June 24, 2014
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.
June 2, 2014
Accu-Flange wheels from Accuride feature a protective surface treatment that reduces rim flange wear in trucks carrying heavy and shifting loads, and in frequent stop-start applications.
March 9, 2014
TMC, NASHVILLE – Accuride unveiled two new aluminum wheels for wide-single tires that are up to 4 pounds lighter than the models they replace. With the addition of the Accu-Lite Duplex line of aluminum wheels to its portfolio, Accuride claims it has the lightest-weight range of standard aluminum wheels in North America.
January 14, 2014
Accuride Corp. announced that it is realigning its Sales & Marketing organization as part of the continued streamlining of the company’s management and cost structure.
November 19, 2013
Truck wheel manufacturer Accuride Tuesday introduced Steel Armor, a new advance in corrosion-fighting coating technology for commercial vehicle steel wheels.
October 15, 2013
There’s no mystery to why wheels come off trucks. The National Transportation Safety Board in 1992, and Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation in the late 1990s, both concluded after exhaustive studies that inadequate maintenance was the root cause of a series of fatal wheel separation incidents.
August 6, 2013
Accuride Corp. has completed the sale of substantially all of the assets of its Imperial Group business to Imperial Group Manufacturing Inc., a new company formed and capitalized by Wynnchurch Capital for total cash consideration of $30 million at closing, plus a contingent earn-out totaling up to $2.25 million.
July 11, 2013
Accuride's new Gunute Silver Lightweight Brake Drum offers an affordable alternative to lightweight “steel shell” drums with improved performance, according to the company.
June 24, 2013
Accuride Corp. announced it is investing $5.8 million to expand its powder coating capacity with the installation of a new coating line at its steel wheel production facility in Henderson, Ky.
March 25, 2013
Vipar Heavy Duty and Accuride announced a new three year agreement where Vipar HD will offer Accuride Wheels, Gunite wheel-end components and Imperial Group products.
January 21, 2013
LAS VEGAS -- When Rick Dauch arrived as the president and CEO of a struggling Accuride in February 2011, the latest in a string of top executives, he was able to convince the board that they needed to make serious investments in fixing problems before they could embark on a global growth strategy. Two years later, most of the fixing in the "Fix and Grow" strategy has been completed
LAS VEGAS -- Rick Dauch, president and CEO of Accuride, has fielded a lot of questions -- or perhaps accusations would be a better word -- from distributors who want to know why his promises to support the aftermarket are any different from those of a string of executives befor
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