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About TMD Friction:


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TMD Friction, a Luxembourg Group, is the world's number one manufacturer of brake friction materials in the original equipment market of the auto¬≠motive and brake industry, producing one million brake friction products each day globally. Its product portfolio comprises disc brake pads and drum brake linings for passenger cars and commercial vehicles together with brake pads for racing and friction materials for rail and industry.

This extensive experience also forms the platform for our aftermarket friction brands; Textar, Pagid, Mintex, Don, Cobreq, Cosid and Dynotherm, through which we provide a wide range of replacement friction parts, as well as associated components and accessories, to the global service and repair-sector.

Our business is structured to meet the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow, with global operations positioned to support our customers and to match the rising demand from emerging markets.

15 production sites in nine countries on four continents are complemented by R&D centers in Leverkusen (Germany), Troy (USA), Indaiatuba (Brazil) and Merrivale (South Africa). To create additional development support for Asian vehicle and brake manufacturers TMD Friction is currently expanding its R&D resources in Japan and China. Racing expertise of TMD Friction is located in Friedrichsdorf (Germany) and Cape Coral (USA).

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Textar Pagid Mintex Don Cobreq Cosid Dynotherm