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Five ConMet Facilities Receive DTNA Masters of Quality Supplier Award

July 25, 2017, Vancouver, WA – ConMet is pleased to announce that five of its facilities have been awarded the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) 2016 Masters of Quality Supplier award – the highest honor the company gives to its suppliers. “The Masters of Quality award winners represent the ‘best…

ConMet and Protean Electric join forces to develop Electric In-Wheel Drive System for the Commercial Vehicle Market

March 9, 2017, Vancouver, WA – Consolidated Metco, Inc. (ConMet®) announced today that it is partnering with Protean Holdings Corp. (Protean Electric) to develop an electric in-wheel drive system to provide hybrid-electric solutions for the medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicle markets. “We are combining our decades’ long expertise in wheel…

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ConMet Welcomes New Vice President Ken Kelley

January 31, 2017, Vancouver, WA – ConMet is excited to welcome Ken Kelley to its leadership team as Vice President of North American Sales. Located at ConMet’s headquarters in Vancouver, WA, Kelley will oversee OEM truck sales, aftermarket sales, trailer sales, and sales operations. “We are pleased to welcome Ken…

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ConMet Appoints New Aftermarket National Accounts Manager

December 13, 2016, Vancouver, WA – As part of a continuing effort to grow its Aftermarket business, ConMet has appointed Richard Moss to the position of National Accounts Manager. Moss will be responsible for all national independent distributors and buying groups working closely with ConMet’s aftermarket sales and marketing teams. …

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ConMet Releases Video on the Benefits of Replacing Your Wheel End

November 30, 2016, Vancouver, WA – When it comes to wheel end performance, ConMet is dedicated to providing the best value for cost per mile and the safest product choices for customers in the commercial vehicle industry. As part of this commitment, ConMet recently released a video depicting the benefits…

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ConMet Opens Aftermarket Fulfillment Center

September 28, 2016, Vancouver, WA – ConMet is excited to announce the opening of a new state-of-the-art Aftermarket Fulfillment Center in Charlotte, NC, with an official opening date of October 1, 2016. “We have made a strong commitment to better serve our Aftermarket customers. This investment in a new warehouse,…

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Four ConMet Plants Receive DTNA Masters of Quality Supplier Award

September 6, 2016, Vancouver, WA – ConMet is excited to announce that four of its production plants are recipients of Daimler Trucks North America’s 2015 Masters of Quality Supplier award. One of the recipients of this award, Monterrey Mexico Plastics, marks the first time a ConMet plastics plant has received…

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ConMet Excited to Announce Continued Growth of Aftermarket Field Sales Team

July 8, 2016, Vancouver, WA – In an effort to continue maximizing sales coverage in North America, ConMet is excited to announce the continued growth within the aftermarket field sales team. This growth brings the sales team to a total of eight people. The new team members include: Jeff Roussey…

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ConMet Introduces Wheel End Replacement App

June 16, 2016, Vancouver, Washington – ConMet, the leading supplier of wheel ends to the commercial vehicle market, has launched a mobile app to help customers quickly and easily find a replacement hub assembly for a heavy duty truck or trailer. The Aftermarket Wheel End Replacement app is available on…

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ConMet Adds TruTurn Lite™ to Brake Drum Lineup

March 15, 2016, Vancouver, Washington – Continuing with its tradition of driving innovation in the commercial vehicle industry, ConMet (Consolidated Metco) has added a new lightweight version of its popular TruTurn® brake drum. Called TruTurn Lite™, the new brake drum is designed and manufactured to be as much as 10%…

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ConMet Recognized as Top Performer by PACCAR

December 1, 2015, Vancouver, Washington – ConMet has been recognized as a top performer by PACCAR as a part of the truck manufacturer’s Supplier Performance Management (SPM) Program for 2015. The SPM program evaluates a supplier’s performance in the areas of product development, operations support and business alignment with PACCAR…

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ConMet unveils New Online Tool to Lookup Brake Drum Products

For immediate release: October 29, 2015 ConMet unveils New Online Tool to Lookup Brake Drum Products Vancouver, WA –Consolidated Metco (ConMet) has launched a new online tool that allows users to look up specifications, cross reference and availability of all ConMet brake drum products. Visitors to https://drums.ConMetWheelEnds.com can easily find…

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ConMet Appoints New Vice President

For immediate release: October 22, 2015 ConMet Appoints New Vice President Vancouver, WA – Consolidated Metco, Inc. (ConMet) has named Beto Dantas as its new vice president of marketing, strategy, and innovation. In this newly created role, Dantas will analyze and implement new business opportunities that align with ConMet's business…

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Consolidated Metco Plants Receive DTNA Supplier Awards

For immediate release: September 9, 2015 Consolidated Metco Plants Receive DTNA Supplier Awards Vancouver, WA –Four Consolidated Metco, Inc. (ConMet) production plants have been awarded the 2014 Masters of Quality Supplier award from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), the highest honor the truck-maker bestows on its suppliers. ConMet’s plant in…

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ConMet grows Aftermarket Sales Team

For immediate release: August 26, 2015 ConMet grows Aftermarket Sales Team Vancouver, WA – Consolidated Metco, Inc. (ConMet) has added three new members to its aftermarket field sales team: Scott Wilson, Debbi Howard, and Brent Burich. Brent Burich joins ConMet after a six-year stint at Ford-Blue Diamond as a parts…

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ConMet Releases New Aftermarket Wheel-end Products

For immediate release: December 17, 2014 Vancouver, WA – ConMet, the leader in wheel-end technology, introduces TruCast: a competitively priced brake drum designed to ensure optimum braking performance. “We relied on our proven TruTurn and CastLite brake drum technologies to create an affordable brake drum for heavy-duty truck and trailer…

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Larry Sanford Named Vice President, Aftermarket and Trailer OEM Sales

For immediate release: December 9, 2014 Larry Sanford Named Vice President, Aftermarket and Trailer OEM Sales for Consolidated Metco (ConMet) Vancouver, WA – Larry Sanford has been named Vice President, Aftermarket & Trailer OEM Sales for Consolidated Metco (ConMet). “Larry has a wealth of experience in the trucking industry,” notes…

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ConMet launches Hub Training 2.0 in Spanish

For immediate release: November 20, 2014 ConMet launches Hub Training 2.0 in Spanish Vancouver, WA –Consolidated Metco (ConMet) has released a Spanish-language version of their popular online Hub Training 2.0 at https://www.conmet.com/training-spanish. The second generation of this training, now available in Spanish and English, includes more subject matter on PreSet…

Consolidated Metco Receives Daimler’s Masters of Quality Award … Again

Vancouver, WA – Four Consolidated Metco, Inc. (ConMet) plants received the 2013 Masters of Quality Supplier award from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), the highest honor the truck-maker bestows on its suppliers. ConMet’s plant in Monroe, NC, which manufactures wheel-end components, received the award for the 24th time—the only supplier…

ConMet Announces Two Key Promotions

August 19, 2014 We are pleased to announce that Doug Pomphrey has been promoted to Vice President of Operations, North America, for Consolidated Metco (ConMet). Doug had been overseeing operations at ConMet manufacturing plants in Monterrey, Mexico; Monroe, North Carolina; and Etowah, Tennessee. In his new role, Doug will also…