Resumes Brake Training Events

Cummins-Meritor®, a renowned provider of integrated drivetrain solutions, announces the return of their live, in-person aftermarket parts training sessions for 2024. Open to technicians nationwide, these sessions focus on heavy-duty commercial vehicle brake maintenance and repair, covering both cam and air disc brake systems. The training events will be held in 14 cities across the United States from June through November.

Key Highlights:

  • Training Cities: Lakeland, FL; Atlanta, GA; Long Island, NY; Birmingham, AL; Deerfield Beach, FL; Novi, MI; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Seattle, WA; Minneapolis, MN; Syracuse, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Baltimore, MD; Arlington, TX.
  • Event Duration: Each event offers morning and afternoon options, condensed into a 4-hour format.
  • Training Content: Focuses on brake adjustment, brake balance, automatic slack adjusters, reduced stopping distance (RSD), preventative maintenance and inspection, and diagnostic procedures.

“Our trainings cover critical areas such as brake adjustment, brake balance, automatic slack adjusters, reduced stopping distance (RSD), preventative maintenance and inspection, and diagnostic procedures,” said Joseph Baumer, technical training manager at Cummins-Meritor. “Our last regional training events were held in 2020 and we are proud to bring them back as part of our comprehensive aftermarket training offering.”

These in-person events complement Cummins-Meritor’s online training portal, BullPen, which provides a variety of on-demand training courses. This portal is accessible 24/7, allowing users to complete modules on a range of Meritor-branded products at their convenience.

Complete schedule and registration information for the regional brake training sessions can be found on MeritorPartsXpress.com. Capacity is limited, so online registration is required to secure a seat.

About Cummins-Meritor®

Cummins-Meritor® is a business unit within Cummins Inc., a global power technology leader. Cummins comprises five business segments: Components, Engine, Distribution, Power Systems, and Accelera by Cummins. Supported by a global manufacturing and extensive service network, Cummins is committed to its Destination Zero strategy, focusing on sustainability and aiding customers in the energy transition with a broad portfolio of products. These include advanced diesel, natural gas, electric and hybrid powertrains, powertrain-related components, automated transmissions, axles, drivelines, brakes, and suspension systems.

Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, since 1919, Cummins employs approximately 75,500 people. In 2023, Cummins earned about $735 million on sales of $34.1 billion.

In 2022, Cummins acquired Meritor, a global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking, aftermarket, and electric powertrain solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. This integration positions Cummins as a leading provider of integrated powertrain solutions across internal combustion and electric power applications. Cummins-Meritor’s aftermarket offers a wide range of products for commercial vehicles and trailers in North America, featuring 19 key aftermarket product lines with over 240,000 active part numbers. Strategic brands include Meritor Genuine, Meritor, and Euclid.

For more information and self-service tools, visit MeritorPartsXpress.com and parts.cummins.com.

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