Wurth USA announces earth-friendly wheel weight initiative

The company has eliminated lead wheel weights from their automotive and truck product lines effective July 1.


Wurth USA, Inc., a leading provider of top-quality automotive shop supplies, fasteners, and tools, announced the launch of their earth-friendly wheel weight initiative.

In an effort to support the National Lead Free Wheel Weight Initiative started by The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Company has eliminated lead wheel weights from their automotive and truck product lines effective July 1, making them the first major aftermarket distributor to stop selling Lead Wheel Weights for cars and trucks. A complete line of lead-free alternatives is currently available.

"At WURTH, we're committed to offering solutions that promote a healthier environment for everyone", stated Michael Krause, President and CEO of WURTH USA, "We'll continue to provide superior products that encourage positive environmental changes".

WURTH's full offering of steel and zinc wheel weights provide the same fit, form and function as their lead counterparts and are engineered with the superior quality that has become synonymous with the WURTH brand.

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