ExpoCam 2019

Jacobs will show off its latest high-performance engine brakes and newest technologies such as High Power Density Engine Braking and Active Decompression Technology.

Home FFD2

Latest News

Jacobs to Introduce Cylinder Deactivation (CDA) Technology at IAA Commercial Vehicles Trade Fair

Lower emissions and improved fuel economy gained through a new application of Jacobs’ well-proven valve actuation technology.

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA – Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, will introduce its new Cylinder Deactivation (CDA) technology to the European market at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 (Hannover, Germany, September 20-27). 

Summer Kid's Day

In late August, the team in Suzhou hosted the 2018 Summer Kid’s Day.  Fifteen children from employees’ families had a full day of activities including a plant visit, an introduction to company products, a charity sale, and an ice cream happy hour. 

2018 Jacobs Service Awards

Jacobs’ Bloomfield location hosted its annual Service Awards Dinner at Maneeley’s in South Windsor, Connecticut. Each year, Jacobs’ employees are recognized for their years of service as they reach various milestones – 5, 10, 15, 20, etc. years of service at Jacobs Vehicle Systems. This year, five employees reached 45 years of service! Just behind them was a group of three who have served Jacobs for 40 years. In total, 85 employees were recognized for their years of dedication which when combined total 1,310 years of service.

First Day of Summer Ice Cream Day

On the first day of summer, Jacobs’ Employee Services Committee hosted an ice cream social at the Bloomfield, Connecticut, location. All three shifts took their turn lining up at the Mister Softie trucks throughout the day. In total, 495 ice cream cones and slushies were enjoyed on the sunny, 86 degree day in Connecticut.

Media Inquiries
For media inquiries, please contact your regional representative listed below.  For all other questions, please visit our contact page.

Paul Paré
Senior Director, Marketing and Business Development
+1 860-243-7643

Calvin Peng
China Sales Director
+86 158 625 38198

Propel Technologies
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 1295 770602

0 28 01-9 88 44 77


ExpoCam 2019

ExpoCam logo
Jacobs is returning to the ExpoCam 2019 event in April.  Join the Jacobs team at booth 129 to learn about the latest in engine braking and valve actuation technologies.  In addition to hearing about our latest technologies such as High Power Density® Engine Braking and Active Decompression Technology®, our regional managers will be available to answer any of your engine brake questions.

Truckers Jamboree

Join us under the big top tent at the 40th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree this July.  Stop by our booth to have all of your engine braking questions answered by the Jacobs team.  

To find more information about this free event, visit the Iowa 80 Truckstop's website here.

Iowa 80 Truckstop building

American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition

If you are attending the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE), make plans to visit Jacobs' booth during the exhibition.  While you are there, learn more about how your fleet can benefit from Jacobs' latest technologies such as Active Decompression Technology® and High Power Density® Engine Brakes.  

North American Commercial Vehicle Show

Jacobs is returning to the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) in 2019 after a successful 2017 inaugural show.  Join us in Hall A, Booth 1354 to learn more about how your fleet can benefit from Jacobs' latest technologies such as Active Decompression Technology®, High Power Density® Engine Brakes, and more!  

Learn more about the NACV show by visiting