Bendix Celebrates 35 Years in Huntington03/09/2015Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, LLC., is celebrating 35 years of doing business in Huntington. The Company first opened in Huntington in 1980 under the name Bendix Heavy Vehicle Systems Group with 30 employees. Today the Company has grown to be the second largest manufacturing employer in Huntington County with nearly 500 employees at 4 facilities in Huntington. Munich, Germany-based Knorr-Bremse Group is their parent Company with their North-American Headquarters in Elyria, Ohio. The Company's most recent investment in Huntington created the Bendix Brake Shoe Remanufacturing Center, employing nearly 45 workers. "Our Community is very proud of the team at Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems," said Mark Wickersham, executive director of Huntington County Economic Development. "Bendix is world leader in the automotive parts manufacturing sector. They are routinely recognized for excellence in their industry. They also are among the leading corporate citizens in Huntington County," he added. "Bendix employees volunteer all over the Community! And the Company is among the most generous financial contributors in our local non-profit sector. We're very happy to say Happy Anniversary and thank you," he concluded.