ArvinMeritor opens new technical center in India

  • 22-Oct-2009 01:59 EDT

ArvinMeritor recently opened a new technical center in Bangalore, India, which will lead the company's advanced product development initiatives for its portfolio of axles and brakes for commercial and other vehicle applications in Asia Pacific and will support the company's engineering needs in North America, South America, and Europe. The center's engineering capabilities include product design and development including design optimization and value engineering, CAE including FEA, and a benchmarking and testing area that will house dynamometer rigs for axles and brakes, road load data acquisition, and hydraulic rigs for vertical fatigue and side skid. The technical center occupies approximately 16,000 ft² of office space, with an additional 4000 ft² dedicated to a test lab. Approximately 100 employees will be employed at the facility.

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