FMSI Adds Two Regional Members


Source: FMSI

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The FMSI – Friction Materials Standards Institute – board has approved two new Regional members for 2020: Mingtai Brake Pad, and Fangtian Auto Part Ltd.

“The information and service FMSI supplies its membership is extremely valuable for a very low initiation and annual service fee,” said institute President Frank Oliveto. 

Following up from the 2019 AAPEX event, the the institute’s membership committee has sent out more than 30 applications to potential new members.

“Many non-member companies may be using the FMSI number system and unknowingly are in violation of FMSI intellectual property,” said Oliveto. “I urge these companies and others to apply at FMSI.org and or contact the our office directly. We want to hear from you.”

The following companies joined the organization in 2019

  1. Allied Nippon
  2. Asia Compact
  3. Baofeng
  4. Bapco Industrial Limited
  5. Jindon Automotive
  6. Tianchi Friction
  7. Xinlida Automotive

The FMSI 2020 gold edition book will be published June. The organzation for the first time is offering limited advertising space which is filling up fast! Become a supply partner and become eligible to place an ad and attend the the organizaion’s Brake Weekend in Naples, Fla. June, 2020.

Contact the organization at [email protected] and [email protected] for more information.

Founded in 1948 as a trade organization, FMSI and FMS are registered trademarks of Friction Materials Standards Institute.

The organization created the standard part numbering system for Brake and Clutch facings.

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