Source: Haldex announcement
STOCKHOLM – Haldex has signed a contract with the German manufacturer of trailer axles, Gigant GmbH to supply them with their disc brake systems for heavy vehicles. This means the collaboration between the two companies is developing further.
The contract with Gigant, a member of the Krone commercial vehicle group, was extended early for several more years. It is an important milestone to further international cooperation between the two.
“We are happy that the good collaboration between our two companies have led to an increased teamwork in order to secure better and safer vehicles for the market,” said Stephan Kulle, Executive Vice President at Haldex.
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“Haldex has always been a reliable partner who really understands our requirements,” said Thomas Veismann, Managing Director of Gigant.
It is planned to increase the volume considerably in the coming years and Gigant is herewith underlining its important role within Haldex.
More than 100 years of powerful innovation gives Haldex unsurpassed expertise when it comes to braking systems and air suspension systems for heavy trucks, trailers and buses. The company lives and breathes its business with the goal to deliver robust and technically superior solutions which is founded in a deep insight in the customer’s reality. Through focusing on its core competences and the passion shared throughout Haldex, it achieves the agility and flexibility that the market demands. Innovative collaborations are not only the core of its products, but the company’s philosophy. The 2,200 employees, spread out across four continents, challenge the conventional daily in order to secure that the products the company delivers create a unique value for its customers and the end users. The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and have a turnover of approx. 5 billion SEK.
Gigant in Dinklage, Germany is a member of the Krone Group and one of the leading manufacturers of axles and suspensions for the commercial vehicle trailer market.
The extended product range includes light axles with axle loads of 5.5 t up to heavy-duty and low loader axles with axle loads of 12 t. Each product is specially tailored to the needs of the customer – and stands for individual customization.