Hendrickson expands product line with acquisition


Heavy vehicle air suspension manufacturer, Hendrickson, has acquired Brunner International and Brunner Manufacturing and Sales, taking on its brake shoe and s-cam offerings.

Brunner, based in both the US and Canada, is a privately owned business that manufactures components for the commercial vehicle, bus and trailer markets.

“We are excited about this acquisition, as it will provide a platform for Hendrickson to expand our core competency in braking and provide additional components that will enhance our existing product portfolio,” said Hendrickson President and CEO, Matt Joy.

The Brunner product brand will continue and Brunner will operate as a division of Hendrickson Brake and Wheel End, with its 325 employees becoming employees of Hendrickson.

Based in Woodridge, Illinois, Hendrickson manufacturers and supplies medium- and heavy-duty mechanical, elastomeric and air suspensions, integrated and non-integrated axle and brakes systems, tire pressure control systems, auxiliary lift axle systems, parabolic and multi-leaf springs, stabilisers and bumpers to the global commercial transport industry.

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