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SAF-Holland system adjusts inflation to loads

November 4, 2019 by John Smith

SAF-Holland has announced an update to its tire management system, which brings dynamic inflation adjustments based on axle load.

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Pintle hook enhances wear resistance

January 30, 2019 by John Smith

When it comes to a pintle hook, much of the strength comes through the choice of materials. SAF-Holland’s new PH-405 pintle hook features an austenitic manganese steel body that supports wear resistance. It “work hardens” at the contact surfaces with […]

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SAF-Holland lands with new grease

January 30, 2019 by John Smith

SAF-Holland has unveiled a new layer of protection for landing gear in the form of the purpose-made True Lube grease. Operating temperatures range from -40 to 65 Celsius to help ensure smooth cranking. Compared to previous greases, this formula better […]

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Top 10 of 17 — Lighter AeroBeam suspension

December 19, 2017 by John Smith

There’s always a delicate balance between strength and weight, which can make it tough to shed unwanted pounds from load-carrying components.

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Saying goodbye to a friend

October 25, 2017 by elizabeth

SURREY, BC – Today the British Columbia trucking family will say goodbye to one of their own.
Long-time friend and pillar of the community Kenneth John Tanner, 65, branch manager of the SAF-Holland Surrey, B.C. facility and sales representative for Western Canada and Alaska, passed away suddenly Oct. 15.

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SAF-Holland releases lift axle, light retrofit

October 6, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA – SAF-Holland has unveiled a new steerable lift axle, and a retrofit kit for its Elite electronic lock indicator for fifth wheels.

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SAF-Holland releases lift axle, light retrofit

October 6, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA – SAF-Holland has unveiled a new steerable lift axle, and a retrofit kit for its Elite electronic lock indicator for fifth wheels.

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SAF-HOLLAND announces launch of new website

May 8, 2017 by sehui

MUSKEGON, MI – SAF-HOLLAND have announced the launch of its new intuitive and user friendly website www.SAFHolland.ca.

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Severe-duty slider for fifth wheels

April 21, 2017 by John Smith

SAF-Holland’s severe-duty slider system for fifth wheels offers nothing less than an 80,000-pound vertical load and 200,000-pound drawbar capacity.

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Lightweight fixed frame air suspension

March 2, 2017 by John Smith

SAF-Holland’s new CBX23 AeroBeam fixed frame air suspension – designed for weight-sensitive flatdeck and tanker applications — has been unveiled with a base weight of 465 pounds, offering what the company says is the lightest air suspension available.

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Terminal tractor fifth wheel

March 1, 2017 by John Smith

SAF-Holland is introducing a new enhanced fifth wheel designed for terminal tractors — an application that couples more times in an hour than a linehaul tractor might complete in a month.

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SAF-Holland expands lineup, pledges more to come

October 27, 2016 by John Smith

ST. LOUIS, MO – SAF-Holland has added a new on-highway sliding tandem axle air suspension and an electronic fifth wheel lock indicator to its expanding product line – and there’s already the promise of more to come.

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ZF tops SAF-Holland bid for Haldex

August 5, 2016 by John Smith

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – ZF Friedrichshafen AG has outbid SAF-Holland in the race to buy Haldex, which produces brakes and air suspensions for heavy trucks, trailers and buses. The cash deal worth 100 kronor (CDN $15.33) per share has been approved by the Haldex Board of Directors, and values Haldex at $670 million.
The cash deal worth 100 kronor (CDN $15.33) per share has been approved by the Haldex Board of Directors, and values Haldex at $670 million. It is still subject to regulatory approval. SAF-Holland had made its unsolicited bid last month, offering about $14.25 per share. Just last year, ZF purchased U.S.-based TRW, and has since said that it aims to provide a full lineup of commercial vehicle systems needed for autonomous trucks – all part of a corporate vision that has been dubbed “See-Think-Act”.

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SAF-Holland makes $491M offer to buy Sweden’s Haldex

July 15, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

LUXEMBOURG – SAF-Holland is offering $495 million (USD) to buy Swedish company Haldex AB to create a new integrated company for chassis-related commercial vehicle components.

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An affordable air disc brake arrives

June 14, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

MUSKEGON, MI — Air disc brakes just got a little more accessible, for trailers at least, with the introduction by SAF-Holland of its new P89