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SBS Achieves ISO 50001 Certification

SBS Achieves ISO 50001 Certification

SBS Friction, a foremost manufacturer specializing in brakes for motorcycles, scooters, and all-terrain vehicles, marks a significant stride towards sustainable production. The company proudly announces its recent achievement of the ISO 50001 certification for energy management, setting a precedent in…

ASK Chemicals Welcomes New CEO

ASK Chemicals Welcomes New CEO

ASK Chemicals Group, a prominent leader in the foundry chemicals and industrial resins sector, proudly announces the appointment of Luiz Totti as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. With a robust background of over 11 years at ASK…

UCI Studies Brake Particle Pollution

UCI Studies Brake Particle Pollution

In an eye-opening study conducted by the University of California, Irvine (UCI), researchers have discovered a concerning link between vehicle brake emissions and public health. This groundbreaking research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, highlights the…

Alcon's 15-Year Defence Milestone

Alcon’s 15-Year Defense Milestone

In a significant industry milestone, Alcon Components Ltd celebrates 15 years of innovation and success in the defense sector, marking its journey from a motorsport and performance automotive leader to a key player in defense and security. This UK-based brake…

Bendix 2023 Community Support Success

Bendix 2023 Community Support Success

Bendix significantly expanded its community support in 2023, surpassing previous years with more than $1 million in grants, sponsorships, and donations, along with over 9,000 hours of employee volunteer time. This commitment to social responsibility and community engagement underscores the…

BWI Group Commits to Carbon Cuts

BWI Group Commits to Carbon Cuts

BWI Group, a leading smart chassis manufacturer, aims to significantly reduce its carbon emissions by 30% across its global operations by 2024, with an ambitious goal of nearly 40%. The company’s dedication to using clean electricity, such as solar and…

Hayes Brakes: Optimize Disc Brake Performance

Hayes: Optimize Disc Brake Performance

Agricultural vehicles, such as tractors and plows, often navigate through muddy conditions, exposing sensitive components like disc brakes to potential damage. The accumulation of mud on these parts not only increases wear and tear but also poses significant safety risks…

FMSI Again Pledges $5K Automotive Scholarship

FMSI Again Pledges $5K Automotive Scholarship

FMSI is committing $5,000 to scholarships for Northwood University‘s Automotive Aftermarket Management students in their 3rd and 4th years. This initiative aims to alleviate the financial burdens of rising tuition costs, supporting students who show outstanding academic achievement, leadership qualities,…

Waupaca Foundry Upgrade Reduces Downtime

Waupaca Foundry Upgrade Reduces Downtime

Waupaca Foundry successfully completed a significant capital project during a 16-day holiday shutdown at its Marinette, Wisconsin, location. The introduction of a new conveyor system in Plant 4, a ductile iron foundry, marks a pivotal upgrade from the 30-year-old vibratory…

Fras-le's 70-Year Milestone

Fras-le’s 70-Year Milestone

Fras-le, a trailblazer in sustainable mobility solutions, commemorates its 70th anniversary today. A Brazilian multinational known for its innovative friction materials, the company embarks on a year-long celebration with stakeholders worldwide under the theme ‘Our brand makes history‘. This marks…

Apec's Enhanced Website Launch

Apec’s Enhanced Website Launch

Apec, a frontrunner in the automotive aftermarket industry, has officially unveiled its newly revamped website. This digital platform transformation introduces refreshed designs, seamless navigation, and a comprehensive showcase of Apec’s product offerings, including the innovative Apec Blue Braking range. The…

Carlisle Wins Caterpillar Excellence Award

Carlisle Wins Caterpillar Excellence Award

Carlisle Brake & Friction’s Suzhou facility has been awarded the Supplier Excellence Recognition (SER) Certification by Caterpillar Inc., marking a prestigious milestone in its global operations. This achievement places Carlisle’s Suzhou plant among an elite group of suppliers to have…

Hope Technology's New XCR Brake Range

Hope Technology’s New XCR Brake Range

Hope Technology has expanded its offerings in the XCR brake range. The company, known for its dedication to innovation and quality, now introduces more customization options, enhancing both aesthetics and performance. Expanded Color Palette and E4 Caliper Addition Previously available…