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November 12, 2019 ARNHEM, Netherlands

Firestone Industrial Products Debuts New Air Springs for Euro 6 Trucks in EMEA Aftermarket

Twelve new air spring types now available for Mercedes-Benz, DAF and Volvo Euro 6 generation trucks

firestone industrial products new product announcement

Firestone Industrial Products (FSIP) announces the introduction of an expanded range of parts for the European commercial vehicle aftermarket. The expanded product lineup includes 12 new aftermarket air springs for Mercedes Benz Actros MP4, Volvo FH4/FM4 and DAF CF/XF. FSIP is also the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for Euro 6 trucks.

With these additional products, FSIP increases its coverage to serve independent commercial vehicle workshops, haulage fleets with individually owned workshops, and parts wholesalers.

Competence in air springs for OE and aftermarket

These replacement air springs are manufactured and tested according to the same standards as original equipment products, which are specifically designed to meet the requirements of the commercial vehicle manufacturers.

“The extension of the range is clearly to support our aftermarket partners in Europe, Middle East and Africa. We believe it’s a great time to introduce these products in order to serve customers who are searching for the replacement of the OE equivalents,” said Jacek Okonski, aftermarket sales director, Firestone Industrial Products. “Knowing that Firestone is one of the leading manufacturers in the OE market, we use our expertise and knowledge to develop aftermarket products that meet the highest quality standards.”

The new products were released on September 1 and are widely available throughout Europe.

Where to buy

FSIP has launched a new tool on its website that enables customers to find the nearest distributor of Firestone products. By doing this, every fleet or workshop can easily find and engage with the distributor of Firestone genuine parts at a nearby location. Customers can find the closest distributor at

FSIP: Key manufacturer for OE and aftermarket

FSIP has a strong history as an OE and aftermarket manufacturer. FSIP developed the first pneumatic suspension device in 1934 and offers more than 80 years of experience in engineering high quality parts designed to OE specifications. All Firestone air springs pass rigorous testing, resulting in exceptional performance. Lightweight, robust bellow construction delivers long product life cycle and low overall product weight.

FSIP partners with leading vehicle manufacturers in development, manufacturing and after sales support. FSIP air springs fit most major truck, trailer and bus brands. Additionally, the company offers a complete range of aftermarket solutions.

FSIP is part of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company, and benefits from its expertise, research and development efforts.

About Firestone Industrial Products:

Firestone Industrial Products Company, LLC, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, specializes in air spring manufacturing and technology with a history of more than 80 years of research and development on technologically advanced air springs for the global marketplace. Firestone Industrial Products manufactures air springs and related products for commercial trucks and trailers, cars, sport utility vehicles, light trucks, mini vans, motor homes, buses, agricultural equipment, rail and industrial applications. The company has quality-certified manufacturing/assembly plants and technical centers in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.

In Europe, Firestone Industrial Products operates a technical research & development centre in Arnhem, in the Netherlands, with local customer and sales support, as well as a state-of-the-art manufacturing site in Wolsztyn, Poland. In addition, FSIP has warehouses located in Rotterdam and Wolsztyn that allow an efficient and uninterrupted supply of FSIP’s products to the European market. For further information, visit

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