Supplier of components to the North American and European commercial vehicle industries, Accuride Corporation has acquired Mefro Wheels GmbH, Germany. Supplying steel wheels to the European and Asian automotive, commercial vehicle and construction and agricultural equipment industries, Mefro wheels operates eight manufacturing facilities in Europe and Asia. Following the European merger-clearance process, the acquisition of

Mefro Wheels will present Accuride an opportunity to tap new markets and boost operational efficiency. Apart from doubling its core wheels business to become a USD 1.2 billion global commercial vehicle wheel and wheel-end components supplier employing approximately 5,000 people and operating 16 manufacturing and assembly facilities across eight countries in North America, Europe and Asia, Accuride will rebrand Mefro Wheels as Accuride. This would be a part of the company’s market-specific product-branding strategies.

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