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July 18, 2017

Accuride Launches ProFinish Steel Wheel Refinishing

Accuride has introduced the ProFinish steel wheel refinishing service for the North American commercial vehicle market. Now in full operation, ProFinish will refinish all steel wheel makes with Accuride’s Steel Armor coating that protects the wheel from corrosion and comes with a 12-month warranty against rust damage.

June 19, 2017

Accuride Agrees to Buy German Wheel Supplier

Accuride has entered into an agreement to acquire Mefro Wheels, a privately owned German-based supplier of steel wheels to the commercial vehicle industries in Europe and Asia.

April 26, 2017

Accuride Acquires Wheel End Supplier KIC

Accuride has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire wheel end component supplier KIC and some of its affiliated entities.

January 24, 2017

Accuride Offers New Wheels, Warranties

Accuride introduced new steel and aluminum wheels and extended warranties on anti-corrosion coatings at this year’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas.

December 22, 2016

21st Century Truck Wheels

In practice, wheels function quite well with only limited attention and maintenance. But that’s no excuse not to pay attention to them at regular intervals.

September 2, 2016

Accuride to be Acquired by New York-Based Equity Firm

Component supplier Accuride has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Crestview Partners, a New York-based private equity firm.

June 7, 2016

Accuride Launches Installation and Maintenance Video Series

Accuride has launched a new series of how-to videos to help fleet maintenance technicians properly install and service the company’s steel and aluminum wheels and Gunite-brand brake drums.

May 3, 2016

Earnings Watch: Accuride Losses Widen, Cummins Profit Declines

Lower North American truck sales led to lower financials compared to a year ago for two Indiana-based companies.

January 27, 2016

Accuride Previews Lightweight Composite Brake Drum

Accuride president and CEO Rick Dauch spoke about the company’s recently acquired metal matrix composite technology during a briefing at HDAW, explaining the role MMC would play in Accuride’s lightweight components.

January 27, 2016

Accuride Rolls Out Anti-Corrosion EverSteel Wheel Technology

At HDAW, component supplier Accuride launched its EverSteel wheel technology, designed to prevent corrosion in steel wheels, as well as two new lightweight aluminum wheels.

November 16, 2015

Accuride Makes Changes to Support Going Global

Accuride announced Monday that it has realigned its organization and upgraded its leadership team to support the company’s plans to grow as a supplier of wheel-end products to the global commercial vehicle industry.

October 1, 2015

Accuride App Displays Products and Information

Accuride’s mobile app is a product search tool and information resource for the company’s wheel and wheel-end products.

August 4, 2015

Accuride Aftermarket Sales Director Tony Pape Dies

Accuride’s director of aftermarket strategy and sales, Tony Pape has died at the age of 53, the company announced.

July 27, 2015

Accuride Increases Second Quarter Profit

Truck component manufacturer Accuride achieved record profitability in the second quarter of the year and a big improvement from the first quarter.

April 27, 2015

Accuride Comes Close to First Quarter Profit

Truck component supplier Accuride Corp. nearly broke even the first quarter of the year after losing more money a year earlier.

March 20, 2015

Warranty Extended on Gunite Automatic Slack Adjusters

Accuride has extended the standard warranty coverage for its Gunite and Gunite 2000 range of automatic slack adjusters. The new warranties apply to Gunite ASAs manufactured on or after April 6, 2015.

November 26, 2014

Accuride Reaches Contract Agreement for Illinois Facility

Accuride Corporation successfully reached a new four-year collective bargaining agreement with the union at its Rockford Operations facility in Rockford, Ill. The accord gives Accuride long-term agreements with all four U.S. and Canadian union represented operations.

November 3, 2014

Accuride Reports Positive Earnings for Second Consecutive Quarter

The strong commercial truck market has helped Accuride Corp. to a second profitable quarter in a row, with a number of analysts upgrading their advice on the company's stock.

July 31, 2014

Accuride Reports Strong Second Quarter Results

Accuride Corp. says its Fix and Grow strategy is working, reporting operating income for the second quarter doubled year over year. The first half of 2014 is the first time it's reported positive net income since 2007.

June 24, 2014

Wheel-end Maintenance Saves Tires, Brakes

A little extra diligence in the shop, or a bit of mechanical assistance, can help fleets avoid the irritants associated with loose wheel bearings, like irregular tire wear, premature brake relining and even wheel-offs.

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