ArvinMeritor's Commercial Vehicle Systems business signed a long-term agreement with Liteflex LLC to be the exclusive distributor of Liteflex truck, trailer and specialty vehicle composite mechanical springs. www.arvinmeritor.com
Harbour Group, St. Louis, MO, has acquired Fort Mill, SC-based Alemite LLC, a manufacturer of lubrication equipment. Alemite will be part of Harbour's Lubricating Systems Group, which also includes Lincoln Industrial Corp. www.harbourgroup.com
Carlisle Motion Control Industries has acquired the heavy-duty brake lining and brake shoe assets of Zhejiang Kete, located in Hangzhou, China, enabling Carlisle to increase its friction block capacity by more than 40% and add new OE-quality brake shoes to its product offering. www.carlislemotion.com
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has verified Donaldson's multi-stage diesel filter muffler (DFM) system for model-year 1991 to 2002 diesel engines used in on-road applications operating on ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel. The verification includes DFM systems with or without the Donaldson Spiracle crankcase.
South Bend, IN-based BlueDot is offering a BrakerFinder CD to help maintenance managers and OEMs choose appropriate trailer braking systems. An interactive chart indexes trailers by type of tow vehicle; product descriptions and spec sheets are included. To order a free CD, go to www.trailerbrakesystems.com.
Tenneco announced that it has been awarded a contract to supply International Truck and Engine Corp. with exhaust aftertreatment systems for its entire line of medium-duty diesel vehicles with International engines, launching in 2007. Tenneco will provide complete exhaust aftertreatment systems, including a diesel particulate filter and a diesel oxidation catalyst. www.tenneco.com