TMD Friction: Bendix Brakes Enter Polish Market

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Bendix Expands European Presence in Poland

Global braking specialist TMD Friction is taking its aftermarket brand, Bendix, to Poland. Starting this month, Hart Sp. z o.o. will be Bendix’s exclusive distributor, giving Polish drivers access to the brand’s range of brake system components. This move extends Bendix’s reach to 17 countries within Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

The Bendix product portfolio offers a range geared toward quality-conscious customers. It includes brake pads, brake shoes, brake shoe kits, brake discs, brake drums, ABS sensors, and wear indicators designed for passenger cars. The lineup provides exceptional coverage, aligning with 98% of vehicles on European roads.

“Bendix is a brand with a long tradition on the global aftermarket. We are proud that we have the opportunity to drive its further development. Thanks to TMD Friction’s knowledge of research, technology and production, as well as our OE experience, Bendix guarantees its customers excellent performance, comfort and safety,” says Joanna Krężelok, Head of Sales Office at TMD Friction in Poland.


TMD Friction sees Poland as part of a broader global strategy. “Bringing Bendix to Poland is part of our global strategy to extend our market share,” Krężelok adds. TMD Friction aims to serve drivers worldwide across numerous market segments and price points. Bendix now joins their wide-ranging brand portfolio.

Bendix: Performance, Comfort, and Safety

Bendix stands out with its emphasis on material quality and precision for modern braking systems. It positions itself as a premium addition to TMD Friction’s line of products.

The Bendix name holds over a century of automotive industry experience. Founded in 1924, the brand established itself as a reliable high-end parts manufacturer early on. A long history of innovative solutions, including advancements in brake assist, power steering, and even the world’s first ABS system, bolsters Bendix’s reputation.

Meeting Today’s Braking Needs

Through parent company TMD Friction, Bendix products continue to adapt to a changing market. This focus has resulted in Bendix becoming a global brand offering reliable parts, including those suited for hybrid and electric vehicles. TMD Friction’s dedication to research and testing translates into high-quality Bendix products, which often exceed ECE-R90 standards.

Extensive Bendix Catalog

Bendix provides an extensive selection, including over 2600 references for brake discs and pads. Finding the right parts is streamlined through the Bendix Brakebook app and an online catalog.

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