TMD Friction Expands Italian Market

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TMD Friction, a leader in brake friction products, has announced strategic partnerships to enhance its distribution in Italy, marking a significant step in its market expansion efforts. This collaboration involves Aldo Romeo and Autocom Palermo for the distribution of Textar and Don braking solutions, further solidifying TMD Friction’s presence in the Italian aftermarket following its acquisition by Aequita.

Key Highlights

  • New Partnerships: TMD Friction collaborates with Aldo Romeo and Autocom to distribute Textar and Don products in Italy.
  • Strategic Expansion: This move is part of TMD Friction’s strategy to broaden its market reach and offer premium braking solutions.
  • Experienced Distributors: Aldo Romeo and Autocom are recognized for their extensive distribution networks and commitment to quality.
  • Continued Growth: Following the recent acquisition by Aequita, TMD Friction maintains its growth trajectory in the global market.
TMD Friction Expands Italian Market

“In line with the programme to diversifying the distribution of our braking brands in Italy, we are pleased to announce two new partnerships with Aldo Romeo and Autocom, important distributors for the Italian aftermarket,” Adrian Dulea, TMD Friction Business Development Manager South & Eastern Europe, expressed his enthusiasm about the new collaborations.

Aldo Romeo Spa, with over 80 years in the sector, distributes Textar and Don products across Italy through nine logistics platforms. Marinella Romeo, president and CEO of Aldo Romeo, highlighted the strategic importance of the partnership, “The introduction of the prestigious Don and Textar brands… enriches our offering of brake system components.”

Autocom will distribute Textar brake friction products throughout Sicily from its central warehouse. Manlio La Rosa, CEO of Autocom, underscored the significance of this collaboration, stating it “confirms our commitment to creating meaningful partnerships.”

TMD Friction’s ongoing efforts to expand its Italian distribution network underscore its dedication to providing high-quality braking solutions and fostering strong partnerships in the automotive sector.

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