Federal-Mogul to Showcase Several New Technologies During 2011 AAPEX Show
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Federal-Mogul (NASDAQ: FDML) will introduce several advanced technologies and extensive new product lines for the automotive parts and service industry during the 2011 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), November 1-3, at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas.
The company’s exhibit (No. 3217) will highlight several new vehicle repair and maintenance solutions that are now available through four of Federal-Mogul’s most popular and trusted brands: ANCOÃ‚®, ChampionÃ‚®, MOOGÃ‚® and WagnerÃ‚® Brake. The new product lines deliver additional leading technology and innovation to address customer preferences in the automotive aftermarket and represent the largest expansion of Federal-Mogul’s aftermarket portfolio in recent history.
Among the new product technologies that will be on display are affordable ANCO Profile(TM) wiper blades; Champion oil, air and cabin air filters; MOOG complete strut assemblies, hub assemblies and R-Series(TM) control arms; and Wagner ThermoQuietÃ‚® CeramicNXT brake pads. Each of these product lines offers comprehensive coverage of today’s popular late-model foreign nameplate and domestic vehicle applications.
“These technologically advanced repair and maintenance solutions are now available under some of the strongest brands in the automotive industry,” said Jay Burkhart, senior vice president, Federal-Mogul Global Aftermarket. “These new products, with their market-leading quality, performance and value, will help our trade partners establish and strengthen new customer relationships and will contribute to Federal-Mogul’s strategy for sustainable global profitable growth.”
The following are highlights of these new product lines:
ANCO Profile Wipers – These new profile-style replacement wiper blades offer an easy-to-install, affordable upgrade from conventional blades to the latest wiper technology. ANCO Profile blades are also direct-fit replacements for vehicles originally equipped with profile-style wipers. The ANCO Profile line covers virtually every passenger vehicle with just 22 part numbers.
Champion Filters – The iconic Champion brand will offer beginning January 1, 2012 a full line of oil, air and cabin air filters featuring designs for best-in-class quality and construction. The line includes 53 oil, 183 air and 46 cabin air filter SKUs that provide 98, 93 and 90 percent coverage, respectively, of the North American car parc.
MOOG Complete Strut Assemblies – Manufactured to the same quality standards that have made MOOG products the preferred choice of professional technicians, MOOG complete strut assemblies enable shops to save time while performing a complete, high-quality strut replacement. Each unit is fully pre-assembled for fast, easy installation and features a premium nitrogen gas-charged strut with a unique triple piston rod seal for superior vehicle dynamics and longer life.
MOOG Hub Assemblies - These advanced unitized hub assemblies incorporate an array of exclusive design features to help service providers deliver longer lasting performance on nearly any popular late-model vehicle. Each MOOG hub assembly features an exclusive premium integral oil seal that eliminates common bearing contamination and ABS performance issues.
MOOG R-Series(TM) Control Arms - New from the industry’s recognized “Problem SolverÃ‚®” is this value-driven OE-style replacement solution featuring the quality construction and design technicians expect from MOOG products. MOOG R-Series control arms are available with pricing that will appeal to many budget-minded vehicle owners.
Wagner ThermoQuiet CeramicNXT Brake Pads - This next-generation Wagner ThermoQuiet product line combines Federal-Mogul’s award-winning Integrally Molded Insulator and Wagner EDGEÃ‚® laser-shaped friction technologies with highly advanced new, proprietary CeramicNXT friction formulations for better performance and reduced dust.
For additional information regarding these and other Federal-Mogul vehicle repair and maintenance solutions, please visit the company’s AAPEX exhibit (No. 3217) in Las Vegas or contact your Federal-Mogul supplier. To identify the right Federal-Mogul part for virtually any application, please use the convenient, free www.FMe-cat.com electronic catalog.
Federal-Mogul Corporation is a leading global supplier of powertrain and safety solutions to the world’s foremost original equipment manufacturers of automotive, commercial, aerospace, marine, rail and off-road vehicles; industrial, agricultural and power generation equipment; as well as the worldwide aftermarket. Federal-Mogul’s leading technology and innovation, lean manufacturing expertise, and global distribution network deliver world-class products, brands and services at a competitive cost. The company’s sustainable global profitable growth strategy creates value for its employees, customers and shareholders. Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899. The company is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, and employs approximately 45,000 people in 35 countries.
Federal-Mogul’s aftermarket products are sold under a variety of well-known brands, including: AbexÃ‚®, AEÃ‚®, ANCOÃ‚®, BeralÃ‚®, CarterÃ‚®, ChampionÃ‚®, FP DieselÃ‚®, Fel-ProÃ‚®, FerodoÃ‚®, GlycoÃ‚®, GoetzeÃ‚®, MOOGÃ‚®, NationalÃ‚®, NectoÃ‚®, NralÃ‚®, PayenÃ‚®, PrecisionÃ‚®, Sealed PowerÃ‚®, Speed-ProÃ‚® and WagnerÃ‚®. All Federal-Mogul trademarks are owned by Federal-Mogul Corporation, or one or more of its subsidiaries, in one or more countries. Visit the company’s website at www.federalmogul.com.
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