Accuride boosts North American aluminum truck wheel capacity

Part of the company’s changes, investments to expand capacity, enhance quality

  • Maximizing the use of existing aluminum wheel production and machining capacity to satisfy customer needs across the company's market segments and regions; 
  • Establishing new capacity in regions where customer assembly plants are concentrated.
  • Investing in advanced production processes to achieve higher standards of product quality and finishing for the company's aluminum wheel portfolio.

"By strategically managing our existing capacity and investing in key acquisitions and capacity initiatives, Accuride is fortifying its status as a leading aluminum wheel supplier to the North American commercial vehicle industry," said Hazlett.

"Further, with our proven steel wheel expertise and extensive product portfolio, we're able to seamlessly serve as a single-source supplier for our customers' aluminum and steel wheel needs."

"We plan to make further significant capital investments in manufacturing equipment, products and process technologies across all of our core businesses during 2012 and 2013 in order to strengthen the value and dependability we offer our customers," Dauch added.

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