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Pagid for commercial vehicle braking

Pagid, an Original Equipment brand of TMD Friction, offers an extensive range of brake pads for commercial vehicles.

Its range includes brake pads for the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Peugeot Partner, Peugeot Expert, Volkswagen California, Volkswagen Crafter, MAN TGE, Ford Ranger, Citroen Berlingo, Citroen Dispatch, Toyota Proace, and more.

Pagid is an OE brand of TMD Friction, and part of the Nisshinbo Group – the world’s biggest manufacturer of brake friction.

Together, the group supplies braking to vehicle manufacturers, distributors and installers on every continent, and in every significant marketplace. With headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany, Pagid brake pads are 100 per cent manufactured in-house at its own state-of-the-art production facilities across Europe.

From specification, development and testing to raw material procurement, manufacturing, and quality control, every stage of the process is entirely under Pagid’s control. It means that customers can choose Pagid with total confidence.

For more than 60 years, Pagid has been at the forefront of innovation in brake friction, and every year it invests over €30 million in product research and development to bring new and better solutions to vehicle manufacturers to meet the ever increasing challenges of performance, sustainability and automation, and supporting the aftermarket with the latest OE specification products.

Every Pagid friction product meets ECE R90 – the benchmark European quality standard for brake friction. The company has a worldwide team of 300 test engineers and technicians, and every friction formulation undergoes a rigorous testing programme that takes into account vehicle performance, loads, driving speeds and conditions – with 1,000 hours on a dynamometer, and 300,000 km of real-life road testing.