WABCO Supplying Slack Adjusters To Stoughton


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.”

WABCO (NYSE: WBC) is a leading global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles.

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David Kiley is Chief of Content for The BRAKE Report. Kiley is an award-winning business journalist and author, having covered the auto industry for USA Today, Businessweek, AOL/Huffington Post, as well as written articles for Automobile and Popular Mechanics.