CHICAGO – June 4, 2012 – Accuride Corporation (NYSE: ACW), a leading supplier of components to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced that it has opened its new Midwest Regional Sales Office in the Chicago suburb of Hinsdale, Ill. The new location is easily accessible to both of the area’s major airports and centrally located to Accuride’s principal customers in its Midwest sales region.
“Accuride’s new Chicago office is the latest example of our effort to place our regional sales representatives closer to customers in order to support current and new business with them,” said Chuck Byrnes, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Accuride. “The new location places us just minutes away from the majority of our key customers in the region.”
The new Accuride Regional Sales Office is located at 201 East Ogden Avenue, Suite 220, Hinsdale, IL 60521. It is staffed by two sales directors, as well as key account and sales engineering personnel who are permanently based in the Chicago area. The office serves Accuride’s broad range of regional customers, including heavy truck and trailer OEMs, military vehicle suppliers, fleets, dealers and distributors.
With headquarters in Evansville, Ind., USA, Accuride Corporation is a leading supplier of components to the commercial vehicle industry. The company’s products include commercial vehicle wheels, wheel-end components and assemblies, truck body and chassis parts, and other commercial vehicle components. The company’s products are marketed under its brand names, which include Accuride®, Gunite®, ImperialTM and BrillionTM. Accuride’s common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ACW. For more information, visit the Company’s website at //www.accuridecorp.com.
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