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Industrial spotlight: Accuride shines in the wheel business
Accuride - Rodney Baskins
Accuride employee Rodney Baskins uses a robotic arm to feed a wheel into an automated machine that drills the holes in a molded aluminum wheel. - photo by Gary Phillips
A Camden manufacturing plant is making high-end aluminum wheels for large trucks and trailers. Accuride Director of Operations Peter Wong said the company supplies the wheels directly to truck makers and other buyers. “Our principal customers are Daimler, Volvo and Mack and some aftermarket customers as well,” Wong said.