Dauch named chairman of the HDBF
DEARBORN, MI - The president and CEO of Accuride is the new chairman of the Heavy Duty Business Forum (HDBF). Rick Dauch is the 38th chairman of the HDBF, and won the position for 2018 at elections held following the group's 80th biannual meeting last week. Dauch succeeds Stephen Mance, president and CEO of Defiance Metal Products.
Great Dane names Supplier of the Year
SAVANNAH, GA - Trailer and truck bodies manufacturer Great Dane is singing the praises of components supplier Accuride, making them their 2017 supplier of the year for large suppliers. The company announced the accolade last week, also awarding Accuride the 2017 Quality Excellence Award for exceeding Great Dane's quality performance expectations.
Accuride consolidates business units
EVANSVILLE, IN - Accuride is consolidating its wheel end components businesses that include the stand-alone Gunite unit, and KIC business acquired in May 2017. Collectively they will now be known as Accuride Wheel End Solutions, although the KIC and Gunite brands will remain.
Accuride VP named 2017 STEP Ahead Award Honoree
EVANSVILLE, IN - Accruride announced today, the Manufacturing Institute has honored Mary E. Blair, senior vice president of supply chain management for Accuride with its 2017 Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Production) Ahead Award.
Accuride Inks Deal with Daimler Trucks
EVANSVILLE, IN - The commercial vehicle components supplier Accuride Corp. announced on Thursday it recently signed a multi-year agreement with Daimler Trucks North America to supply its American-cast-and-machined Gunite brake drums to Daimler's aftermarket parts group.