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ConMet Exhibiting at NACV Show 2019

VANCOUVER, WA | October 28th, 2019 — ConMet is excited to be exhibiting at the 2019 North American Commercial Vehicle Show this week in Atlanta, Georgia. With a brand-new booth, ConMet will be in Hall B, booth #5145, showcasing a variety of products including its industry-preferred PreSet Plus® wheel end…

ConMet Names John Waters as President

VANCOUVER, WA | April 25, 2019— ConMet announced today that John Waters has been named President, effective immediately. Mr. Waters succeeds Mike Swiderski, who has held the position since 2014, following his election to retire. Mr. Waters has served ConMet for 27 years in various leadership roles prior to his…

ConMet Opens Second Production Facility in Nanjing China

NANJING, CHINA | December 18, 2018– ConMet celebrated its new hub assembly facility in Nanjing, China with a grand opening event on December 11th, 2018. The celebration was attended by customers, government officials, suppliers, and longest tenured ConMet employees. “This year marks the tenth anniversary of ConMet’s entrance into the…

ConMet Exhibits at IAA Hannover for the First Time

HANNOVER, GERMANY | September 19, 2018 - ConMet will be exhibiting at the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover, Germany from September 20-27th. This is the first time that ConMet will have a presences at IAA, the leading trade show of the global commercial vehicle industry. ConMet will be…

ConMet Opens New 253,000 sq/ft Facility in Monroe, NC

VANCOUVER, WA | March 6, 2018 – ConMet celebrated the official opening of its second Monroe, NC production facility with a ribbon cutting ceremony on February 22, 2018. The celebration was attended by community members including Monroe Mayor Bobby Kilgore, the Union County Chamber of Commerce, the Monroe-Union County Economic…

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 to Debut Industry’s First Real-Time Wheel End Monitoring System

VANCOUVER, WA | September 25, 2017 – ConMet, a leading global supplier of components to the commercial vehicle market, announced today it will be introducing the industry’s first intelligent wheel end at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACVS booth #2620). This new product will allow drivers and fleet managers…

Five ConMet Facilities Receive DTNA Masters of Quality Supplier Award

July 25, 2017, Vancouver, WA – ConMet is pleased to announce that five of its facilities have been awarded the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) 2016 Masters of Quality Supplier award – the highest honor the company gives to its suppliers. “The Masters of Quality award winners represent the ‘best…

ConMet and Protean Electric join forces to develop Electric In-Wheel Drive System for the Commercial Vehicle Market

March 9, 2017, Vancouver, WA – Consolidated Metco, Inc. (ConMet®) announced today that it is partnering with Protean Holdings Corp. (Protean Electric) to develop an electric in-wheel drive system to provide hybrid-electric solutions for the medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicle markets. “We are combining our decades’ long expertise in wheel…

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ConMet Welcomes New Vice President Ken Kelley

January 31, 2017, Vancouver, WA – ConMet is excited to welcome Ken Kelley to its leadership team as Vice President of North American Sales. Located at ConMet’s headquarters in Vancouver, WA, Kelley will oversee OEM truck sales, aftermarket sales, trailer sales, and sales operations. “We are pleased to welcome Ken…

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ConMet Appoints New Aftermarket National Accounts Manager

December 13, 2016, Vancouver, WA – As part of a continuing effort to grow its Aftermarket business, ConMet has appointed Richard Moss to the position of National Accounts Manager. Moss will be responsible for all national independent distributors and buying groups working closely with ConMet’s aftermarket sales and marketing teams. …

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ConMet Releases Video on the Benefits of Replacing Your Wheel End

November 30, 2016, Vancouver, WA – When it comes to wheel end performance, ConMet is dedicated to providing the best value for cost per mile and the safest product choices for customers in the commercial vehicle industry. As part of this commitment, ConMet recently released a video depicting the benefits…

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ConMet Opens Aftermarket Fulfillment Center

September 28, 2016, Vancouver, WA – ConMet is excited to announce the opening of a new state-of-the-art Aftermarket Fulfillment Center in Charlotte, NC, with an official opening date of October 1, 2016. “We have made a strong commitment to better serve our Aftermarket customers. This investment in a new warehouse,…

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Four ConMet Plants Receive DTNA Masters of Quality Supplier Award

September 6, 2016, Vancouver, WA – ConMet is excited to announce that four of its production plants are recipients of Daimler Trucks North America’s 2015 Masters of Quality Supplier award. One of the recipients of this award, Monterrey Mexico Plastics, marks the first time a ConMet plastics plant has received…

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ConMet Excited to Announce Continued Growth of Aftermarket Field Sales Team

July 8, 2016, Vancouver, WA – In an effort to continue maximizing sales coverage in North America, ConMet is excited to announce the continued growth within the aftermarket field sales team. This growth brings the sales team to a total of eight people. The new team members include: Jeff Roussey…

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ConMet Introduces Wheel End Replacement App

June 16, 2016, Vancouver, Washington – ConMet, the leading supplier of wheel ends to the commercial vehicle market, has launched a mobile app to help customers quickly and easily find a replacement hub assembly for a heavy duty truck or trailer. The Aftermarket Wheel End Replacement app is available on…

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ConMet Adds TruTurn Lite™ to Brake Drum Lineup

March 15, 2016, Vancouver, Washington – Continuing with its tradition of driving innovation in the commercial vehicle industry, ConMet (Consolidated Metco) has added a new lightweight version of its popular TruTurn® brake drum. Called TruTurn Lite™, the new brake drum is designed and manufactured to be as much as 10%…

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ConMet Recognized as Top Performer by PACCAR

December 1, 2015, Vancouver, Washington – ConMet has been recognized as a top performer by PACCAR as a part of the truck manufacturer’s Supplier Performance Management (SPM) Program for 2015. The SPM program evaluates a supplier’s performance in the areas of product development, operations support and business alignment with PACCAR…

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ConMet Appoints New Vice President

For immediate release: October 22, 2015 ConMet Appoints New Vice President Vancouver, WA – Consolidated Metco, Inc. (ConMet) has named Beto Dantas as its new vice president of marketing, strategy, and innovation. In this newly created role, Dantas will analyze and implement new business opportunities that align with ConMet's business…

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