TMD Friction’s Don Brakes Added by ASAP

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Source: TMD Friction announcement

LEVERKUSEN, Germany – ASAP has selected global aftermarket brake brand, Don, to offer a wide range of braking solutions for passenger cars.

The former Andrew Page branches have ambitious growth plans under ASAP to deliver quality products to its growing customer base across its nine locations. The new partnership with Don enables ASAP to offer a quality product at a value-oriented price point.

Part of TMD Friction, Don’s passenger-car range offers copper-free brake pads and discs that are engineered to provide reliable braking at a competitive price point. Available for a variety of vehicles from small cars to small vans, the Don passenger-car range is tested and manufactured for consistent quality with an excellent price-performance-ratio designed to appeal to price-sensitive drivers.

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“We already stock TMD Friction’s Mintex brand for those looking for a higher quality brake range,” Derek Wales, managing director of ASAP, said. “Stocking Don complements this by offering various options to suit different vehicles and customers’ budgets.”

Nick Hayes, UK sales manager at TMD Friction, said: “At TMD Friction we offer a range of braking brands to suit all vehicles and budgets. Our Don range promises a quality product that is renowned with TMD Friction but at a more cost-effective price point. ASAP is an ambitious new factor and we’re looking forward to working with the team to help grow its product range.”

About TMD Friction

TMD Friction, a subsidiary of Nisshinbo Holdings Inc., is a global leader in the manufacture of brake pads for the automotive and brake industry. Alongside disc brake pads and drum brake linings for cars and commercial vehicles, the product portfolio also includes motorsport brake pads as well as friction materials for industry. TMD Friction supplies the global spare parts market through brands like Textar, Mintex, Don, Pagid and Cobreq. TMD Friction also develops and produces friction linings for industry under the brand Cosid. The TMD Friction Group has four sites in Germany, with more in Europe, the USA, Brazil, Mexico, China and Japan, and employs around 4,700 people worldwide. For more information visit

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