ConMet

ConMet

ConMet

ConMet is a manufacturer of wheel end components for the commercial vehicle industry. Their product line includes hub assemblies, hub and rotor assemblies, brake drums, wheel bearings, wheel seals.

Company / Brand Profile

  • Company / Brand: Consolidated Metco, Inc. (ConMet)
  • Parent Company: Amsted Industries
  • Headquarters: Vancouver, Washington
  • Founded Date: 1964
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  • Traded as:
  • Subsidiaries / Brands:
  • Parts & Accessories:
    • Wheel End Components
      • Hub Assemblies
      • Hub and Rotor Assemblies
      • Brake Drums
      • Wheel Bearings
      • Wheel Seals
  • Website: conmet.com
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ConMet Wheel End Components
ConMet Wheel End Components

Historical Highlights

1964

ConMet begins as a part of Portland Freightliner, a subsidiary of Consolidated Freightways, and builds its first aluminum foundry.

1974

Enters plastics manufacturing with the addition of the Cashiers Plant.

1987

Company goes private, becoming an independent company.

1989

Varlen Corporation of Naperville, Illinois, purchased ConMet.

1995

ConMet introduces a PreSet® Hub to help eliminate premature wheel end failure on trucks and trailers.

1999

Amsted Industries acquires Varlen Corporation. With Varlen’s purchase, Amsted Industries becomes the leader in three markets: railroad freight cars and locomotives, heavy-duty trucks and trailers, and automotive and light trucks.

2011

ConMet opens China Nanjing PreSet Assembly Plant, announcing their entrance into the Chinese market with the launch of PreSet wheel hubs.

2011

Introduces PreSet Plus® in North America, the only fully integrated hub system to feature PreSet technology.

2012

Introduces its proprietary wheel seals to the industry.

2014

Introduces its proprietary wheel bearings to the industry.

2015

ConMet reaches $1 billion in sales.

2016

Opens distribution warehouse in Charlotte, North Carolina to support aftermarket demand.

2017

ConMet announces PreSet Plus® Electric Hub (eHub™), an electric in-wheel drive system developed in partnership with Protean Electric to provide hybrid-electric solutions for medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicle markets.

2017

Announces PreSet Plus® SmartHub™, an intelligent in-wheel diagnostic system that will allow drivers and fleet managers to monitor the health of the wheel end through access to real-time data on important hub functions.

2018

Launches the Snap-in ABS Tone Ring.

2018

Opens second facility in Monroe, North Carolina, dedicated to assembling wheel end components and supporting a growing demand for air disc brakes.

2019

Launches ConMet Digital, a business unit dedicated to providing a holistic view of unmatched, actionable intelligence that will allow fleets to make better, more precise decisions and drastically improve their operations.

2020

Launches ConMet eMobility, a business unit committed to the development of zero-emission commercial vehicles, helping fleets exceed Corporate Social Responsibility goals and comply with tough emissions regulations.