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Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC,
2,500 - 5,000
Westinghouse Air Brake Company established in Wilmerding, Pa., to manufacture air brakes invented by George Westinghouse.
Westinghouse air brake system including Broussouse compressor applied to International Harvester Coach in Akron, Oh.
1927: Bendix Corporation
formed by automotive engineer Vincent
. Company produces "Safety Servo" vacuum brake under the Braggs-Kliesrath name.
-Westinghouse Automotive Air Brake Company established following the merger of
and Westinghouse Automotive Air Brake. Headquarters located in Wilmerding, Pa.
-Westinghouse takes automotive air brake worldwide by establishing licensing agreements with Westinghouse companies in France, Germany, Italy and England.
-Westinghouse establishes new headquarters in Elyria, Oh.
WWII accelerates developments, and air braking becomes standard on all heavy trucks, tractor-trailers, buses, fire trucks and off-highway vehicles.
Automatic slack adjusters, air dryers, dual brake valves and first generation antilock braking systems are under development.
1969: Bendix Corporation
acquires 100 percent ownership of
Heavy Vehicle Systems Group, a division of
dual air brake system becomes standard for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 121.
establishes worldwide parts distribution center and remanufacturing operation in Huntington, In.
1982: Bendix Corporation
merges with Allied Corporation and the division becomes an operating unit of Allied Automotive, an independent supplier to the worldwide automotive industry under the brand names of
Heavy Vehicle Systems Group of Allied merges with
Limited European truck air brake operation establishing
Heavy Vehicle Systems Group-Europe. Allied Corporation acquires Signal operations establishing AlliedSignal Inc. as the division's parent company.
Heavy Vehicle Systems Group-Europe acquires truck air brake operation of Magneti Marelli, strengthening European operations.
AlliedSignal merges with Honeywell International. The new company continues to offer
brand name air brake and control systems and components under its Honeywell Commercial Vehicle Systems unit. Honeywell operates Honeywell Commercial Vehicle Systems as a joint venture with Knorr-Bremse AG of Munich, Germany. Honeywell owns 65 percent of the unit. Knorr-Bremse owns 35 percent.
Knorr-Bremse assumes 100 percent ownership of Honeywell Commercial Vehicle Systems from Honeywell International Inc. The company changes its legal name to
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC.
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