TMD Friction, SW-Stahl partner on brake tools

June 6, 2013

German brake friction specialist TMD Friction has signed a sales cooperation agreement covering brake tools for the worldwide aftermarket with SW-Stahl, a manufacturer of automotive tools.

As a result of this cooperation, TMD Friction extends its Textar product range and now also offers brake tools in Textar design to the trade and workshops worldwide. These tools are optimised for the requirements of the trade and workshops and offer the well-known high Textar quality for professional use.

"The agreement with SW-Stahl extends our product range and offers the trade and workshops the opportunity to completely equip themselves with Textar products in the brake sector, " says David Baines, president strategic business unit aftermarket at TMD Friction.

"The new range offers the first Textar brake tools worldwide. Our products in the aftermarket are synonymous for OE quality, safety, optimum braking comfort, and a long service life. In SW-Stahl we have found a partner that also fulfils these high quality requirements and provides a useful addition to our well-proven portfolio.

"We are very pleased about the excellent cooperation with SW-Stahl. Both companies can only profit from their mutual know-how. The aim is to enable the workshop specialist to replace modern brake components quickly, safely and easily."

"Textar is one of the world's leading brands for brake friction products and a driving force in the aftermarket," says Heiner Tilly, Managing Director of SW-Stahl. "Therefore, we hope this partnership will lead to a further increase in the sale of our automotive tools."

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