AKEBONO BRAKE PRODUCTS

Akebono has been developing and manufacturing brake products for automobiles since the company was founded in 1929. Sales of automotive products, including motorcycles, account for more than 95% of total sales. Main products are disc brakes and drum brakes, and the corresponding friction material, which are the brake pads and brake linings, respectively.

Market share for OEM (for automobile manufacturing plants) is about 46%* in Japan and about 21%* globally. These figures serve as testament of the trust we won from our customers. Technology refined through developing automotive products are now being applied to brake products for other areas of transportation, such as rolling stock and industrial machinery. Furthermore, Akebono also develops and manufactures sensor products which harness the vibration-analysis technologies of brakes. Akebono is aggressively opening up new business opportunities in the infrastructure and mobility fields with these products.

At the heart of Akebono’s business are brake products for automobiles. Akebono globally develops and manufactures, friction parts including brake pads and brake linings, as well as mechanical parts such as disc brakes and drum brakes. The market share of disc brake pads for automobiles is about 46%* in Japan. Moreover, technology refined through the development of products for automobiles are put to full use for other braking needs, such as motorcycles, rolling stock, and industrial machinery. Furthermore, Akebono develops and manufactures sensor products which harnesses the vibration-analysis technologies of brakes. Akebono aggressively seeks business opportunities in the infrastructure and mobility fields with these products.

Akebono is the brake pad of highest quality available in Sri Lanka currently that of made in Japan. Please visit the official akebono website for more information.

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