Hendrickson, a global leader in engineering medium and heavy-duty mechanical, elastomeric, and air suspensions, alongside integrated and non-integrated axles, has unveiled an impressive range of innovative air and mechanical suspensions and axles tailored specifically for India’s thriving trailer industry. With a decade of operation in the Indian market, the company recently introduced localized, cost-effective products in response to positive feedback from Indian customers.
Ravikumar, Senior Manager, Business Development at Hendrickson Commercial Vehicles System, highlights their partnership with Aditya Birla and Iyeppa trailer manufacturing at the Truck Trailer and Tyre Show. They have integrated their air suspension into Hindalco’s newly developed aluminum trailer, offering the benefits of lightweight design and extended hub greasing intervals of up to 4 lakh kilometers or 4 years. Furthermore, their unique quick align feature enhances tyre durability and fuel efficiency. Ravikumar underscores the positive response from Chennai customers, indicating the successful integration of US technology into the Indian trailer industry.
Ravikumar remarks, “In response to the favorable reception in the Indian market, we are now launching our localized, cost-effective product while maintaining the quality parameters we adhere to. We have a great opportunity to collaborate with Aditya Birla and Iyeppa trailer manufacturing in Salem. Our air suspension is now incorporated into Hindalco’s aluminum trailer, known for its lightweight design and extended hub greasing intervals of up to 4 lakh kilometers or 4 years. Additionally, our unique quick align feature ensures better alignment, leading to significant savings in tire wear and tear, as well as improved fuel efficiency. The response from Chennai customers has been highly positive, with many embracing US technology within the Indian trailer industry.”