Fras-le, one of the five largest manufacturers of friction materials worldwide, will exhibit its complete product line at the world’s leading trade fair for the automotive sector – the Automechanika Frankfurt 2018, to be held from September 11 through 15, in Germany. A participant in this bi-annual trade show since 1996, Fras-le will have its own booth – Hall 5.1, B45.
Fras-le sells its products in over 127 countries, thanks to its manufacturing plants strategically set up in Brazil, United States, China, Argentina, Uruguay and India; warehouses in Argentina, Germany, United States and Colombia, and commercial operations in Chile, Mexico, United Arab Emirates and South Africa. This way Fras-le strengthens its international presence in this trade show that, in its 2016 Edition, attracted 133 thousand professional visitors from 170 countries, and 4,843 exhibitors from 76 countries, showing their products, solutions and innovations.
The CEO of Fras-le, Sergio Carvalho, says “the participation in this fair is strategic to the Company, strengthening its commitment to supplying globally to its current customers, while prospecting new business and establishing new partnerships.”[bctt tweet=” “the participation in this fair is strategic to the Company, strengthening its commitment to supplying globally to its current customers, while prospecting new business and establishing new partnerships.”” username=”TheBrakeReport”]
With an extensive and diversified product portfolio – which comprises more than 14,000 part numbers – Fras-le`s product line, under the brands Fras-le, Lonaflex and Controil – includes brake pads and linings for heavy vehicle brakes; brake pads, brake linings and brake shoes for light vehicles; clutch facings; brake pads and brake shoes for motorcycles; brake pads for aircraft; brake pads and linings for trains and subways; molded and woven linings; universal sheets; brake discs and drums; products for hydraulic brakes such as master cylinders (wheel and clutches) repair kits; brake and radiator fluids; filters, and others. Fras-le currently sells its products both to the Aftermarket and OEM markets worldwide.
The Fras-le App has been recently launched – a free app that is available in Google Play and Apple Store. Through it, any customer – whether current or a prospective – have access, via smartphone and digital platforms, all the data about Fras-le’s products, its electronic catalogue, updates, product launches, as well as the company news.