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Robin Kendrick Appointed President And CEO Of Accuride Corp.

Kendrick previously served as president and general manager of BorgWarner’s Turbo Systems Business. Interim President and CEO Jason Luo has been named chairman of the board of directors.

Accuride’s Board Of Directors Appoints Jason Luo As Interim CEO

Luo was formerly chairman and CEO of Ford China and, prior to that, was president and CEO of Key Safety Systems. Luo has been a director of Accuride Corp. since March 2018 and also serves as a senior adviser to Crestview Partners, the majority owner of Accuride.

Accuride Completes Sale Of Gianetti Ruote S.r.l

The sale was required by the European Commission as part of the company’s June acquisition of mefro wheels. 

Accuride Announces Sponsorship Of Kruckeberg Motorsports In Bandit Series

“Bandit events feature intense action, so this gives us a way to test our wheels’ durability in the most extreme environment,” said Accuride President and CEO Rick Dauch.

Accuride Corp. Completes Acquisition Of mefro wheels GmbH

The acquisition extends geographical and end-market diversification, adding automotive and off-highway business for Accuride.

Accuride Adds BorgWarner Executive Robin Kendrick To Its Board Of Directors

Kendrick will serve as an independent director, and brings extensive global operations leadership experience.

Accuride Expands North American Distribution Network, Improves Lead Times

Six regional centers offer aftermarket customers the full range of Accuride-, KIC- and Gunite-branded products. The additional centers will phase in operation during first quarter of 2018

Accuride Named 2017 Supplier Of The Year By Great Dane

Accuride also received the 2017 Quality Excellence Award for exceeding Great Dane’s quality performance expectations.

Accuride Realigns Organization To Support Global Growth

The company has reorganized into three business units; makes key business unit leadership appointments.

Accuride Launches ROLLiant Hub System From KIC

The technology has been designed for North American commercial vehicle fleets seeking long-life hub performance, and truck and trailer OEMs that want to simplify wheel end installation and boost throughput during assembly.

Accuride Launches ProFinish Steel Wheel Refinishing Service

ProFinish will refinish all steel wheel makes with Accuride’s advanced Steel Armor coating that delivers corrosion protection and carries a 12-month warranty against rust damage.

Accuride Realigns Sales And Marketing Organization To Better Support Customers

Among other appointments, Accuride has promoted Chad Monroe (pictured) to senior vice president, sales and marketing and business development. In this role, Monroe will lead its global sales and marketing function.