Meritor Inc was incorporated in Indiana in 2000 in connection with the merger of Meritor Automotive, Inc. and Arvin Industries, Inc. On March 30, 2011, it officially changed its name from ArvinMeritor, Inc. to Meritor, Inc. The Company is a supplier of a range of integrated systems, modules and components to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket for the commercial vehicle, transportation and industrial sectors. The Company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, military, bus and coach and other industrial OEMs and certain aftermarkets. Its main products are axles, undercarriages, drivelines, brakes and braking systems. The Company serves a range of customers around the world, including medium and heavy duty truck OEMs, specialty vehicle manufacturers, certain aftermarkets, and trailer producers. The Company's reporting segments include: Commercial Truck and Industrial, and Aftermarket & Trailer. The Commercial Truck & Industrial segment supplies drivetrain systems and components, including axles, drivelines and braking and suspension systems, for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, off-highway, military, construction, bus and coach, fire and emergency and other applications in North America, South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. This segment also includes the company's aftermarket businesses in Asia Pacific and South America. The Aftermarket & Trailer segment supplies axles, brakes, drivelines, suspension parts and other replacement and remanufactured parts, including transmissions to commercial vehicle aftermarket customers in North America and Europe. This segment also supplies undercarriage products and systems for trailer applications in North America. The Company's competitors for axles are Dana Holding Corp. and, in certain markets, OEMs that manufacture axles for use in their own products. Emerging competitors for axles include Daimler Truck North America's Axle Alliance Company, American Axle Corporation and in China, Hande and Ankai. Its competitors for brakes are Haldex, WABCO, Brembo, Bendix/Knorr Bremse and, in certain markets, OEMs that manufacture brakes for use in their own products. Its competitors for industrial applications are ZF, MAN, AxleTech International, Oshkosh, Marmon-Herrington, Dana Holding Corp., Knorr, Kessler & Co., Carraro, NAF, Sisu and, in certain markets, OEMs that manufacture industrial products for use in their own vehicles. Its competitors for trailer applications are Hendrickson, BPW and SAF-Holland. Its trademarks include Euclid, Mascot and TRUCKTECHNIC for aftermarket products. The Company is subject to liabilities with respect to environmental and health and safety matters.
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