Akron Clutch and Brake Manufacturer Expands Midwest Market Coverage

August 16, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
AKRON, OH – GEMPCO, a manufacturer of sintered metallic friction materials for industrial applications headquartered in Akron, recently hired sales representative Tom Hassett to enhance their relationships with customers in the Midwest.

“Tom has years of experience selling OEM industrial components to manufacturers throughout the Midwest, so this arrangement is ideal,” said Jerry Lynch, president of GEMPCO. “With his help, we’ll be able to reach additional companies who are looking for custom engineered clutch plates and brake pads.”

GEMPCO produces brake pads and clutch plates for manufacturers of off-road vehicles, ATVs, industrial equipment, and marine applications. Their engineering expertise and range of available materials and groove patterns allow them to carefully select the best parts for any application. In addition, their engineering department offers extensive custom design for specialized projects.

Through his company, Industrial Components, Hassett will represent GEMPCO’s brake pad and clutch plate products to manufacturers throughout the Midwest. Hassett has almost 20 years of sales experience since his graduation from Kent State University. He is an avid golfer and participates in a variety of martial arts. He lives outside St. Louis with his wife and daughter.

For more than 78 years, GEMPCO has designed and manufactured brake pads and clutch plates for use in a variety of industrial and automotive applications. As a 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 www.gempco.com.