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CentroMotion completes acquisition of Carlisle Brake & Friction

CentroMotion, a designer and manufacturer of highly engineered components and systems for the industrial and transportation markets, has successfully completed the previously announced acquisition of Carlisle Brake & Friction (CBF) from Carlisle Companies Incorporated (CSL). 

The addition of CBF to CentroMotion’s growing portfolio of highly respected brands creates a global technology leader focused on mission-critical solutions and applications.

Founded in 1920, CBF is the largest global manufacturer of friction materials and mechatronic solutions for off highway brake and transmission products. The company is headquartered in Medina, Ohio with approximately 1,350 employees serving customers across 70 countries. CBF will join the existing portfolio of brands under CentroMotion, alongside CrossControl, Elliott Manufacturing, Gits Manufacturing, maximatecc, Power-Packer and Weasler Engineering.

“We are delighted to welcome CBF to CentroMotion and add its advanced capabilities and product offerings to our growing platform. Together with CBF, CentroMotion is well positioned as a broad provider of highly engineered solutions for OEMs worldwide, whose applications operate in some of the most demanding and harshest of environments. Our solutions offer safety, reliability, and efficiency to our customers’ products that Move, Build, and Feed the World,” says Roger Roundhouse, Chief Executive Officer of CentroMotion.

“The CBF team is looking forward to leveraging our collective capabilities as part of CentroMotion to provide more value to our common customers. We are excited to work with Roger and the CentroMotion team in this next chapter for CBF,” says Ted Messmer, President of CBF.

CentroMotion has been wholly-owned by an affiliate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC since 2019.

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