We are pleased to have been chosen as Daimler's primary aftermarket wheel end supplier and appreciate this expression of confidence by Daimler Trucks North America in the quality, dependability and performance of our Gunite
brake drums," said Rick Dauch, president and CEO, Accuride.
The Accuride Wheels and Gunite
businesses are combined in an all-new site, AccurideWheelEndSolutions.
It sold cast wheel-end components within the company to Gunite
, while also producing components for outside customers in the construction, oil and gas valve and fittings, medium/heavy truck, and farm machinery industries.
Our Aluminum Wheel and Gunite
manufacturing equipment launches and the consolidation of manufacturing operations at Gunite
and Imperial will be completed by year-end.
A second phase encompasses the improvements at Gunite
Hazlett will take on the added leadership responsibility for Accuride's Gunite
business unit on September 1, 2012, upon the retirement of Kenneth W.
has operations in Florida, North Carolina, Texas and California.
maintains its customer base for iron brake components in the automotive industry.
Accuride Corporation (NYSE: ACW), a leading supplier of components to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced that its Gunite
business unit is consolidating North American production into the Rockford, Ill.
The design results in a ductile iron hub that is lighter weight than an aluminum front hub assembly for comparable gross axle ratings, said Bill Ott, Gunite
vice president of engineering.
Cirar is currently the president and chief executive officer of Gunite
Corporation of Rockford, Illinois.
During the show, Accuride will showcase its range of wheel and brake products for the Mexican market, including Accu-Lite[R] Aluminum Wheels with XP finish, Gunite
Optimum Lightweight Drum (GOLD[R]), Gunite
Value Drum, Gunite
Next Generation Tru-Set[R] Bearing Spacer System, and its Gunite
Automatic Slack Adjuster.