Elite Brake Co. is a new commercial vehicle brake component supplier developing a full product line of brake block, brake lining, medium-duty hydraulic brake disc pads, heavy-duty air brake disc pads, lined brake shoes & kits, remanufactured brake shoes & kits, and complete brake drum kits. The company said its mission is to bring better brake performance to medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicle fleets operating trucks, trailers and transit/coach buses.
John Healy, a friction industry veteran with 20 years experience at Marathon, Brake Pro and Incolbestos, will lead the company. Healy said, “The primary focus of our new company will be unique brake products that are developed to be application specific and provide the lowest cost per mile for each fleet. Our company slogan is ‘We have the right brake for you,’ and that’s our ultimate aim, to offer products to help individual fleets meet their performance and operating cost goals.”
Elite Brake’s corporate office, distribution center and remanufacturing center will be located in Rome, Ga. The company said it is currently receiving inquiries for customized solutions to improve brake performance at its website.