USA: Federal-Mogul boosts brake pad output with new automated lines
Federal-Mogul Corporation is investing $US9 million to increase production capacity and speed at its automotive brake pad manufacturing facility in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Four new automated production lines equipped with pressing and grinding equipment will be fully operational by the end of June, increasing daily brake pad production by more than 40%. The new equipment is expected to reduce production time from raw material to packaged product by almost 95%.
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