Press Releases

WATCHMAN Wheel-End Sensor Technology

Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems moves forward with launch plans for WATCHMAN® wheel-end sensor technology for trailers that operate on the vehicle area network developed by Sensata Technologies (NYSE: ST). The initial product offering will include trailer tire pressure and wheel-end temperature data that is communicated to the fleet via the trailer telematics system.

September 13, 2021

Hendrickson Ships 500,000th STEERTEK Axle to J.B. Hunt

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced that it has produced its 500,000th STEERTEK™ fabricated front steer axle, which was delivered to J.B. Hunt Transport of Hendrickson’s loyal customers, on their latest International LT Series tractor.

September 07, 2021

Hendrickson’s President / CEO Announces Retirement

After 32 years, Gary Gerstenslager, President and CEO of Hendrickson announced his retirement at the end of the year.  Gerstenslager joined Hendrickson in 1989, and his passion, technical knowledge, and drive for excellence lead to a transformation in product design and manufacturing which permeates all of Hendrickson today.

September 01, 2021

Motor Wheel® Launches New Product Colors

CHATTANOOGA, TN. (June 2021) – Motor Wheel, manufacturer of CentriFuse® brake drums and Crewson™ brake adjusters, announces today the re-colorization of their CentriFuse brake drums.

June 08, 2021

Hendrickson Launches Dealer Sales Academy

WOODRIDGE, IL (May 2021) – In Hendrickson’s continuing effort to expand our Innovation Built In philosophy while remaining customer-focused, Hendrickson has launched a Dealer Sales Academy which will complement the already popular Hendrickson Service Academy. 

May 10, 2021

STEERTEK NXT Available on Select Kenworth & Peterbilt

WOODRIDGE, Ill. (April 2021) – Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced today that its STEERTEK™ NXT fabricated front steer axle has been selected as the standard front axle on the new Kenworth and Peterbilt medium-duty truck models.

April 14, 2021


Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced today that ULTIMAAX® advanced severe-duty rubber suspension in the 60,000 - pound capacity rating will be available on Miller Industries new Century® M100 Rotator.

March 29, 2021

HAULMAAX EX Launched on HX

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced today that it has partnered with Navistar to offer HAULMAAX® EX as a part of the chassis enhancements of the International® HX.

January 05, 2021


Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced today that it has partnered with Western Star Trucks to offer a comprehensive premium rear suspension portfolio as a part of the chassis enhancements of the Western Star 49X.

October 06, 2020


 Hendrickson acquires the Motor Wheel Brake Drum & Crewson slack adjuster business segments, based in Chattanooga TN and Berea KY, from STEMCO® and parent company EnPro Industries.

August 17, 2020


Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems and E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group, announced the start of deliveries to the United States Air Force of the newly designed E-ONE TITAN® 4×4 Air Transportable (AT) ARFF P-19C vehicle equipped with Hendrickson’s Long Travel Trailing Arm Suspension. E-ONE’s contract is currently for 49 air transportable ARFF vehicles.

May 26, 2020


Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems announces the launch of their online digital Trailer Suspension Parts Catalog.

May 19, 2020


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