AKEBONO BRAKE CORPORATION RECOGNIZED ON THE 2021 FORBES AMERICA’S BEST EMPLOYERS LIST

Farmington Hills, Mich. - March 23, 2021 – Akebono Brake Corporation has been awarded on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on February 9th, 2021 and can currently be viewed on the Forbes website.

AKEBONO BRAKE CORPORATION ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF MATTHEW KENEFICK TO EASTERN REGIONAL SALES MANAGER OF AFTERMARKET

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Farmington Hills, Mich. – December 10, 2020 – Akebono Brake Corporation is excited to announce the addition of Matthew Kenefick to the Aftermarket Team as Sales Manager for the Eastern Region.  Matthew joins Akebono with an impressive Aftermarket background, his most recent position of Regional Sales Manager at K&N Engineering.  Matthew obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration from Northwood University, with a focus in Automotive Aftermarket Management.

Akebono Calipers and Disc Brake Pads featured on Volvo’s XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered

Farmington Hills, Mich. – November 19, 2020 -  Akebono Brake Corporation is pleased to announce that Akebono 6-piston calipers and disc brake pads are featured on the front wheels of Volvo's high-performance SUV, the XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered, which became available in Japan on November 6th, 2020.

AKEBONO BRAKE CORPORATION PROMOTES MIKE ELDARD TO NATIONAL SALES MANAGER OF AFTERMARKET

Farmington Hills, Mich. – August 13, 2020 – Akebono Brake Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Eldard to National Sales Manager of the Aftermarket.

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AKEBONO RELEASES FOUR PROACT ULTRA-PREMIUM DISC BRAKE PAD KITS, INCREASING COVERAGE BY OVER 2.5 MILLION VEHICLES

Farmington Hills, Mich. – February 20, 2020 – Today Akebono Brake Corporation expanded its ProACT Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line by four part numbers.  Premium 301 stainless steel abutment hardware is included in the three kits that require it.

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A complete listing of Akebono applications for these parts and the rest of our product offering in our ALL-NEW web-catalog at akebonobrakes.com or directly via; https://www.partcat.com/akebono

AKEBONO RELEASES NEW USER-FRIENDLY WEB CATALOG

Farmington Hills, Mich. – January 9, 2020 – Akebono Brake Corporation is excited to start 2020 with the release of a new web catalog loaded with features for improved user experience and look-up accuracy.  With the new responsive design, you can find the Akebono brake parts you need from a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device with ease.

WINNERS OF AKEBONO’S “GUESS THE NUMBER” CONTEST AT AAPEX 2019 ANNOUNCED

Farmington Hills, Mich. – December 3, 2019 – Last month, the Akebono Team, put visitors of their “The Hardware You Need, with the Brakes You Trust” themed booth at AAPEX 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada guessing ability to the test; where we gave eligible participants an opportunity to guess the total quantity of premium 301 stainless steel pieces contained in the show-floor display.

AKEBONO EURO WINS BEST OVERALL IMPORT PRODUCT LINE AT AAPEX!

Farmington Hills, Mich. – November 6, 2019 – Akebono Brake Corporation has been awarded 2019 “Best Overall Import Aftermarket Product Line,” for Akebono EURO® Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pads by the Import Vehicle Community, Product and Marketing Awards held at AAPEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.

AKEBONO BRAKE CORPORATION KICK-OFFS “THE HARDWARE YOU NEED, WITH THE BRAKES YOU TRUST” CAMPAIGN

Farmington Hills, Mich. – September 30, 2019 – Akebono Brake Corporation kick-offs “The Hardware You Need, With The Brakes You Trust” campaign.  

AKEBONO PART NUMBER CHANGEOVER ANNOUNCEMENT

Farmington Hills, Mich. – September 18, 2019 –  Timeline for “with hardware” Transition Completion Date Set.  In December 2018 Akebono released 192 new part numbers for existing applications, which originally did not include abutment clip hardware, with this product expansion, Akebono now includes premium 301 stainless steel hardware in over 400 SKU’s providing the required hardware in the kit for all popular applications.

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Akebono Brakes are trusted by manufacturers globally, delivering superior braking power, quiet performance, and longer rotor and pad life. As a pioneer of ceramic friction technology, Akebono is proud to manufacture 100 percent of its aftermarket brakes in the USA. Enjoy a smoother ride and clean wheels with Akebono Brakes.