Accuride Corporation (NYSE: ACW), headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, USA, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of wheels, wheel-end components and other products to the North American commercial vehicle industry.
Our products include steel and aluminum commercial vehicle wheels, wheel-end components and assemblies, truck body and chassis parts, and gray, ductile and austempered ductile iron castings; and are marketed under some of the most recognized business and brand names in the industry: Accuride Wheel End Solutions (Accuride Wheels and Gunite), and Brillion Iron Works.
We are the only single-source supplier of steel and aluminum wheels and wheel-end components for a broad range of commercial vehicle applications; and we believe we have number one or number two North American market positions in steel wheels, forged aluminum wheels, brake drums, and disc wheel hubs in commercial vehicles.
We serve the leading original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs, and their related aftermarket channels in most major segments of the commercial vehicle market, including heavy- and medium-duty trucks, commercial trailers, light trucks, buses, as well as specialty and military vehicles.
Our diversified customer base includes substantially all of the leading commercial vehicle OEMs, such as Daimler Truck North America, LLC (“DTNA”), with its Freightliner and Western Star brand trucks; PACCAR, Inc. (“PACCAR”), with its Peterbilt and Kenworth brand trucks; Navistar, Inc. (“International Truck”), with its International brand trucks; and Volvo Truck Corporation (“Volvo/Mack”), with its Volvo and Mack brand trucks. Our primary commercial trailer customers include leading commercial trailer OEMs, such as Great Dane Limited Partnership and Wabash
National, Inc. Our major light truck
customer is General Motors Corporation.
Our product portfolio is supported by strong sales, marketing and design engineering capabilities and is manufactured in 15 technologically-advanced facilities strategically located across the United States, Mexico and Canada.
Accuride Corp.’s 2011 net sales exceeded $960 million, up 25.7% from 2010.