ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC surpassed $1 billion in sales during calendar year 2014, a milestone reflecting more than a decade of steady growth and success in helping improve highway safety, the company says.
As a North American leader in the development and manufacture of leading-edge active safety and braking system technologies for commercial vehicles, Bendix employs more than 2,800 people at facilities in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Mexico.
“Every Bendix employee shares in this achievement. We share an unrelenting focus and passion that has resulted in outstanding solutions and exceptional performance for our customers and our business,” said Bendix Chairman, President and CEO Joe McAleese. “Reaching this mark for the first time in Bendix’s 85-year history illustrates the talent, the depth, and the commitment of our entire workforce to building, providing and constantly improving the technologies that help make our roadways safer for everybody.”
Since 2002, Bendix has been a member of the Munich, Germany-based Knorr-Bremse Group – the leading worldwide supplier of pneumatic braking and related safety systems for commercial vehicle and railroad applications. In that time, employment has grown 52 percent – expanding across North America – and sales have grown 151 percent.