Accuride CEO Rick Dauch Elected to HDMA Board of Directors

• Continues Accuride’s commitment to Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association and its mission

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – January 26, 2015 – Accuride Corporation (NYSE: ACW), a leading supplier of components to the North American commercial vehicle industry, today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer Rick Dauch has been elected for a three-year term to the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) board of directors.  Dauch was elected by a vote of members at the annual meeting of the HDMA on November 7, 2014.

“I am honored to have been elected to serve on the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association Board – in addition to my participation in the Heavy Duty Business Forum – to help advance HDMA’s mission for its nearly 200 member companies in the commercial vehicle industry,” Dauch said.

Dauch has served as President and CEO of Accuride since February 2011 and also has been a member of the HDMA Heavy Duty Business Forum of industry leaders since 2012.  In addition to his HDMA roles, Dauch serves as a member of the board of directors of both Spartan Motors, Inc. and Koch Enterprises, Inc. He also is a member of the board of directors and a past president of the U.S. Army Football Club and is a member of the Evansville Regional Business Committee. Earlier in his career, Dauch was a member of the board of directors of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA).

About the HDMA

Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) is the Heavy Duty division of the 110-year-old Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), a major industry association with a forward looking strategy and a legacy of advocacy for the motor vehicle supplier industry. A member-driven organization, HDMA provides industry leadership for NAFTA based original equipment and aftermarket suppliers in the on- and off-highway commercial vehicle equipment industry.

About Accuride Corporation

With headquarters in Evansville, Ind., USA, Accuride Corporation is a leading supplier of components to the North American commercial vehicle industry. The company’s products include commercial vehicle wheels; wheel-end components and assemblies; and specialty cast-iron components for a range of agricultural, construction and mining, and oil and gas equipment applications. The company’s products are marketed under its brand names, which include Accuride®, Accuride Wheel End SolutionsTM, Gunite®, and BrillionTM. Accuride’s common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ACW. For more information, visit the Company’s website at


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