Accuride Corp. has formed a strategic alliance with European company Gianetti Route S.p.A. to provide worldwide sourcing of heavy wheels to the commercial trucking industry and to exchange wheel manufacturing technology.

Accuride is based in Evansville, Ind., and is a supplier of both steel and aluminum wheels to the trucking industry, while Gianetti, Ceriano Laghetto, Italy, manufactures steel wheels for trucks, buses, and off-the-road vehicles.