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Information and insight to what is going on in the industry and behind the doors of ConMet.

Air Disc Brakes Gain Safety and Maintenance Advantages

In recent years, many North American truck and trailer original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have recognized the benefits of air disc brakes (ADB) and have made them standard fit on several models. As Fleet Equipment outlines, disc brakes offer significant safety and performance advantages such as shortened stopping distances and limited…

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ConMet Joins the Electrification Revolution

Our industry is poised for a technological revolution. Most commercial vehicles today struggle to meet carbon emission regulations, have too many moving parts that need maintenance, and come with a high cost of ownership. These factors - along with breakthroughs in autonomous driving technology - are paving the way for…

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Leaders in Heavy Duty Wheel End Technology

Prior to 1995 most of the wheel end parts used in trucks and tractor-trailers were made out of iron. That all changed when we introduced our lighter and easier-to-install aluminum PreSet technology, which quickly made aluminum the OEM standard. Today, 75% of the wheel ends for the heavy duty market…

ConMet’s Plastics Group

Since the 1980’s, the ConMet Plastics group has steadily grown to become the leader of plastic product content within the class 6-7-8 North American commercial vehicle market. Currently, we develop and manufacture for all medium and heavy-duty truck OEM’s including DTNA, PACCAR, Volvo/Mack, and Navistar. (more…)

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