GMP Friction Products to Exhibit Brake and Clutch Friction Products at 2011 Defense Logistics Agency Conference

Top Quote GMP Friction Products, a military manufacturer and supplier of powdered metal friction products for clutch plates and brake pads, will exhibit at the upcoming Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Enterprise Supplier Conference & Exhibition in Columbus. End Quote
  • Akron, OH (1888PressRelease) June 10, 2011 - GMP Friction Products will showcase their capabilities in the field of sintered metallic friction materials engineering, specialty friction products and friction mixes.

    "We look forward to connecting with the leaders in our military organizations," said Jerry Lynch, president and COO of GMP Friction Products. "We have worked to increase our capabilities and improve our processes to offer even greater service to our military."

    GMP Friction Products will showcase a variety of friction products for clutch plates and brake pads in booth #514. In addition to supplying brake components for the High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV), GMP Friction Products produces sintered friction products for transmissions, PTO applications, and wet or dry braking applications. Many examples of these friction parts will be available for examination and the GMP Friction Products engineers will be available to answer questions about their custom friction mixes and friction material design solutions.

    The theme for this year's Defense Logistics Agency annual conference and trade show is "Sustaining Warfighter Support while Reducing Cost." The conference will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio from June 27 through June 30, 2011.

    Since 1929, GMP Friction Products has designed and manufactured brake pads and clutch plates for use in a variety of industrial and automotive applications. They provide friction material products to non-automotive industrial manufacturers such as off-road vehicles, construction, industrial equipment, aerospace, heavy truck, and other specialty markets. GMP Friction Products is a privately-held woman-owned small business. As a world leader in sintered metallic friction materials, they specialize in working with clients to engineer and create customized parts in a range of materials for controlling, stopping, or transmitting power. For more information, call 330-633-1226 or visit their website at

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