Source: Fras-le announcement
CAXIAS DO SUL, Brazil — Fras-le received an important recognition recently as it was named one of the top 10 suppliers by Huajing, one of China’s largest producers of trailer axles.
The only supplier of friction materials to receive this distinction, Fras-le Asia was represented at Huajing’s Annual Supplier Meeting by sales manager Kevin Zhang.
“The Chinese market of automakers and replacement products is gaining increasing representation in the results of the company as a whole,” said Anderson Pontalti, Fras-le’s Friction Business Director. “We are happy to consolidate this strategic partnership with Huajing, which demonstrates confidence in our work and our products with this recognition.”
Best Results in 10 Years for Fras-le
Operating in China since 2009, Fras-le Asia is responsible for the production of canvases and brake pads for commercial vehicles. In addition to serving the local market, the unit also exports its products to Europe, South America and countries in the Asia/Pacific region.
Fras-le, one of the Randon Companies, stands out for being a powerhouse reposition in auto parts, bringing together high quality products and brands recognized by the market in its portfolio. In addition, it is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of friction material, serving the segments of automakers and replacement.
The company develops, produces and markets products for automobiles, motorcycles, heavy vehicles, aviation, and for the railway and industrial lines. With units in the United States, China, Argentina, Uruguay and India, it has 10 industrial plants, six distribution centers, four commercial offices, two technology and development centers and a team capable of serving customers in more than 120 countries on five continents, offering more than 14,000 references in auto parts solutions.
The company is a leader in the aftermarket and puts products within the reach of the consumer with the quality of the original part, through the brands Fras-le, Lonaflex, Fremax, Controil and Nakata.
With the recent acquisition of Nakata Automotive, it has expanded the product portfolio with suspension, steering and powertrain items.
It also has one of the most advanced research centers in Latin America: the Randon Technological Center (CTR), an engineering hub in an area of 90 hectares that has 20 types of tracks, totaling 15 kilometers, for the development of various tests, in addition to structural laboratory, complete technical and electronic support and areas for co-creation and product innovation.