TROY, Mich., Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today it plans to supply wheel-ends for approximately 17,000 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) to be manufactured by Oshkosh Corporation. The Department of Defense awarded the 8-year JLTV production contract to Oshkosh on Aug. 25, 2015.
Meritor’s bevel gear hub wheel-ends will help optimize the Oshkosh JLTV’s payload capability and mobility. “For more than half a century, we’ve supported our troops by delivering technology solutions for military applications,” said Tim Burns, vice president, Defense & Specialty for Meritor. “We’re proud to support this next-generation light, protected tactical vehicle for the Army and Marine Corps.”
Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. With more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers around the world. Meritor is based in Troy, Michigan, United States, and is made up of more than 9,000 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 18 countries. Common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For important information, visit the company’s website at meritor.com.
Source: Meritor, Inc.