By Jim Berry, Director of Marketing | Posted Nov 24, 2015, 01:01 AM

Dexter Acquires Titan International’s Brake and Actuator Business

ELKHART, INDIANA (November 24, 2015)
Dexter, a leading manufacturer of trailer axles, brakes, and hubs & drums for over 50 years, announced that it has acquired the assets of Titan International’s brake and actuator business. Titan has a rich heritage in the hydraulic brake and actuator industry and manufactures an extensive line of brakes, actuators, couplers and hubs designed to serve a wide variety of trailer applications.

“We are very excited to add the Titan brake and actuator lines into our product offering,” said Adam Dexter, President and CEO of Dexter Axle. “Titan has a history of quality and innovation that will fit nicely within our existing culture.”

Randy McMann, will be joining Dexter as the Sales Manager for Titan brakes and actuators and commented: “I am thrilled to join the Dexter team and am looking forward to combining our Titan products with Dexter’s family of brands to give our collective customers the best trailer components and customer service in the industry.”

Dexter products are American made in highly automated facilities in Indiana, Georgia, Oklahoma, California and Tennessee with distribution throughout North America and several other countries. Titan International manufactures brakes and actuators in Union City, Tennessee supported by an office in Des Moines, Iowa.

“Over the next several weeks, we will begin integrating the Titan brake and actuator products into our product portfolio,” said Bryan Thursby, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Dexter Axle. “We are eager to bring the additional options to our current customers and are looking forward to meet with and continue serving Titan’s customers.”

Dexter Axle is majority owned by a fund managed by The Sterling Group, a leading private equity firm based in Houston, Texas with over $1 billion of assets under management.


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Dexter has been a leading manufacturer of trailer axles and trailer brakes for over 50 years for the utility trailer, recreation vehicle, heavy duty, manufactured housing, agricultural, marine, and specialty trailer markets. Dexter products are American made in highly automated facilities in Indiana, Georgia, Oklahoma, California, and Tennessee. Since 1960, OEMs have installed more than 50 million Dexter axles with the assurance that they are providing a quality product that will enhance the safe operation of their trailers. Dexter is ISO 9001 certified. For more information visit www.dexteraxle.com.

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