Itasca, IL 60143


About Hendrickson


500 Park Blvd
Suite 1010
Itasca, IL 60143
United States

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Hendrickson, a Boler Company, is a premier, global manufacturer and supplier of truck, tractor, bus and recreational vehicle suspensions and heavy-duty springs; trailer suspensions, controls and nonintegrated axles; truck and trailer lift axles, and bumpers and trim components to the commercial transportation industry. Hendrickson, based in Itasca, Ill., U.S.A., continues to meet the needs of the transportation industry after more than 95 years. Visit the Hendricskson website at hendrickson-intl.com.

Products & Press Releases

Motor Wheel Press
Industry News

Hendrickson announces new Motor Wheel website

Oct. 19, 2020
Hendrickson has been working to revitalize the Motor Wheel name with a new brand mark, tagline, color scheme, and website, says Gary Gerstenslager, president and chief executive...
Next Ws

Hendrickson suspensions available on the next Western Star truck

Oct. 6, 2020
The suspension offerings include the introduction of HAULMAAX EX and the expansion of ULTIMAAX and PRIMAAX EX on the new Western Star truck.
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Hendrickson supplies E-ONE with suspensions for the ARFF vehicle for the U.S. Air Force

May 26, 2020
The E-ONE TITAN 4x4 AT ARFF P-19C vehicle is equipped with Hendrickson’s Long Travel Trailing Arm Suspension.
Mobile App
Industry News

Hendrickson launches new mobile app

March 2, 2020
The new application centralizes a collection of Hendrickson product and training videos, the Parts Plus lookup system, technician help, and the Field Service Request system.
Hendrickson Mobile App
Service Repair

Hendrickson launches mobile app

March 2, 2020
The mobile app centralizes a number of online tools, including videos, Parts Plus lookup, and more.
Truck Parts Catalog
Training and Resources

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems launches digital parts catalog

Oct. 25, 2019
The digital parts catalog is instantly accessible through any mobile or desktop device.

Roadmaax Heavy Duty Air Suspension

May 1, 2019
The Hendrickson Roadmaax Heavy Duty Air Suspension is designed specifically for heavy duty fire and rescue markets with ride quality and equipment protection features. The Roadmaax...
Ground Breaking
Industry News

Hendrickson expands its Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems operations

April 18, 2019
The 35-acre expansion will be home to Hendrickson’s sixth trailer suspension plant.

Hendrickson launches Roadmaax heavy duty air suspension

April 17, 2019
Roadmaax is designed specifically for heavy duty fire and rescue markets with ride quality and equipment protection being its cornerstone features.

Articles & News

Hendrickson's Zero Maintenance Damping (ZMD) system reduces the number of maintenance items by removing the shock absorbers and designing the suspension damping function into the air spring.
Ask the Expert and Tech Tips

Tech Tip: Reduce suspension maintenance by eliminating suspension wear components

April 17, 2019
Hendrickson provides tips on suspension maintenance for heavy duty vehicles.
Image courtesy of SAF Holland
“When using a mechanical suspension, ride height will change between a loaded and unloaded condition,” says SAF Holland's Bryan Redeker.

Advancements in heavy duty suspension technologies

Feb. 4, 2019
Improve your fleet’s ride, maintenance and longevity with smart technologies and sensors.
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Hendrickson holds ACOFAS training seminar for suspension and alignment techs

Nov. 11, 2013
Event focused on methods and compliance for use of Hendrickson products, including discussion on proper replacement of parts and components to maintain warranty.
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Hendrickson to offer Precision240 nut

April 19, 2012
Available option on wheel-end packages 3Q 2012

Videos & Resources

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Performance-based brake tester: suspension effects

Sept. 9, 2016
CVSA approved a new method for DOT inspectors to check commercial vehicle brakes and enforce the minimum brake performance requirements in Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation...


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Industry News

Hendrickson Lift Axle parts info now available through PLUS+ Parts Look Up System

April 2, 2019
PLUS is an online resource designed to get immediate part number information allowing an expedited customer service process and improved equipment uptime.
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Hendrickson updates truck parts catalog

March 29, 2019
The publication works as a companion tool with the Hendrickson website.
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Brake Service and Tools

Air disc brake wear indicator tool

Aug. 14, 2018
The Hendrickson air disc brake (ADB) wear indicator tool allows maintenance personnel to check brake pad and rotor thickness without removing the wheel or the brake pads from ...
Industry News

Hendrickson acquires U-Bolt segment from European manufacturer

June 4, 2018
“This acquisition will widen our product portfolio and provide components that can complement our existing product lines," Hendrickson CEO said.
Training and Resources

Hendrickson adds air disc brake maintenance videos to online training portal

March 21, 2018
This free online resource features training videos for a variety of truck and trailer products.
Brake Wear Indicator Tool

Hendrickson debuts air disc brake wear indicator tool

Jan. 24, 2018
Maintenance personnel can check brake pad and rotor thickness without removing the wheel or the brake pads from the caliper.
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Hendrickson introduces TRAXX ROD torque rods

March 31, 2017
Hendrickson announces through advanced bushing design and innovative construction, TRAXX ROD, a new benchmark, for vocational torque rods, in weight and bushing walk-out performance...

