Bendix To Acquire Eaton Truck Distribution Operation

Elyria, Ohio -- On June 1, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC will become the North American distributor and principal sales team for Munich, Germany-based Knorr-Bremse ABS brake products. Cleveland-based Eaton Corp. is the current distributor.

Under the acquisition, all Knorr-Bremse ABS product lines will be marketed in North America under the Bendix name. Meantime, Eaton Roadranger field representatives will continue to provide fleet and dealer sales and service support for the Bendix/Knorr-Bremse ABS product line. Bendix also will continue to offer its EC-30/MC-30 and EC-17/MC-17 ABS systems.