Source: TMD Friction announcement

HARTLEPOOL, U.K. — Aftermarket braking specialists TMD has expanded its Textar brand’s brake pad and disc product offering.

Textar has launched 13 new brake pad part numbers and three new disc assemblies for a wide range of popular passenger car applications, including models from BMW, DS, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault, Toyota, Vauxhall, and Volkswagen.

Textar’s brake discs reflect the quality standards as a market leader. Superior casting and complete surface coating ensure high performance, optimum safety and a long service life.

Customers can be assured of high-end braking quality with Textar products, with each new part going through extensive testing and quality assurance over a three-year development cycle before being released. Knowledge gained from its original equipment development is cascaded to its aftermarket product lines, so customers know they’re getting the very best.

Technicians and workshops can find out more about the latest TMD Friction products online via the Textar Brakebook online catalogue (https://textar.com/en/brakebook/). Customers can also download the Textar Brakebook app direct to their smartphones to access all of Textar’s products on-the-go.

About TMD Friction

TMD Friction, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nisshinbo Holdings Inc., is a leading global manufacturer of brake linings for the automotive and brake industries. In addition to disc brake pads and drum brake linings for cars and commercial vehicles, the company’s product portfolio also includes brake pads for motor racing and industry-specific friction materials. TMD Friction supplies the worldwide spare parts market with the brands Textar, Mintex, Don, Pagid, Cobreq, Nisshinbo and Bendix. TMD Friction also develops and produces brake friction products for industry under the brand name Cosid. The TMD Friction Group has four locations in Germany and others in Europe, the USA, Brazil, Mexico, China and Japan and employs 4,500 people worldwide.