for the new “Master” by RENAULT
Online PR News – 13-May-2010 – – ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today announced that its Italy-based Motion Technology business is the front and rear axles brake pads supplier for the new “Master” by RENAULT. The Barge plant (Italy) in the coming years will produce more than 1 million brake pads, both for the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Original Equipment Service (OES).
The new product has been developed in the last two years, in line with the scheduled timing,
thanks to a 10 persons dedicated team, including project manager, technicians, chemicals and test drivers, who worked in the R&D center in Barge, which opened on September 2008.
In the past ITT Motion Technologies already worked with RENAULT, producing pieces for many different models, like Mascott, Kangoo, Modus, Clio, Laguna, Megane and Espace.
“The close technical collaboration with RENAULT – said the Communication Manager, Pierantonio Arrighi – let ITT Motion Technologies to develop once again a specific product with high breaking and safety performances and in line with the environment law. This goal confirms once more our OEM brake pads European leader position, always focused on innovation and customer service”.
ITT Corporation is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in three vital markets: water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable environments, provide protection and safety and connect our world. Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company generated 2009 revenue of $10.9 billion. www.itt.com