History

HISTORY


Founded in 1973

Menomonee Falls, WI Original fabricator of Johns Manville Calendared Friction Material


Expanded Manufacturing 1976

Lexington, KY Non-asbestos rigid molded friction


Acquired Texas Friction 1984

Magnolia, TX Woven friction material for industrial & oilfield markets


Acquired Gatke Corporation 1992

Rigid molded line – Gear Tooth facings Phenolic bearings & laminates


Gemini Friction Products 2009

Woven, Molded, & Oilfield product offerings


New Product Release 2014

Gemini-GX Extruded


New Product Release 2015

Sintered Friction Material


New Products Release 2016

Oilfield Brake Bands & Gemini Truck Brake Blocks