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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.

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    Alcoa considers black aluminum wheels

    May 3, 2017 12:00AM by Jim Park

    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.

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    Murphy named president of Alcoa Wheel and Transportation

    May 27, 2016 12:00AM by John G Smith

    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.