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Marmon-Herrington Drops Cab Height 5” For AWD Conversions
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LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, October 1, 2019 – Marmon-Herrington announced today a new proprietary AWD Conversion option that minimizes cab height increase. The new conversion technology employs newly designed Marmon-Herrington sub-frames, step-frames, and front suspension configurations and reduces cab height increase from 10” to 5”. The conversion is available for class 7 and 8 trucks (14-22k front axle weight ratings) and is available across various truck models based on specific engine and transmissions configurations.  

 

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Marmon-Herrington Expands Industry Exclusive Rapid Response Program

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, April 19, 2018 – Marmon-Herrington announced today expanded offerings to its popular Rapid Response lead time program. Rapid Response, the company’s axle stocking program, has been in place since 2012 and allows 30-day-or-less delivery of over 400 different popular axle configurations. The program is based on available stock at Marmon-Herrington and on-time delivery is tracking at 100% YTD. To satisfy customer demand, Marmon-Herrington is increasing the number of configurations offered through the 30-day program. In addition to expanded 30-day offerings, a select number of adjacent configurations are now available as part of a new 60-day-or-less program.

 

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Marmon-Herrington Launches New 11.25” Bolt Circle Wheel End

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, October 1, 2019 – Marmon-Herrington announced today a new wheel end option for compatibility with 11.25” (285mm) bolt circle wheels on its MT22 double reduction planetary front drive steer axle. This new option supports customer requests for commonality between the front and rear tires and minimizes potential downtime. This new offering maintains the industry leading 5G high dynamic shock load capability that has defined the MT22 as a market leader for decades.

 

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Marmon-Herrington Supplies Kenworth T880 with
Industry Leading MT-22 Front Drive Steer Axle

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, January 23, 2018 – Marmon-Herrington announced today that it has been chosen to supply its MT-22 front drive steer axle for Kenworth’s T880 AWD 6x6 and 8x8 configurations. The MT-22 front drive steer axle further compliments Kenworth’s T880 industry proven capabilities with a high torque, high speed, planetary front drive steer axle. Published GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating) for the MT-22 is 22,000 lbs.

 

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Marmon-Herrington Launches Safe Shift™ All-Wheel Drive Protection System – Eliminates Shift-on-the-Fly Failures
Marmon-Herrington Supplies Western Star’s 4900 XD-25 with Industry Leading, Proven Sisu Axles

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, October 4, 2017 – Marmon-Herrington announced today the release of Safe Shift™, its third-generation all-wheel drive protection system. Safe Shift is a proprietary electronic control system that prevents damage to axle, driveline, and transfer case components commonly caused by improper operation. New features include an easier to use LCD driver interface, simpler installation, PTO protection and the potential to run at faster baud rates for future system advancements.

 

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LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, September 27, 2017 – Marmon-Herrington announced today that it has been chosen to supply Sisu axles for Western Star’s 4900, XD-25 model. The XD-25 is a "Productivity Machine" and Marmon-Herrington’s Sisu planetary axles allow Western Star to achieve maximum durability and reliability without the high-speed limitations of other planetary axles.

 

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Marmon-Herrington® Launches Even Bigger Sisu Heavy-Haul Planetary Drive Axles for North America Market
Marmon-Herrington® Launches Infinitely Variable Transmission (iVT) 
 
Combines Benefits of Hydrostatic and Automatic Transmission in a Single Unit

Louisville, Ky. (June 20, 2017) — Marmon-Herrington announced today the release of a new 90,000 lbs. Sisu tandem axle set and a new 136,000 lbs. Sisu tridem axle set. These new releases are double reduction planetary drive axles for heavy duty applications within the N.A. truck market. For approved applications, the tandem axle offers a maximum GCWR (gross combination weight rating) of 400,000 lbs. and the tridem axle offers a maximum GCWR of 600,000 lbs. Sisu Axles has also increased maximum approved ratings for its industry standard 70,000 lbs. tandem axle set to 400,000 lbs. GCWR, and 600,000 lbs. GCWR for its 106,000 lbs. tridem axle set.

 

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Louisville, Ky. (March 1, 2017) — Marmon-Herrington announces the release of a new hydro-mechanical transmission that maximizes the advantages of both hydrostatic and mechanical transmission technologies. By combining the benefits of low-speed hydrostatic drive and high-speed mechanical drive, Marmon-Herrington’s infinitely variable transmission is expected to provide fleets a significant reduction in operating costs, maintenance, fuel consumption, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, as well as associated driver benefits.

 

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Marmon-Herrington® Launches Variable Power Divide (VPD) 
 
Eliminates Auxiliary Engine 
Complexity and Associated Cost

Louisville, Ky. (March 1, 2017) — Marmon-Herrington announces the release of a new variable power divider (VPD) that eliminates the need for an auxiliary diesel engine in applications where a second power source has traditionally been required. By dividing the truck’s diesel engine into propulsion power and auxiliary power, the Marmon-Herrington VPD reduces operating costs, maintenance, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for fleet managers while providing meaningful driver-friendly benefits to equipment operators. 

 

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