Brake Parts Inc Adds Latest Technology To Laixi Plant

Brake Parts Inc Adds Latest Technology To Laixi Plant

BPI-Laixi is one of four BPI-owned friction plants strategically located around the globe. The plant currently manufactures nearly six million sets of brake pads annually and has added a new LINK 3000 dynamometer to conduct enhanced performance, noise and durability testing on friction material.

Brake Parts Inc (BPI) has recently invested in new manufacturing and testing equipment for its BPI-Laixi plant in Laixi, China in order to expand brake testing capabilities and increase production capacity.

BPI-Laixi is one of four BPI-owned friction plants strategically located around the globe. The plant currently manufactures nearly six million sets of brake pads annually and has added a new LINK 3000 dynamometer to conduct enhanced performance, noise and durability testing on friction material.

In order to meet growing customer demand, BPI has added the latest generation of positive molding equipment to the IATF (ISO) 16949:2016 certified plant. This addition will allow BPI-Laixi to increase its production capacity by one million sets of brake pads annually. The company also has plans to add more positive molding equipment in the first quarter of 2018 to increase capacity by another two million sets per year.

“At BPI, we are continually evaluating and upgrading our manufacturing facilities in order to fulfill the growing demand for quality brake components, including friction, rotors and calipers,” said H.T. Chang, vice president of product development, engineering, R&D and quality, Brake Parts Inc. “By making the commitment to continuously invest in our facilities, we are able to seamlessly integrate the development, testing, validation and manufacturing of new numbers and innovative products into our comprehensive brake parts offering.”

 

LINK Engineering Company designs and manufactures precision test equipment and provides comprehensive laboratory and vehicle testing services. LINK specializes in developing custom solutions. To find out more, visit www.linkeng.com.

 

About Brake Parts Inc

Brake Parts Inc (BPI) is committed to leading the global automotive aftermarket as the premier manufacturer and supplier of brake system components. The company’s primary focus is the growth and profitability of its customers through a collaborative platform of quality, innovation, dedication and integrity. BPI has a demonstrated commitment to research, development and testing of its entire product offering, including friction, rotors, drums, calipers and hydraulic products, ensuring that they meet or exceed original equipment fit, form and function requirements. For more information, visit www.brakepartsinc.com.

 

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