FMSI to Launch New Look at APPEX

Auburn Hills, Mich. – The Friction Materials Standards Institute, producers of the most comprehensive catalog of aftermarket brake and clutch-facing parts, will unveil a new look at the upcoming APPEX show in Las Vegas.

“Hundreds of brake-related exhibitors attend APPEX every year and we encourage each of them to visit the FMSI booth #6021,” said Frank Oliveto institute President. “We’ve has been heavily investing in new technology, expanding services and developing new data partners.

“I can’t find a better venue for institute members, and potential members to drop by and see and learn what we are doing at FMSI.  We have a very aggressive plan to expand membership for eligible brake manufactures.  

“For those dropping by the institute’s booth don’t forget to ask for a Starbucks gift card while supplies last.”

The institute will also have boots on the ground visiting FMSI-member exhibits and potential members, added Oliveto.

About FMSI

Founded in 1948 as a trade organization, FMSI and FMS are registered trademarks of Friction Materials Standards Institute. The institute created the standard part numbering system for brake and clutch facings. Further information can be found at or by emailing [email protected]

Mike Geylin
Mike Geylin

Mike Geylin is the Editor-in-Chief at Hagman Media. Geylin has been in automotive communications for five decades working in all aspects of the industry from OEM to supplier to motorsports as well as reporting for both newspapers and magazines on the industry.