Webb Aftermarket forms alliance with TMD Friction

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The Aftermarket Business Unit of Webb Wheel Products announced Dec. 11 that it has entered into a strategic alliance with TMD Friction to couple brake drums and friction linings to better serve the commercial vehicle aftermarket parts industry.

“Webb has always had a reputation for supplying quality brake drums to the industry,” says Wolfgang Winzer, president of Webb’s Aftermarket Business Unit. “Being able to couple our products with linings from a global friction manufacturer with TMD’s experience will allow us to offer the end user the combination most likely to give him the best performance.”

TMD Friction Group is a global manufacturer of brake friction materials in the original equipment market of the automotive and brake industry. Its product portfolio comprises disc brake pads and drum brake linings for passenger cars and commercial vehicles, together with brake pads for racing and friction materials for industry.

Webb Wheel Products, headquartered in Cullman, Ala., is a Marmon Highway Technologies company that manufactures hubs, brake drums and rotors for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, trailers and buses.