ROME, Ga. — A new business has formed to provide commercial vehicle brakes and brake-related components to the trucking industry.
Elite Brake Company will be offering a full line of: brake block, brake lining, medium-duty hydraulic brake disc pads, heavy-duty air disc break pads and new lined brake shoes and kits as well as remanufactured brake shoes and kits and complete brake drum kits, the company announced.
It says its mission is to bring “better brake performance to medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicle fleets operating trucks, trailers and transit/coach buses.”
The new company will be headed by John Healy, a friction industry veteran.
“The primary focus of our new company will be unique brake products that are developed to be application-specific and provide the lowest cost per mile for each fleet,” Healy said. “Our company slogan is ‘We have the right brake for you’ and that’s our ultimate aim, to offer products to help individual fleets meet their performance and operating cost goals.”
The company’s corporate office, distribution centre and remanufacturing plant will be located in Rome, Ga., the company announced. For more info, visit www.elitebrake.com.
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