Hendrickson revamps ROI Calculator

Feb. 9, 2017
The enhanced ROI calculator is designed to provide a user-friendly interface for determining the potential savings a fleet could achieve by specifying TIREMAAX PRO, an advanced...
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Matthew J. Boler elected Chairman of the Board of The Boler Company

Sept. 7, 2016
At a recent Board of Directors meeting, Matthew J. Boler was elected Chairman of the Board of The Boler Company, replacing his father, John Boler
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Hendrickson SOFTEK NXT suspension and steer axle system now available at Peterbilt

Aug. 22, 2016
It is now an available option on both Peterbilt 579 and 567 set forward axle models.
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Product Guide

MAXX22T air disc brake system

March 30, 2015
The Hendrickson MAXX22T air disc brake system is optimized for trailer applications and aligns with the braking requirements of North American tractor-trailer combinations. The...

Hendrickson completes acquisition of Frauenthal automotive leaf spring and stabilizer business

Jan. 6, 2015
Following the agreement on the acquisition of the leaf spring and stabilizer segments from the Frauenthal Group in June 2014, Hendrickson announces the completed purchase of Frauenthal...
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Product Guide

AERO GUARD Fixed Mount Bumper

Sept. 3, 2014
The Hendrickson Bumper and Trim All Makes AERO GUARD resin bumper for International ProStar features a fixed mounting bracket that retrofits to all truck year models. AERO GUARD...

Hendrickson acquires Frauenthal Group and many of its European subsidiaries

June 26, 2014
Hendrickson announces the acquisition of the leaf spring and stabilizer segments from the Austrian Frauenthal Group along with a number of their subsidiaries in Europe.

Hendrickson Aero Guard fixed mount bumper now exclusively available for International ProStar

May 23, 2014
The Aero Guard bumper for ProStar offers nearly 3.75" of additional ground clearance compared to the factory supplied plastic bumper and is available in a two piece design.
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Training and Resources

Hendrickson announces May HVSI Suspension Training Program in Chicago area

April 17, 2014
The training is conducted by Hendrickson’s regional field service managers and topics include both on-highway and vocational suspensions.
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Product Guide

All Makes AERO CLAD bumper for Peterbilt 367 and 587

Dec. 9, 2013
Hendrickson Bumper and Trim All Makes AERO CLAD bumpers for the Peterbilt Model 367 and Model 587 trucks, offer weight savings with a bright mirror-like finish and are more durable...
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Hendrickson All Makes Aero Clad bumper for Peterbilt 367 and 587 truck models now available

Dec. 9, 2013
Bumpers offer weight savings with a bright mirror-like finish and are more durable than traditional chrome metal bumpers.
Training and Resources

Hendrickson Training Clinic

Lucas Deal, editor of Truck Parts & Service will be in attendance to cover this ACOFAS Education Clinic. Lucas' articles can be read in most Randall Reilly publications, such ...
Training and Resources

ACOFAS to hold technician suspension training at Hendrickson International facility

Sept. 30, 2013
Occasion will help mark Hendrickson's 100th anniversary.
Training and Resources

Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute (HVSI)

Hendrickson schedules its 13th session of Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute (HVSI) technical suspension training for heavy-duty transportation service technicians and parts...
Vocational Truck Suspension Selector Tool
Suspension and Steering Service Tools

Vocational Truck Suspension Selector Tool

April 8, 2013
Hendrickson's online Vocational Truck Suspension Selector Tool can be accessed on their website and helps users obtain rear suspension recommendations for general truck and tractor...
Hendrickson launches PLUS, 'Parts Look Up System'
Tool Distributor

Hendrickson launches PLUS: "Parts Look Up System"

Dec. 6, 2012
Hendrickson's new PLUS is designed to provide the fleet, repair center or distributor with serviceable parts information for Hendrickson Truck and Trailer suspension systems.
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Hendrickson's Primaax Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

May 26, 2012
Original Primaax system launched in December 2001, followed by enhanced version of the product, Primaax EX, in 2008.
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Precision240 Nut Available Option on Hendrickson Wheel-End Packages

May 23, 2012
Patented two-piece spindle nut systems provide fine-tuned adjustment increments.
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Hendrickson announces suspension training program for June to be held in the Philadelphia area

May 18, 2012
Training sessions have taken place previously in Chicago, Canton, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, and Los Angeles.
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Service Repair

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim Launches Mobile App

May 14, 2012
"Truck Bumper Selection Tool" mobile app available for Apple and Android mobile phone and tablet devices.
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Product Guide

Steerable Lift Axles

March 17, 2010
Hendrickson's Composilite Steerable Compliant SC series of lift axles reduce system weight, minimize package space and improve performance and durability. The axles, available...
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Product Guide

Aero Clad Bumper

Jan. 6, 2010
Hendrickson Bumper and Trim has a lightweight Aero Clad available as a production option on the International ProStar tractor. Composed of stainless clad aluminum, the fixed-mount...
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Product Guide


Aug. 12, 2008
The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) recently recognized the bright film material embodied in HENDRICKSON AERO BRIGHT® (HAB™) products with an environmental stewardship award...
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March 14, 2008
Hendrickson Truck System Group launched production of the new lighter weight SOFTEK® front steer suspension and axle system. The new SOFTEK system combines Hendrickson's Monoleaf...
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Feb. 28, 2008
INTRAAX AANL uses Hendrickson’s Advanced Axle / Beam Technology (AXT™), which teams tapered-beam and Hendrickson Large-Diameter Axle (LDA™) technologies, to enhance component ...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering


Aug. 8, 2007
To better match the varying requirements of today’s haulers, Hendrickson Trailer Suspension Systems introduces TIREMAAX CP (Constant Pressure), a new configuration of its popular...
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Integral height control and dump valve

Aug. 6, 2007
Hendrickson Trailer Suspension Systems unveils an integral height control valve (HCV) and automatic dump valve to help maintain outstanding load stability over the road and facilitate...