Brake Drum & Slack Adjuster Manufacturer Motor Wheel Updates Branding

Motor Wheel

Motor Wheel Launches New Website.

WOODRIDGE, Ill. – (Trailer Technician) – Hendrickson recently announced the acquisition of the Motor Wheel brake drum & Crewson slack adjuster business segments, from STEMCO® and parent company EnPro Industries.

Motor Wheel - Drums & Slack Adjuster

“We are excited about this acquisition and the rich American heritage of Motor Wheel. We have been working to revitalize the Motor Wheel name with a new brand mark, a tagline of Performance on the Move TM, color scheme and website – Along with this visual revitalization, we will be infusing capital and technology into the product lines,” stated Gary Gerstenslager, president and chief executive officer of Hendrickson. “We will continue to provide the loyal Motor Wheel and Crewson customers, in production and the aftermarket, with reliable, quality and high performing products,” added Gerstenslager.

The CentriFuse and Crewson brand names will be kept, while Motor Wheel will operate as a Hendrickson company. 

Hendrickson, a Boler company, is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of 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; stabilizers; bumpers; and components to the global commercial transportation industry. Hendrickson, based in Woodridge, Ill., USA, continues to meet the needs of the transportation industry for more than 105 years. Visit Hendrickson at