Akebono Brake Corporation has been awarded 2019 “Best Overall Import Aftermarket Product Line,” for Akebono EURO® Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pads by the Import Vehicle Community, Product and Marketing Awards held at AAPEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Criteria for this award include:
- Commercial success record, widely distributed
- Quality reputation
- Market demand
- Profit potential for the distribution chain
- Presentation, packaging, support material
- Product must be applicable to fit import nameplates
This marks the fourth time the Akebono EURO line has been recognized as the best overall aftermarket part for import vehicles. Akebono EURO® Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pads, once again stand out for their unique braking solution; longer-lasting, rotor friendly brake pads that are also low-dusting and gives smooth, strong and quiet braking for European vehicles.
Akebono’s EURO line continues to offer unprecedented quality and customer satisfaction. The EURO line now includes premium 301 stainless steel abutment clip hardware and electronic wear sensors in part numbers, where applicable, giving users even more reasons to like the product and more value in the box. “We have had a very productive year in 2019, this is a great achievement for us” stated Akitsugu (Alex) Yagyu Vice President Aftermarket Sales, Akebono Brake Corporation. “To be a multi-time winner of this award really says something, about the product that we continue to develop and expand for a prosperous future, all of our Akebono EURO Line are proudly made in our combined OEM, OES and Aftermarket facility, in Glasgow, KY”.
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