Saturday, November 28

Motorcar Parts of America Launches Caliper Remanufacturing

Source: Motorcar Parts of America announcement

LOS ANGELES — Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (Nasdaq: MPAA) announced brake caliper production has commenced at the company’s recently opened 370,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facilities in Tijuana, Mexico.

“The launch of the caliper operation represents the achievement of an important milestone for the company, as our product categories continue to expand,” said Selwyn Joffe, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Motorcar Parts of America, Inc.

The company’s replacement brake calipers are engineered and manufactured to fit and perform like original equipment (OE).

The brake calipers feature a specially formulated zinc-dichromate finish designed to provide superior corrosion protection in the harshest environments.

The OE-style plated coating is tested for 72 hours with continuous salt-spray exposure to evaluate lasting corrosion protection.

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The company’s premium brake caliper program, by application, provides 100 percent replacement with new phenolic pistons, ensuring worry-free performance.

For a complete repair solution, each caliper unit is assembled with 100 percent new dust boots and EPDM rubber seals and includes application-specific brake pad installation hardware and application-specific brackets.

About Motorcar Parts of America, Inc.

Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. is a remanufacturer, manufacturer and distributor of automotive aftermarket parts — including alternators, starters, wheel bearing and hub assemblies, brake calipers, brake master cylinders, brake power boosters, rotors, brake pads and turbochargers utilized in imported and domestic passenger vehicles, light trucks, and heavy-duty applications.

In addition, the company designs and manufactures test solutions for performance, endurance and production testing of electric motors, inverters, alternators, starters, and belt starter generators for the OE, aerospace, and aftermarket.

Motorcar Parts of America’s products are sold to automotive retail outlets and the professional repair market throughout the U.S. and Canada, with facilities located in New York, California, Mexico, Malaysia, China and India, and administrative offices located in California, Tennessee, Mexico, Singapore, Malaysia and Canada.

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