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Industry Leaders Join Together to Advance Freight Electrification

WASHINGTON—In September, the Electrification Coalition (EC) announced the launch of the Electric Freight Consortium (EFC), a forum for collaboration between the EC, private-sector partners and industry leaders representing a broad cross-section of the freight transportation sector that will accelerate freight electrification at scale. The EFC will complement its innovative freight policy and…

DTNA Recognizes ConMet’s Outstanding Service with the ‘Masters of Quality’ Award

Vancouver, WA | Sept. 28, 2022 ­– ConMet is excited to announce that three of its facilities have once again been awarded the Daimler Trucks North America 2021 Masters of Quality Supplier award. As the industry’s leading global manufacturer of wheel hubs, structural plastic, and aluminum casting components for the…

ConMet Masters of Quality Award

ConMet to Showcase Innovative, Lightweight Commercial Vehicle Components at IAA Transportation 2022

Hannover, Germany - September 19, 2022 ­– ConMet, a leading global manufacturer of wheel end systems, chassis components, structural plastics, telematics, and alternative energy solutions for commercial vehicles, is set to exhibit at IAA Transportation, September 20-25, 2022, in Hannover, Germany. The company will feature its high-performance, lightweight wheel end…

Lightweight Wheel Ends at IAA

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden visits ConMet’s Clackamas, Oregon, Foundry

Clackamas, OR ­– On Friday, August 12, 2022, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) visited ConMet’s award-winning foundry in Clackamas, Oregon. The visit was part of an ongoing initiative of ConMet’s to work with and educate policymakers on innovative technologies in the commercial vehicle sector that benefit both the industry and…

ConMet Receives Navistar Supplier Excellence Award

Vancouver, WA | July 6, 2022 ­– ConMet (Consolidated Metco, Inc.) announces its recognition for a Supplier Excellence award of Navistar, Inc., a commercial transportation solutions provider with a vision to accelerate the impact of sustainable mobility. ConMet was awarded Navistar’s Gold Performance award, which recognizes excellence across quality, delivery,…

ConMet Receives 3 PACCAR Awards for 2021

Vancouver, WA | Mar. 31, 2022 ­– PACCAR has recognized ConMet with three 2021 Supplier Performance Management awards across multiple business units. ConMet’s Castings Division was one of only two PACCAR suppliers to reach SPM Masters status, PACCAR’s highest supplier performance award. Additionally, ConMet Wheel Ends and ConMet Plastics received…

ConMet eMobility Commercial eHub Partnerships

ORLANDO, FL | Mar. 06, 2022 ­– ConMet eMobility has announced commercial partnerships and supply agreements with some of the industry's top players, setting plans to increase sales of the PreSet Plus® eHub™. The eHub system pairs an in-wheel electric motor with a ConMet PreSet Plus hub assembly, engineered to…

Zero-Emission Trailer Collaboration with Meritor

Troy, MI, Mar. 03, 2022 — Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced it has entered into a collaboration agreement with ConMet in which Meritor will develop purpose-built trailer suspensions and brakes, as well as tire inflation systems to work with ConMet’s PreSet Plus® eHub. This innovative system will enable production…

New Agreement for Zero-Emission Trailer Tech

Vancouver, WA, Mar. 01, 2022 — ConMet eMobility and Carrier Transicold, pioneers in zero-emission transport refrigeration technology, and Sysco Corp., the global leader in foodservice distribution, today announced that they have entered into an agreement to supply Sysco with new zero-emission* refrigeration systems as part of a commercial evaluation program.…

ConMet’s PreSet Plus® eHub™ System Wins Heavy Duty Trucking 2022 Top 20 Award

Vancouver, WA, Feb. 25, 2022 — ConMet’s PreSet Plus® eHub™ system has been recognized by Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) with a spot on their 2022 Top 20 list of products. This is the second year that ConMet has received HDT’s Top 20 Award. Products considered for HDT’s 2022 Top 20…

ConMet PreSet Plus® eHub™

Carrier Further Strengthens Electric Transport Refrigeration Capabilities through Strategic Alliance with ConMet

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Jan. 26, 2022 — Carrier is further expanding its electrification capabilities through a new alliance with ConMet adding wheel-based power generation that captures energy that otherwise would be wasted during braking events. The alliance also advances Carrier’s broader zero-emission transport refrigeration solutions, with the availability of…

Zero-Emission ConMet Trailer

ConMet launches upgraded training website

Vancouver, WA | Jan. 18, 2022 – ConMet is pleased to announce the launch of a new, upgraded online training website. The video-based online training features two courses, Hub 101 and Brake Drum 101, that provides users with essential knowledge of ConMet wheel end hubs and brake drums, including inspection…

Carben Tec Enhances Fleet Solutions Portfolio

Vancouver, WA | Dec 09, 2021 – ConMet Digital is pleased to announce its partnership with Carben Tec, a trusted fleet solutions provider. The partnership incorporates ConMet Digital’s entire suite of products and data services into the Carben Tec portfolio. Backed by more than 50 years of ConMet’s advanced wheel…

Pedigree Technologies Now Offering ConMet Digital Products

Vancouver, WA | Nov. 15, 2021 – ConMet's Full Suite of Digital Products and Services Integrates with Pedigree Technologies’ OneView platform to track the health of wheel ends, tire pressure, axle load and air line pressure. Today, Pedigree Technologies, a leading telematics service provider, announces the addition of ConMet’s full…

ConMet Receives Three ‘Masters of Quality’ Awards

Vancouver, WA | Nov. 11, 2021 – ConMet, the industry’s leading global manufacturer of wheel hubs, structural plastic, and aluminum casting components for the commercial vehicle industry, is pleased to announce that three of its facilities have been awarded the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) 2020 Masters of Quality Supplier…

eMobility’s zero-emission trailer is on the road

VANCOUVER, WA | Sept. 12, 2021 ­– As the race to decrease emissions on transport refrigeration units (TRUs) is posing a major hurdle to commercial fleets, a zero-emission electric trailer is now available from ConMet eMobility that eliminates emissions, decreases noise, and reduces brake wear. The power behind the zero-emission…

Utility Makes ConMet Preset Plus® Standard on All Trailers

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA | Apr. 9, 2021 – Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers is pleased to announce ConMet Preset Plus® wheel end hubs as the standard base specification on all…

ConMet Wins PACCAR’s SPM Awards Across All Business Units

VANCOUVER, WA | Apr. 7, 2021 – ConMet has been recognized by PACCAR as a recipient of three Supplier Performance Management awards for 2020. ConMet’s Wheel Ends and Castings divisions received the SPM Leader award, while Plastics received the SPM Achiever award. PACCAR suppliers are evaluated cross-functionally in the areas…

Optimal Vehicle Management through Telematics: Fleet Complete and ConMet Team Up

Toronto, Canada | Apr. 1, 2021 – Fleet Complete, a leading global provider of connected mobility solutions, is excited to announce a new partnership with ConMet, an industry leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of commercial vehicle parts for more than 50 years. ConMet develops innovative solutions that drive…

Road Ready Partners with ConMet on PreSet Plus® SmartHub™ System

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. | Mar. 22, 2021 – Road Ready from Clarience Technologies, LLC, a leading provider of fleet and supply chain visibility, has partnered with ConMet to advance its trailer telematics capabilities. Road Ready is the industry’s first telematics solution that incorporates “smart” OE trailer systems into a single fleet…