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An Exciting Future with ConMet

An article by John Waters | Jan. 27, 2022 – Happy New Year from everyone here at ConMet! As we reflect on the past and prepare for the coming year, I am proud of what we’ve accomplished, and I look forward to what the future has in store for ConMet…

ConMet launches upgraded training website with enhanced layout and user-friendly functionality

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 with the Addition of ConMet Digital Products and Services

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 to Provide Vehicle Health Data in Real-Time

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 from Daimler Trucks North America

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…

Connected Technology and Autonomous Trucking: Then, Now, and in the Future

VANCOUVER, WA | by Paul Washicko, VP & GM ConMet Digital Business Unit Fueled by an unrelenting need to increase safety and optimize efficiencies, connected technology is shaping the future of transportation and bringing the industry another step closer to autonomous trucking. In the commercial vehicle industry, professionals are always…

The Zero-Emission Trailer Solves Challenges of Electric TRU

VANCOUVER, WA | by Beto Dantas, ConMet’s Chief Technology & Innovation Officer 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, to not only curb emissions but also reduce noise and brake wear. Across…

Overcoming Today’s Challenges in Telematics

VANCOUVER, WA | May 14th, 2021 – Isaac Otto, ConMet's digital product manager talks about shifting the focus of onboard telematics from raw data points to integrated systems that deliver actionable intelligence and improve fleet profitability. In recent years, onboard telematics has helped the commercial vehicle industry tackle a lot…

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…

Goodyear and Conmet to Offer Fleets the Commercial Tire Industry’s First Combined Tire and Wheel Hub Analytics Solution

AKRON, Ohio | Jan. 27, 2021 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and ConMet announced today their strategic collaboration to create combined digital solutions that will better connect commercial truck fleets to the health of their tires and wheel ends. For the first time in the industry, two companies…

Hirschbach Selects Phillips Connect and ConMet Smart Technologies for New Refrigerated Trailers

Newport Beach, CA | January 26, 2021 – Hirschbach, one of the nation’s most innovative fleets, will add Phillips Connect and ConMet smart trailer technologies to 1200 new refrigerator trailers they will purchase in 2021. The sensor technologies chosen by Hirschbach will give them increased visibility to the health of their…

ConMet Facility Becomes First to Receive DTNA Supplier Award for 30 Consecutive Years

VANCOUVER, WA | December 16, 2020 – Once again, ConMet’s dedication to quality has earned its Monroe, NC facility the prestigious Masters of Quality Supplier award from Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA). The Masters of Quality Supplier award is given to component and service vendors of Freightliner Trucks and…

Custom Commodities Selects ConMet’s PreSet Plus® SmartHub™ Health Monitoring Technology to Improve Safety and Productivity

VANCOUVER, WA | December 7, 2020 — ConMet is excited to announce that Custom Commodities, a tanker fleet based out of Gilmer, TX, has begun to upfit their vehicles with the PreSet Plus SmartHub. After a brief trial-use of ConMet’s newest technology, Custom Commodities is expanding the use of the…

ConMet Partners with OptiCat for E-Commerce Data Distribution

VANCOUVER, WA | July 7, 2020 — ConMet has announced a partnership with OptiCat to securely distribute PIES (Product Information Exchange Standard) data to channel partners to be used on their e-commerce platforms. This is one more step in ConMet’s digital strategy towards expanding its sales and marketing resources to…

PreSet Plus® SmartHub™ Among HDT’s Top 20 Products of 2020

VANCOUVER, WA | February 19th, 2020 — ConMet is pleased to announce that the PreSet Plus SmartHub has been chosen as one of Heavy Duty Trucking’s (HDT) Top 20 Products of 2020. The award will be presented at the American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC20) at the Georgia…

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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 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…