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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.

June 2, 2014

Accu-Flange from Accuride Fights Flange Wear

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

Accuride's New Accu-Lite Wheel Lineup Sheds 4 Pounds

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 Announces Changes in Sales & Marketing Organization

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

Accuride Introduces New Steel Wheel Coating Technology

Truck wheel manufacturer Accuride Tuesday introduced Steel Armor, a new advance in corrosion-fighting coating technology for commercial vehicle steel wheels.

October 15, 2013

Keeping Your Wheels On

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 Completes Sale of Imperial Group

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

Gunite Introduces Silver Lightweight Brake Drum

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 to Add 30 Jobs for Manufacturing Expansion in Henderson

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 HD, Accuride Ink Three-Year Deal

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

Accuride Says it's Nearly Done Fixing; Ready to Grow

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

January 21, 2013

Accuride Says it's Nearly Done Fixing; Ready to Grow

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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