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    Accuride reshaping distribution network

    December 22, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    EVANSVILLE, IN – Accuride will extend its distribution network in the first quarter of 2018, adding five new North American distribution centers to support Accuride, KIC, and Gunite products.

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    Accuride consolidates business units

    October 27, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    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.

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    Accuride unveils set-and-forget hub system

    October 6, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    ATLANTA, GA – Accuride vice president – OEM sales, trailer, and municipal Neil McIrvin still remembers a fleet owner who asked why the industry couldn’t make a wheel end system that lasts the life of a trailer or truck.

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    Accuride rolls forward with global push

    September 29, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    ATLANTA, GA – Accuride expects its deal to acquire German-based Mefro Wheels will close in the fourth quarter of this year, but the maker of wheels and wheel end components is already eyeing further growth around the globe.

  • Accuride completes acquisition of KIC

    May 2, 2017 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    EVANSVILLE, IN – Accuride has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Vancouver, Washington-based wheel and wheel end component supplier KIC.

  • Accuride VP named 2017 STEP Ahead Award Honoree

    March 2, 2017 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    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.

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    Accuride embraces its wheel focus

    January 25, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    LAS VEGAS, NV – Accuride appears to have turned a corner after taking the company private – and is pledging to double or even triple the size of the wheel-making business in as little as three to five years.

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    Accuride extends coating warranties

    January 25, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    LAS VEGAS, NV – Accuride is boosting the warranties on its Steel Armor and EverSteel wheel coatings for steel wheels manufactured on or after January 1.

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    Accuride board approves purchase by Crestview

    September 7, 2016 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    EVANSVILLE, IN , IN – Crestview Partners, a private equity firm based in New York, is purchasing Accuride for US $2.58 per share – and there are already plans to grow.

  • Accuride Inks Deal with Daimler Trucks

    May 28, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    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.

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    MATS: Accuride unveils new offerings

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Accuride Corporation is using the Mid-America Trucking Show to do more than put a new spin on a popular product, they’re using the show to showcase a brand new line of new products and service offerings.