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.
Are you ready for black aluminum wheels? Alcoa is dipping its foot into Detroit auto culture to see if there’s enough interest in a black Dura-Bright wheel for trucks. Many of the full-size North American pickup trucks now offer black wheels as an option, and the company believes there’s is significant interest in the black Detroit look to warrant producing such a wheel for trucks.
CLEVELAND, OH – Merrick Murphy has been named president of Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products, reporting to Tim Myers who has recently been named group president of Alcoa Transportation and Construction Solutions.